WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) issued the following statement ahead of tonight's vote on H.R. 5305, which includes a short-term extension of government funding, $28.6 billion in disaster assistance, and a suspension of the debt limit through December 2022.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) delivered a letter to FEMA today calling on the agency to address lingering inspections, review, and approval of Public Assistance (PA) applications for Cameron Parish.
LAFAYETTE, LA – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) announced today that the University of Louisiana at Lafayette (ULL) will be awarded a $3.5 million research facilities construction grant through the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). The grant will finance work at ULL’s New Iberia Research Center.
Congressman Higgins issued the following statement:
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) issued the following statement after the White House budget office issued a formal request to Congress for supplemental disaster relief in response to Hurricanes Laura and Delta as well as other natural disasters over the last 18 months.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) and the entire Louisiana congressional delegation delivered a letter to President Biden today urging him to approve Louisiana’s request for emergency and long-term supplemental funding in response to Hurricane Ida, Laura, and Delta.
LAKE CHARLES, LA – Congressman Clay Higgins announced today that FEMA is awarding an additional $75,610,420.13 for hurricane recovery efforts in South Louisiana.
The grants include:
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) along with 25 GOP colleagues introduced three resolutions calling for the resignation of the President of the United States, Secretary of Defense, and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff over their failed Afghanistan withdrawal and abandonment of American citizens.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) and the entire Louisiana congressional delegation delivered a letter to President Biden today urging him to approve Louisiana’s request for a major disaster declaration in response to Hurricane Ida.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) and the entire Louisiana congressional delegation delivered a letter to President Biden today urging him to approve Louisiana’s request for a federal emergency declaration ahead of Hurricane Ida.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA), on the one-year anniversary of Hurricane Laura’s landfall, again called on President Biden to support Louisiana’s request for supplemental disaster relief.
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Republican U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy and other members of the all-GOP Louisiana congressional delegation are blaming President Biden for a surge of unaccompanied migrant children at America's southern border that has overwhelmed facilities there.
During a Tuesday interview on FNC’s “Fox & Friends First,” Rep. Clay Higgins (R-LA) discussed his trip with Rep. Michael Cloud (R-TX) to the United States-Mexico border.
President Joe Biden’s immigration policies have led to the surge in migrants traveling to the United States and illegally crossing the border, members of Congress charged on Monday.
This week, 25 Members of Congress, many from rice-producing states and districts, signed on to letters encouraging the U.S. and Iraqi governments to work together towards the issuance of a tender for U.S. rice, preferably under the U.S.-Iraqi memorandum of understanding (MOU).
President Joe Biden on Monday approved a request by Gov. John Bel Edwards to increase the federal cost-share for FEMA public assistance programs in response to Hurricane Laura from 75 to 90 percent.
Biden’s approval follows action by former President Donald Trump that granted 100 percent federal cost-share for a 30-day window.
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Louisiana Congressman Clay Higgins has filed a resolution challenging the Biden Administration to operate without the use of any oil and gas energy or petroleum-based products. In doing so, Higgins wants to bring attention to the importance of the industry that is a staple of Louisiana’s economy.
The Biden administration's recent cancellation of the Keystone XL Pipeline has shaken an entire industry and may cost thousands of workers their jobs. Some of those workers are already facing sudden unemployment.
Democrats in Congress and progressive advocates are coalescing around a strategy to try to pass immigration bills piecemeal, as the Biden administration looks for ways to enact a pathway to citizenship for millions of immigrants without a permanent legal status.
Congressman Higgins recently returned from a nine-day, nine-parish tour of Louisiana's Third Congressional District. The tour included numerous meetings and site visits to brief Congressman Higgins on issues facing Southwest Louisiana. Included in the schedule were two well-advertised and well-attended town hall meetings in New Iberia and Iota.
Congressman Higgins recently returned from a congressional trip to the United States’ southern border with colleagues from a bipartisan anti-terrorism Task Force.
We had a beautiful visit at the new Veteran's Hospital in Lafayette.