Press Releases

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 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.

Jan 30, 2019

Democrats Vote to Give Raises to Bureaucrats with History of Sexual Misconduct

Republican Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) released the following statement after House passage of H.R. 790, the Federal Civilian Workforce Pay Raise Fairness Act of 2019, which gives all Federal civilian employees, regardless of whether they have been disciplined for sexual misconduct, a 2.6% pay raise.

Jan 30, 2019

Scalise Joins Congressman Zeldin to Condemn Anti-Semitism, Calls for House Vote on Resolution

Issues: Family Values

Republican Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) released the following statement after signing on as a co-sponsor to Congressman Lee Zeldin’s resolution, H. Res. 72, rejecting anti-Israel and anti-Semitic hatred in the United States and around the world.

Jan 29, 2019

Scalise Brings Reality of Open Borders to House Floor

As House and Senate conferees prepare to negotiate a Department of Homeland Security funding bill, Republican Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) took to the House floor to share the human cost of open borders by telling the story of Spencer Chauvin, a Louisiana fire chief who was struck and killed by an illegal immigrant while out on a call, leaving behind a wife and two young children. He stressed the importance of funding our border security and returning to the rule of law so senseless tragedies like these don’t happen again.