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November 30, 2018 Press Release

Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) is calling on the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to quickly address issues plaguing implementation of the Forever GI Bill.

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November 30, 2018 Press Release

Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) voted to pass a one-week extension of the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), which allows the Senate additional time to approve a longer extension this month. The program was set to expire on November 30, 2018.

The House has now passed eight short-term NFIP reauthorizations since the end of FY 2017.

November 27, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) commended the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers after it announced an additional $3.025 million in funding for the Port of Morgan City. The funds will be used to dredge the Atchafalaya River and Bayous Chene, Boeuf, and Black. 

October 31, 2018 Press Release

Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) announced two grants today from USDA Rural Development that will fund the expansion of telehealth services in South Louisiana.
 

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October 21, 2018 Blog Post

Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) has received a 100% voting score from the National Right to Life, America's oldest and largest pro-life organization.

Over the last 22 months, Congressman Higgins has supported and fought for pro-life legislation that includes:

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October 19, 2018 Press Release

Congressman Clay Higgins (R-La.) issued the following statement this week after President Trump proposed an across-the-board spending cut of 5% to all federal agencies. 

October 17, 2018 Press Release

Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) announced today that he is cosponsoring House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy’s Build the Wall, Enforce the Law Act, which would fully fund President Trump’s border wall, crack down on sanctuary cities, and boost penalties for deported cri

October 1, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) issued the following statement after President Trump announced the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), a new trade deal that will replace NAFTA.

September 28, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. House of Representatives passed three bills this week, collectively known as Tax Reform 2.0, which make tax cuts for individual filers and small businesses permanent, enhance savings options for American families, and encourage small business innovation. Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) voted for all three legislative measures.

September 27, 2018 Press Release

Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) announced today that Lafayette Consolidated Government will receive $1,250,000 in funding from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). The hazard mitigation grant will finance the acquisition of eight residential properties that have suffered repetitive flood losses.

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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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