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  • House Lawmakers Voice Support of Judge Neil Gorsuch
    Posted in Press Releases on February 23, 2017 | Preview rr

    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... Read more

  • Loudermilk Supports States’ Flexibility in Allocating Federal Funds
    Posted in Press Releases on February 16, 2017 | Preview rr

    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... Read more

  • Rep. Loudermilk Announces Winners of the 2017 Congressional App Challenge
    Posted in Press Releases on February 14, 2017 | Preview rr

    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... Read more

  • Loudermilk Supports Bill to Close the EPA
    Posted in Press Releases on February 7, 2017 | Preview rr

    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... Read more

  • Loudermilk Introduces Bill to Cut Down Waste and Abuse in Government Agencies
    Posted in Press Releases on February 3, 2017 | Preview rr

    Rep. Loudermilk (R-GA) issued the following statement after introducing a bill to drain the swamp of federal government agencies: “While there are scores of hardworking Americans employed by the federal government, there are also those so entrenched in the bureaucracy, they have learned to game the federal employment system to their advantage. Under current employment policies, it takes over 300 days to remove an employee who is underperforming, unqualified, or has committed acts of misconduct. ... Read more

  • Loudermilk Supports Delay of Fiduciary Rule
    Posted in Press Releases on February 3, 2017 | Preview rr

    Rep. Loudermilk (R-GA) issued the following statement after President Trump issued an order rolling back the planned implementation of a Department of Labor rule that would impose onerous liabilities for small financial planners: “Today, President Trump took appropriate action to roll back an egregious overreach by the previous Administration. The rule issued last year by the Department of Labor subjecting private financial advisors to unreasonable liability, had a devastating impact on small bu... Read more

  • Loudermilk Issues Statement on the Supreme Court Nominee Judge Neil Gorsuch
    Posted in Press Releases on February 2, 2017 | Preview rr

    Rep. Loudermilk (R-GA) issued the following statement after President Donald Trump nominated Judge Neil Gorsuch to serve as the next Supreme Court Justice: “America needs jurists on our Supreme Court who respect the separation of powers, honor the rule of law, and uphold the original intent of the Constitution. The Supreme Court does not exist to advance a political agenda or shape the culture of America. I commend President Trump on his selection of Judge Neil Gorsuch." "Judge Gorsuch has shown... Read more

  • Rep. Loudermilk Bill to Preserve Historical Property at Kennesaw Mountain Passes House
    Posted in Press Releases on January 30, 2017 | Preview rr

    Rep. Loudermilk (R-GA) reintroduced a bill that passed the House today to preserve a historic piece of property at the Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park. “Our nation has long recognized the importance of preserving historic sites, especially those battlefields where Americans fought and died for freedom,” said Rep. Loudermilk. “Sites such as Kennesaw Mountain Battlefield Park allow us to look back in time to get a glimpse of the events that shaped our nation. It is extremely important ... Read more

  • Loudermilk Named Steering Member of the Republican Study Committee
    Posted in Press Releases on January 25, 2017 | Preview rr

    Rep. Loudermilk (R-GA) was selected to serve as a steering member of the Republican Study Committee (RSC). “It is a very special time in America - a time when we need to be more focused on making a difference than making an argument," said Rep. Loudermilk. "That’s the objective of the Republican Study Committee, so serving on the Steering Committee is a responsibility I am honored to accept. We need fresh ideas, effective reforms, and lasting changes to improve the quality of life for every Amer... Read more

  • Loudermilk Works to Stop Taxpayer Dollars from Funding Abortions
    Posted in Press Releases on January 24, 2017 | Preview rr

    Rep. Loudermilk (R-GA) issued the following statement after supporting pro-life legislation that permanently stops taxpayers from being forced to pay for abortions: “Life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness are rights our founders understood were granted by God and protected by government. Life, according to the founders, is the most basic of all rights - and it is a responsibility of the government to protect it from its very beginning. Without protection of this basic right, innocent unborn... Read more