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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).

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.

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