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Mar 17, 2014

House Republican leaders craft their vision for an alternative to health-care law

Conservative leaders in the House, such as Rep. Steve Scalise (La.), chairman of the Republican Study Committee, have also played critical roles. Their involvement has...ensured that Republicans would not veer from conservative doctrine.

Mar 12, 2014

Congressman to meet Tuesday with Terrebonne, Lafourche residents

Scalise, R-Metairie, said he will give residents updates on efforts to head off skyrocketing flood insurance cost increases and will also discuss President Obama's health care law.

Mar 7, 2014

Conservatives Unite Around Health Reform Ideas

It’s not enough to just say you’re against the president’s law…I’ve also said and put on paper what I’m for, and over 125 members of Congress have cosponsored this bill.

Mar 5, 2014

Flood insurance bill clears House

Rep. Steve Scalise, R-Jefferson, called the vote an “overwhelming victory” that was two years in the making.

Mar 5, 2014

Rep. Scalise reassures GOP that voting for flood insurance bill is 'only conservative option'

"The National Flood Insurance Program needs to be sustainable, solvent and ultimately privatized," Scalise and his two colleagues wrote.

Feb 23, 2014

Protect Louisiana homeowners, reform Biggert-Waters flood insurance act: Steve Scalise

Congress is on the doorstep of a major victory for homeowners as the House moves to reform the unworkable and unrealistic NFIP rate hikes by providing long-term certainty and peace-of-mind to Louisiana families.

Feb 18, 2014

GOP bill would delay ObamaCare's individual mandate until 2016

The chairman of the House Republican Study Committee has introduced new legislation to retroactively delay the individual health insurance mandate under ObamaCare until 2016.

Feb 18, 2014

Rep. Scalise targets Affordable Care Act with new legislation

Rep. Steve Scalise, R-Jefferson, is introducing legislation to push pack the Affordable Care Act's mandate that individuals purchase health coverage or pay a penalty from the end of next month until 2016.

Feb 11, 2014

Rep. Scalise: 'Laws Are Not Made to Be Selectively Enforced'

Rep. Steve Scalise (R-La.) today blasted the Obama administration for unilaterally announcing yet another "selectively enforced" Obamacare edict: a one-year delay in the employer mandate - but only for medium-sized employers.

Feb 10, 2014

Rep. Steve Scalise looks for House vote on 'conservative' alternative to Obamacare

Scalise is championing a market-oriented approach introduced in 2013 by the conservative Republican Study Committee he chairs. But Scalise expresses a willingness to have other GOP ideas included in the legislation.