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September 24, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) voted against H.R. 3755, Democrats’ bill to legalize on-demand abortions until birth and override state and federal laws protecting the unborn.
 
Congressman Higgins issued the following statement:

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September 21, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) issued the following statement ahead of tonight's vote on H.R. 5305, which includes a short-term extension of government funding, $28.6 billion in disaster assistance, and a suspension of the debt limit through December 2022.

September 17, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) delivered a letter to FEMA today calling on the agency to address lingering inspections, review, and approval of Public Assistance (PA) applications for Cameron Parish.
 

September 15, 2021 Press Release

LAFAYETTE, LA – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) announced today that the University of Louisiana at Lafayette (ULL) will be awarded a $3.5 million research facilities construction grant through the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). The grant will finance work at ULL’s New Iberia Research Center.
  
Congressman Higgins issued the following statement:

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September 7, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) issued the following statement after the White House budget office issued a formal request to Congress for supplemental disaster relief in response to Hurricanes Laura and Delta as well as other natural disasters over the last 18 months.
 

September 2, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) and the entire Louisiana congressional delegation delivered a letter to President Biden today urging him to approve Louisiana’s request for emergency and long-term supplemental funding in response to Hurricane Ida, Laura, and Delta.

September 2, 2021 Press Release

LAKE CHARLES, LA – Congressman Clay Higgins announced today that FEMA is awarding an additional $75,610,420.13 for hurricane recovery efforts in South Louisiana.
 
The grants include:

August 31, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) along with 25 GOP colleagues introduced three resolutions calling for the resignation of the President of the United States, Secretary of Defense, and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff over their failed Afghanistan withdrawal and abandonment of American citizens. 
 

August 29, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) and the entire Louisiana congressional delegation delivered a letter to President Biden today urging him to approve Louisiana’s request for a major disaster declaration in response to  Hurricane Ida.

August 27, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) and the entire Louisiana congressional delegation delivered a letter to President Biden today urging him to approve Louisiana’s request for a federal emergency declaration ahead of Hurricane Ida.
 

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In The News

May 25, 2021 In The News

LAFAYETTE, LA – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) announced that FEMA will award two grants totaling $6,219,955 for flood mitigation efforts in Lafayette Parish.

The hazard mitigation grants include:

May 18, 2021 In The News

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) delivered an official letter to President Biden, again urging him to issue a supplemental disaster request following yesterday’s torrential rainfall event and flooding.

May 18, 2021 In The News

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) announced that FEMA will award over $22.5 million for Hurricane Laura recovery efforts in Lafayette, Jeff Davis, and Vermilion parishes.

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May 13, 2021 In The News

Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) announced Thursday that the U.S. Department of Agriculture 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 13, 2021 In The News

WASHINGTON, D.C. (KLFY) – Answers to questions about what happened before and after the deadly Seacor Power lift boat accident may soon come through congressional hearings.

April 22, 2021 In The News

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Rep. Clay Higgins (R-LA), a ranking member of the U.S. House Homeland Security Subcommittee on Border Security, announced Thursday that he is introducing the Finish the Wall Act, which requires President Joe Biden's administration to resume construction of the border wall system.

March 30, 2021 In The News

Louisiana Congressman Clay Higgins is urging Governor John Bel Edwards to use federal funding from the recent COVID-19 stimulus package on infrastructure needs in the state.

March 19, 2021 In The News

FEMA will award $22.17 million to several Southwest Louisiana parishes for Hurricane Laura recovery and flood mitigation, officials announced Wednesday.

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.

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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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