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July 8, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) issued the following statement after the U.S. Supreme Court upheld exemptions to the Affordable Care Act’s requirement for employers to provide insurance coverage that includes contraception. The court ruled 7-2 in favor of the Trump administration and the Little Sisters of the Poor, a Catholic charity.

July 8, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) issued the following statement in support of the Supreme Court’s decision to reverse the nationwide injunction on pipeline construction activity under Nationwide Permit 12 (NWP 12) issued by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

June 25, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) issued the following statement after voting against H.R. 7120, Democrats’ partisan policing bill.

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June 25, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) announced today that Lafayette Regional Airport will receive $7,792,300 in funding from the U.S. Department of Transportation as part of the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) Airport Improvement Program (AIP).
 

June 25, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) is receiving FreedomWorks’ FreedomFighter Award for his congressional voting record during 2019. The organization is committed to advancing economic freedom and personal liberty.

June 10, 2020 Press Release

LAFAYETTE, LA – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) is calling on Governor John Bel Edwards to sign four pro-gun bills that passed through the Louisiana State Legislature.

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June 3, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) is cosponsoring H.R. 7065, which requires states to distribute Coronavirus Relief Funds (CRF) to rural communities and smaller cities and towns.
 

May 28, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) voted for H.R. 7010, the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Flexibility Act, which grants small businesses greater flexibility over how they utilize PPP relief funds.
 
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