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May 26, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) and 20 GOP colleagues in the U.S. House of Representatives are challenging the constitutionality of a recently passed proxy voting rule, H. Res. 965. The suit is being filed in the D.C. Federal District Court today.

May 22, 2020 Press Release

LAFAYETTE, LA – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) joined members of the House Energy Action Team (HEAT) in sending a letter to U.S. Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt requesting expedited royalty relief for America’s energy producers.
 

May 22, 2020 Press Release

LAFAYETTE, LA – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) received a 98% score in the Council for Citizens Against Government Waste (CCAGW) 2019 Congressional Ratings. The organization is dedicated to protecting taxpayer dollars and eliminating mismanagement in government.
 

May 21, 2020 Press Release

LAFAYETTE, LA – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) issued the following statement of support after the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced $190,781,430 in funding to expand Coronavirus testing in Louisiana. The funding is made available through the Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act.

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May 20, 2020 Press Release

LAFAYETTE, LA – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) commended the U.S.

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May 15, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) issued the following statement after voting against H.R. 6800, a $3 trillion spending bill full of liberal policies.

May 14, 2020 Press Release

LAFAYETTE, LA – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) issued the following statement of support after the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and U.S. Department of Agriculture Agricultural Marketing Service announced that North Lake Charles and Opelousas have been selected for the Local Foods, Local Places (LFLP) program.

May 13, 2020 Press Release

LAKE CHARLES, LA – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) sent a letter to President Trump and congressional appropriators today, urging them to prioritize Southwest Louisiana’s infrastructure needs and funding for a new I-10 Calcasieu River Bridge.
 

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May 12, 2020 Press Release

LAFAYETTE, LA – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) issued the following statement after Governor John Bel Edwards announced that Louisiana is moving into a limited reopening.

April 30, 2020 Press Release

LAFAYETTE, LA – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) has pushed several measures in recent weeks to protect U.S. interests and hold China accountable for its deception on the origin and spread of coronavirus.
 
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In The News

January 11, 2019 In The News

Four Louisiana congressmen are joining the federal employees that are working without pay during the government shutdown as it enters its third week.

The Advocate reports Republican representatives Clay Higgins, Mike Johnson, Ralph Abraham and Garret Graves are asking that their paychecks be withheld until the government reopens.

December 20, 2018 In The News

LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) - The Lake Charles Community-Based Outpatient Clinic will be renamed in honor of Douglas Fournet, of Kinder.

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November 9, 2018 In The News

It's no secret there have been some issues for folks trying to board early morning flights at Lafayette Regional Airport lately. Those not making their flights despite arriving hours early have vented their frustrations on social media.

November 8, 2018 In The News

Lafayette Regional Airport is moving forward with plans for an expansion.

November 8, 2018 In The News

Folks "flying Lafayette" could be going through a brand-new, 120,000-square foot terminal in just two years.

Construction on the more than $80 million project is estimated to be complete in 24 months or just after, Lafayette Regional Airport Executive Director Steven Picou said Thursday at a groundbreaking ceremony. 

September 17, 2018 In The News

Legislation to rename the Lake Charles Community-Based Outpatient Clinic after a U.S. Army first lieutenant from Kinder has been introduced by U.S. Senators Bill Cassidy, John Kennedy, and U.S. Representative Clay Higgins.

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September 14, 2018 In The News

Rep. Clay Higgins has an idea for how to get Congress to clean up its act: random drug screenings.

“I have observed some behavior that would cause one to wonder,” the Louisiana Republican told the USA Today Network in an interview, apparently joking.

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August 24, 2018 In The News

U.S. Rep. Clay Higgins is aware of the upcoming Nov. 6 election to retain his 3rd District seat, but he said he remains focused on “working and serving.”

August 22, 2018 In The News

U.S. Rep. Clay Higgins said the majority of Louisiana workers and businessmen and women are pledging patience during the trade wars because they believe President Donald Trump and America will ultimately prevail.

The Republican congressman also said the state's oil and gas industry's comeback has lagged behind other sectors here because of federal and state impediments.  

August 10, 2018 In The News

Given the rate at which oil prices have risen over the last year, economic theory tells us that Louisiana’s oil and gas industry should be rising as well. However, this has not been the case. Other energy-producing states like Texas are booming, while oilfield jobs and field service companies in Louisiana continue to struggle as a result of our state’s toxic legal and business climate.

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April 24, 2017 Photo Gallery

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.

April 3, 2017 Photo Gallery

Congressman Higgins recently returned from a congressional trip to the United States’ southern border with colleagues from a bipartisan anti-terrorism Task Force.

March 16, 2017 Photo Gallery

We had a beautiful visit at the new Veteran's Hospital in Lafayette.

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