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March 14, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) voted to pass H.R. 6201, the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, which makes coronavirus testing free and provides financial protections for working Americans. The legislation passed with bipartisan support and was endorsed by President Trump.
 
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March 13, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) sent a letter to Governor John Bel Edwards expressing concerns that an executive order banning church services with more than 250 people would violate First Amendment protections in the U.S. Constitution.

March 11, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) joined Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA), Congressman Bruce Westerman (R-AR), and other Republican colleagues in a press conference on H.R. 5859, the Trillion Trees Act.
 

March 10, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) commended President Trump’s administration after the U.S. Department of Labor published a final rule that will help expand apprenticeships in the United States through Industry-Recognized Apprenticeship Programs (IRAPs).

February 28, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) issued the following statement after voting against H.R. 2339, a bill that would ban flavored tobacco products.

February 21, 2020 Press Release

LAFAYETTE, LA – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) shared today preliminary findings from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers – New Orleans District’s Hydrological & Hydraulic (H&H) analysis on the Vermilion River.

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February 19, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) announced today that four 3rd District airports will receive over $2.89 million in federal funding from the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). One of those airports, Lake Charles Regional, will receive an additional $200,000 through the 2019 Small Community Air Service Development Program (SCASDP).

February 11, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) announced today that South Louisiana waterway projects received significant funding in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers FY 2020 Work Plan.

For Operation & Maintenance, projects in Louisiana’s 3rd District were awarded:

February 11, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) announced more than $46 million in funding for the Calcasieu River & Pass project in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' FY 2020 Work Plan.
 

February 11, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) invited local officials to apply for federal grant programs assisting law enforcement organizations and first responders.

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