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May 15, 2017 Blog Post

Congressman Higgins recently announced Gabby Deshotels, a junior from St. Thomas More Catholic School in Lafayette Parish as the winner of the Congressional Art Competition for high school students living in Louisiana’s Third District.

May 11, 2017 Blog Post

What does the American Health Care Act do?

  • The AHCA repeals and replaces Obamacare with free-market principles that provide greater access to cost-effective, patient-centered health insurance. 
  • The AHCA repeals the individual and employer mandates that were part of Obamacare, allowing individuals the freedom to purchase or not to purchase health insurance.
May 4, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C. - Rep. Clay Higgins (R-LA) issued the following statement about his support for H.R. 1628 - The American Health Care Act of 2017.

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May 3, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Clay Higgins', R-LA, bill to improve employee integrity at the Department of Homeland Security, H.R. 2131 the "DHS Fixing Internal Response to Misconduct (FIRM) Act," advanced through the House Homeland Security Committee today.

April 28, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins, R-LA, issued the following statement regarding President Trump’s executive order today to expand offshore drilling and oil and gas exploration.

April 28, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins, R-LA, issued the following statement regarding President Trump’s executive order to improve accountability and protect whistleblowers at the VA.

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April 26, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Clay Higgins, R-LA, introduced the "DHS Fixing Internal Response to Misconduct (FIRM) Act” on Wednesday.

The legislation directs the Chief Human Capital Officer at the Department of Homeland Security to develop a department-wide employee misconduct policy that will improve employee integrity within 90 days of enactment.

April 6, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Clay Higgins, R-LA, has introduced legislation directing the Comptroller General of the United States to periodically audit the Veterans Health Administration.

The legislation is a response to the grossly inadequate treatment of U.S. veterans caused by a lack of responsiveness from administrators at the VHA.

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April 6, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. John Kennedy (R-La.), Dr. Bill Cassidy (R-La.), Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.), Rep. Mike Johnson (R-La.), Rep. Clay Higgins (R-La.), Rep. Ralph Abraham (R-La.) and Rep. Garret Graves (R-La.) today announced a $10 million grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation to help repair roads and infrastructure damaged in the August floods.

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April 5, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Clay Higgins took to the House floor last night to offer his support for H.R. 353, the Weather Research & Forecasting Innovation Act of 2017, before it passed unanimously.

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