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October 28, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) and Senator John Kennedy (R-LA) sent a letter today to Administrator Jovita Carranza requesting a 30-day extension for Hurricane Laura survivors to seek U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) disaster assistance.

October 27, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) is introducing a bill that would include utility line technicians under the Department of Homeland Security’s definition of “emergency response providers.” Senator John Kennedy (R-LA) introduced companion legislation in the U.S. Senate earlier this month.
 

October 17, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) announced tonight that President Trump has approved Louisiana’s request for a major disaster declaration in response to Hurricane Delta.

The declaration includes both individual and public assistance for Acadia, Calcasieu, Cameron, Jeff Davis, and Vermilion parishes.

October 16, 2020 Press Release

LAKE CHARLES, LA - Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) met with officials at the Port of Lake Charles today to discuss the Port’s state of emergency and hurricane-related navigation closures on the Calcasieu Ship Channel. 

October 14, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) sent a letter today to President Trump urging him to approve Louisiana’s request for a major disaster declaration following Hurricane Delta.
 

October 12, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) sent a letter today to Governor John Bel Edwards offering assistance in securing supplemental mosquito abatement spraying through the U.S. Department of Agriculture and U.S. Air Force in response to Hurricanes Laura and Delta.
 

October 9, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) and members of the Louisiana congressional delegation sent a letter to President Trump today requesting a larger share of federal funding to help Louisiana participate in FEMA’s disaster recovery programs.
 

September 28, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) has introduced H.R. 8356, the Combating University Research Theft Act, which would help prevent foreign nations from stealing intellectual property from American universities and research institutions.
 

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September 26, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) issued the following statement after President Trump announced his nomination of Amy Coney Barrett to the U.S. Supreme Court. 

September 25, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) is cosponsoring H. Res. 1138, which condemns Democrats’ threats to expand the number of Supreme Court justices for partisan gain. This is commonly referred to as “court-packing.”
 

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