Saturday, May 18, 2024
Saturday, May 18, 2024

Spotlight

Higgins Announces Army Corps Funding for South Louisiana Projects

Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) announced today that South Louisiana waterway projects received funding in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers FY 2024 Army Civil Work Plan. 

Why Louisiana Must Enforce Sanctuary City Bans

Louisiana faces urgent challenges at our southern border, making the enforcement of sanctuary city bans critical.

LA State SB 379 Stopping the Installation of Speed Monitoring Cameras on Atchafalaya Basin Bridge

Senate Bill 379, aimed at stopping the installation of speed-monitoring cameras on the Atchafalaya Basin Bridge, passed unanimously in the Senate Committee on Transportation.

Modernization of CPRA and DENR Receives Strong Support

Louisiana Governor Jeff Landry applauded Representative Bret Geymann and others for their role in developing legislation to modernize the Department of Energy and Natural Resources (DENR) to provide for better management of the State's natural resources, in addition to offering positive changes to the make-up of the Coastal Restoration and Protection Authority Board (CPRA).
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Cassidy Announces $156 Million for Louisiana in Energy Revenue Sharing

U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy, M.D. (R-LA), announced that Louisiana is receiving a total of $156,329,442.65 in revenue from the Department of the Interior from energy produced in the Gulf of Mexico during Fiscal Year (FY) 2023.

Higgins to Host South Louisiana Passport Acceptance Event

Congressman Clay Higgins’ office, in conjunction with the New Orleans Passport Center, will hold a Passport Acceptance Event in Lafayette on March 26. This event will allow those looking to update their passport to do so expeditiously and avoid many of the processing delays that plagued travelers last year.

Senator Blake Miguez Announces Committee Assignments, Pledges to Fight for District 22

Louisiana State Senator Blake Miguez (District 22) proudly announces his committee assignments for the 2024 legislative sessions.

Senate Bill 205 Filed by Miguez and LAE

Louisiana Association of Educators (LAE) and Senator Blake Miguez have filed Senate Bill 205 (SB 205) which calls for teachers to receive additional pay for additional duties assigned outside of their normal scope of duties.
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Governor Sends Letter to USDA for Louisiana Crawfish Farmers

Governor Jeff Landry sent a letter to the U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack seeking federal assistance to address the recent drought that has affected our domestic crawfish industry and made prices skyrocket.

Higgins Advocates for Crawfish Drought and Freeze Relief

Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) sent a letter to United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Tom Vilsack requesting relief for Louisiana’s crawfish industry as a result of the severe drought in 2023 and recent freeze that has devastated production.