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September 12, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) voted against H.R. 205, H.R. 1941, and H.R. 1146, three bills that would ban oil and gas leasing, development, and production in the Atlantic and Pacific planning areas, the Coastal Plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, and in certain areas of the Gulf of Mexico.

August 28, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) sent a letter today urging Governor John Bel Edwards to address remaining state-level barriers before a new I-10 Calcasieu River Bridge project can become eligible for federal appropriations.

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August 13, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $2 million grant to the Lafayette Airport Commission in Louisiana, to help construct and rehabilitate parking facilities at the Lafayette Regional Airport.

August 6, 2019 Press Release

BROUSSARD, LA - Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) recently joined the Petroleum Equipment and Services Association (PESA) and association member M&M International for a tour of the company’s facilities in Broussard.

July 26, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) joined Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D. (R-LA) and other members of the Louisiana Delegation to introduce a resolution that supports American energy production while denouncing efforts to stall drilling in states like Louisiana.

July 24, 2019 Press Release

Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) announced today that the Lafayette Regional Airport will receive $5,459,121.00 in funding from the U.S.

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July 23, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) sent a letter urging Speaker Nancy Pelosi to stand with Israel and publicly condemn legislation that supports the Boycott, Divest, and Sanctions (BDS) movement.
 

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.
 

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