WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) announced today that Zarie Shelvin, Damarkus Webster, Dontaye Washington, and Rena Celestine are the overall winners of the 2020 Congressional App Challenge for Louisiana’s 3rd District. The students attend Lafayette High, Lafayette Renaissance Charter Academy, David Thibodaux STEM Magnet Academy, and Edward J.
LAKE CHARLES, LA – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) announced today that President Trump approved the Louisiana delegation’s request for a 100% federal cost-share for FEMA Public Assistance programs in response to Hurricane Laura.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) sent a letter today to FEMA Administrator Pete Gaynor requesting immediate action to expedite the delivery and installation of temporary housing units in areas impacted by Hurricanes Laura and Delta.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) and Senator John Kennedy (R-LA) sent a letter today to Administrator Jovita Carranza requesting a 30-day extension for Hurricane Laura survivors to seek U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) disaster assistance.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) is introducing a bill that would include utility line technicians under the Department of Homeland Security’s definition of “emergency response providers.” Senator John Kennedy (R-LA) introduced companion legislation in the U.S. Senate earlier this month.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) announced tonight that President Trump has approved Louisiana’s request for a major disaster declaration in response to Hurricane Delta.
The declaration includes both individual and public assistance for Acadia, Calcasieu, Cameron, Jeff Davis, and Vermilion parishes.
LAKE CHARLES, LA - Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) met with officials at the Port of Lake Charles today to discuss the Port’s state of emergency and hurricane-related navigation closures on the Calcasieu Ship Channel.
As the Senate considers Judge Amy Coney Barrett’s nomination to the Supreme Court, health care has emerged as a top issue. Senate Democrats have repeatedly and falsely asserted that Republicans are conspiring to rob Americans of their health coverage. The truth is that President Trump and Republicans are working to improve our broken health care system.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) sent a letter today to President Trump urging him to approve Louisiana’s request for a major disaster declaration following Hurricane Delta.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) sent a letter today to Governor John Bel Edwards offering assistance in securing supplemental mosquito abatement spraying through the U.S. Department of Agriculture and U.S. Air Force in response to Hurricanes Laura and Delta.
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It has been 151 years since the number of justices on the Supreme Court was last altered. However, some are now threatening to impose a court-packing scheme that would destroy all credibility for our nation’s highest court.
The city of Lake Charles, La., already grappling with challenges posed by the coronavirus pandemic, now must tackle the devastation caused by Hurricane Laura.
“The amount of damage was catastrophic,” Mayor Nic Hunter said.
LAKE CHARLES, La. (KPLC) - We spoke with US Congressman Clay Higgins this morning about what he’s seen in regards to what’s being done on a national level to help with recovery.
Watch the interview here.
WASHINGTON (Gray DC) - Weeks after Hurricane Laura hit Louisiana and left a path of devastation, Louisiana lawmakers are calling on the federal government for more assistance. With extensive damage across the state, leaders are asking for aid beyond what has already been given.
As Democrats hold their nominating convention, America is reminded just how far left the Democratic Party has moved. The radical left has become the Democratic mainstream. Extreme policies like defunding and dismantling police departments have been embraced, and socialist forces are threatening our nation from within.
A shoreline protection project in Vermilion Parish has received funding for design, permitting and construction.
The Bayou Canal Shoreline Protection Project will receive $508,037 in funding from the Department of Treasury's Office of Gulf Coast Restoration, it was announced Monday.
America's energy industry is facing a generational crisis. International markets and oil values have been heavily impacted as a result of the Saudi-Russia oil dumping war, and COVID-19 restrictions of freedom to travel have caused extreme reductions in consumption.
A group of Republican senators introduced a bill to remove barriers on U.S. exporters of liquified natural gas (LNG) to so they can access the market more quickly.
Rep. Clay Higgins (R-La.) told Hill.TV's "Rising" on Tuesday that the "integrity" of the U.S. is being threatened by the situation at the southern border.
Rep. Clay Higgins (R-La.) vowed on Tuesday to catch those responsible for burning three African-American churches in his home district.
"We intend to catch those responsible," Higgins told Hill.TV's Krystal Ball and Buck Sexton.
Congressman Higgins spent the 4th of July with constituents throughout Acadiana. He made stops in Jennings, Erath, and New Iberia to celebrate Independence Day.