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August 7, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Clay Higgins’ (R-LA) office is excited to announce that Louisiana’s third congressional district will be participating in the 2017 Congressional App Challenge (CAC), an app development competition for students in high school and below.

August 3, 2017 Press Release

Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) will host a town hall this week in Youngsville, LA. The event is open to the public. Congressman Higgins will answer questions and provide a brief update from his first seven months in Congress. The town hall is part of the August work period, where Congressman Higgins will be traveling and meeting with constituents in all nine parishes.

July 27, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) issued the following response to passage of H.R. 3219, the Make America Secure Appropriations Act for FY 18.

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July 27, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) has introduced H.R. 3308, a bill calling for improvements and consolidation of two veteran caregiver programs within the Veterans Health Administration (VHA).
 

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July 25, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) has introduced H.R. 3367, to remove barriers placed on U.S. exporters so they can quickly access the market and meet the global demand of natural gas. Senator Bill Cassidy, M.D. (R-LA) is sponsoring the License Natural Gas Now Act, which is the Senate version of the bill.
 

July 20, 2017 Press Release
Groundbreaking agreement allows U.S. exports in massive new market

Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) released the following statement after Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has reached an agreement with Chinese officials to begin exporting rice to China for the first time ever.

July 20, 2017 Press Release
McCaul - Higgins bill improves DHS through first ever reauthorization

WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Homeland Security Chairman Michael McCaul (R-TX) and Clay Higgins’ (R-LA) comprehensive bill H.R. 2825, “The DHS Authorization Act of 2017,” passed the House today with wide, bipartisan support (386 – 41). The bill was led by Chairman McCaul with Rep. Higgins serving as the only original cosponsor.

July 18, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Reps. Clay Higgins (R-LA) and Mike Johnson (R-LA) are leading a bipartisan group of lawmakers to introduce comprehensive, bicameral legislation today that reauthorizes and reforms the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), H.R. 3285.

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July 14, 2017 Press Release

Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) announced today that the Imperial Calcasieu Regional Planning and Development Commission (IMCAL) will receive a $20,000 investment to establish an economic development planning framework.

July 14, 2017 Press Release
National Defense Authorization Act Receives Bi-Partisan Support

Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) released the following statement today on the passage of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for FY 18.

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