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January 20, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) issued the following statement after President Joe Biden signed several executive orders that will destroy jobs and threaten homeland security.

January 19, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) announced today that South Louisiana waterway projects received significant funding in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers FY 2021 Work Plan.

For Operation & Maintenance, projects in Louisiana’s 3rd District were awarded:

January 19, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) announced that three 3rd District community health centers will receive over $600,000 in supplemental funding as part of the Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) Health Center Cluster Program.

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January 18, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) sent a letter calling on the Department of Health & Human Services and the Department of Veterans Affairs to utilize VA Community Based Outpatient Clinics (CBOCs) as COVID-19 vaccine distribution points for America’s Veterans.

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January 12, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) issued the following statement ahead of votes this week on articles of impeachment and H. Res. 21, which calls on Vice President Pence to invoke the 25th Amendment as a means to remove President Trump.

December 31, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) issued the following statement today after announcing that he will object to the certification of Electoral College votes on January 6, 2021.

December 21, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) announced today his intent to vote against the combined omnibus spending and COVID-19 relief bill.
 
Congressman Higgins issued the following statement:

December 20, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) commended the passage of S. 3418, the Safeguarding Tomorrow Through Ongoing Risk Mitigation (STORM) Act, which expands funding opportunities through FEMA for disaster and hazard mitigation efforts.

December 16, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) voted today to pass S. 2216, the TEAM Veteran Caregivers Act, which formally recognizes approved caregivers of Veterans on electronic health records and authorizes the VA to temporarily extend benefits under the Program of Comprehensive Assistance for Family Caregivers.

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December 15, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) sent a letter today to House and Senate leadership urging them to ensure any forthcoming COVID-19 relief package will NOT be used to bail out state and local governments who have mismanaged their finances for decades.
 

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January 20, 2017 In The News

Acadiana's new congressman says he sensed renewed energy in Washington as President Donald J. Trump was sworn in to office Friday.

January 3, 2017 In The News
An article about the 115th United States Congress.

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