Congressman Bill Cassidy

Representing the 6th District of LOUISIANA

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Jul 22, 2014 Press Release
Today, Rep. Bill Cassidy (R-LA) introduced a bill to stop the increasing number of unaccompanied alien children (UAC) from illegally entering the United States.
Jul 21, 2014 Press Release
Today, Congressman Bill Cassidy hosted a veterans’ roundtable with representatives of service organizations and other veterans throughout the Sixth District of Louisiana.
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Jul 18, 2014 Press Release
Rep. Bill Cassidy (R-LA) announced that the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) is continuing to implement the Grimm-Cassidy Substitute Amendment to the Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act of 2014.
Jul 16, 2014 Press Release
Today, Rep. Bill Cassidy (R-LA) applauded the House of Representatives for passing the EGO Act as part of the Financial Services Appropriations.
Jul 15, 2014 Press Release
Ahead of the Senate’s vote today on the confirmation of Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) commissioners, Rep. Bill Cassidy (R-LA) urged Senator Mary Landrieu to reject the nomination of Norman Bay. As chair of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, Senator Landrieu previously oversaw and approved Bay’s nomination in her committee.
Jul 11, 2014 Press Release
Today, Congressman Bill Cassidy (R-LA) led a bipartisan letter with Representatives Ted Deutch (D-FL), Allyson Schwartz (D-PA), Charles Boustany (R-LA), Matt Cartwright (D-PA), Lois Frankel (D-FL), Patrick Murphy (D-FL), John Duncan (R-TN), Dennis Ross (R-FL) and Tim Griffin (R-AR) to President Obama urging him to protect investors, specifically Stanford Ponzi Scheme victims.
Jul 11, 2014 Press Release
Congressman Bill Cassidy (R-LA) commented on President Obama’s request to Congress for $3.7 billion in emergency funding for the border crisis.
Jul 11, 2014 Press Release
Today, Congressman Bill Cassidy (R-LA) sent a letter to Acting VA Secretary Sloan Gibson in support of the Louisiana House Special Committee on Military and Veterans Affairs’ request to subpoena federal Veterans Affairs officials to attend a future committee hearing.
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Jul 10, 2014 Press Release
Today, Congressmen Bill Cassidy (R-LA) and John Fleming (R-LA) proposed an amendment to the Energy and Water Appropriations Act of 2014 to prevent the Department of Energy (DOE) from factoring in the “perceived impact” of greenhouse gas emissions into the public interest determination process it uses to review Liquid Natural Gas (LNG) export applications.
Jul 9, 2014 Press Release
Today, Congressman Bill Cassidy (R-LA) announced that an amendment to the Energy and Water Appropriations Act of 2014 will re-direct funds from the Department of Energy’s administrative offices to the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers to provide funding to hurricane and storm damage risk reduction projects—including Morganza to the Gulf.