Press Releases

Jan 11, 2019

Democrats Vote Against Wildfire Prevention Funding Despite Deadly Season

Republican Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) released the following statement after the majority of House Democrats voted down the Motion to Recommit H.R. 266, which would restore House-passed funding levels for wildfire prevention and control programs:

Jan 10, 2019

Scalise Calls Out Democrats for Refusing to Enforce Sanctions Against Terrorists

Republican Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) released the following statement after the majority of House Democrats voted down the Motion to Recommit H.R. 264, which would have increased funding for the Office of Terrorism and Financial Intelligence (TFI) to match the House-passed level:

Jan 10, 2019

Scalise Statement on Presidential Address

Republican Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) released the following statement regarding President Trump’s address to the nation:

Dec 28, 2018

Scalise Confirms that FEMA Reverses Course, NFIP Policies Will be Written Effective Immediately

House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) released the following statement after receiving FEMA's new guidance restoring the ability of the National Flood Insurance Program to write and renew flood insurance policies during the government shutdown.

Dec 21, 2018

Ensuring Certainty of NFIP through May 2019

House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) spoke on the House floor in support of legislation that will prevent the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) from lapsing.

Dec 20, 2018

Open Government or Open Borders?

House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) spoke on the House floor tonight urging support for the continuing resolution that includes President Trump's requested $5.7 billion for border security.

Dec 20, 2018

Providing Americans Needed Tax Relief

House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) released the following statement after House passage of H.R. 88, the Retirement, Savings, and Other Tax Relief Act.

Dec 20, 2018

Awarding Steve Gleason the Congressional Gold Medal

House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) made the following statement upon House passage of bipartisan legislation to award Steve Gleason with a 2019 Congressional Gold Medal.

Dec 20, 2018

Scalise: The Spirit of Christmas

Issues: Family Values

House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) penned a column for the Houma Courier calling on all Americans to embrace the spirit of Christmas.

Dec 19, 2018

Empowering Sportsmen, Protecting Fisheries

Issues: Agriculture

House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) released the following statement after the House voted 350-11 to pass S. 1520, the Modern Fish Act:

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