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House Lawmakers Voice Support of Judge Neil Gorsuch
February 23, 2017
Rep. Barry Loudermilk (R-GA) joined with other legislators in sending a letter to the Senate Judiciary Committee supporting Supreme Court nominee, Judge Neil Gorsuch. “Judge Gorsuch has shown a deep respect for the rule of law and the original intent of the Constitution, and has not used his office to fulfil a personal or political agenda,” said Rep. Loudermilk. “He is a strong jurist and committed constitutionalist. President Trump nominated a well-respected person to fill the current vacancy o... More
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Loudermilk Supports States’ Flexibility in Allocating Federal Funds
February 16, 2017
Rep. Loudermilk (R-GA) issued the following statement after voting in favor of a bill that gives states flexibility in allocating federal funds to communities in need of health care services, rather than being forced to funnel these funds only to Planned Parenthood. “States should decide how to serve the health care needs of their communities, not big government bureaucrats in Washington D.C. By repealing this Obama-era rule, states will once again be able to determine how to best serve the need... More
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Rep. Loudermilk Announces Winners of the 2017 Congressional App Challenge
February 14, 2017
Rep. Barry Loudermilk (R-GA) announced Kennesaw Mountain High School student Ryan Cobelli and Wheeler High School student Arvin Poddar as the winners of the 2017 Congressional App Challenge for Georgia’s 11th Congressional District for the second year. Teammates Ryan Cobelli and Arvin Poddar (pictured) created a specially designed app called Legacy Park – an app aimed at closing the communications gap between Homeowners Associations (HOA) and the neighborhoods they serve. It allows the HOA to in... More
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Is the Executive Order in Order?
February 8, 2017
On a bronze plaque at the base of the Statue of Liberty is inscribed a poem entitled "The New Colossus." A line in this poem states, "Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free..." These words proclaim the American ideal that we are a people welcoming anyone seeking opportunity, freedom, safety, and protection under the rule of law. Since our founding, America has been, and still remains, a bastion of hope to a distressed world. However, with such freedom comes g... More
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Loudermilk Supports Bill to Close the EPA
February 7, 2017
Rep. Loudermilk (R-GA) issued the following statement after co-signing a bill to close down the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA): “As an outdoor enthusiast, I am dedicated to preserving our environment and natural resources. However, the EPA is no longer effective in protecting and preserving our environment. “You don't have to look far to find examples of the EPA's bureaucratic overreach being counter-productive to good environmental protection. As recently as 2015, the EPA ignored an envi... More
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