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July 12, 2018 Press Release

Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) announced today that the Lafayette Regional Airport will receive $10 million in funding from the U.S. Department of Transportation. The grant will be used to finance construction of the new airport terminal.

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July 12, 2018 Press Release

Congressman Clay Higgins (R-La.), a member of the House Homeland Security Subcommittee on Border & Maritime Security, is leading a coalition of House members to introduce legislation denouncing radical calls for the abolishment of U.S. Immigration & Customs Enforcement (ICE). The resolution, H. Res.

July 11, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-La.), a member of the House Homeland Security Subcommittee on Border & Maritime Security, introduced a resolution today denouncing the radical calls for the abolishment of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).  U.S. Sen. John Kennedy (R-La.) filed a companion resolution in the U.S. Senate.

June 29, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) has introduced H.R. 6212, the Imported Seafood Safety Standards Act of 2018, which protects American consumers and small businesses from foreign seafood dumping.

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June 28, 2018 Press Release

LAFAYETTE – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) announced today that Lt. Col. Greg Ellison, U.S. Army (Ret.) will join his district staff as an advisor on energy and transportation (I-49) matters.

June 26, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) issued the following statement following the Supreme Court’s decision to uphold President Trump’s travel ban.

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June 21, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) voted in support of the 2018 Farm Bill today, which passed the House and ended a multi-week delay that had caused uncertainty for American farmers.

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June 11, 2018 Press Release

Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) announced today that the US Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) FY 2018 Work Plan will provide significant funding increases for waterway projects in Louisiana’s 3rd District.

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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.

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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

Watch the video segment here: https://www.kplctv.com/story/35171956/clay-higgins-hosts-iota-town-hall-meeting

 

IOTA, LA (KPLC) -

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.

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