LAFAYETTE, LA – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) delivered a letter today to mayors, parish presidents, and police juries across Louisiana’s 3rd District informing of federal grant opportunities to help with disaster mitigation and community resiliency.
LAKE CHARLES, LA – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) delivered a letter calling on FEMA to expedite the review and approval of Calcasieu Parish School Board’s (CPSB) Public Assistance (PA) applications in response to damages from Hurricanes Laura and Delta.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) delivered a letter to U.S. Department of Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin today urging him not to institute COVID vaccine mandates for active-duty military personnel in the U.S. Armed Forces.
DEQUINCY, LA – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) commended Interfor Corporation’s announcement of plans to invest up to $8 million to restart the Georgia Pacific sawmill near DeQuincy. The project is expected to create 170 direct jobs and 505 indirect jobs in Southwest Louisiana.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) introduced today H.R. 4884, the Employee Rights and Freedoms Act, which would make it illegal for any employer to mandate an employee undertake any medical procedure, including a vaccine.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) commended the announcement of a new 120,000-ton U.S. rice tender with Iraq, the first in nearly two years.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA), the top Republican on the House Homeland Security Border Subcommittee, joined other Republican colleagues today to introduce the Border Security for America Act of 2021. The bill comes in response to the ongoing and worsening crisis at our southwest border.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA), the lead Republican on the House Homeland Security Border Subcommittee, delivered a letter today to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) demanding answers on reports that illegal immigrants are being dropped in communities across Louisiana.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) led a Louisiana congressional delegation letter today to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) urging them to prioritize Louisiana’s request for supplemental disaster relief in response to Hurricanes Laura and Delta.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) delivered an official letter today to President Biden and Speaker Pelosi again calling for their support to advance supplemental disaster assistance for Southwest Louisiana in response to Hurricanes Laura and Delta.
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WASHINGTON D.C. - Congressman Clay Higgins announced today the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) will award more than $342 million for rural broadband expansion in Louisiana.
It has been 151 years since the number of justices on the Supreme Court was last altered. However, some are now threatening to impose a court-packing scheme that would destroy all credibility for our nation’s highest court.
The city of Lake Charles, La., already grappling with challenges posed by the coronavirus pandemic, now must tackle the devastation caused by Hurricane Laura.
“The amount of damage was catastrophic,” Mayor Nic Hunter said.
LAKE CHARLES, La. (KPLC) - We spoke with US Congressman Clay Higgins this morning about what he’s seen in regards to what’s being done on a national level to help with recovery.
Watch the interview here.
WASHINGTON (Gray DC) - Weeks after Hurricane Laura hit Louisiana and left a path of devastation, Louisiana lawmakers are calling on the federal government for more assistance. With extensive damage across the state, leaders are asking for aid beyond what has already been given.
As Democrats hold their nominating convention, America is reminded just how far left the Democratic Party has moved. The radical left has become the Democratic mainstream. Extreme policies like defunding and dismantling police departments have been embraced, and socialist forces are threatening our nation from within.
A shoreline protection project in Vermilion Parish has received funding for design, permitting and construction.
The Bayou Canal Shoreline Protection Project will receive $508,037 in funding from the Department of Treasury's Office of Gulf Coast Restoration, it was announced Monday.
America's energy industry is facing a generational crisis. International markets and oil values have been heavily impacted as a result of the Saudi-Russia oil dumping war, and COVID-19 restrictions of freedom to travel have caused extreme reductions in consumption.
A group of Republican senators introduced a bill to remove barriers on U.S. exporters of liquified natural gas (LNG) to so they can access the market more quickly.
Rep. Clay Higgins (R-La.) told Hill.TV's "Rising" on Tuesday that the "integrity" of the U.S. is being threatened by the situation at the southern border.