WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) sent a letter to President Donald Trump today thanking him for his commitment to building a new I-10 Calcasieu River Bridge. The letter notes the economic benefits of LNG projects in Southwest Louisiana and stresses the need for strategic infrastructure investments.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA), top Republican on the Homeland Security Subcommittee on Border Security, issued the following statement after President Trump’s remarks on overhauling America’s immigration system. Congressman Higgins joined President Trump and other members of Congress in the White House Rose Garden for the announcement.
Louisiana will soon welcome President Donald Trump for a visit to Sempra Energy’s Cameron LNG Export Facility. With over $100 billion in announced energy projects and $65 billion in projects already underway, Southwest Louisiana has a story worth sharing.
LAFAYETTE, LA - Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) announced today that the Lafayette Regional Airport will receive $10,526,064 in funding from the U.S. Department of Transportation as part of the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) Airport Improvement Program (AIP).
LAKE CHARLES, LA – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) released the following statement after the White House announced that President Trump will tour Sempra Energy’s Cameron LNG Export Facility in Cameron Parish on May 14.
LAFAYETTE, LA – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) joined Vice President Mike Pence during his visit to St. Landry Parish today. The Vice President visited Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church, one of three historically black Baptist churches destroyed by an arsonist in late March and early April.
Congressman Higgins issued the following statement:
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) commended the U.S.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) issued the following statement after the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) authorized the Driftwood LNG and pipeline projects for construction.
WASHINGTON–U.S. Senators Bill Cassidy, MD (R-LA), John Kennedy (R-LA), and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), and U.S.
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Along with agriculture and oil and gas, the seafood industry is an important economic driver for south Louisiana.
Border security, immigration and the effects of tariffs have been hot-button topics throughout the nation.
As far as U.S. Rep. Clay Higgins is concerned, important details of those subjects are missed by merely looking at national headlines.
Rep. Clay Higgins (R-La.) said he was "surprised" and "disturbed" to see so many House Democrats decline to get behind legislation expressing support for Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).
The House passed a resolution Wednesday expressing support for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, or ICE, as a growing number of liberals in the Democratic Party has called to abolish the agency that enforces federal immigration laws.
Sportsmen’s groups and boating/fishing associations across the country celebrated last week’s U.S. House passage of H.R. 200, a bill entitled “Modernizing Recreational Fisheries Management Act of 2017” or by the more popular “Modern Fish Act.”
U.S. Rep. Clay Higgins is pushing legislation that would protect Louisiana’s seafood producers by banning imports of foreign seafood that doesn’t meet federal standards for manufacturing, processing and holding.
Southwest Louisiana US Congressman Clay Higgins is introducing legislation that would require imported seafood be held to the same safety standards as American seafood. The Imported Seafood Safety Standards Act would beef up the number of inspections conducted on foreign fish. Higgins says US protecting US seafood isn’t just a Bayou issue.
U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $1.3 million grant to the Port of West St. Mary to help build an industrial training facility.
According to grantee estimates, the project is expected to create 120 jobs.
Louisiana congressman Steve Scalise was one of just 11 members of the U.S. House of Representatives to be rated a “Taxpayer Super Hero” by the government watchdog group the Council for Citizens Against Government Waste in its recently updated 2017 Congressional Ratings.
Dredging funds keep flowing in to the Port of Morgan City.
Just three months after learning that the port’s annual funds to dredge its waterways will double in 2019, port leaders learned they will get another $28 million in dredging funds to use during the next two years.
Had a great visit with the SWLA Economic Development Alliance. The economies of Calcasieu & Cameron are booming!
Congressman Higgins visited the I-10 Bridge in Lake Charles recently with DOTD. It's time for a new bridge!