Clay Higgins

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association

The Trump Administration is placing a tariff — or tax — on imported steel and aluminum in an effort to bolster U.S. manufacturing.

The price of imported steel will go up by 25 percent, which means construction costs will go up, too. 

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Louisiana’s congressional delegation is speaking up on President Donald Trump’s travel ban. 


In response to President Donald Trump's recent executive order, which places travel bans on people from seven countries in the Middle East, Louisiana’s congressional delegates (U.S. Senators and U.S. Representatives) have commented.

Acrimony and Humanity: 2016 Elections Wrap Up

Dec 12, 2016
Rick Portier

The 2016 election season finally came to a close – here in Louisiana --Saturday night.

Five-time State Treasurer John Kennedy won the job he’d unsuccessfully sought twice before –U.S. senator.


3rd District Candidates Agree--To a Degree

Nov 28, 2016
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The runoff in the 3rd Congressional District pits Public Service Commissioner Scott Angelle against former St. Landry Parish sheriff’s spokesman Clay Higgins. What do they think is the most pressing issue facing southwest Louisiana?


Are You Ready For More?

Nov 9, 2016
Louisiana Secretary of State

For Louisiana, round one is done, with Congressmen Steve Scalise in the 1st, Cedric Richmond in the 2nd, Ralph Abraham in the 5th and Garret Graves in the 6th, all returning to Washington, D.C.

Round two however, begins today, as the 3rd and 4th congressional districts and the U.S. senate races all head to a runoff on December 10th.


Sue Lincoln

With current Congressman Charles Boustany running for the U.S. Senate, a full dozen contenders are looking to fill his seat. Eight are Republicans, as is Boustany; two are Democrats; with one Libertarian and one Independent filling out the field. All are male.

Republican Greg Ellison, the owner of Kitty Hawk Energy -- a Lafayette-based oil business, is a retired Army Lt. Colonel.

“My candidacy is a stark contrast to the other candidates,” Ellison says. “I’m the only one that took up the call of our nation to serve.”