WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) issued the following statement after the U.S. Supreme Court upheld exemptions to the Affordable Care Act’s requirement for employers to provide insurance coverage that includes contraception. The court ruled 7-2 in favor of the Trump administration and the Little Sisters of the Poor, a Catholic charity.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) issued the following statement in support of the Supreme Court’s decision to reverse the nationwide injunction on pipeline construction activity under Nationwide Permit 12 (NWP 12) issued by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) issued the following statement after voting against H.R. 7120, Democrats’ partisan policing bill.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) announced today that Lafayette Regional Airport will receive $7,792,300 in funding from the U.S. Department of Transportation as part of the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) Airport Improvement Program (AIP).
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) is receiving FreedomWorks’ FreedomFighter Award for his congressional voting record during 2019. The organization is committed to advancing economic freedom and personal liberty.
LAFAYETTE, LA – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) is calling on Governor John Bel Edwards to sign four pro-gun bills that passed through the Louisiana State Legislature.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) is cosponsoring H.R. 7065, which requires states to distribute Coronavirus Relief Funds (CRF) to rural communities and smaller cities and towns.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) voted for H.R. 7010, the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Flexibility Act, which grants small businesses greater flexibility over how they utilize PPP relief funds.
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A group of Republican senators introduced a bill to remove barriers on U.S. exporters of liquified natural gas (LNG) to so they can access the market more quickly.
Rep. Clay Higgins (R-La.) told Hill.TV's "Rising" on Tuesday that the "integrity" of the U.S. is being threatened by the situation at the southern border.
Rep. Clay Higgins (R-La.) vowed on Tuesday to catch those responsible for burning three African-American churches in his home district.
"We intend to catch those responsible," Higgins told Hill.TV's Krystal Ball and Buck Sexton.
Louisiana Republican Clay Higgins introduced a resolution this week that would subject all sitting members of the House and Senate to random drug testing.
A former longtime Louisiana lawman who is now a Republican congressman told former Trump attorney Michael Cohen that he "reminds" him of some of the "several thousand men" he's arrested.
Louisiana GOP U.S. Rep. Clay Higgins' committee assignments have landed him on the front lines of the border wall controversy and potential investigations of President Donald Trump and his administration.
Even as Democrats move into leadership positions of the House of Representatives, Republicans are announcing committee appointments to fight an expected deluge of investigations and questions for the current administration.
Congressman Higgins spent the 4th of July with constituents throughout Acadiana. He made stops in Jennings, Erath, and New Iberia to celebrate Independence Day.