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September 17, 2018 Press Release

U.S. Senators Bill Cassidy, M.D. (R-LA), John Kennedy (R-LA), and U.S.

September 14, 2018 Press Release

Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) issued the following statement after the

September 13, 2018 Press Release

Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) voted to pass the House Amendment to S. 3021, America’s Water Infrastructure Act of 2018, which authorizes U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) projects that improve our ports, waterways, and flood protection infrastructure.

September 13, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) introduced H. Con. Res. 135, the Exposing Congressional Drug Abuse Act, which enacts random drug screenings for members of the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate.

September 12, 2018 Press Release

Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) announced today that the Migratory Bird Commission, chaired by U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke, will award $9,928,536 in conservation funding to the Bayou Teche National Wildlife Refuge, which is managed by the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.

September 7, 2018 Press Release

Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) introduced H.R. 6708, the Preventing Additional Printing of Electronic Records (PAPER) Act, which eliminates the mandatory, daily printing and hand-delivery of the Congressional Record and calendars to congressional and other federal offices. U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy, M.D.

September 5, 2018 Press Release

Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) announced today that the Calcasieu Parish Police Jury will receive $3,364,520 in funding from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). The hazard mitigation grant will finance the acquisition and elevation of several residential properties as part of flood mitigation efforts.

September 3, 2018 Press Release

The Acadia Parish Police Jury will begin offering sandbags to residents in the parish beginning today.

All parish barns will be open for sandbagging today from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. Residents will be asked for identification upon arriving.

Parish barn locations open today include:

August 22, 2018 Press Release

LAKE CHARLES - Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) recently joined officials from the U.S. Coast Guard and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) for a joint aerial mission to observe the USACE’s construction progress and monitor barge congestion on the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway. Rear Adm. Paul Thomas, commander of the Eighth Coast Guard District, and U.S.



In The News

May 30, 2017 In The News

U.S. Rep. Clay Higgins was in Carencro on Monday to participate in several Memorial Day ceremonies taking place across Acadiana.

Higgins spoke  to a group of veterans and local residents at Walters Funeral home. 

Owner Gene Walters, a U.S. Army Veteran and a three-time Purple Heart recipient, invited Higgins and others to honor those who died serving their country.

May 8, 2017 In The News

It will come as no shock to many of you reading this when I state that partisan divide in Washington has reached historic levels and is now spilling over into one arena where both parties have typically agreed … infrastructure.

April 23, 2017 In The News

U.S. Rep. Clay Higgins, R-Port Barre, said one of his biggest priorities is making sure the Calcasieu Ship Channel is dredged to its congressionally authorized depths so it can serve the megaprojects proposed for Southwest Louisiana that are relying on it.

April 21, 2017 In The News

Election to Congress was a step down from Sheriff's Office captain, U.S. Rep. Clay Higgins, R-Port Barre, told an Iota crowd last week.

Maybe he was kidding. But Higgins' schedule over Congress' Easter Recess wouldn't convince anyone he's a "fat cat" congressman yet.

April 19, 2017 In The News

RAYNE, LOUISIANA -- On Monday, Congressman Clay Higgins and his in-state staff met with the CEO's of three southwest Louisiana rice mills and USA Rice staff while he was in the district. Congressman Higgins said the goal of the meeting was "to listen and learn more about the Louisiana rice industry."

April 18, 2017 In The News

IOTA — Clay Higgins never forgot the rousing welcome this Acadia Parish town of 1,500 gave him during his 2016 congressional campaign.

April 17, 2017 In The News

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Congressman Clay Higgins hosted a town hall meeting in Iota on Monday night.

April 14, 2017 In The News

NEW IBERIA — This time, the Washington lawmaker didn't flee the room.

U.S. Rep. Clay Higgins, R-Port Barre, engaged with citizens for two hours Thursday night during a sometimes spirited town hall meeting — it was his first — that mostly used a question-and-answer format. He remained after the session ended, too, meeting crowd participants and taking questions from the news media.

April 12, 2017 In The News

ST. MARTINVILLE — U.S. Rep. Clay Higgins, R-Port Barre, met with local ministers and others about re-entry into society by prisoners Tuesday afternoon in St. Martinville.