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April 28, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins, R-LA, issued the following statement regarding President Trump’s executive order today to expand offshore drilling and oil and gas exploration.

April 28, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins, R-LA, issued the following statement regarding President Trump’s executive order to improve accountability and protect whistleblowers at the VA.

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April 26, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Clay Higgins, R-LA, introduced the "DHS Fixing Internal Response to Misconduct (FIRM) Act” on Wednesday.

The legislation directs the Chief Human Capital Officer at the Department of Homeland Security to develop a department-wide employee misconduct policy that will improve employee integrity within 90 days of enactment.

April 6, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Clay Higgins, R-LA, has introduced legislation directing the Comptroller General of the United States to periodically audit the Veterans Health Administration.

The legislation is a response to the grossly inadequate treatment of U.S. veterans caused by a lack of responsiveness from administrators at the VHA.

April 6, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. John Kennedy (R-La.), Dr. Bill Cassidy (R-La.), Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.), Rep. Mike Johnson (R-La.), Rep. Clay Higgins (R-La.), Rep. Ralph Abraham (R-La.) and Rep. Garret Graves (R-La.) today announced a $10 million grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation to help repair roads and infrastructure damaged in the August floods.

April 5, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Clay Higgins took to the House floor last night to offer his support for H.R. 353, the Weather Research & Forecasting Innovation Act of 2017, before it passed unanimously.

April 4, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Higgins recently returned from a congressional trip to the United States’ southern border with colleagues from the House Homeland Security Committee and a bipartisan anti-terrorism task force.

April 2, 2017 Press Release

BREAUX BRIDGE - Congressman Clay Higgins has issued a statement regarding the tragic deaths of Francine Gotch and her young daughter.

March 20, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – A bill authored by Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) overwhelmingly passed the House on Monday, March 20.

The bill, the DHS Acquisition Authorities Act of 2017, creates greater accountability for major acquisition programs within the Department of Homeland Security by ensuring proper oversight and implementing cost-saving budget measures.

March 7, 2017 Press Release

Read the first draft of the new Obamacare Replacement Law and let us know what you think.

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