Press Releases

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 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 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.

May 5, 2017

Scalise on Passing AHCA: 'That's Why We're Here, That's Why We Ran'

Issues: Health Care

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Following the House's passage yesterday of the American Health Care Act to repeal and replace Obamacare, House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) joined "The Story with Martha MacCallum" last night on Fox News Channel to discuss the process of gaining support for the bill, and the importance of the Senate sending it to President Trump's desk to be signed into law.

May 5, 2017

Scalise on Morning Joe: 'Help is on the way'

Issues: Health Care

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Following the House's passage yesterday of the American Health Care Act to repeal and replace Obamacare, House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) joined MSNBC's "Morning Joe" this morning to discuss coverage for people with pre-existing conditions, Medicaid reforms, cutting Obamacare taxes and building a consensus with fellow House Republicans.

May 5, 2017

Scalise on Passing AHCA: 'That's Why We're Here, That's Why We Ran'

Issues: Health Care

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Following the House's passage yesterday of the American Health Care Act to repeal and replace Obamacare, House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) joined "The Story with Martha MacCallum" last night on Fox News Channel to discuss the process of gaining support for the bill, and the importance of the Senate sending it to President Trump's desk to be signed into law.

May 5, 2017

Scalise on Fox News: 'They Want Relief. We're Going to Give it to Them With This Bill."

Issues: Health Care

WASHINGTON, D.C.— House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) joined "Happening Now" on Fox News Channel today following the House's passage yesterday of the American Health Care Act to discuss how the legislation will provide relief to American families suffering because of the high premiums and deductibles under the failing Obamacare system.

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