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February 18, 2018 Editorial

Everyone knows our roads and highways are in need of repair or replacement across the state. In Southwest Louisiana, the need for a new I-10 Calcasieu River Bridge is ever increasing. Yet, a new bridge has languished on the State’s project list for more than a decade.

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February 12, 2018 Press Release

Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) authored a letter to Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Secretary Jack Montoucet today, calling for a bounty program on Asian carp.

February 12, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) issued the following statement on President Trump’s FY 2019 budget.

February 12, 2018 Press Release

Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) has studied President Trump’s infrastructure plan and supports a careful legislative process to implement the plan with fiscal restraint. President Trump's drafted plan would spur $1.5 trillion in public-private infrastructure investments and eliminate red-tape barriers to growth.​

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February 9, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) applauded Cheniere Energy’s announcement that it has signed two deals to sell liquefied natural gas (LNG) to the China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC).

February 7, 2018 Press Release

The U.S. House of Representatives passed a resolution that continues government funding through March 23 and includes full-year funding for the Department of Defense with a significant pay raise for our troops.

The measure also extends and makes permanent improvements to health programs that enjoy strong bipartisan support:

February 6, 2018 Blog Post

The U.S. Treasury Department recently released updated income tax withholding guidance reflecting the enactment of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.

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February 6, 2018 Blog Post

The U.S. will become a net energy exporter by 2022, the Energy Information Administration (EIA) said on Tuesday in its latest long-term forecast, accelerating the date for when the country breaks with its 70-year history of importing more energy than it ships out.

February 6, 2018 Press Release

Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) announced today that he is accepting applications for summer internship positions in the Washington D.C. and Lafayette offices.

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In The News

February 21, 2018 In The News

President Donald Trump and conservatives in Congress are helping the oil and gas industry make a comeback with increased drilling opportunities and fewer burdensome regulations, U.S. Rep. Clay Higgins said Tuesday.

Higgins, R-Port Barre, spoke to the Atchafalaya Chapter of the American Petroleum Institute at the Petroleum Club of Morgan City.

February 18, 2018 In The News

Everyone knows our roads and highways are in need of repair or replacement across the state. In Southwest Louisiana, the need for a new I-10 Calcasieu River Bridge is ever increasing. Yet, a new bridge has languished on the State’s project list for more than a decade.

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February 14, 2018 In The News

IberiaBank announced this week that employees will be seeing pay raises as a result of the federal tax reform legislation that passed in December. 

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February 1, 2018 In The News

Bella Reed is a vibrant 14-year-old Lafayette girl with an active lifestyle. She's a star student at Cathedral Carmel who loves cheerleading and cheers for both her school and a competitive squad.

But it's not always easy.

September 2, 2017 In The News

Air Force One landed at Chennault International Airport in Southwest Louisiana Saturday afternoon, met on the air strip by politicians intent on showing the president their state needs his help.

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August 31, 2017 In The News

U.S. Rep. Clay Higgins has been on the ground in SW Louisiana as Hurricane Harvey impacted the Texas and Louisiana coasts… He filled us in on impacts of the storm, and the mobilization of citizens of that district to help in Texas.

August 31, 2017 In The News

Congressman Clay Higgins of Louisiana’s 3rd District says his constituents continue to feel the impacts of Harvey, as residents are taking part in rescue and shelter operations. Although much of Acadiana was spared the destruction seen in Texas, Higgins says it’s all hands on deck in south Louisiana.

August 30, 2017 In The News

With swaths of Houston underwater, the faltering federal flood insurance program is likely headed for another short-term extension — a step lawmakers took 17 times between 2008 and 2012 before agreeing on a five-year reauthorization.

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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. 

April 24, 2017 Photo Gallery

Congressman Higgins recently returned from a nine-day, nine-parish tour of Louisiana's Third Congressional District. The tour included numerous meetings and site visits to brief Congressman Higgins on issues facing Southwest Louisiana. Included in the schedule were two well-advertised and well-attended town hall meetings in New Iberia and Iota.

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