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April 6, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Clay Higgins, R-LA, has introduced legislation directing the Comptroller General of the United States to periodically audit the Veterans Health Administration.

The legislation is a response to the grossly inadequate treatment of U.S. veterans caused by a lack of responsiveness from administrators at the VHA.

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April 6, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. John Kennedy (R-La.), Dr. Bill Cassidy (R-La.), Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.), Rep. Mike Johnson (R-La.), Rep. Clay Higgins (R-La.), Rep. Ralph Abraham (R-La.) and Rep. Garret Graves (R-La.) today announced a $10 million grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation to help repair roads and infrastructure damaged in the August floods.

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April 5, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Clay Higgins took to the House floor last night to offer his support for H.R. 353, the Weather Research & Forecasting Innovation Act of 2017, before it passed unanimously.

April 4, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Higgins recently returned from a congressional trip to the United States’ southern border with colleagues from the House Homeland Security Committee and a bipartisan anti-terrorism task force.

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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.

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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.

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