Press Releases

09.15.15

Cassidy Statement for House Natural Resources Committee Hearing in New Orleans

Thank you Chairman Bishop and Members of the House Natural Resources Committee for holding this field hearing today in Louisiana and bringing greater attention to the energy production and economic growth occurring along the Gulf Coast. Energy activities in coastal Gulf States and adjacent offshore waters have produced billions of barrels of oil and trillions of cubic feet of natural gas. Domestic energy production is critical for our country's energy independence and security. Every barrel … Continue Reading


09.15.15

ICYMI: Cassidy, Vitter Testify at New Orleans Energy Hearing

METAIRIE - U.S. Senators Bill Cassidy, M.D. and David Vitter joined U.S. Representatives Garret Graves and John Fleming at a U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Natural Resources Hearing: The Impacts of Federal Policies on Energy Production and Economic Growth in the Gulf in New Orleans. See excerpts from Dr. Cassidy's and Senator Vitter's remarks below: Dr. Cassidy: "…Domestic energy production is critical for our country's energy independence and security. Every barrel of oil… Continue Reading


09.11.15

MEDIA ADVISORY: Cassidy Events on Saturday, Monday and Tuesday in South Louisiana

BATON ROUGE - U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy will be holding or attending events in South Louisiana on Saturday, September 12 through Tuesday, September 15. Events include Service Academy Day, a panel discussion on LNG exports, a media availability on health care and an energy field hearing with Senator Vitter. Details on all events are below: Saturday, September 12 WHO: U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy and Representative Garret Graves, with the offices of Senator David Vitt… Continue Reading


09.09.15

Cassidy Disappointed in Senate Democrats’ Support of Iran Deal

U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy, M.D. released the following statement on news that the president has secured enough support from Senate Democrats that will allow him to protect his deal with Iran: America's safety and security should never be compromised. The Supreme Leader of Iran recently said that Iran feels free to pursue the development of intercontinental ballistic missiles once this agreement is made. There can only be one target Iran is thinking of for these missiles, and that is the United … Continue Reading


09.08.15

MEDIA ADVISORY: U.S. Sens. Cassidy, Vitter & Reps. Graves, Richmond To Host Service Academy Day in Baton Rouge

BATON ROUGE - U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy, M.D. will join U.S. Senator David Vitter, Representative Garret Graves and Representative Cedric Richmond to host Service Academy Day on Saturday, September 12, 2015. The Congressmen have invited representatives from the Military, Air Force, Naval, Merchant Marine, and Coast Guard Academies to participate. Representatives will be on hand to explain the nomination process to potential applicants and the requirements for applying to each academy. "Servi… Continue Reading


08.31.15

MEDIA ADVISORY: Cassidy to Address Bossier Chamber, Tour Shreveport Job Corps

SHREVEPORT - On Tuesday, September 1, 2015, U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy, M.D. will address the Caddo/Bossier Chamber of Commerce and tour the Shreveport Job Corps. Details on both events are below: WHAT: Address Caddo/Bossier Chamber of Commerce WHEN: Tuesday, September 1, 2015 7:30 to 9:00 A.M. (CST) WHERE: Hilton Garden Inn 2015 Old Minden Road Bossier City, LA 71111… Continue Reading


08.27.15

Cassidy to Join Obama, Bush For 10th Anniversary of Hurricane Katrina Events

METAIRIE -U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy, M.D. will be participating in several events in remembrance of the 10th Anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, beginning tomorrow with greeting President Obama upon his arrival in Louisiana. He will also be joining President George W. Bush on Friday. Details are below. Dr. Cassidy released the following statement: "On this anniversary, we reflect not only on the past, but look forward to Louisiana's bright future. The people affected by Hurricane Katrina, a… Continue Reading


08.24.15

MEDIA ADVISORY: Cassidy to Visit Habitat for Humanity Site, Address West Baton Rouge Chamber of Commerce

BATON ROUGE - On Wednesday, August 26, 2015, U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy, M.D. will visit a house building site with Habitat for Humanity and speak before the West Baton Rouge Chamber of Commerce earlier in the day. Details on both events are below: WHAT: Address West Baton Rouge Chamber of Commerce Luncheon WHEN: Wednesday, August 26, 2015 11:45 A.M. to 12:45 P.M. (CST) WHERE: … Continue Reading


08.21.15

MEDIA ADVISORY: Cassidy Hosts Town Halls in Zachary, Felicianas on Monday

BATON ROUGE - On Monday, August 24, 2015, U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy, M.D. will host Town Hall Meetings in East Baton Rouge (Zachary), East Feliciana and West Feliciana Parishes. Details on events are below: WHAT: Host East Baton Rouge Parish (Zachary) Town Hall Meeting WHEN: Monday, August 24, 2015 10:00 to 11:00 A.M. (CST) WHERE: Oakwood Village Assisted Living 4400 Mc… Continue Reading


08.17.15

MEDIA ADVISORY: Cassidy Events in Baton Rouge, Walker on Tuesday

BATON ROUGE - On Tuesday, August 18, 2015, U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy, M.D. will address the Gulf Coast Power Association Regional Meeting and host a town hall in Livingston Parish. Details on both events are below: WHAT: Address Gulf Coast Power Association Regional Meeting WHEN: Tuesday, August 18, 2015 12:00 to 1:00 P.M. (CST) WHERE: LSU Center for Energy Studies Lo… Continue Reading


08.14.15

MEDIA ADVISORY: Cassidy Events in Convent, Thibodaux on Monday

BATON ROUGE - On Monday, August 17, 2015, U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy, M.D. will host a Town Hall Meeting in St. James Parish and address the Bayou Industrial Group in Thibodaux. Details on both events are below: WHAT: Host St. James Parish Town Hall Meeting WHEN: Monday, August 17, 2015 9:30 to 10:30 A.M. (CST) WHERE: St. James Courthouse 5800 Louisiana Highway 44 (River… Continue Reading


08.11.15

MEDIA ADVISORY: Cassidy Events in West Monroe, Alexandria and Opelousas on Thursday

BATON ROUGE - On Thursday, August 13, 2015, U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy, M.D. will address the Home Builders Association of Northeast Louisiana and the Central Louisiana Chamber of Commerce. He will also hold a town hall meeting in Opelousas. The town hall is open to the public, and Senator Cassidy will take questions and discuss issues important to Louisiana. Details on all events are below: WHAT: Address Home Builders Association of Northeast Louisiana … Continue Reading


08.10.15

MEDIA ADVISORY: Cassidy to Hold Events in Monroe on Wednesday

MONROE - On Wednesday, U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy, M.D. will address the Monroe Chamber of Commerce and hold a ribbon cutting ceremony to open the Monroe Regional Office. WHAT: Address Monroe Chamber of Commerce Lunch WHEN: Wednesday, August 12, 2015 12:00 to 1:00 P.M. (CST) WHERE: 401 Lea Joyner Expressway, Conference Hall Monroe, LA 71201 RSVP Please RSVP to Shawn Hanscom at Shawn_Hanscom@cassidy.senate.gov WHAT: Monr… Continue Reading


08.10.15

MEDIA ADVISORY: Cassidy to Host Events in Shreveport Tomorrow and Wednesday

SHREVEPORT - Tomorrow, U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy, M.D. will host two Town Hall Meetings in Bossier and DeSoto Parishes. The meetings are open to the public and all are encouraged to attend. Dr. Cassidy will take questions and discuss issues important to Louisiana. He will also address the North Shreveport Business Association Luncheon. On Wednesday, Dr. Cassidy will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony to formally open the Shreveport Regional Office. Details below. WHAT: Address No… Continue Reading


08.05.15

ICYMI: Cassidy, Murphy Discuss Mental Health Care Reform on MSNBC’s Morning Joe

U.S. Senators Bill Cassidy, M.D. (R-LA) and Chris Murphy (D-CT) joinedMSNBC's Morning Joe this morning to discuss their bipartisan legislation to comprehensively overhaul and strengthen America's mental health care system. The Mental Health Reform Act of 2015 will make critical reforms to address a lack of resources, enhance coordination, and develop meaningful solutions to improve outcomes for families dealing with mental illness. Senators Cassidy and Murphy are members of the Senate Health,… Continue Reading


08.04.15

Cassidy, Murphy Introduce Mental Health Reform Act

U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy, M.D. (R-LA) and U.S. Senator Chris Murphy (D-CT), members of the U.S. Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee, today introduced new bipartisan legislation to comprehensively overhaul and strengthen America's mental health care system. The Mental Health Reform Act of 2015 will make critical reforms to address a lack of resources, enhance coordination, and develop meaningful solutions to improve outcomes for families dealing with mental illness. … Continue Reading


08.03.15

Cassidy Comments on EPA Mandates

U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy, M.D. (R-LA) released the following statement after the Obama administration released its latest set of Clean Power Plan mandates: "Workers in the energy and manufacturing industries have good paying jobs with good health benefits-today's mandates threaten these jobs. The loss of these jobs will worsen their health and diminish their futures. The Obama administration's refusal to recognize this, all for the sake of possibly improving CO2 emissions by at most a fracti… Continue Reading


08.03.15

Cassidy Votes to Defund Planned Parenthood

U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy, M.D. (R-LA) released the following statement after voting to eliminate Planned Parenthood's federal funding and redistribute the money to state and local health departments, community health centers, and hospitals that provide women's health care services: "For the last 25 years, I've worked in public hospitals for the uninsured. As a practicing physician, one of the first things you're taught in medical school is first do no harm. Tragically, these videos demonstra… Continue Reading


07.31.15

MEDIA ADVISORY: Cassidy Announces Satellite Office Hours Next Week

BATON ROUGE - U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy, M.D. will hold staff satellite hours in parishes throughout Louisiana from August 3 to 7. Residents can meet with members of Dr. Cassidy's staff to discuss issues or difficulties they may have with federal government agencies, including obtaining Social Security, Medicare and veterans' benefits. DESOTO PARISH OFFICE HOURS WHEN: Monday, August 3, 2015 10:00 A.M. to 11:00 A.M. (CST) WHERE: Council Chambers, DeSoto Parish T… Continue Reading


07.31.15

MEDIA ADVISORY: Cassidy, Vitter, Scalise, Richmond to Host Service Academy Day

BATON ROUGE -U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy, M.D. will join Senator David Vitter, Representative Steve Scalise and Representative Cedric Richmond to host Service Academy Day on Monday, August 3, 2015. Representatives from West Point, Naval, Air Force, Coast Guard and Merchant Marine Academies will be on hand to answer questions. Representatives from Senator Cassidy's office will also be on hand to explain the nomination process. The event is free and open to the public. All high school students and t… Continue Reading

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