Press Releases

Nov 13, 2016

Scalise Applauds Priebus as Trump's Choice for White House Chief of Staff

METAIRIE, La. – House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) today applauded President-elect Donald Trump’s selection of Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus as White House Chief of Staff:

Nov 11, 2016

Honoring Service and Sacrifice

METAIRIE, La. – House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) today issued the following statement honoring our nation’s veterans.

Oct 25, 2016

Scalise Statement on Soaring Obamacare Premiums

Issues: Health Care

METAIRIE, LA – House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) today issued the following statement regarding reports that Obamacare premiums are set to increase by an average of over 20 percent nationwide:

Oct 13, 2016

BREAKING: LA Receives Lion's Share of $500 million in Flood Relief Funds

METAIRIE, LA – House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) today issued the following statement regarding the announcement that Louisiana will receive the lion’s share of the $500 million in flood relief funds included in the government funding bill last month.

Sep 28, 2016

Whip Scalise Statement on the Passing of Shimon Peres

WASHINGTON, DC - House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) today issued the following statement on the passing of former Israeli President Shimon Peres

Sep 28, 2016

Scalise, Daines and Bipartisan Bicameral Coalition Introduce the Export Control Reform Act

Issues: 2nd Amendment

WASHINGTON, DC — House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) today with U.S. Senator Steve Daines (R-Mont.), U.S. Representative Tom Marino (R-Pa.); U.S. Representative Steve Stivers (R-Ohio); U.S. Representative Henry Cuellar (D-Texas); and U.S. Representative Gene Green (D-Texas) introduced the Export Control Reform Act of 2016, which transfers regulatory responsibility for non-military-grade firearms from the U.S. Department of State to the U.S. Department of Commerce.

Sep 22, 2016

Stopping Cash Payments to Iran

WASHINGTON, DC –House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) today went to the House floor to urge passage of H.R. 5931, the Prohibiting Future Ransom Payments to Iran Act. H.R. 5931 passed the House 254-163.

Sep 22, 2016

BREAKING: LA flood relief funds to be included in gov't funding bill

Scalise: 'Major Victory' for La. Families

Sep 21, 2016

Scalise, McCarthy, and Brady Object to IRS Misuse of Taxpayer Info

WASHINGTON, DC – House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.), House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Ca.) and House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-Tx.) today sent a letter to Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Commissioner John Koskinen requesting information related to a partnership between Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and the IRS, and their use of sensitive taxpayer information for an Obamacare marketing outreach campaign.

Sep 21, 2016

Cash On Delivery: The preferred method of payment in Iran

WASHINGTON, DC –House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) today at a House Leadership press conference discussed home-grown terrorism and the consequences of the Obama Administration’s cash payments to Iran, the world’s largest state-sponsor of terrorism

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