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Congressman Steve Scalise · [email protected]
May 21, 2022 at 3:04 PM

The Biden Administration is Crushing American Energy Production

The Biden Administration is Crushing American Energy Production May 21, 2022 The Scalise Capitol Report The Biden Administration is Crushing American Energy ProductionI spoke on the House Floor this week about President Biden's continued assault on American energy, which has caused gas prices…
Congressman Steve Scalise · [email protected]
May 7, 2022 at 1:02 PM

House GOP Leadership's Statement on Unprecedented SCOTUS Leak

House GOP Leadership's Statement on Unprecedented SCOTUS Leak May 7, 2022 The Scalise Capitol Report House GOP Leadership's Statement on Unprecedented SCOTUS LeakThis week, I joined House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) and House Republican Conference Chair Elise Stefanik (R-N.Y.)…
Congressman Steve Scalise · [email protected]
April 23, 2022 at 5:34 PM

Offshore Energy Production is Crucial to America's Energy Needs, National Security

Offshore Energy Production is Crucial to America's Energy Needs, National Security April 23, 2022 The Scalise Capitol Report Offshore Energy Production is Crucial to America's Energy Needs, National SecurityThis past week, I invited six members of Congress from across the country to South Lou…
Congressman Steve Scalise · [email protected]
April 17, 2022 at 1:02 PM

Happy Easter!

Happy Easter! April 17, 2022 The Scalise Capitol Report Happy Easter!Luke 24:6-7: "He is not here; he has risen!" I wish you and your family a blessed and joyous Easter celebration. Easter is an important time for celebrating our faith and also a special opportunity to spend quality time with…
Congressman Steve Scalise · [email protected]
April 14, 2022 at 2:34 PM

Reflecting on My Recent Trip to the Ukraine-Poland Border

Reflecting on My Recent Trip to the Ukraine-Poland Border April 14, 2022 The Scalise Capitol Report Reflecting on My Recent Trip to the Ukraine-Poland BorderDuring the last week, I went to Eastern Europe to meet with our NATO allies as well as Ukrainian officials. We discussed ways to get mor…
Congressman Steve Scalise · [email protected]
April 2, 2022 at 1:03 PM

Demanding Transparency From FEMA on NFIP Risk Rating 2.0

Demanding Transparency From FEMA on NFIP Risk Rating 2.0 April 2, 2022 The Scalise Capitol Report Demanding Transparency From FEMA on NFIP Risk Rating 2.0I am extremely disappointed to see FEMA move forward with implementing Risk Rating 2.0 for existing policyholders despite serious transpare…
Congressman Steve Scalise · [email protected]
March 20, 2022 at 1:03 PM

Record-High Gas Prices Are Hurting Hard-Working Americans

Record-High Gas Prices Are Hurting Hard-Working Americans March 19, 2022 The Scalise Capitol Report Record-High Gas Prices Are Hurting Hard-Working AmericansRecently, I led House Republican Leadership and House Energy Action Team (HEAT) members in sending a letter to President Biden laying ou…
Congressman Steve Scalise · [email protected]
March 5, 2022 at 4:02 PM

The State of Our Union is in Sharp Decline

The State of Our Union is in Sharp Decline March 5, 2022 The Scalise Capitol Report The State of Our Union is in Sharp DeclineThe state of our union is in disarray, and President Biden’s failed agenda has resulted in crises that are hurting families at home, and leaving our allies around the …
Congressman Steve Scalise · [email protected]
February 27, 2022 at 4:49 PM

Calling on President Biden to Embrace American Energy in Face of Russian Aggression Towards Ukraine

Calling on President Biden to Embrace American Energy in Face of Russian Aggression Towards Ukraine February 27, 2022 The Scalise Capitol Report Calling on President Biden to Embrace American Energy in Face of Russian Aggression Towards UkraineThe United States stands with the brave people of…
Congressman Steve Scalise · [email protected]
February 14, 2022 at 2:34 PM

Announcing the 2021 Congressional App Challenge Winner for Louisiana's First Congressional District

Announcing the 2021 Congressional App Challenge Winner for Louisiana's First Congressional District February 14, 2022 The Scalise Capitol Report Announcing the 2021 Congressional App Challenge Winner for Louisiana's First Congressional DistrictCongratulations to Vaishnavi Kumbala from Haynes …
Congressman Steve Scalise · [email protected]
January 23, 2022 at 3:08 PM

Celebrating the 49th Annual March for Life

Celebrating the 49th Annual March for Life January 23, 2022 The Scalise Capitol Report Celebrating the 49th Annual March for LifeThe right to life is our most fundamental and precious gift from God, but for 49 years, the sanctity of life has been marginalized.  More than 60 million lives have…
Congressman Steve Scalise · [email protected]
January 15, 2022 at 2:04 PM

Opposing President Biden's Authoritarian Vaccine Mandates

Opposing President Biden's Authoritarian Vaccine Mandates January 15, 2022 The Scalise Capitol Report Opposing President Biden's Authoritarian Vaccine MandatesPresident Biden’s vaccine mandates are unlawful and not based on science. They deny workers their livelihood, divide our society, and …
Congressman Steve Scalise · [email protected]
January 8, 2022 at 3:04 PM

Discussing the Importance of America's Maritime Industry

Discussing the Importance of America's Maritime Industry January 8, 2022 The Scalise Capitol Report Discussing the Importance of America's Maritime IndustryThis week, I hosted a roundtable discussion with local maritime leaders and experts. We discussed issues affecting the American maritime …
Congressman Steve Scalise · [email protected]
December 31, 2021 at 6:03 PM

Delivering for Louisiana's First Congressional District

Delivering for Louisiana's First Congressional District December 31, 2021 The Scalise Capitol Report Dear Friends, As we get ready to close the chapter on 2021 and look toward a brighter new year, I wanted to share with you an update from this past year on issues affecting the hard-working fa…
Congressman Steve Scalise · [email protected]
December 25, 2021 at 1:02 PM

Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas! December 25, 2021 The Scalise Capitol Report Merry Christmas!I'd like to wish you and your family a Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays.There are many reasons to celebrate this time of year and reflect on the many blessings in our lives. It is also a time we get to spend with …
Congressman Steve Scalise · [email protected]
December 18, 2021 at 5:32 PM

Demanding Transparency From FEMA on Rollout of Risk Rating 2.0

Demanding Transparency From FEMA on Rollout of Risk Rating 2.0 December 18, 2021 The Scalise Capitol Report Demanding Transparency From FEMA on Rollout of Risk Rating 2.0This week, I sent a letter to Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Administrator Deanne Criswell expressing serious c…
Congressman Steve Scalise · [email protected]
December 11, 2021 at 6:04 PM

ACT For ALS Overwhelmingly Passes House

ACT For ALS Overwhelmingly Passes House December 11, 2021 The Scalise Capitol Report ACT For ALS Overwhelmingly Passes HouseI'm pleased to see the ACT for ALS bill sail through the House with bipartisan support. This great piece of legislation is a strong step forward for so many people who a…
Congressman Steve Scalise · [email protected]
December 5, 2021 at 3:06 PM

Standing Up For the Right to Life

Standing Up For the Right to Life December 5, 2021 The Scalise Capitol Report Standing Up For the Right to LifeThis week, I joined a pro-life rally on the steps of the U.S. Supreme Court to advocate on behalf of the unborn. The Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the Dobbs v. Jackson Women'…
Congressman Steve Scalise · [email protected]
November 25, 2021 at 2:16 PM

Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving! November 25, 2021 The Scalise Capitol Report Happy Thanksgiving! Thanksgiving Day is a time we set aside to give thanks for all of God’s blessings and spend special time with our loved ones.As we pause to give thanks, my family will be celebrating how blessed we are to liv…
Congressman Steve Scalise · [email protected]
November 21, 2021 at 4:13 PM

Denouncing Congressional Democrats' Passage of Radical Tax-and-Spending Spree

Denouncing Congressional Democrats' Passage of Radical Tax-and-Spending Spree November 21, 2021 The Scalise Capitol Report Denouncing Congressional Democrats' Passage of Radical Tax-and-Spending SpreeAt a time when Americans are paying outrageously higher prices for gas at the pump and food a…
Congressman Steve Scalise · [email protected]
November 14, 2021 at 3:07 PM

Honoring America's Veterans

Honoring America's Veterans November 14, 2021 The Scalise Capitol Report Honoring America's VeteransFreedom is not free. We get to live in the greatest nation on earth because of all the courageous men and women who put their own lives on the line to defend that freedom. They are our heroes. …
Congressman Steve Scalise · [email protected]
November 6, 2021 at 5:04 PM

Blasting Congressional Democrats' Radical Tax-and-Spending Spree

Blasting Congressional Democrats' Radical Tax-and-Spending Spree November 6, 2021 The Scalise Capitol Report Blasting Congressional Democrats' Radical Tax-and-Spending SpreeClick here or on the image above to view my remarks.Last night, Speaker Pelosi and Congressional Democrats rammed throug…
Congressman Steve Scalise · [email protected]
October 30, 2021 at 3:34 PM

President Biden Must Take Responsibility For His Self-Made Crises

President Biden Must Take Responsibility For His Self-Made Crises October 30, 2021 The Scalise Capitol Report President Biden Must Take Responsibility For His Self-Made CrisesClick here or on the image above to view my remarks.Hard-working families all across America are paying the price for …
Congressman Steve Scalise · [email protected]
October 23, 2021 at 4:09 PM

House Passage of Secure Equipment Act

House Passage of Secure Equipment Act October 23, 2021 The Scalise Capitol Report House Passage of Secure Equipment ActLast week, the House passed the Secure Equipment Act, legislation that I introduced with Rep. Anna G. Eshoo (D-Calif.) in June that prohibits the Federal Communications Commi…
Congressman Steve Scalise · [email protected]
October 16, 2021 at 3:07 PM

Meeting with Tangipahoa Parish Officials on Hurricane Ida Cleanup Efforts

Meeting with Tangipahoa Parish Officials on Hurricane Ida Cleanup Efforts October 16, 2021 The Scalise Capitol Report Meeting with Tangipahoa Parish Officials on Hurricane Ida Cleanup EffortsI met with Tangipahoa Parish President Robby Miller, Hammond Mayor Pete Panepinto, and other parish le…
Congressman Steve Scalise · [email protected]
October 9, 2021 at 3:33 PM

Advocating for Long-Term Reforms to NFIP

Advocating for Long-Term Reforms to NFIP October 9, 2021 The Scalise Capitol Report Advocating for Long-Term Reforms to NFIPYesterday, I led a roundtable discussion with local leaders from across South Louisiana to discuss the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), as well as concerns regar…
Congressman Steve Scalise · [email protected]
October 2, 2021 at 4:17 PM

Resuming Energy Lease Sales in the Gulf of Mexico

Resuming Energy Lease Sales in the Gulf of Mexico October 2, 2021 The Scalise Capitol Report Resuming Energy Lease Sales in the Gulf of MexicoThis week, the U.S. Interior Department announced that it is moving ahead with a previously-canceled lease sale in the Gulf of Mexico. The bids will be…
Congressman Steve Scalise · [email protected]
September 25, 2021 at 5:02 PM

Urging the Corps to Expedite Blue Roof Installations

Urging the Corps to Expedite Blue Roof Installations September 25, 2021 The Scalise Capitol Report Urging the Corps to Expedite Blue Roof InstallationsEarlier this week, I called on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to expedite Blue Roof installations to provide relief for homeowners, and I ex…
Congressman Steve Scalise · [email protected]
September 18, 2021 at 5:03 PM

Opposing Speaker Pelosi's Radical Energy Tax

Opposing Speaker Pelosi's Radical Energy Tax September 18, 2021 The Scalise Capitol Report Opposing Speaker Pelosi's Radical Energy TaxEarlier this week, I offered an amendment to Speaker Pelosi’s massive $3.5 trillion “reconciliation” bill that would prevent the energy tax in the bill from g…
Congressman Steve Scalise · [email protected]
September 12, 2021 at 3:06 PM

Honoring Our St. Tammany First Responders

Honoring Our St. Tammany First Responders September 12, 2021 The Scalise Capitol Report Honoring Our St. Tammany First RespondersLast week, I attended a "Thank You" dinner for our first responders serving St. Tammany Parish. I thanked our brave men and women for all their efforts during and i…
Congressman Steve Scalise · [email protected]
September 11, 2021 at 2:04 PM

Never Forget

Never Forget September 11, 2021 The Scalise Capitol Report Never ForgetTwenty years ago, terrorists sought to destroy the American spirit and dismantle our way of life. September 11th will forever be remembered as a solemn day where innocent people were murdered in what became the worst attac…
Congressman Steve Scalise · [email protected]
September 5, 2021 at 3:41 PM

Helpful Resources for Hurricane Ida Recovery

Helpful Resources for Hurricane Ida Recovery September 5, 2021 The Scalise Capitol Report Helpful Resources for Hurricane Ida RecoveryIndividuals affected by Hurricane Ida can visit my website at scalise.house.gov for links to recovery information and resources; the information on my website …
Congressman Steve Scalise · [email protected]
August 28, 2021 at 3:12 PM

Remembering U.S. Service Members Killed in Kabul Attack

Remembering U.S. Service Members Killed in Kabul Attack August 28, 2021 The Scalise Capitol Report Remembering U.S. Service Members Killed in Kabul AttackThis week’s terrorist attack at the Kabul airport is heartbreaking, and I express my deepest sympathies and prayers to the service members …
Congressman Steve Scalise · [email protected]
August 28, 2021 at 2:34 AM

Preparing for Hurricane Ida

Preparing for Hurricane Ida August 27, 2021 The Scalise Capitol Report Preparing for Hurricane IdaAs South Louisiana braces for Hurricane Ida, it's imperative that residents take action now to prepare for this storm. The latest forecast from the National Hurricane Center projects Ida to becom…
Congressman Steve Scalise · [email protected]
August 21, 2021 at 3:03 PM

Helping Evacuate U.S. Citizens from Afghanistan

Helping Evacuate U.S. Citizens from Afghanistan August 21, 2021 The Scalise Capitol Report Helping Evacuate U.S. Citizens from AfghanistanPresident Biden’s botched withdrawal from Afghanistan has resulted in thousands of Americans being abandoned behind enemy lines, and all efforts need to be…
Congressman Steve Scalise · [email protected]
August 14, 2021 at 3:07 PM

Helping Restaurants Keep Their Doors Open

Helping Restaurants Keep Their Doors Open August 14, 2021 The Scalise Capitol Report Helping Restaurants Keep Their Doors OpenOur neighborhood restaurants continue to struggle as COVID restrictions come back into place in many areas of the country. Since the beginning of COVID-19, I have push…
Congressman Steve Scalise · [email protected]
August 7, 2021 at 3:02 PM

Celebrating Jefferson Parish's Softball World Series Champions

Celebrating Jefferson Parish's Softball World Series Champions August 7, 2021 The Scalise Capitol Report Celebrating Jefferson Parish's Softball World Series ChampionsI want to give a special shoutout to the 8 and under softball team from Jefferson Parish Parks and Recreation (JPRD) for winni…
Congressman Steve Scalise · [email protected]
July 31, 2021 at 3:16 PM

Advocating for Coastal Restoration and Hurricane Protection

Advocating for Coastal Restoration and Hurricane Protection July 31, 2021 The Scalise Capitol Report Fighting for Vital Coastal Restoration FundingThis week, I was proud to join Representative Troy Carter (D-La.) and Representative Garret Graves (R-La.) in offering and passing an amendment to…
Congressman Steve Scalise · [email protected]
July 24, 2021 at 3:03 PM

Fighting for a New U.S. 190 Bridge in Covington

Fighting for a New U.S. 190 Bridge in Covington July 24, 2021 The Scalise Capitol Report Securing Funding to Deepen Port Fourchon Belle Pass ChannelYesterday, I announced that I secured $1.5 million in the House Energy and Water bill for deepening the Port Fourchon Belle Pass Channel. This fu…
Congressman Steve Scalise · [email protected]
July 17, 2021 at 4:06 PM

Backing Louisiana’s Law Enforcement and Fighting for Flood Protection

Backing Louisiana’s Law Enforcement and Fighting for Flood Protection July 17, 2021 The Scalise Capitol Report Supporting our Police OfficersYesterday, I led a roundtable discussion with sheriffs from across Louisiana's First District to talk about the recent surge in violent crime in cities …
Congressman Steve Scalise · [email protected]
July 10, 2021 at 3:05 PM

Celebrating Louisiana's First Scripps National Spelling Bee Champion

Celebrating Louisiana's First Scripps National Spelling Bee Champion July 10, 2021 The Scalise Capitol Report Congratulations, Zaila Avant-garde!I want to give a huge shoutout to Zaila Avant-garde, a Harvey native who won the Scripps National Spelling Bee on Thursday night to become the first…
Congressman Steve Scalise · [email protected]
July 4, 2021 at 3:05 PM

Happy Independence Day!

Happy Independence Day! July 4, 2021 The Scalise Capitol Report Happy Independence DayI'd like to wish you a Happy Fourth of July! I hope you're able to celebrate with friends and loved ones this weekend. As we enjoy this great day, it's important to reflect on what truly makes America the gr…
Congressman Steve Scalise · [email protected]
June 26, 2021 at 3:04 PM

Helping Louisianans Get Back to Work

Helping Louisianans Get Back to Work June 26, 2021 The Scalise Capitol Report Ending Enhanced Unemployment Benefits in LouisianaI'm pleased to learn that Louisiana will soon end its participation in the enhanced federal unemployment benefits program as we continue to recover from the COVID-19…
Congressman Steve Scalise · [email protected]
June 19, 2021 at 2:34 PM

Celebrating a Win for American Energy

Celebrating a Win for American Energy June 19, 2021 The Scalise Capitol Report Monitoring Tropical Storm ClaudetteI'm keeping an eye on Tropical Storm Claudette, which is expected to bring heavy rain and strong winds to the Louisiana coast this weekend. It's important for Louisiana residents …
Congressman Steve Scalise · [email protected]
June 12, 2021 at 5:39 PM

Investing in Louisiana's Coast and Our Future

Investing in Louisiana's Coast and Our Future June 12, 2021 The Scalise Capitol Report Meeting with Community and Business Leaders in HoumaI enjoyed meeting with community and business leaders in Houma earlier this week. We discussed funding for the Morganza-to-the-Gulf flood protection proje…
Congressman Steve Scalise · [email protected]
June 5, 2021 at 4:00 PM

We Must Investigate COVID-19's Origins

We Must Investigate COVID-19's Origins June 5, 2021 The Scalise Capitol Report Commemorating the 77th Anniversary of D-DayTomorrow marks 77 years since more than 150,000 soldiers risked their lives in a daring mission critical to the Allies’ chances of turning the tide of World War II in the …
Congressman Steve Scalise · [email protected]
May 29, 2021 at 3:04 PM

Honoring American's Fallen Soldiers

Honoring American's Fallen Soldiers May 29, 2021 The Scalise Capitol Report Remembering Those Who Have Made the Ultimate SacrificeFor most Louisianans, Memorial Day Weekend will be spent kicking off summer by barbecuing or spending time with friends and relatives. But not all of our families …
Congressman Steve Scalise · [email protected]
May 22, 2021 at 3:04 PM

We Need to Stand Against the Radical Left’s Assault on Energy and Israel

We Need to Stand Against the Radical Left’s Assault on Energy and Israel May 22, 2021 The Scalise Capitol Report Defending American Energy SecurityThis week, Congressman David B. McKinley, P.E. (R-W. Va.) and I re-introduced our resolution to condemn a carbon tax – a resolution that has been …
Congressman Steve Scalise · [email protected]
May 15, 2021 at 5:04 PM

Countering President Biden's Non-Infrastructure Package and Holding Teachers Unions Accountable

Countering President Biden's Non-Infrastructure Package and Holding Teachers Unions Accountable May 15, 2021 The Scalise Capitol Report Sitting Down with WGNO-TV to Discuss President Biden's Wasteful Infrastructure PlanThis week, I met up with WGNO-TV for a sit-down interview to talk about Pr…
Congressman Steve Scalise · [email protected]
May 1, 2021 at 3:02 PM

We Must Reject President Biden's Far-Left, Socialist Vision for America

We Must Reject President Biden's Far-Left, Socialist Vision for America May 1, 2021 The Scalise Capitol Report Countering President Biden's Empty Rhetoric and Broken PromisesThis week, the American people heard more empty rhetoric and broken promises from President Biden, who, in just three m…