The U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 5674, the VA MISSION Act, which streamlines and expands several VA programs. Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) is a cosponsor of this legislation.
The VA MISSION Act:
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) spoke on the House floor today, urging his colleagues to protect American sugar farmers and farm families in the 2018 Farm Bill.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. House of Representatives passed Congressman Higgins’ bill, H.R. 5242 the School Resource Officer Assessment Act, today during National Police Week. The bill directs the U.S.
Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) issued the following statement after the United States officially opened its embassy to Israel in Jerusalem today.
Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) announced today that Anna Wright, a junior from Breaux Bridge High School in St. Martin Parish, is the winner of the Congressional Art Competition for Louisiana’s 3rd District.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) commended President Trump for announcing that the United States will withdraw from the Obama administration’s Iran nuclear deal.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) has introduced H.R. 5693, the Long-Term Care Veterans Choice Act, which increases choice and expands access to consolidated home health services at Medical Foster Homes (MFH).
Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) commended the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACOE) after announcing that it is releasing over $141 million in funds for projects in Louisiana’s 3rd District, part of a $205 million total for the state of Louisiana.
Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 4, The FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018, which provides a 5-year reauthorization for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and includes important reforms to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) that prioritize pre-disaster mitigation and promote efficiency.
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Dredging funds keep flowing in to the Port of Morgan City.
Just three months after learning that the port’s annual funds to dredge its waterways will double in 2019, port leaders learned they will get another $28 million in dredging funds to use during the next two years.
U.S. Rep. Clay Higgins recently submitted two bills to Congress that would change the landscape of school security for the country’s 95,230 public schools.
Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) hosted a school safety roundtable today with representatives from school districts and law enforcement agencies across Louisiana's 3rd District.
Higgins spoke with KPLC to preview a meeting on school safety Tuesday in Lafayette.
"It's apart of the national narrative as it should be," Higgins said.
Higgins said he'll be taking a step back, and listening to school and law enforcement officials from throughout the state, getting ideas he can take back to Washington.
Congressman Clay Higgins visited Lafayette to learn more about hunger affecting people in the district.
He met with Second Harvest Food Bank staff and toured their facility.
For Louisiana’s Entergy customers, it’s going to be a very nice summer.
The corporate tax rate slashed from 35 percent to 21 percent, but are any of those tax savings businesses are getting being passed on to customers?
Homes that buy their electricity from Entergy Louisiana will see their monthly bills drop nearly 5 percent starting with the May invoice coming out in the next two weeks.
It’s part of a write-off of the savings the corporation received from the federal tax cut that was passed by Congress in December.
Lawmakers are calling for measures to combat foreign countries’ alleged theft of American universities’ research and scientific discoveries.
U.S. Rep. Clay Higgins envisions a future with a new class of police officers working in the nation’s schools.
Higgins said these would be Tactical School Resource Officers, or TSROs. His idea is to place approximately 200,000 of them — two per school — on the job, at a potential cost of up to $10 billion per year.
Congressman Higgins spent the 4th of July with constituents throughout Acadiana. He made stops in Jennings, Erath, and New Iberia to celebrate Independence Day.
Congressman Higgins recently returned from a nine-day, nine-parish tour of Louisiana's Third Congressional District. The tour included numerous meetings and site visits to brief Congressman Higgins on issues facing Southwest Louisiana. Included in the schedule were two well-advertised and well-attended town hall meetings in New Iberia and Iota.