Press Releases

Apr 6, 2016

Scalise Statement on the Obama Administration’s Fiduciary Rule

House Majority Whip Steve Scalise issued the following statement regarding the Department of Labor’s finalized fiduciary rule.

Apr 5, 2016

Scalise Announces 2016 Offshore Energy Tour

Issues: Energy

Congressman Steve Scalise today announced he will lead a bipartisan congressional delegation on his eighth annual Offshore Energy Tour. On April 7 and April 8, the Members will tour a production platform in the Gulf of Mexico, participate in an aerial tour of Louisiana's coastline, take part in an energy roundtable discussion with local energy industry leaders, and visit Port Fourchon. A press conference recapping their experiences will take place at Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY) on Friday, April 8, 2016 at 11:15 a.m. CT.

Apr 4, 2016

Scalise Statement on Final Approval of $20B BP Settlement

METAIRIE, LA —Congressman Steve Scalise issued the following statement today after the Associated Press reported that a “federal judge in New Orleans granted final approval Monday to an estimated $20 billion settlement over the 2010 BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico,” including “$5.5 billion in civil Clean Water Act penalties and billions more to cover environmental damage and other claims by the five Gulf states and local governments.”

Mar 23, 2016

Standing Up For Religious Freedom

Issues: Family Values

House Majority Whip Steve Scalise issued the following statement after today’s Supreme Court oral arguments on Little Sisters of the Poor v. Burwell.

Mar 22, 2016

Whip Scalise: 'A Grieving America Stands with the Belgian People'

House Majority Whip Steve Scalise today issued the following statement in response to the terrorist attacks in Brussels, Belgium.

Mar 17, 2016

Defending the Separation of Powers

House Majority Whip Steve Scalise issued the following statement regarding House adoption of H.Res. 639, authorizing the Speaker to file an amicus brief on behalf of the House of Representatives in the case of United States v. Texas.

Mar 16, 2016

Scalise Statement on Supreme Court Nominee

House Majority Whip Steve Scalise issued the following statement regarding President Obama’s nominee to the Supreme Court of the United States.

Mar 15, 2016

Scalise Statement on House Passage of the SENSE Act

Issues: Energy

House Majority Whip Steve Scalise today issued the following statement regarding House passage of H.R. 3797, the Satisfying Energy Needs and Saving the Environment (SENSE) Act.

Mar 15, 2016

Scalise: President's Flip Flop on Offshore Energy a 'Kick in the Gut' to States

Issues: Energy

House Majority Whip Steve Scalise issued the following statement regarding the Obama Administration’s announcement to reverse its decision to open areas in the Atlantic to offshore energy exploration and production.

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