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January 10, 2019 Press Release

Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) is calling on House Democratic Leadership to strictly enforce House rules governing the use of hostile and inappropriate language toward the President.

Congressman Higgins issued the following statement:

January 9, 2019 Press Release

Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) announced today that he is cosponsoring two bills that would allow some federal employees and all military personnel to receive compensation during the partial government shutdown.

January 8, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) issued the following statement after President Trump’s address on the national security crisis at our southern border.

January 3, 2019 Press Release

Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) voted against liberal Democrats' wasteful spending plan that expands abortion services, sends more taxpayer dollars overseas, and fails to secure America’s southern border.

House Democrats have refused to negotiate in good faith during talks to end the partial government shutdown:

January 3, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) issued the following statement after voting against House Democrats’ rules package for the 116th Congress.

January 3, 2019 Press Release

Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) issued the following statement after voting against Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) for Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives.

December 21, 2018 Press Release

Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) issued the following statement after the House passed a five-month, standalone reauthorization of the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) that extends the program through May 2019. The measure was pushed by Senators John Kennedy (R-LA) and Bill Cassidy, M.D. (R-LA) in the Senate. 

December 20, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) voted for a continuing resolution after President Trump’s request for $5.7 billion in funding for the border wall was included in a revised version of the bill.

Congressman Higgins issued the following statement:

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December 20, 2018 Press Release

U.S. Senators Bill Cassidy, M.D. (R-LA), John Kennedy (R-LA), and U.S. Representative Clay Higgins (R-LA) announced today that the Lake Charles Community-Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC) will be renamed in honor of Kinder, Louisiana, native Douglas Fournet, a U.S. Army first lieutenant who gave his life in the Vietnam War and was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor in 1970.

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In The News

November 9, 2018 In The News

It's no secret there have been some issues for folks trying to board early morning flights at Lafayette Regional Airport lately. Those not making their flights despite arriving hours early have vented their frustrations on social media.

November 8, 2018 In The News

Lafayette Regional Airport is moving forward with plans for an expansion.

November 8, 2018 In The News

Folks "flying Lafayette" could be going through a brand-new, 120,000-square foot terminal in just two years.

Construction on the more than $80 million project is estimated to be complete in 24 months or just after, Lafayette Regional Airport Executive Director Steven Picou said Thursday at a groundbreaking ceremony. 

September 17, 2018 In The News

Legislation to rename the Lake Charles Community-Based Outpatient Clinic after a U.S. Army first lieutenant from Kinder has been introduced by U.S. Senators Bill Cassidy, John Kennedy, and U.S. Representative Clay Higgins.

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September 14, 2018 In The News

Rep. Clay Higgins has an idea for how to get Congress to clean up its act: random drug screenings.

“I have observed some behavior that would cause one to wonder,” the Louisiana Republican told the USA Today Network in an interview, apparently joking.

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August 24, 2018 In The News

U.S. Rep. Clay Higgins is aware of the upcoming Nov. 6 election to retain his 3rd District seat, but he said he remains focused on “working and serving.”

August 22, 2018 In The News

U.S. Rep. Clay Higgins said the majority of Louisiana workers and businessmen and women are pledging patience during the trade wars because they believe President Donald Trump and America will ultimately prevail.

The Republican congressman also said the state's oil and gas industry's comeback has lagged behind other sectors here because of federal and state impediments.  

August 10, 2018 In The News

Given the rate at which oil prices have risen over the last year, economic theory tells us that Louisiana’s oil and gas industry should be rising as well. However, this has not been the case. Other energy-producing states like Texas are booming, while oilfield jobs and field service companies in Louisiana continue to struggle as a result of our state’s toxic legal and business climate.

August 8, 2018 In The News

Along with agriculture and oil and gas, the seafood industry is an important economic driver for south Louisiana. 

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August 7, 2018 In The News

Border security, immigration and the effects of tariffs have been hot-button topics throughout the nation.

As far as U.S. Rep. Clay Higgins is concerned, important details of those subjects are missed by merely looking at national headlines.

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July 10, 2017 Photo Gallery

Congressman Higgins spent the 4th of July with constituents throughout Acadiana. He made stops in Jennings, Erath, and New Iberia to celebrate Independence Day. 

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