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May 13, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) led a Louisiana Delegation letter today urging House and Senate leadership to hold oversight hearings examining the response to the SEACOR Power tragedy.

May 13, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) announced today that the Eunice Airport and Southland Field in Sulphur, LA will receive over $1.6 million from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for infrastructure improvements.

May 13, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) announced today that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will purchase up to $25 million of Gulf of Mexico and South Atlantic Wild-Caught Shrimp to address food system supply chain disruptions resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic.

May 12, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) was recognized by the National Taxpayers Union (NTU) for having one of the strongest voting records for supporting limited government, economic freedom, and lower taxes during the 2020 Congressional session.

May 6, 2021 Editorial

   President Biden will soon arrive in Southwest Louisiana to pitch his latest $2+ trillion spending proposal. While it’s nice that the President is visiting our state, his first 100 days have left much to be desired.

April 29, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) and Senator John Kennedy (R-LA) have introduced the Vessel Response Plan Improvement Act in the U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Senate to increase transparency regarding search and rescue operations following a maritime disaster.

April 28, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) issued the following statement ahead of President Biden’s address to Congress. Due to restrictions on how many members of Congress are allowed to participate, Congressman Higgins will not be in attendance.

April 26, 2021 Press Release

LAFAYETTE, LA – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) announced today Conrad Shipyard and Bollinger Marine Fabricators will receive over $1.5 million for equipment and infrastructure upgrades at their facilities in Amelia, LA. The funds are made available through the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) Small Shipyard Grant Program.

April 22, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA), Ranking Member of the House Homeland Security Subcommittee on Border Security, is introducing the Finish the Wall Act, which requires the Biden administration to resume construction of the border wall system. The bill has over 60 cosponsors and is one of House Republicans’ five pillars to address the Biden border crisis.



In The News

March 17, 2021 In The News

The devastating fallout of the Biden administration’s job-killing rampage continues after he canceled the sale of 80 million acres of Gulf of Mexico oil leases that was scheduled for Wednesday in New Orleans, KLFY-TV in Lafayette, Louisiana, reported Monday.

March 16, 2021 In The News

Republican U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy and other members of the all-GOP Louisiana congressional delegation are blaming President Biden for a surge of unaccompanied migrant children at America's southern border that has overwhelmed facilities there.

March 16, 2021 In The News

During a Tuesday interview on FNC’s “Fox & Friends First,” Rep. Clay Higgins (R-LA) discussed his trip with Rep. Michael Cloud (R-TX) to the United States-Mexico border.

March 15, 2021 In The News

President Joe Biden’s immigration policies have led to the surge in migrants traveling to the United States and illegally crossing the border, members of Congress charged on Monday.

March 12, 2021 In The News

This week, 25 Members of Congress, many from rice-producing states and districts, signed on to letters encouraging the U.S. and Iraqi governments to work together towards the issuance of a tender for U.S. rice, preferably under the U.S.-Iraqi memorandum of understanding (MOU).

February 24, 2021 In The News

President Joe Biden on Monday approved a request by Gov. John Bel Edwards to increase the federal cost-share for FEMA public assistance programs in response to Hurricane Laura from 75 to 90 percent.

Biden’s approval follows action by former President Donald Trump that granted 100 percent federal cost-share for a 30-day window.

February 24, 2021 In The News

Louisiana Congressman Clay Higgins has filed a resolution challenging the Biden Administration to operate without the use of any oil and gas energy or petroleum-based products. In doing so, Higgins wants to bring attention to the importance of the industry that is a staple of Louisiana’s economy.

February 19, 2021 In The News

The Biden administration's recent cancellation of the Keystone XL Pipeline has shaken an entire industry and may cost thousands of workers their jobs. Some of those workers are already facing sudden unemployment.


Photo Galleries

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.