Press Releases

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

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.

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