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.
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.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) issued the following statement following President Trump’s State of the Union address.
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.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) announced today that he will serve on the House Oversight & Reform Committee during the 116th Congress.
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.
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:
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:
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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Everyone knows our roads and highways are in need of repair or replacement across the state. In Southwest Louisiana, the need for a new I-10 Calcasieu River Bridge is ever increasing. Yet, a new bridge has languished on the State’s project list for more than a decade.
IberiaBank announced this week that employees will be seeing pay raises as a result of the federal tax reform legislation that passed in December.
Bella Reed is a vibrant 14-year-old Lafayette girl with an active lifestyle. She's a star student at Cathedral Carmel who loves cheerleading and cheers for both her school and a competitive squad.
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Air Force One landed at Chennault International Airport in Southwest Louisiana Saturday afternoon, met on the air strip by politicians intent on showing the president their state needs his help.
U.S. Rep. Clay Higgins has been on the ground in SW Louisiana as Hurricane Harvey impacted the Texas and Louisiana coasts… He filled us in on impacts of the storm, and the mobilization of citizens of that district to help in Texas.
Congressman Clay Higgins of Louisiana’s 3rd District says his constituents continue to feel the impacts of Harvey, as residents are taking part in rescue and shelter operations. Although much of Acadiana was spared the destruction seen in Texas, Higgins says it’s all hands on deck in south Louisiana.
With swaths of Houston underwater, the faltering federal flood insurance program is likely headed for another short-term extension — a step lawmakers took 17 times between 2008 and 2012 before agreeing on a five-year reauthorization.
On Aug. 18, The Daily Advertiser held a news forum for U.S. Rep. Clay Higgins to discuss his time in office and major issues, including the national debt.
“The size of our nation’s debt is colossal,” Higgins said. “It is certainly a serious threat to the future of our country and the stability of our republic.”