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May 13, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) led a Louisiana Delegation letter today urging House and Senate leadership to hold oversight hearings examining the response to the SEACOR Power tragedy.
 

May 13, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) announced today that the Eunice Airport and Southland Field in Sulphur, LA will receive over $1.6 million from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for infrastructure improvements.

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May 13, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) announced today that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will purchase up to $25 million of Gulf of Mexico and South Atlantic Wild-Caught Shrimp to address food system supply chain disruptions resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic.
 

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May 12, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) was recognized by the National Taxpayers Union (NTU) for having one of the strongest voting records for supporting limited government, economic freedom, and lower taxes during the 2020 Congressional session.
 

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April 29, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) and Senator John Kennedy (R-LA) have introduced the Vessel Response Plan Improvement Act in the U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Senate to increase transparency regarding search and rescue operations following a maritime disaster.
 

April 28, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) issued the following statement ahead of President Biden’s address to Congress. Due to restrictions on how many members of Congress are allowed to participate, Congressman Higgins will not be in attendance.

April 26, 2021 Press Release

LAFAYETTE, LA – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) announced today Conrad Shipyard and Bollinger Marine Fabricators will receive over $1.5 million for equipment and infrastructure upgrades at their facilities in Amelia, LA. The funds are made available through the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) Small Shipyard Grant Program.
 

April 22, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA), Ranking Member of the House Homeland Security Subcommittee on Border Security, is introducing the Finish the Wall Act, which requires the Biden administration to resume construction of the border wall system. The bill has over 60 cosponsors and is one of House Republicans’ five pillars to address the Biden border crisis.

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April 22, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) voted against H.R. 51, which would grant statehood to Washington D.C., and spoke in opposition to the bill on the House floor.

 

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