Washington, DC -- Today the Republican Study Committee (RSC) named Congressman Steve Scalise, ‘communicator of the week’ for his leadership on the U.S. House Floor during this week’s debate on a national energy policy.
Congresswoman Marsha Blackburn (R-TN), the RSC Communications Chair made the following comment.
Washington, DC -- Congressman Steve Scalise today announced that Washington and Tangipahoa Parishes have been added to FEMA’s Major Disaster declaration to receive public assistance. A decision from FEMA on St. Tammany Parish is still pending.
Washington, DC -- Last night around 10 p.m. the Democrats in Congress introduced their version of an energy bill which will be voted on today, without allowing a single amendment to be offered. Congressman Scalise today made the following comments about their bill and the lack of compromise.
Washington, DC -- Congressman Steve Scalise today announced that he will be hosting an Academy Day for high school students, their parents, and high school faculty to learn more about the five U.S. service academies.
Washington, DC -- Congressman Steve Scalise recently received a letter of thanks from Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin. During the American Energy Tour: Part I, Scalise and nine other members of Congress met and had dinner with Gov. Palin to discuss energy issues.
Washington, DC -- Congressman Steve Scalise today announced that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is awarding Tangipahoa Parish Government a $94,352 grant for health care facilities.
Metairie -- Congressman Steve Scalise today announced that the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is giving tax relief to taxpayers who reside or have a business in the areas impacted by Hurricane Gustav. The IRS is extending the deadline to file most tax returns and to make tax payments to January 5, 2009.
Metairie -- Congressman Steve Scalise today announced that the U.S. Department of Transportation has made $3 million in emergency relief funds immediately available to Louisiana to help pay for urgent repairs for roads and bridges damaged by Hurricane Gustav.
Mandeville -- Congressman Steve Scalise today received a response from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) regarding the inclusion of St. Tammany and Tangipahoa Parishes in the Major Disaster declaration. This amendment pertains only to the FEMA Individual Assistance program.
Metairie -- Congressman Steve Scalise today sent a letter to Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Administrator David Paulison asking that they include St. Tammany, Tangipahoa and Washington Parishes in the disaster declaration that was made.