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Loudermilk-Griffith Introduce a Bill to Stop EPA Regulatory Overreach
May 25, 2017
Rep. Loudermilk (R-GA) and Rep. Morgan Griffith (R-VA) partnered on a bill to reverse an Obama-era EPA rule that incorrectly defines truck trailers as self-propelled vehicles. The Truck, Trailer, and Transport Efficiency Act (T3E) changes the regulation issued by the EPA, in partnership with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, which illegally extended the EPA’s legislative authority by defining truck trailers as motor vehicles. “Anyone with any common sense can tell you that a tr... More
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The Right CHOICE
May 23, 2017
By Rep. Barry Loudermilk (R-GA) Op-ed run exclusively in the Atlanta Business Chronicle Growing up as the son of a construction superintendent meant my summer breaks were spent on a job site carrying lumber, pushing wheelbarrows full of concrete, or one of the many other tasks of a construction laborer. When my father decided to leave the company where he worked for many years and set out on his own, his dependency on my help increased. During my last two years of high school, I worked most ever... More
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Loudermilk On the Side of Law Enforcement and First Responders
May 18, 2017
Rep. Loudermilk (R-GA) issued the following statement after voting to ensure criminals face severe penalties for harming or murdering police officers, firefighters, or first responders: “Our law enforcement officers bravely face many threats to protect the safety of citizens and, especially more recently, police and other first responders have become targets. Criminals who target law enforcement officers deserve the severest of consequences. This legislation sends a clear message to our law enfo... More
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Reining in a Runaway Agency
May 16, 2017
By Rep. Barry Loudermilk (R-GA) Op-ed run exclusively in The Atlanta Journal Constitution Thomas Jefferson stated, “When the government fears the people, there is liberty; when the people fear the government, there is tyranny.” Since serving in Congress, I have spent a lot of time meeting with people throughout my district, listening to their concerns, and I have heard so many business people explain the challenges they face. From small mom-and-pop shops to larger corporations, there is a consis... More
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Cartersville Students Learn About America’s Rich Heritage
May 15, 2017
Rep. Loudermilk (R-GA) recently visited with students at Grace Academy in Cartersville to talk about America's rich heritage. “I’m inspired by the resurgence of young people who are passionate about preserving America’s heritage and God-given rights,” said Rep. Loudermilk. "The pioneering spirit that led to American exceptionalism is alive and well, and I’m confident these students will help keep America great in the coming decades." During his visit, Rep. Loudermilk shared stories about life as... More
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