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August 28, 2020 Press Release

LAKE CHARLES, LA - Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) and members of the Louisiana congressional delegation sent a letter to President Trump today, urging him to declare a major disaster in the wake of Hurricane Laura. 
 

August 22, 2020 Press Release

LAFAYETTE, LA – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) issued the following statement after the House of Representatives voted on H.R. 8015, a Democrat bill that blocks necessary reforms and equipment upgrades within the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) through at least January 31, 2021.

August 13, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) issued the following statement following President Trump’s announcement that Israel and the United Arab Emirates agreed to normalize relations – the first such agreement between Israel and a major Arab country since 1994.

August 12, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) commended the U.S. Economic Development Agency (EDA) after the announcement of $800,000 in CARES Act Recovery Assistance grants for economic development organizations in Louisiana’s 3rd District.

August 11, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) issued the following statement after the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced that crawfish will be covered under the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP).

August 4, 2020 Press Release

LAFAYETTE, LA – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) announced today that the University of Louisiana at Lafayette will receive $300,000 in funding from the U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA) to help support regional economic development efforts in response to COVID-19. The funding is provided as part of EDA’s CARES Act Recovery Assistance program.
 

August 3, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.  – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) announced today that the Freshwater Bayou Canal Shoreline Protection Project will receive $508,037 in funding from the Department of Treasury's Office of Gulf Coast Restoration.
 

July 29, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) issued the following statement after the House unanimously passed H.R. 7575, the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2020, which authorizes the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Civil Works Program.

July 15, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins’ (R-LA) amendment expediting access to viable dredge fill sites for the Calcasieu River & Pass project was added to the 2020 Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) during a House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee markup today. The House of Representatives is expected to vote on the full bill later this month.

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