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July 18, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) sent a letter urging Governor John Bel Edwards and LADOTD to prioritize replacement of the I-10 Calcasieu River Bridge so that Southwest Louisiana can fully reap the economic benefits of rapid LNG and industrial expansion.
 

July 17, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) announced today that the Ile des Cannes flood control project in Scott, La. will receive $2,400,000 in funding from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).
 

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July 17, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) joined Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) and Congressman Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ) to announce the National Flood Insurance Program Reauthorization and Reform (NFIP Re) Act of 2019. The bill reauthorizes the NFIP for five years and makes critical reforms to improve the program.
 

July 12, 2019 Press Release
Higgins was Joined by a Group of Bipartisan House Leaders in Introducing the CTPAT Reauthorization Act of 2019

WASHINGTON – House Homeland Security Border Security, Facilitation, and Operations Subcommittee Ranking Member Clay Higgins (R-La.) today introduced H.R. 3719, the Customs Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (CTPAT) Reauthorization Act of 2019 to update Customs and Border Protection’s (CBP) flagship international supply chain security program.

July 9, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) announced today that Chennault International, Lake Charles Regional, and Southland Field airports will receive over $1.4 million in federal funding from the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).

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June 27, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) issued the following statement after the House of Representatives passed the Senate’s bipartisan border aid bill.

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June 26, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) voted against House Democrats’ border appropriations bill, which underfunded necessary operations and included provisions that would exacerbate the border crisis.

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June 24, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) announced today that the DeQuincy Industrial Airpark Airport will receive $150,000 in funding from the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration. The grant will be used to reconstruct 17,519 feet of existing perimeter fencing.
 

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June 20, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) issued the following statement after U.S. Central Command released details of the Iranian attack on a U.S. drone that was flying over international waters. 

June 17, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) commended Department of Energy Secretary Rick Perry and Polish President Andrzej Duda for their visit to Cheniere’s Sabine Pass LNG terminal on Friday.

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