WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) participated today in a briefing with Chad Wolf, acting Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, regarding President Trump’s authorization of expanded travel restrictions against countries that fail to meet U.S. minimum security standards. The six countries include Burma, Eritrea, Nigeria, Kyrgyzstan, Sudan, and Tanzania.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) issued the following statement after President Trump signed the U.S. – Mexico – Canada Agreement (USMCA). Congressman Higgins voted in support of the USMCA trade deal in the U.S. House of Representatives on December 19, 2019.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) issued the following statement on the signing of the United States and China Phase One trade pact. The agreement increases access to markets, benefits American farmers, and strengthens intellectual property rights, protections, and enforcement mechanisms.
In the past week, there has been much discussion on War Powers, the President’s authority as Commander-in-Chief, and the surrounding effort to combat Iranian aggression. A brief examination of history shows that President Trump is on sound legal footing and that his decisive actions have strengthened the U.S. position.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) issued the following statement after voting against H. Con. Res. 83, House Democrats’ resolution undermining President Trump’s authority as Commander-in-Chief to defend U.S. interests against Iranian aggression.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) issued the following statement after voting to pass the United States – Mexico – Canada Agreement (USMCA), a trade deal that’s projected to generate more than $68 billion in new economic activity and 176,000 additional jobs.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) issued the following statement after voting against both articles of impeachment.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) issued the following statement after voting against two minibus packages totaling over $1.4 trillion in spending.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) announced today that David Thibodaux STEM Magnet Academy students Brendan Duhon, Weston Simon, Jaydon Huval, and Cailey Bianchini are the overall winners of the 2019 Congressional App Challenge for Louisiana’s 3rd District.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) voted today against H.R. 3, Speaker Pelosi’s far-left prescription drug plan, which has no chance at passing the Senate or becoming law.
The bill would:
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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.
But it's not always easy.
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.”