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April 2, 2017 Press Release

BREAUX BRIDGE - Congressman Clay Higgins has issued a statement regarding the tragic deaths of Francine Gotch and her young daughter.

March 20, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – A bill authored by Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) overwhelmingly passed the House on Monday, March 20.

The bill, the DHS Acquisition Authorities Act of 2017, creates greater accountability for major acquisition programs within the Department of Homeland Security by ensuring proper oversight and implementing cost-saving budget measures.

March 7, 2017 Press Release

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March 6, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C. – Rep. Clay Higgins (R-LA) has introduced H.R. 1252 the “DHS Acquisition Authorities Act of 2017” as his first legislative initiative as a member of Congress. The bill is designed to create greater accountability for acquisitions programs within the Department of Homeland Security.

March 1, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C. – Rep. Clay Higgins has joined the Cuba Working Group. The group seeks to advance policy proposals to promote the rapidly changing status in the U.S.-Cuba relationship. As the relationship between the two nations are reshaped, the bi-partisan group seeks to advance United States economic interests on the island.

March 1, 2017 Press Release

"The President delivered a unifying, non-partisan message that I believe Americans needed to hear. He addressed important issues such as the economy, immigration, terrorism and education. I think that it was a message for everyone. I was personally moved by some of the more human moments of the speech, as he interacted with the honored guests.

February 24, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON DC - Rep. Clay Higgins (R-LA) has been appointed to serve on a bi-partisan, eight member Homeland Security Committee Task Force focused on denying terrorists entry into the United States.

February 3, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON DC - The US Customs and Border Protection Agency recently issued clarifications for Jones Act compliance. This action brings the Jones Act back into line with its original intentions. This action will incentivize the use of American crews and ships, particularly in the energy sector. Rep.

January 20, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON DC - As President Donald J. Trump was sworn in today as the 45th President of the United States, Rep. Higgins (R-LA) is enthusiastic about the new administration.

January 12, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON DC - Rep. Clay Higgins (R-LA) is proud to announce his congressional committee assignments for the 115th Congress. Congressman Higgins will serve on the House Committee on Homeland Security and the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs. As a highly decorated Law Enforcement Officer and Army veteran, Rep. Higgins is eager to contribute to the efforts of both committees.