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October 31, 2018 Press Release

Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) announced two grants today from USDA Rural Development that will fund the expansion of telehealth services in South Louisiana.

October 21, 2018 Blog Post

Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) has received a 100% voting score from the National Right to Life, America's oldest and largest pro-life organization.

Over the last 22 months, Congressman Higgins has supported and fought for pro-life legislation that includes:

October 19, 2018 Press Release

Congressman Clay Higgins (R-La.) issued the following statement this week after President Trump proposed an across-the-board spending cut of 5% to all federal agencies. 

October 17, 2018 Press Release

Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) announced today that he is cosponsoring House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy’s Build the Wall, Enforce the Law Act, which would fully fund President Trump’s border wall, crack down on sanctuary cities, and boost penalties for deported cri

October 1, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) issued the following statement after President Trump announced the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), a new trade deal that will replace NAFTA.

September 28, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. House of Representatives passed three bills this week, collectively known as Tax Reform 2.0, which make tax cuts for individual filers and small businesses permanent, enhance savings options for American families, and encourage small business innovation. Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) voted for all three legislative measures.

September 27, 2018 Press Release

Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) announced today that Lafayette Consolidated Government will receive $1,250,000 in funding from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). The hazard mitigation grant will finance the acquisition of eight residential properties that have suffered repetitive flood losses.

September 17, 2018 Press Release

U.S. Senators Bill Cassidy, M.D. (R-LA), John Kennedy (R-LA), and U.S.

September 14, 2018 Press Release

Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) issued the following statement after the

September 13, 2018 Press Release

Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) voted to pass the House Amendment to S. 3021, America’s Water Infrastructure Act of 2018, which authorizes U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) projects that improve our ports, waterways, and flood protection infrastructure.



In The News

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. 

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.

July 19, 2018 In The News

Rep. Clay Higgins (R-La.) said he was "surprised" and "disturbed" to see so many House Democrats decline to get behind legislation expressing support for Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).

July 18, 2018 In The News

The House passed a resolution Wednesday expressing support for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, or ICE, as a growing number of liberals in the Democratic Party has called to abolish the agency that enforces federal immigration laws.

July 14, 2018 In The News

Sportsmen’s groups and boating/fishing associations across the country celebrated last week’s U.S. House passage of H.R. 200, a bill entitled “Modernizing Recreational Fisheries Management Act of 2017” or by the more popular “Modern Fish Act.”

June 30, 2018 In The News

U.S. Rep. Clay Higgins is pushing legislation that would protect Louisiana’s seafood producers by banning imports of foreign seafood that doesn’t meet federal standards for manufacturing, processing and holding.

June 29, 2018 In The News

Southwest Louisiana US Congressman Clay Higgins is introducing legislation that would require imported seafood be held to the same safety standards as American seafood. The Imported Seafood Safety Standards Act would beef up the number of inspections conducted on foreign fish. Higgins says US protecting US seafood isn’t just a Bayou issue.

June 27, 2018 In The News

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $1.3 million grant to the Port of West St. Mary to help build an industrial training facility.

According to grantee estimates, the project is expected to create 120 jobs.

June 22, 2018 In The News

Louisiana congressman Steve Scalise was one of just 11 members of the U.S. House of Representatives to be rated a “Taxpayer Super Hero” by the government watchdog group the Council for Citizens Against Government Waste in its recently updated 2017 Congressional Ratings.


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.