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September 27, 2021 Press Release

The HEAT Report is a weekly newsletter focusing on how members of the House Energy Action Team (HEAT) promote American energy security, and an all-of-the-above energy economy.

September 24, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.— House Republican Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) invites students from Louisiana's First Congressional District to participate in the 2021 Congressional App Challenge. The Congressional App Challenge is an annual competition that allows students to submit their applications to be judged by an expert panel.

September 22, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Today, House Republican Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) joined Congresswoman Julia Letlow (R-La.), Congressman Garret Graves (R-La.), Congressman Clay Higgins (R-La.), and Congressman Troy Carter (D-La.) in sending a letter to the U.S.

September 14, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Today, House Republican Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) and Congressman Garret Graves (R-La.) wrote a letter to Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Administrator Deanne Criswell requesting FEMA to delay the implementation of the new National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) rate-setting program, which is scheduled to begin on October 1, 2021.

September 13, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, House Republican Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) offered an amendment to the House Energy and Commerce Committee's portion of the Build Back China Act that would prevent the oil and natural gas tax in the underlying bill from going into effect until the Environmental Protection Agency can ensure that it won't cause increased health care costs.

September 8, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Today, House Republican Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) and Congressman Garret Graves (R-La.) wrote a letter to Interior Secretary Deb Haaland urging the Interior Department to expedite resumption of offshore energy production in the aftermath of Hurricane Ida to prevent gas prices from skyrocketing across the country and reduce America's dependence on foreign oil

September 7, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Today, House Republican Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) and Congressman Garret Graves (R-La.) wrote a letter to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers requesting that the Corps carry out emergency operations in at-risk areas to repair parts of Louisiana's flood protection infrastructure, including non-federal assets that suffered damages during Hurricane Ida.

September 7, 2021 Hurricane Ida

Retail and Delivery operations in the 700, 701, 703 and 704 3-Digit ZIP Code Areas are resuming effective Tuesday, September 7, 2021.

September 6, 2021 Hurricane Ida

The Governor's Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness (GOHSEP) has listed Points of Distribution (POD) sites on its website throughout impacted parishes for affected residents. Individuals can pick up ice, water, MREs, and tarps at these locations.

September 2, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Today, House Republican Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) and the Louisiana Congressional Delegation wrote a letter to President Biden alerting him of the need for Congress to provide supplemental disaster relief funding in the aftermath of the destruction caused by Hurricane Ida as well as the devastating storms that ravaged Louisiana last year.


In The News

May 8, 2014 In The News
"This bill, which I'm proud to support, provides more tools to expand and replicate high-quality charters, and I hope that the success they have achieved, especially in New Orleans, is something that can be replicated to help even more students in school districts across the country," Scalise said.
May 1, 2014 In The News
America's economy is still struggling after the worst recovery since the Great Depression. Families that are barely getting by, and small businesses that are drowning under seas of red tape, are left wondering why radical policies coming from this administration are acting like a straitjacket holding back their potential.
May 1, 2014 In The News
American energy creates high-paying jobs, grows our economy, and provides billions in royalties and tax revenues to reduce our deficit. Louisiana’s First Congressional District, which I am honored to represent, is now home to the metropolitan area with the lowest unemployment rate in the United States thanks to our booming energy industry.
April 29, 2014 In The News
“Clearly President Obama has not enforced the law fairly and neither has Secretary [Kathleen] Sebelius,” Scalise said of the outgoing HHS leader. “They’ve left regular hardworking taxpayers in a lurch.
April 29, 2014 In The News
"After nearly 20 years of facing bureaucratic red-tape, we are now at the doorstep of Congress finally authorizing the Morganza to the Gulf Hurricane Protection Project in the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA)," said Rep. Steve Scalise, R-Jefferson.
April 29, 2014 In The News
In a letter Tuesday, Rep. Steve Scalise (R-La.) and four colleagues strongly criticized the Affordable Care Act as a drag on the economy and disruptive to the health insurance system.
April 28, 2014 In The News
Louisiana’s First Congressional District Congressman, Steve Scalise, visited SeaTrepid in Robert, LA in order to get a feel for robotic technology’s footprint within his district.
April 16, 2014 In The News
Sen. David Vitter, R-La., and Reps. Bill Cassidy, R-Baton Rouge and Steve Scalise, R-Jefferson, Tuesday asked Treasury Secretary Jack Lew to speed up the process.
April 6, 2014 In The News
Louisiana’s U.S. Rep. Steve Scalise, R-Jefferson, has quietly become one of the most influential members of the entire House of Representatives.
April 3, 2014 In The News
Louisiana's congressional Republicans said Thursday that a lot more information is needed before the first year of open enrollment can be assessed.


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