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April 22, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) sent a letter to President Donald Trump, again requesting royalty relief for offshore energy production in the Gulf of Mexico.
 

April 22, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) sent a letter to Governor John Bel Edwards, again requesting a temporary reduction or suspension in Louisiana’s severance tax on oil and gas.
 

April 14, 2020 Press Release

LAFAYETTE, LA – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) announced today that 3rd District airports will receive over $21.2 million in supplemental Airport Improvement Program (AIP) funding made available through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.

April 10, 2020 Press Release

LAFAYETTE, LA – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) has pushed several measures in recent weeks that would protect Louisiana oil and gas jobs against global market disruptions and the Coronavirus health challenge.
 
These actions include:

April 9, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) and Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., (R-LA) sent a letter to Vice President Mike Pence, requesting assistance in expanding COVID-19 testing for offshore oil and gas workers.
 

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:

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