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  • Loudermilk Supports Small Business/Lower Cost Health Insurance for Employees
    Posted in Press Releases on March 22, 2017 | Preview rr

    Rep. Loudermilk (R-GA) issued the following statement after supporting a bill to help small business owners lower health insurance costs for their employees: “For 15 of the 20 years I owned a small business, my employees received affordable health insurance through a group plan. However, even though my employees were promised they could keep their existing health care plan under the ACA, the government determined their insurance wasn't good enough and forced them into more expensive plans with l... Read more

  • Supporting Veterans, Loudermilk Votes for Common Sense Reforms in the VA
    Posted in Press Releases on March 17, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans

    Rep. Loudermilk (R-GA) issued the following statement after supporting three key bills that help veterans across America: “We can do better for our veterans; which is why I supported these three pieces of legislation to help put our veterans’ needs first. While honest, hardworking VA employees strive to bring the best care to our veterans, bad actors in the VA are gaming the system and bringing the agency down. The culture of the VA has to change in order for real, positive change to occur; and ... Read more

  • Loudermilk Announces Art Competition Exhibit
    Posted in Press Releases on March 16, 2017 | Preview rr

    Rep. Loudermilk (R-GA) announced today that artwork from the 11th District’s Congressional Art Competition will be featured at the Southern Museum of Civil War and Locomotive History, in Kennesaw, through the end of March. “There are some very talented artists right here in our district,” said Rep. Loudermilk. “I’m always impressed by the art our high school students submit, and I’m excited to see what their creativity brings to this year’s competition. No one should miss the opportunity to see ... Read more

  • Loudermilk Votes to Increase Defense Budget
    Posted in Press Releases on March 8, 2017 | Preview rr

    Rep. Loudermilk (R-GA) voted in support of the annual defense funding legislation that ensures military readiness, maintains technology advancement, enhances medical care for troops and their families, and provides essential tools for U.S. soldiers. He issued the following statement: “When our troops sign up to serve, they are willing to lay down their lives for our freedom. The very least we can do is give them the equipment, training, and support they need do their jobs well. Today, I voted fo... Read more

  • 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