Press Releases

May 23, 2017

Scalise Statement on President's Budget

WASHINGTON, D.C.— House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) released the following statement on President Trump's announced budget proposal

May 23, 2017

Scalise At Leadership Press Stakeout: 'We’re Standing Up For Our Heroes'

WASHINGTON, D.C. – At a House Republican Leadership press conference today, Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) discussed yesterday's attack in Manchester, the House's actions to combat human trafficking, standing up for our veterans as Memorial Day approaches, and the President's budget.

May 19, 2017

VIDEO: Scalise Statement on Police Week

WASHINGTON, D.C. – As National Police Week comes to a close, House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) released the following video statement honoring our men and women in blue, especially those who have sacrificed their lives in the line of duty:

May 18, 2017

Scalise Applauds FCC on Net Neutrality Vote

WASHINGTON, D.C.— House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) released the following statement today after FCC voted to roll back the Obama Administration’s reclassification of broadband as a "common carrier" under Title II of the Communications Act

May 17, 2017

Scalise: Important To 'Pay Special Tribute' To Police Officers & Their Families

Issues: Health Care

WASHINGTON, D.C. – At a House Republican Leadership press conference today, Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) discussed police week and the Steve Gleason Act.

May 17, 2017

Scalise: Gleason Act 'Huge Victory' For Americans With Disabilities

Issues: Health Care

WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) made the following remarks regarding the introduction of the Steve Gleason Enduring Voices Act, legislation that makes the Steve Gleason Act of 2015 permanent:

May 11, 2017

Scalise Announces 2017 Offshore Energy Tour

Issues: Energy

METAIRIE, LA – Congressman Steve Scalise (R-La.) today announced he will lead a bipartisan congressional delegation on his ninth annual Offshore Energy Tour. ‪On May 11, the delegation will meet with stakeholders from the energy industry, tour an offshore production platform and drilling rig, take part in a roundtable discussion with local energy and oilfield services industry leaders, discuss the importance of revenue sharing and Louisiana's coastal restoration efforts, visit with offshore workers and participate in an aerial tour of the Louisiana coast.

May 8, 2017

Whip Wrap-Up: Scalise Participates in 15 Television, Radio Interviews Touting Health Care Victory

Issues: Health Care

WASHINGTON, D.C.— As Republican members of Congress delivered on their promise to repeal and replace Obamacare with the passage of the American Health Care Act last week, House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) spoke directly to the American people in 15 national and local television and radio interviews about the sweeping reforms in this bill that will rescue them from Obamacare's collapsing market, lower their health care costs, and provide them with more choices.

May 7, 2017

Scalise on Fox News: 'We wanted to fulfill that promise we made to the American people, and we did.'

Issues: Health Care

WASHINGTON, D.C.— House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) joined Fox News Channel's "Sunday Morning Futures with Maria Bartiromo" this morning to discuss the House's passage of the American Health Care Act to repeal and replace Obamacare, and previewed the House's next steps with tax reform.

May 6, 2017

Scalise Clears Up Two AHCA Misconceptions on Fox News

Issues: Health Care

WASHINGTON, D.C.— House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) joined Fox News Channel's "Fox & Friends" this morning, where he laid out the facts of the House's American Health Care Act, pointing out that under the bill those with pre-existing conditions will be protected, and that folks will actually be able to have access to health care options, unlike under the current Obamacare system.

Pages