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May 14, 2020 Press Release

LAFAYETTE, LA – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) issued the following statement of support after the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and U.S. Department of Agriculture Agricultural Marketing Service announced that North Lake Charles and Opelousas have been selected for the Local Foods, Local Places (LFLP) program.

May 13, 2020 Press Release

LAKE CHARLES, LA – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) sent a letter to President Trump and congressional appropriators today, urging them to prioritize Southwest Louisiana’s infrastructure needs and funding for a new I-10 Calcasieu River Bridge.
 

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May 12, 2020 Press Release

LAFAYETTE, LA – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) issued the following statement after Governor John Bel Edwards announced that Louisiana is moving into a limited reopening.

April 30, 2020 Press Release

LAFAYETTE, LA – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) has pushed several measures in recent weeks to protect U.S. interests and hold China accountable for its deception on the origin and spread of coronavirus.
 
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April 22, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) issued the following statement after Governor John Bel Edwards announced plans to delay Louisiana’s severance tax until June 25.

April 22, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) sent a letter to President Donald Trump, again requesting royalty relief for offshore energy production in the Gulf of Mexico.
 

April 22, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) sent a letter to Governor John Bel Edwards, again requesting a temporary reduction or suspension in Louisiana’s severance tax on oil and gas.
 

April 14, 2020 Press Release

LAFAYETTE, LA – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) announced today that 3rd District airports will receive over $21.2 million in supplemental Airport Improvement Program (AIP) funding made available through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.

April 10, 2020 Press Release

LAFAYETTE, LA – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) has pushed several measures in recent weeks that would protect Louisiana oil and gas jobs against global market disruptions and the Coronavirus health challenge.
 
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April 9, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) and Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., (R-LA) sent a letter to Vice President Mike Pence, requesting assistance in expanding COVID-19 testing for offshore oil and gas workers.
 

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