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November 11, 2017 Blog Post

As we commemorate Veterans Day this weekend, communities will gather to honor the service and sacrifice of our nation’s heroes. We will remember the brave men and women that have answered the call to duty, and we will thank them for their service. We must also remember the commitment that has been made to our veterans and their families.

September 19, 2017 Blog Post

Congressman Higgins recently introduced legislation to repeal the rum tax cover-over program. Learn more about the cover-over, and how it is hurting rum producers in the continental United States.


August 15, 2017 Blog Post

Color does not define us. Ethnicity does not define us. Race does not define us. All of mankind was created in God's own image. We are one, bonded by spirit.

Violence against our fellow citizen based on race is not an American value... not a Christian value... and should never be condoned. In this time, I am reminded of Philippians 2:3 KJV:

August 7, 2017 Blog Post

Congressman Higgins has been working hard for South Louisiana in his first seven months. As part of our committment to open and transparent communications, here's a by-the-numbers breakdown of everything that has been happening in 2017.

May 15, 2017 Blog Post

Congressman Higgins recently announced Gabby Deshotels, a junior from St. Thomas More Catholic School in Lafayette Parish as the winner of the Congressional Art Competition for high school students living in Louisiana’s Third District.

May 11, 2017 Blog Post

What does the American Health Care Act do?

  • The AHCA repeals and replaces Obamacare with free-market principles that provide greater access to cost-effective, patient-centered health insurance. 
  • The AHCA repeals the individual and employer mandates that were part of Obamacare, allowing individuals the freedom to purchase or not to purchase health insurance.
March 21, 2017 Blog Post

Today, Congressman Higgins joined several House colleagues urging Secretary of Commerce Ross to utilize real-time, locally-generated data to better predict red snapper populations and improve access for recreational fishermen.