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October 9, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) and Congresswoman Abby Finkenauer (D-IA) recently introduced the bipartisan Fixing America’s Bridges Act, which reestablishes a federal funding program to help repair and replace structurally deficient bridges across the Un

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October 2, 2019 Press Release

LAFAYETTE, LA - Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) announced today that Acadia Parish Fire District 7 and St. Martin Parish will receive more than $350,000 in federal funding from FEMA’s Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program.

September 30, 2019 Press Release

LAKE CHARLES, LA - Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) and U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao announced today that Chennault International Airport will receive $202,000 in funding from the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). The grant will help reconstruct 750 feet of the existing taxiway pavement.

September 25, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) issued the following statement today after the White House released a declassified, unredacted transcript of President Trump’s phone call with the Ukrainian President.

September 24, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) issued the following statement after Speaker Pelosi announced a formal impeachment inquiry into President Trump this afternoon.

September 19, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross and Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) announced that the West Calcasieu Port in Sulphur, LA will receive a $4.2 million grant from the Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) to make the facility and the regional economy more resilient to natural disasters.

September 12, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) voted against H.R. 205, H.R. 1941, and H.R. 1146, three bills that would ban oil and gas leasing, development, and production in the Atlantic and Pacific planning areas, the Coastal Plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, and in certain areas of the Gulf of Mexico.

August 28, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) sent a letter today urging Governor John Bel Edwards to address remaining state-level barriers before a new I-10 Calcasieu River Bridge project can become eligible for federal appropriations.

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August 13, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $2 million grant to the Lafayette Airport Commission in Louisiana, to help construct and rehabilitate parking facilities at the Lafayette Regional Airport.

August 6, 2019 Press Release

BROUSSARD, LA - Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) recently joined the Petroleum Equipment and Services Association (PESA) and association member M&M International for a tour of the company’s facilities in Broussard.

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