Press Releases

Feb 15, 2019

Scalise, Lankford: Repeal Johnson Amendment to Give Non-Profits a Voice

Issues: Family Values

House Republican Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) and Senator James Lankford (R-Okla.) authored an op-ed for USA Today calling for the restoration of 501(c)(3) organizations' First Amendment rights by correcting the misguided implications of the Johnson Amendment through passage of their legislation, the Free Speech Fairness Act.

Feb 14, 2019

Scalise Statement on Government Funding and Border Security Package

Republican Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) released the following statement regarding President Trump's intent to sign the fiscal year 2019 appropriations package into law:

Feb 14, 2019

Scalise Questions T-Mobile CEO on Effects to Consumers of T-Mobile, Sprint Merger

At today's House Energy and Commerce Committee hearing titled, Protecting Consumers and Competition: An Examination of the T-Mobile and Sprint Merger, Republican Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) questioned T-Mobile CEO John Legere on the effects of this merger to 5G expansion across the country and job creation in fields ranging from customer service to network deployment.

Feb 12, 2019

Southeast Louisiana Leads the Nation in American Maritime Jobs

Issues: Maritime

Louisiana’s Maritime Workers Are Critical to American Energy and National Security

Feb 8, 2019

Radical "Green New Deal" Is Bad Deal for Working Families

House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) released the following statement after Democrats released their plan for a “Green New Deal”:

Feb 7, 2019

Scalise Calls for Unanimous Consent of Born Alive Bill on House Floor

Issues: Family Values

In front of the full House Chamber, House Republican Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) asked for unanimous consent to bring Rep. Ann Wagner's (R-Mo.) Born Alive Survivors Protection Act to the floor today.

Feb 6, 2019

Scalise in Fox News Op-Ed: Democrats Don't Want You to Hear What I Have to Say About Guns

Issues: 2nd Amendment

House Republican Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) penned an op-ed for FoxNews.com today after Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee denied him the opportunity to testify as a member witness about his experience as a survivor of gun violence at a hearing on gun control measures that encroach on the freedoms of law-abiding citizens and do little to reduce gun violence.

Feb 6, 2019

Scalise and Wagner Begin Discharge Process to Force Vote on Born Alive Survivors Protection Act

Issues: Family Values

Today, Representative Ann Wagner (R-Mo.) announced the re-introduction of the Born Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act

Feb 5, 2019

Scalise Statement on State of the Union Address

Republican Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) released the following statement regarding President Trump’s State of the Union Address:

Feb 4, 2019

Scalise, Hice, Johnson, Lankford Reintroduce Free Speech Fairness Act

Issues: Family Values

House Republican Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.), Congressmen Jody Hice (R-Ga.) and Mike Johnson (R-La.) and Senator James Lankford (R-Okla.) today announced the reintroduction of the Free Speech Fairness Act.

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