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January 3, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) issued the following statement after voting against House Democrats’ rules package for the 116th Congress.

January 3, 2019 Press Release

Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) issued the following statement after voting against Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) for Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives.

December 21, 2018 Press Release

Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) issued the following statement after the House passed a five-month, standalone reauthorization of the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) that extends the program through May 2019. The measure was pushed by Senators John Kennedy (R-LA) and Bill Cassidy, M.D. (R-LA) in the Senate. 

December 20, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) voted for a continuing resolution after President Trump’s request for $5.7 billion in funding for the border wall was included in a revised version of the bill.

Congressman Higgins issued the following statement:

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December 20, 2018 Press Release

U.S. Senators Bill Cassidy, M.D. (R-LA), John Kennedy (R-LA), and U.S. Representative Clay Higgins (R-LA) announced today that the Lake Charles Community-Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC) will be renamed in honor of Kinder, Louisiana, native Douglas Fournet, a U.S. Army first lieutenant who gave his life in the Vietnam War and was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor in 1970.

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December 20, 2018 Press Release

Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) voted against the Senate amendment to the First Step Act, which makes reforms to America’s criminal justice system but lacks necessary accountability measures.
 
Congressman Higgins issued the following statement:

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December 12, 2018 Press Release

Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) voted in support of the 2018 Farm Bill Conference Report, which extends and improves Farm Bill provisions.

The 2018 Farm Bill:

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December 6, 2018 Press Release

Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) announced that Elliott Benoit, John Michael Weaver, and John Arceneaux won first place in the 2018 Congressional App Challenge for Louisiana’s 3rd District. The team’s app titled “Vo18” is designed to encourage youth involvement in local elections.

November 30, 2018 Press Release

Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) is calling on the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to quickly address issues plaguing implementation of the Forever GI Bill.

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November 30, 2018 Press Release

Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) voted to pass a one-week extension of the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), which allows the Senate additional time to approve a longer extension this month. The program was set to expire on November 30, 2018.

The House has now passed eight short-term NFIP reauthorizations since the end of FY 2017.

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