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January 8, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) issued the following statement after President Trump’s address on the national security crisis at our southern border.

January 3, 2019 Press Release

Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) voted against liberal Democrats' wasteful spending plan that expands abortion services, sends more taxpayer dollars overseas, and fails to secure America’s southern border.

House Democrats have refused to negotiate in good faith during talks to end the partial government shutdown:

January 3, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) issued the following statement after voting against House Democrats’ rules package for the 116th Congress.

January 3, 2019 Press Release

Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) issued the following statement after voting against Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) for Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives.

December 21, 2018 Press Release

Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) issued the following statement after the House passed a five-month, standalone reauthorization of the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) that extends the program through May 2019. The measure was pushed by Senators John Kennedy (R-LA) and Bill Cassidy, M.D. (R-LA) in the Senate. 

December 20, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) voted for a continuing resolution after President Trump’s request for $5.7 billion in funding for the border wall was included in a revised version of the bill.

Congressman Higgins issued the following statement:

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December 20, 2018 Press Release

U.S. Senators Bill Cassidy, M.D. (R-LA), John Kennedy (R-LA), and U.S. Representative Clay Higgins (R-LA) announced today that the Lake Charles Community-Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC) will be renamed in honor of Kinder, Louisiana, native Douglas Fournet, a U.S. Army first lieutenant who gave his life in the Vietnam War and was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor in 1970.

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December 20, 2018 Press Release

Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) voted against the Senate amendment to the First Step Act, which makes reforms to America’s criminal justice system but lacks necessary accountability measures.
 
Congressman Higgins issued the following statement:

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December 12, 2018 Press Release

Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) voted in support of the 2018 Farm Bill Conference Report, which extends and improves Farm Bill provisions.

The 2018 Farm Bill:

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December 6, 2018 Press Release

Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) announced that Elliott Benoit, John Michael Weaver, and John Arceneaux won first place in the 2018 Congressional App Challenge for Louisiana’s 3rd District. The team’s app titled “Vo18” is designed to encourage youth involvement in local elections.

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In The News

February 18, 2018 In The News

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.

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February 14, 2018 In The News

IberiaBank announced this week that employees will be seeing pay raises as a result of the federal tax reform legislation that passed in December. 

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February 1, 2018 In The News

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.

But it's not always easy.

September 2, 2017 In The News

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.

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August 31, 2017 In The News

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.

August 31, 2017 In The News

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.

August 30, 2017 In The News

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.

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August 22, 2017 In The News

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.”

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