Sam (Sam) Graves, Jr. (R-06)

US Representative Sam Graves

Sam (Sam) Graves, Jr. (R-06)
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Capitol: 202.225.7041
FAX: 202.225.8221
District: 816.792.3976
Representative
Room 1135 LHOB- Longworth House Office Building 15 Independence Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20515-2506
6079 County Road 425
Hannibal, MO 63401-6709
Residence:Tarkio, MO

Committee Assignments

RM MemberHouse Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
FC MemberCongressional Biotechnology Caucus
Co-ChairCongressional Farmer Cooperative Caucus
Co-ChairCongressional Contaminated Drywall Caucus (CCDC)
Co-ChairHouse General Aviation Caucus
Co-ChairHouse Rural Education Caucus
FC MemberPeak Oil Caucus
Co-ChairCongressional Wire and Wire Products Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Fraternal Caucus
Co-ChairHouse Agriculture Energy Users Caucus
FC MemberMissouri River Flood Working Group
Co-ChairCongressional Pilot's Caucus
Co-ChairCongressional Decentralized Wastewater Recycling Caucus
FC MemberU.S.-China Working Group
Co-ChairCongressional Deaf Caucus
FC MemberGovernment Efficiency Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Nepal Caucus
FC MemberHouse Impact Aid Coalition
FC MemberCongressional Media Fairness Caucus
FC MemberCongressional China Caucus
FC MemberRecording Arts and Sciences Congressional Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Scouting Caucus
MemberHouse Subcommittee on Seapower and Projection Forces
MemberHouse Subcommittee on Intelligence and Special Operations
FC MemberRenewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Caucus on the Mississippi River
FC MemberCongressional Caucus on Intellectual Property Promotion and Piracy Prevention (IP)
FC MemberCongressional Caucus to Fight and Control Methamphetamine
FC MemberCongressional Cement Caucus
FC MemberHouse Beef Caucus
FC MemberCommunity College Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Mobility Air Forces Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Propane Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Hockey Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Recycling Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Composites Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Soils Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Wine Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Services Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Fire Services Caucus
FC MemberHouse BioFuels Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Rural Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Automotive Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Victims' Rights Caucus
FC MemberHouse Small Brewers Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Dairy Farmers Caucus
MemberHouse Committee on Armed Services
FC MemberCongressional Steel Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Caucus for Competitiveness in Entertainment Technology (E-Tech Caucus)
FC MemberCongressional Cystic Fibrosis Caucus
FC MemberHouse Manufacturing Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Taiwan Caucus
FC MemberNational Guard and Reserve Components Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Rural Broadband Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Sportsmen's Caucus
FC MemberRepublican Study Committee (RSC)

Bio

Congressman Sam Graves is a lifelong resident of Missouri's Sixth Congressional District. As a small businessman and a sixth-generation family farmer, Sam has spent his life working to make Missouri a better place to live, work, and raise a family. In Congress, Sam serves as the Ranking Member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee. As Ranking Member, Sam leads the Republicans on the Committee as it has jurisdiction over all modes of transportation - our aviation system, highways and bridges, transit and rail transportation, pipelines, and maritime and waterborne transportation. Sam's role in transportation is critical as he works on behalf of Missouri's 34,000 highway miles and 10,400 bridges in need of maintenance and repair as well as the 6th Congressional District's two major rivers - the Missouri and the Mississippi. Sam is also a member of the House Committee on Armed Services. Missouri has a $15 billion military footprint and plays a critical role in ensuring our troops have the resources they need. Sam remains determined to protect Missouri's various military installations and all of the brave men and women who serve in uniform. Congressman Graves was born in Tarkio, Missouri on November 7, 1963. He graduated from Tarkio High School in 1982 and attended college at the University of Missouri-Columbia, where he received his degree in Agronomy from the School of Agriculture. In 1992, Sam won his first race for State Representative. In 1994, he was elected State Senator for the 12th Senatorial District and was subsequently re-elected in 1998. Sam's leadership has been recognized by organizations like the Missouri Chamber of Commerce, the Missouri Farm Bureau, the Missouri Hospital Association and the National Federation of Independent Businesses. As a father, grandfather, farmer, businessman, and former State legislator, Sam knows the values, hopes, and beliefs of the hard-working people of the Sixth District, and continues to work tirelessly for Missouri families in the United States House of Representatives.

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