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February 14, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) recently introduced bipartisan legislation that would protect working families from government shutdowns. The bill would create a zero-interest loan program to be administered by the U.S. Treasury Department in partnership with the banking industry.

February 8, 2019 Press Release

LAKE CHARLES, LA – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) has been named the recipient of the 2019 CHRISTUS Health Eagle Award for his efforts to protect access to quality health care and support the welfare of citizens in South Louisiana.

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February 5, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) issued the following statement following President Trump’s State of the Union address.

January 29, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA), a returning member of the House Homeland Security Committee, has been named the top Republican or "Ranking Member" of the Subcommittee on Border Security, Facilitation, and Operations.
 

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January 24, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) announced today that he will serve on the House Oversight & Reform Committee during the 116th Congress.
 

January 23, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) issued the following statement after Speaker Pelosi revoked President Trump’s invitation to deliver his State of the Union address.

January 17, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) is cosponsoring six pieces of legislation that would advance pro-life protections and prohibit the use of taxpayer funds for abortion services. 
 
Congressman Higgins is an original cosponsor of the following pro-life bills:
 

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January 10, 2019 Press Release

Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) is calling on House Democratic Leadership to strictly enforce House rules governing the use of hostile and inappropriate language toward the President.

Congressman Higgins issued the following statement:

January 9, 2019 Press Release

Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) announced today that he is cosponsoring two bills that would allow some federal employees and all military personnel to receive compensation during the partial government shutdown.

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In The News

March 28, 2018 In The News

Congressman Clay Higgins was in town today, and stopped by KATC to talk about two bills he has introduced aimed at improving school security.

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March 28, 2018 In The News

Legislation that seeks to repeal the 12 percent federal excise tax on heavy-duty trucks will stimulate economic growth and put independent truckers back on the road, U.S. Rep. Clay Higgins said during a stop in Lake Charles on Tuesday.

March 23, 2018 In The News

U.S. Rep. Clay Higgins on Friday slammed the $1.3 trillion omnibus spending package that Congress passed and President Trump signed earlier in the day, along with the process by which Congress produced it.

March 23, 2018 In The News

Congressman Clay Higgins got a closer look at healthcare in Acadiana on Friday. Higgins toured Lafayette General Health and met with the hospital's administrators.    

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March 18, 2018 In The News

Construction on the Bayou Bridge Pipeline in the Atchafalaya Basin will soon resume after a temporary stay that may have cost the company millions, officials said Thursday.

March 9, 2018 In The News

US Representative Clay Higgins is proposing two bills aimed at investigating and improving the quality of law enforcement protection at public schools. After the revelation that the school resource officer present at the Florida shooting fled, Higgins says it’s time to reevaluate just who is charged with protecting students.

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March 8, 2018 In The News

Existing LNG projects that are planned or under construction in Southwest Louisiana should be protected from any higher tariffs imposed on imported steel and aluminum, U.S. Rep. Clay Higgins said Wednesday.

February 26, 2018 In The News

A Louisiana congressman is calling on his state’s Department of Wildlife and Fisheries to establish a “bounty” program for Asian carp, an invasive species fish he said threatens the state’s fishing industry.

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February 23, 2018 In The News

U.S. Rep. Clay Higgins said he will “kick down any bureaucratic wall” to get a new Interstate 10 bridge built. But he said officials in Baton Rouge must agree on a plan that includes input from local residents and officials.

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February 21, 2018 In The News

President Donald Trump and conservatives in Congress are helping the oil and gas industry make a comeback with increased drilling opportunities and fewer burdensome regulations, U.S. Rep. Clay Higgins said Tuesday.

Higgins, R-Port Barre, spoke to the Atchafalaya Chapter of the American Petroleum Institute at the Petroleum Club of Morgan City.

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