Press Releases

Dec 12, 2018

2018 Farm Bill Passes House

House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) released the following statement after the 2018 Farm Bill passed the House in an overwhelming, bipartisan vote of 369-47.

Dec 6, 2018

Scalise Announces $41.4M in USDOT Grants for LA-01

House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) today announced Louisiana's First Congressional District has been awarded $41.4 million by the U.S. Department of Transportation in two separate BUILD grants. St. Tammany Parish has been awarded $25 million to expand I-12, and the Greater Lafourche Port Commission has been awarded $16.4 million for the South Lafourche Airport Corridor Project.

Dec 1, 2018

Scalise Statement on the Passing of President George H.W. Bush

House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) released the following statement on the passing of President George H.W. Bush.

Nov 29, 2018

House Acts to Prevent Lapse of NFIP

House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) released the following statement after the House, in a strong bipartisan vote of 350-46, acted to extend the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), avoiding a lapse in the program. The bill now heads to the Senate to be voted on.

Nov 29, 2018

Scalise Announces 2018 Congressional App Challenge Winners

House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) today announced the 2018 Congressional App Challenge winners for Louisiana's First Congressional District. For the second year in a row, students from Northshore High School took home the prize. This year’s winners, Kiefer Armand, Jonah Delaney, Daniel Uwaifo, and John Yu created "Chemistry Reference", a computer application that helps students learn the periodic table of elements and polyatomic ions.

Nov 27, 2018

Ensuring our U.S. Coast Guard is ‘Always Ready’

House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) released the following statement after the House passed the Frank LoBiondo Coast Guard Authorization Act of 2018 unanimously.

Nov 21, 2018

Scalise Announces LA-01 Projects in the Corps of Engineers 2019 Work Plan

House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) released the following statement after the Army Corps of Engineers released its 2019 Work Plan.

Nov 14, 2018

Scalise Unanimously Elected Republican Whip

House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) was today selected to serve as the Republican Whip for the 116th Congress. After running unopposed for this position, he was unanimously voted in by his Republican colleagues.

Nov 14, 2018

Longtime Scalise Regional Director Joins Trump Administration

House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) today congratulated Justin Crossie, long-time Regional Director for his LA-01 district offices, on joining the Small Business Administration as the Regional Administrator for Region VI.

Oct 11, 2018

Scalise Calls on Democrat Leaders to Stop Violent Rhetoric in Fox News Op-Ed

"As a survivor of a politically motivated attack, it is tragic to think this is an acceptable state of political discourse in our country."

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