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February 5, 2021 In The News

Louisiana 3rd District Congressman Clay Higgins met with reporters and offered his thoughts on a variety of subjects yesterday.

February 2, 2021 In The News

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) is cosponsoring three pieces of legislation that would protect Louisiana energy jobs, block President Biden’s ability to ban new energy leases on federal lands and waters, and authorize the Keystone XL pipeline. The bills are H.R. 522, the Conservation Funding Protection Act; H.R.

February 2, 2021 In The News

     The Biden administration wasted no time launching a full-scale assault on the oil and gas industry. Through executive decree, President Biden is enacting job-killing energy policies that send production overseas and injure America’s economy.

January 22, 2021 In The News

President Joe Biden has put his team to work reviewing dozens of actions taken by former President Donald Trump, aiming to reverse orders that he says harm the environment or endanger public health.

For the energy sector and Louisiana jobs, the impact could be far-reaching.

January 22, 2021 In The News

Rivers rise and rivers fall, and so do the fortunes of the people whose job it is to keep commercially important waterways open.

January 21, 2021 In The News

LAFAYETTE, La. (KLFY)- Just hours into his new role as the 46th president of the United States, President Joe Biden wasted no time getting to work.

He signed off on executive orders including revoking the permit designated by former President Donald Trump to continue building the Canadian Keystone Pipeline.

January 21, 2021 In The News

Teche Action Clinic has received supplemental funding totaling more than $130,000 to treat patients with hypertension.
The $132,480 in funding was announced in a release Tuesday from the office of U.S. Rep. Clay Higgins, R-Lafayette. The funding comes from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Health Center Cluster Program.

January 19, 2021 In The News

U.S. Representative Clay Higgins, who represents most of Acadiana in Congress, has announced federal funds that are being made available for dredging and waterway projects, as well as community health centers across the region.

January 12, 2021 In The News

St. Mary Parish’s representative in Congress said Tuesday that he plans to vote against impeaching President Donald Trump after last week’s protest against the certification of presidential electors turned violent.

December 9, 2020 In The News

Legislation directing the Homeland Security Department to gauge and ultimately help advance the technology federal agents use to detect and seize illicit drugs at America’s entry points is on its way to the president’s desk.