U.S. Senators Bill Cassidy, M.D. (R-LA), John Kennedy (R-LA), and U.S.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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:
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.
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A four-day, weekend trek along the Mexican border has convinced U.S. Rep. Clay Higgins, R-Port Barre, that America can protect its southern perimeter with a mix of resolve, reinforcements and existing technology.
Higgins spoke briefly — about a minute, his spokesman said — on the DHS Acquisition Authorities Act of 2017, which he filed Feb. 28, before the House Committee on Homeland Security, to which he is assigned.
Higgins spokesman Chris Comeaux confirmed Wednesday that the bill passed through committee and may go to the full House as early as this month.
Acadiana's new congressman says he sensed renewed energy in Washington as President Donald J. Trump was sworn in to office Friday.