WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Homeland Security Border Security, Facilitation, and Operations (BSFO) Subcommittee Ranking Member Clay Higgins (R-La.) today introduced H.R. 1639, the CBP Workload Staffing Model Act, to help Customs and Border Protection (CBP) determine its staffing needs.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) voted against H.R. 1, which is a liberal overhaul of America’s electoral and campaign systems. This legislation abridges free speech, weakens election security, and creates taxpayer-subsidized political campaigns.
Some of the most egregious provisions in H.R. 1:
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) and Republican Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA) commended the U.S.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) hand-delivered a letter to Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen, who was testifying before the House Homeland Security Committee, urging the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to release additional visas under the H-2B Temporary Non-Agricultural Worker Program.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) is inviting high school students throughout Louisiana’s 3rd District to participate in the 2019 Congressional Art Competition.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) issued the following statement after voting against H.R. 8 and H.R. 1112, which impose new restrictions on firearm purchases.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) issued the following statement on President Trump’s declaration of a national emergency in accordance with the National Emergencies Act.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) issued the following statement after voting against the Consolidated Appropriations Act for FY 2019.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) recently introduced bipartisan legislation that would protect working families from government shutdowns. The bill would create a zero-interest loan program to be administered by the U.S. Treasury Department in partnership with the banking industry.
LAKE CHARLES, LA – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) has been named the recipient of the 2019 CHRISTUS Health Eagle Award for his efforts to protect access to quality health care and support the welfare of citizens in South Louisiana.
In The News
It's no secret there have been some issues for folks trying to board early morning flights at Lafayette Regional Airport lately. Those not making their flights despite arriving hours early have vented their frustrations on social media.
Lafayette Regional Airport is moving forward with plans for an expansion.
Folks "flying Lafayette" could be going through a brand-new, 120,000-square foot terminal in just two years.
Construction on the more than $80 million project is estimated to be complete in 24 months or just after, Lafayette Regional Airport Executive Director Steven Picou said Thursday at a groundbreaking ceremony.
Legislation to rename the Lake Charles Community-Based Outpatient Clinic after a U.S. Army first lieutenant from Kinder has been introduced by U.S. Senators Bill Cassidy, John Kennedy, and U.S. Representative Clay Higgins.
Rep. Clay Higgins has an idea for how to get Congress to clean up its act: random drug screenings.
“I have observed some behavior that would cause one to wonder,” the Louisiana Republican told the USA Today Network in an interview, apparently joking.
U.S. Rep. Clay Higgins is aware of the upcoming Nov. 6 election to retain his 3rd District seat, but he said he remains focused on “working and serving.”
U.S. Rep. Clay Higgins said the majority of Louisiana workers and businessmen and women are pledging patience during the trade wars because they believe President Donald Trump and America will ultimately prevail.
The Republican congressman also said the state's oil and gas industry's comeback has lagged behind other sectors here because of federal and state impediments.
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.
Along with agriculture and oil and gas, the seafood industry is an important economic driver for south Louisiana.
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.
Congressman Higgins spent the 4th of July with constituents throughout Acadiana. He made stops in Jennings, Erath, and New Iberia to celebrate Independence Day.