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February 28, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) issued the following statement after voting against H.R. 2339, a bill that would ban flavored tobacco products.

February 21, 2020 Press Release

LAFAYETTE, LA – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) shared today preliminary findings from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers – New Orleans District’s Hydrological & Hydraulic (H&H) analysis on the Vermilion River.

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February 19, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) announced today that four 3rd District airports will receive over $2.89 million in federal funding from the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). One of those airports, Lake Charles Regional, will receive an additional $200,000 through the 2019 Small Community Air Service Development Program (SCASDP).

February 11, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) announced today that South Louisiana waterway projects received significant funding in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers FY 2020 Work Plan.

For Operation & Maintenance, projects in Louisiana’s 3rd District were awarded:

February 11, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) announced more than $46 million in funding for the Calcasieu River & Pass project in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' FY 2020 Work Plan.
 

February 11, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) invited local officials to apply for federal grant programs assisting law enforcement organizations and first responders.

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February 6, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) issued the following statement after cosponsoring and voting in support of H. Res. 832, a resolution rebuking Speaker Pelosi for ripping up an official copy of President Trump’s State of the Union remarks.

February 5, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) issued the following statement after the U.S. Senate voted to acquit President Donald J. Trump on both articles of impeachment.

February 4, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) issued the following statement in response to President Trump’s 2020 State of the Union address.

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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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