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April 8, 2020 Press Release

LAFAYETTE, LA – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) announced additional funding for three 3rd District community health centers, which was made available through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.

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April 2, 2020 Press Release

LAFAYETTE, LA – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) issued the following statement after the U.S.

April 1, 2020 Press Release

LAFAYETTE, LA – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) sent a letter to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), asking them to clarify the process for individual recovery rebates after guidance posted Monday seemingly contradicted language in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.

April 1, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) is introducing legislation that would allow President Trump to temporarily suspend 2020 Census activities for the duration of the COVID-19 threat.

Congressman Higgins issued the following statement:

March 30, 2020 Press Release

LAFAYETTE, LA - Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) announced today that the U.S. Department of the Interior will award Louisiana $155.7 million in GOMESA revenue-sharing funds. The funding, which is derived from offshore energy production, will be used to finance coastal restoration efforts in Louisiana.
 

March 27, 2020 Press Release

LAFAYETTE, LA – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) announced that three 3rd District community health centers will receive $218,961 in supplemental funding for COVID-19 response efforts.

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March 25, 2020 Press Release

LAFAYETTE, LA – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) is working with the U.S. State Department (State) and other members of the Louisiana delegation to help return Americans who are stranded abroad due to COVID-19.

March 25, 2020 Press Release

LAFAYETTE, LA – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) issued the following statement after President Trump granted a Major Disaster Declaration for the State of Louisiana.

March 16, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) issued the following statement after President Trump directed the U.S. Department of Energy to purchase crude oil for the Strategic Petroleum Reserve (SPR).

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