Wednesday, January 20, 2021

Tag: national

Johnson introduces bill to reduce burden on Louisiana Landowners

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Mike Johnson (LA-04) introduced the Critical Habitat Improvement Act to ensure regulations under the Endangered Species Act (ESA) do not improperly burden landowners or stifle...

Trump proposes sweeping rollback of environmental oversight

In a dramatic rollback of environmental oversight, President Donald Trump took action Thursday to clear the way and speed up development of a wide...

President Trump signs Sen. Kennedy’s Small Business Disaster Relief Bill

WASHINGTON, D.C. – President Trump has signed into law Monday U.S. Sen. John Kennedy’s (R-La.) bill, the Rebuilding Small Businesses After Disasters Act.   This law ensures families...

Sen. John Kennedy files legislation to protect community banks, consumers

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. John Kennedy (R-La.) filed the Eliminating Corporate Shadow Banking Act of 2019 this week to close loopholes that would allow commercial companies to offer...

Sen. Kennedy announces $17M grant for road improvements in Ruston

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. John Kennedy (R-La.) has announced a $17 million Department of Transportation (DOT) grant for the construction and revitalization of roads...

Kay: Senator Cassidy must say no to resurrecting tax extenders

Congress could soon renew a multibillion-dollar package of special-interest tax breaks that expired at the end of 2017, which go by the oh-so-Washington nickname...

SBA to provide assistance to Louisiana businesses affected by Hurricane Barry

WASHINGTON – Assistance from the U.S. Small Business Administration is being made available for Louisiana residents and businesses affected by Hurricane Barry. Assistance comes in...

Cassidy to block Democrats’ bills saying they would decimate energy jobs

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy, M.D. (R-LA), chairman of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Energy, today announced he will block a package...

Cassidy stresses importance of funding infrastructure, including rural broadband

Tuesday’s Bossier Chamber of Commerce Board Meeting featured updates from the local federal delegation, including a visit from U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy, M.D. As...

Cassidy, colleagues introduce legislation to strengthen offshore energy revenue sharing

WASHINGTON D.C. - U.S. Senators Bill Cassidy, M.D. (R-LA), chairman of the Senate Energy Subcommittee, and Lisa Murkowski (R-AK), chairman of the Senate Energy...