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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.

July 26, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) joined Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D. (R-LA) and other members of the Louisiana Delegation to introduce a resolution that supports American energy production while denouncing efforts to stall drilling in states like Louisiana.

July 24, 2019 Press Release

Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) announced today that the Lafayette Regional Airport will receive $5,459,121.00 in funding from the U.S.

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July 23, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) sent a letter urging Speaker Nancy Pelosi to stand with Israel and publicly condemn legislation that supports the Boycott, Divest, and Sanctions (BDS) movement.
 

July 18, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) sent a letter urging Governor John Bel Edwards and LADOTD to prioritize replacement of the I-10 Calcasieu River Bridge so that Southwest Louisiana can fully reap the economic benefits of rapid LNG and industrial expansion.
 

July 17, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) announced today that the Ile des Cannes flood control project in Scott, La. will receive $2,400,000 in funding from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).
 

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July 17, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) joined Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) and Congressman Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ) to announce the National Flood Insurance Program Reauthorization and Reform (NFIP Re) Act of 2019. The bill reauthorizes the NFIP for five years and makes critical reforms to improve the program.
 

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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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