Press Releases

Nov 29, 2016

Whip Scalise Statement on the Nomination of Chairman Tom Price as HHS Secretary

Issues: Health Care

WASHINGTON, DC — House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) today issued the following statement on President-elect Donald Trump’s nomination of House Budget Committee Chairman Tom Price (GA-06) as the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)

Nov 18, 2016

Scalise Statement on President Obama's Five-Year Offshore Energy Leasing Plan

Issues: Energy

WASHINGTON, DC – House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) released the following statement in response to the Obama Administration's Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) Oil and Gas Leasing Program for 2017-2022

Nov 15, 2016

Scalise Re-Elected House Majority Whip

Washington D.C. – U.S. Representative Steve Scalise (R-La.) today was re-elected by his colleagues to serve as the Majority Whip of the United States House of Representatives for the 115th Congress. He released the following statement regarding his re-election:

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

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 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 22, 2016

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

Scalise: 'Major Victory' for La. Families

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