Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 3922, the Championing Healthy Kids Act, which extends funding for the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) for five years. The bill also extends funding for Federally Qualified Health Centers and other public health programs for two years.
Congressman Clay Higgins issued the following statement:
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced Wednesday that it would not finalize a rule that would have jeopardized delivery of home health services nationwide.
The House Ways & Means Committee released the Tax Cuts & Jobs Act today, which implements major reforms to the U.S. tax code. The plan lowers rates on the middle-class, consolidates individual tax brackets, offers a larger standard deduction, and lowers corporate tax rates.
Congressman Higgins issued the following statement:
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) issued the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.Con.Res. 71, establishing the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2018 and setting forth the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2019 through 2027.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) issued the following statement on Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke’s announcement of the largest oil and gas lease sale ever held in the United States.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) issued the following statement in response to an announcement that FEMA has issued a major disaster declaration for parishes affected by Hurricane Harvey.
WASHINGTON – The U.S House of Representatives today unanimously approved the Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer Improvements Act of 2017 (H.R. 2763), sponsored by Rep.
Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) and other members of the Louisiana delegation sent a letter to President Trump yesterday, urging the federal government to expedite its disaster declaration for Louisiana parishes affected by Hurricane Harvey.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) issued the following statement today after Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt announced the formal repeal of the Obama administration’s Clean Power Plan.