DHS FIRM Act passes by voice vote
Congressman Clay Higgins', R-LA, bill to improve employee integrity at the Department of Homeland Security, H.R. 2131 the "DHS Fixing Internal Response to Misconduct (FIRM) Act," unanimously passed the House on Wednesday.
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Higgins Introduces Veterans Emergency Room Relief Act of 2017 in House
Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) introduced the Veterans Emergency Room Relief Act of 2017 in the U.S. House of Representatives this week, which would require the Department of Veteran’s Affairs (VA) to pay for care provided to our nation’s Veterans in urgent care centers. U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy, M.D. (R-LA) has introduced companion legislation in the U.S. Senate.
Both Bills are Part of a Comprehensive Re-Authorization of DHS
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) has introduced two pieces of legislation, H.R. 2751 and H.R. 2752, as part of a comprehensive re-authorization of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). The bills reauthorize U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and U.S.
GRAND COTEAU, LA – Congressman Higgins presented Berchmans Academy student Adam Bobbs with the Congressional Award Silver Medal during a ceremony in Grand Coteau this morning.
Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) issued the following statement today regarding President Trump's recently released budget proposal.
U.S. House of Representatives Passes Significant Legislation
During a week where the U.S. House of Representatives voted on significant legislation to honor and protect law enforcement officers, Congressman Higgins took to the House floor to commemorate National Police Week and vocalize support for the men and women of the Thin Blue Line.
Delegation stresses importance of Calcasieu Channel, Port of Lake Charles
WASHINGTON D.C. - Rep. Clay Higgins (R-LA) issued the following statement about his support for H.R. 1628 - The American Health Care Act of 2017.
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Clay Higgins', R-LA, bill to improve employee integrity at the Department of Homeland Security, H.R. 2131 the "DHS Fixing Internal Response to Misconduct (FIRM) Act," advanced through the House Homeland Security Committee today.