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April 1, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) is introducing legislation that would allow President Trump to temporarily suspend 2020 Census activities for the duration of the COVID-19 threat.

Congressman Higgins issued the following statement:

March 30, 2020 Press Release

LAFAYETTE, LA - Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) announced today that the U.S. Department of the Interior will award Louisiana $155.7 million in GOMESA revenue-sharing funds. The funding, which is derived from offshore energy production, will be used to finance coastal restoration efforts in Louisiana.
 

March 27, 2020 Press Release

LAFAYETTE, LA – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) announced that three 3rd District community health centers will receive $218,961 in supplemental funding for COVID-19 response efforts.

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March 25, 2020 Press Release

LAFAYETTE, LA – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) is working with the U.S. State Department (State) and other members of the Louisiana delegation to help return Americans who are stranded abroad due to COVID-19.

March 25, 2020 Press Release

LAFAYETTE, LA – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) issued the following statement after President Trump granted a Major Disaster Declaration for the State of Louisiana.

March 16, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) issued the following statement after President Trump directed the U.S. Department of Energy to purchase crude oil for the Strategic Petroleum Reserve (SPR).

March 14, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) voted to pass H.R. 6201, the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, which makes coronavirus testing free and provides financial protections for working Americans. The legislation passed with bipartisan support and was endorsed by President Trump.
 
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March 13, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) sent a letter to Governor John Bel Edwards expressing concerns that an executive order banning church services with more than 250 people would violate First Amendment protections in the U.S. Constitution.

March 11, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) joined Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA), Congressman Bruce Westerman (R-AR), and other Republican colleagues in a press conference on H.R. 5859, the Trillion Trees Act.
 

March 10, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) commended President Trump’s administration after the U.S. Department of Labor published a final rule that will help expand apprenticeships in the United States through Industry-Recognized Apprenticeship Programs (IRAPs).

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May 1, 2018 In The News

U.S. Rep. Clay Higgins recently submitted two bills to Congress that would change the landscape of school security for the country’s 95,230 public schools.

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May 1, 2018 In The News

Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) hosted a school safety roundtable today with representatives from school districts and law enforcement agencies across Louisiana's 3rd District.

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April 30, 2018 In The News

Higgins spoke with KPLC to preview a meeting on school safety Tuesday in Lafayette.

"It's apart of the national narrative as it should be," Higgins said.

Higgins said he'll be taking a step back, and listening to school and law enforcement officials from throughout the state, getting ideas he can take back to Washington.

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April 23, 2018 In The News

Congressman Clay Higgins visited Lafayette to learn more about hunger affecting people in the district. 

He met with Second Harvest Food Bank staff and toured their facility.

April 23, 2018 In The News

For Louisiana’s Entergy customers, it’s going to be a very nice summer.

April 19, 2018 In The News

The corporate tax rate slashed from 35 percent to 21 percent, but are any of those tax savings businesses are getting being passed on to customers?

April 18, 2018 In The News

Homes that buy their electricity from Entergy Louisiana will see their monthly bills drop nearly 5 percent starting with the May invoice coming out in the next two weeks.

It’s part of a write-off of the savings the corporation received from the federal tax cut that was passed by Congress in December.

April 12, 2018 In The News

Lawmakers are calling for measures to combat foreign countries’ alleged theft of American universities’ research and scientific discoveries.

April 10, 2018 In The News

U.S. Rep. Clay Higgins envisions a future with a new class of police officers working in the nation’s schools.

Higgins said these would be Tactical School Resource Officers, or TSROs. His idea is to place approximately 200,000 of them — two per school — on the job, at a potential cost of up to $10 billion per year.

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