Press Releases

Mar 1, 2017

Scalise Praises Senate Confirmation of Interior Secretary Zinke

WASHINGTON, D.C.—House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) released the following statement regarding the Senate confirmation of Ryan Zinke as Secretary of the Interior.

Mar 1, 2017

Scalise Applauds Passage of SCRUB Act

WASHINGTON, D.C.— House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA) released the below statement following the United States House of Representatives' passage of H.R. 998, Searching for and Cutting Regulations that are Unnecessarily Burdensome (SCRUB) Act of 2017:

Mar 1, 2017

Scalise: "Very Confident" Congress Will Repeal & Replace Obamacare

WASHINGTON, D.C.— House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA) joined Fox News Channel's "Fox & Friends" this morning to discuss House Republicans' plan to repeal and replace Obamacare and said he was "very confident" in the ability of Congress to work with President Trump to repeal and replace the failed law. The Whip also praised the President for his unifying speech celebrating America's greatness, and criticized the Democrats who refused to stand for those shared ideals.

Feb 23, 2017

Scalise, Richmond Statement on Tornado Damage at Michoud Facility

METAIRIE, La. - Congressmen Steve Scalise (R-La.) and Cedric Richmond (D-La.) released the following statement today regarding tornado damage and recovery plans for NASA’s Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans

Feb 16, 2017

Scalise: "Taxpayers Should Not be Forced to Pay For Abortion Providers"

Issues: Family Values

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA) made the following statement today after the House voted to pass H.J.Res. 43, using the Congressional Review Act to strike down an Obama administration policy that forces states to fund abortion providers:

Feb 16, 2017

Scalise, Tipton Introduce Resolution to Void Anti-Energy Obama Rule

Issues: Energy

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Majority Whip Steve Scalise (LA-01) and Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) have introduced a resolution that will void a midnight rule from the Obama Administration that would hinder energy production on federal lands, jeopardizing critical offshore revenues and jobs in Louisiana:

Feb 15, 2017

Scalise Applauds Passage of Bill Restoring Right of States to Drug Test Unemployment Insurance Recipients

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Majority Whip Steve Scalise today issued the following statement after the House passed H.J.Res. 42, disapproving the rule submitted by the Department of Labor relating to drug testing of unemployment compensation applicants

Feb 15, 2017

Scalise Meets with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La) issued the below statement today following his meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu

Feb 11, 2017

Scalise Statement on Request for Federal Disaster Declaration

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Majority Whip Steve Scalise issued the following statement regarding Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards’ request for a federal disaster declaration

Feb 6, 2017

Protecting Free Speech In Our Churches

Issues: Family Values

U.S. nonprofits, including churches, should be allowed to take sides in politics

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