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  • Loudermilk: Every Government Enterprise Should Be Subject to Oversight
    Posted in Press Releases on April 28, 2017 | Preview rr

    Rep. Loudermilk (R-GA) issued the following statement after voting to ensure Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, two government-sponsored enterprises, are subject to the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA): “While hardworking Americans are paying for the full operational costs of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, these government-sponsored enterprises are functioning without any oversight. Because they’re not subject to FOIA, this means the public cannot request to see any of their records or documents. Congres... Read more

  • Loudermilk Leads on Letter Supporting Sonny Perdue’s Nomination for Secretary of Agriculture
    Posted in Press Releases on April 21, 2017 | Preview rr

    Rep. Loudermilk (R-GA) issued the following statement after leading on a letter addressed to Senate leadership in support of Governor Sonny Perdue’s nomination for Secretary of Agriculture: “My friend, Governor Sonny Perdue, is well-qualified to serve as the U.S. Secretary of Agriculture. My colleagues in the Georgia delegation and I sent a letter to the Senate, calling for his speedy confirmation. Sonny brings a wealth of expertise, which will benefit our nation’s agriculture industry, and I lo... Read more

  • Loudermilk Supports America’s Innovators and Entrepreneurs
    Posted in Press Releases on April 6, 2017 | Preview rr

    Rep. Loudermilk (R-GA) released the following statement after voting in favor of legislation removing bureaucratic roadblocks to entrepreneurs and startups having access to crucial capital: “Throughout modern history, America has been the leading innovator for the entire world. With freedom to pursue our dreams, combined with easy access to needed resources, Americans have turned their ideas into revolutionary products that have improved the lives of millions of people around the world. Unfortun... Read more

  • Rep. Loudermilk Responds to U.S. Missile Strikes against Syria
    Posted in Press Releases on April 6, 2017 | Preview rr

    Rep. Loudermilk (GA-11) issued the following statement after President Trump ordered the U.S. to launch a missile strike against Syria in response to Assad's chemical weapons attack on the Syrian people: "I support the precise action President Trump has taken against the Assad regime in Syria. Using chemical weapons against the Syrian people, including women and children, is an evil and unconscionable act which warrants international response." Read more

  • Loudermilk: Hardworking Employees Should Be Rewarded
    Posted in Press Releases on April 5, 2017 | Preview rr

    Rep. Loudermilk (R-GA) issued the following statement after voting to get rid of red-tape holding companies back from giving employees more opportunities to own company shares: “Sharing the profits of business with employees is a proven business model that benefits both the company and its employees. However, the government has made it increasingly difficult for businesses to offer stock to their employees, piling costly reporting requirements and bureaucratic red-tape upon these employers. “Thi... Read more

  • Rep. Barry Loudermilk Recognizes 11th District Winner of Congressional Art Competition
    Posted in Press Releases on April 3, 2017 | Preview rr

    Rep. Barry Loudermilk (R-GA) announced the winners of the 2017 Congressional Art Competition for the 11th District at the Southern Museum of Civil War and Locomotive History in Kennesaw. Aidan Lyerly, who attends Etowah High School in Woodstock, received the grand prize for his piece entitled “Beggar.” The winning artwork, selected by an independent panel of judges, will be displayed in the Cannon Tunnel of the U.S. Capitol for an entire year. Entries were submitted from 11 schools across Georgi... Read more

  • Loudermilk Congratulates Travis Ellis on Citizen Honors Award
    Posted in Press Releases on March 31, 2017 | Preview rr

    Rep. Loudermilk (R-GA) issued the following statement congratulating Mr. Travis Ellis on being the first native Georgian to receive the Citizen Honors Award from the Congressional Medal of Honor Society: “There is no one I know more deserving of this prestigious award than Travis Ellis. Why? Because I know Travis, and I know his work comes from deep in his heart. He is a true believer in what he does and in the veterans he helps. Travis is not just talking, he is doing; and that’s why lives are ... Read more

  • Loudermilk Works to Ensure EPA Uses Sound Science 
    Posted in Press Releases on March 29, 2017 | Preview rr

    As a member of the Science, Space, and Technology Committee, Rep. Loudermilk (R-GA) issued the following statement after supporting legislation to ensure the EPA relies on sound science that is public, not secretive. "For several years, the EPA and other government bureaucracies have been pushing out environmental regulations based on new scientific ‘discoveries’ relating to climate change. However, the data on which these ‘discoveries’ are based have not been made available to the general scien... Read more

  • Loudermilk Votes to Roll Back Obama-era Internet Regulation
    Posted in Press Releases on March 28, 2017 | Preview rr

    Rep. Loudermilk (R-GA) issued the following statement after voting to roll back a harmful internet regulation issued by the Obama Administration this past year: “Internet technology innovation has flourished over the past decade, primarily because this segment of our economy has been relatively free from government over-regulation. However, during the past 8 years, there were numerous efforts by the federal government to push regulations upon the technology sector. While some government interven... Read more

  • Loudermilk to Join Senator Isakson for Annual U.S. Military Service Academy Day
    Posted in Press Releases on March 27, 2017 | Preview rr

    Rep. Loudermilk (R-GA) will join Senator Johnny Isakson, and other members of the Georgia delegation, for the annual U.S. Military Service Academy Day on Saturday, April 29, 2017 at Dobbins Air Reserve Base. This event is open to all 8th – 12th grade students interested in attending one of the nation’s five service academies. “If you are interested in attending one of our nation’s service academies, you don’t want to miss this event,” said Rep. Loudermilk. “You will have the opportunity to engag... Read more