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April 15, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) led a Louisiana congressional delegation letter today to U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg urging him to approve the State’s application for an Infrastructure for Rebuilding America (INFRA) grant to replace the I-10 Calcasieu River Bridge.
 

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April 15, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) delivered an official letter to Speaker Nancy Pelosi today urging her to support a supplemental disaster relief plan that provides long-term recovery resources for Southwest Louisiana.
 

April 12, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) is ranked in the top 10% of House Republicans in the 116th Congress for legislative effectiveness according to the Center for Effective Lawmaking (CEL), which scores lawmakers on their ability to advance agenda items through the legislative process and into law.
 

April 8, 2021 Press Release

Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) issued the following statement after President Biden announced several executive actions on gun control. 

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April 1, 2021 Press Release

LAFAYETTE, LA – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) announced today that Lafayette Regional Airport will receive $2 million from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for construction work on the new terminal project. The grant will finance the project’s sixth phase, which consists of electrical and interior work.
 

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April 1, 2021 Press Release

LAFAYETTE, LA – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) announced today that Le Gros Memorial Airport in Crowley and Harry P. Williams Memorial Airport in Patterson will receive over $206,000 from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for infrastructure upgrades.

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March 30, 2021 Press Release

LAFAYETTE, LA – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) sent a letter today urging Governor Edwards to utilize federal funding from the latest COVID-19 package to address Louisiana's infrastructure backlog. The recent budget reconciliation package provides Louisiana with over $5 billion in federal funding and broad discretion on how funds can be spent.
 

March 29, 2021 Press Release

LAKE CHARLES, LA – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) announced today that Chennault International Airport will receive over $3.438 million from the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) Airport Improvement Program (AIP). The funding will be used to finance reconstruction work on the taxiway and rehabilitation of taxiway lighting.
 

March 23, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) announced today that six 3rd District airports will receive over $3.4 million in federal funding from the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).
 

March 17, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) announced today that FEMA will award $22.17 million for flood mitigation and Hurricane Laura recovery efforts in Calcasieu, Jeff Davis, and Vermilion parishes.
 
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In The News

March 23, 2018 In The News

U.S. Rep. Clay Higgins on Friday slammed the $1.3 trillion omnibus spending package that Congress passed and President Trump signed earlier in the day, along with the process by which Congress produced it.

March 23, 2018 In The News

Congressman Clay Higgins got a closer look at healthcare in Acadiana on Friday. Higgins toured Lafayette General Health and met with the hospital's administrators.    

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March 18, 2018 In The News

Construction on the Bayou Bridge Pipeline in the Atchafalaya Basin will soon resume after a temporary stay that may have cost the company millions, officials said Thursday.

March 9, 2018 In The News

US Representative Clay Higgins is proposing two bills aimed at investigating and improving the quality of law enforcement protection at public schools. After the revelation that the school resource officer present at the Florida shooting fled, Higgins says it’s time to reevaluate just who is charged with protecting students.

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March 8, 2018 In The News

Existing LNG projects that are planned or under construction in Southwest Louisiana should be protected from any higher tariffs imposed on imported steel and aluminum, U.S. Rep. Clay Higgins said Wednesday.

February 26, 2018 In The News

A Louisiana congressman is calling on his state’s Department of Wildlife and Fisheries to establish a “bounty” program for Asian carp, an invasive species fish he said threatens the state’s fishing industry.

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February 23, 2018 In The News

U.S. Rep. Clay Higgins said he will “kick down any bureaucratic wall” to get a new Interstate 10 bridge built. But he said officials in Baton Rouge must agree on a plan that includes input from local residents and officials.

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February 21, 2018 In The News

President Donald Trump and conservatives in Congress are helping the oil and gas industry make a comeback with increased drilling opportunities and fewer burdensome regulations, U.S. Rep. Clay Higgins said Tuesday.

Higgins, R-Port Barre, spoke to the Atchafalaya Chapter of the American Petroleum Institute at the Petroleum Club of Morgan City.

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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