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July 8, 2020 Press Release

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.

July 8, 2020 Press Release

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.

June 25, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) issued the following statement after voting against H.R. 7120, Democrats’ partisan policing bill.

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June 25, 2020 Press Release

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).
 

June 25, 2020 Press Release

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.

June 10, 2020 Press Release

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.

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June 3, 2020 Press Release

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.
 

May 28, 2020 Press Release

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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In The News

April 16, 2019 In The News

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.

April 9, 2019 In The News

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.

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April 9, 2019 In The News

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.

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February 28, 2019 In The News

Louisiana Republican Clay Higgins introduced a resolution this week that would subject all sitting members of the House and Senate to random drug testing.

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February 27, 2019 In The News

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.

January 30, 2019 In The News

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.

January 29, 2019 In The News

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.

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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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