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  • Loudermilk Supports Common-sense Policies to Protect our Lands and Citizens
    Posted in Press Releases on June 22, 2017 | Preview rr

    Rep. Loudermilk (R-GA) issued the following statement after supporting legislation that will protect our nation’s forests and citizens: “Government bureaucrats are good at trying to fix problems that don’t exist, often creating even bigger problems. When those problems arise, they promptly cast blame on someone else. Federal land management agencies have been prohibiting utility companies from inspecting and maintaining electrical lines that run through federal lands. Keeping utility companies f... Read more

  • Loudermilk Leads Effort to Revitalize C130J “Super Hercules” Program
    Posted in Press Releases on June 19, 2017 | Preview rr

    In a letter to U.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis, Rep. Barry Loudermilk (R-GA) is leading the effort to renew critical investments in the C130J “Super Hercules” program. Manufactured in Marietta, Georgia, the C-130 is the longest continuously running military production line in history. “Strengthening our investment in the C-130J production line has critical implications for Georgia’s 11th district," said Rep. Loudermilk. "This program contributes needed support and resources to our militar... Read more

  • Loudermilk: ‘Our Veterans Deserve Quality Health Care’
    Posted in Press Releases on June 16, 2017 | Preview rr

    Rep. Loudermilk (R-GA) issued the following statement after voting for the VETERAN Act, which gives veterans the option to use tax credits to purchase private health insurance: “Our veterans have sacrificed a great deal for us and, in return, we should keep our promises to them. That includes providing quality health care options. If the VA is not meeting their needs, then they should be able to have health care choices that do. Common sense, market-based approaches to health care work best for ... Read more

  • Loudermilk Issues Statement on the Shooting at Congressional Baseball Practice
    Posted in Press Releases on June 14, 2017 | Preview rr

    Rep. Barry Loudermilk (R-GA) issued the following statement after returning from the congressional baseball practice where he was when the shooting took place: “Today’s attack was a senseless act of evil and hatred. I was there this morning, along with my Chief of Staff and, thankfully, he and I are okay. If it hadn’t been for the two Capitol Police officers there, courageously protecting us and returning fire, I don’t know how many of us would still be here. Many of my good friends were injured... Read more

  • Loudermilk: Veterans Deserve Care They Were Promised
    Posted in Press Releases on June 13, 2017 | Preview rr

    Rep. Loudermilk (R-GA) issued the following statement today on the passage of legislation that will improve the standard of care for America’s veterans: "Our veterans deserve to receive the care they were promised when they signed up to serve our nation. The Veterans Administration, for too long, has been wrought with corruption, scandal, and ineffectiveness. At the core of the problem is federal law that prioritizes protecting the jobs of bad employees over ensuring quality care for veterans. "... Read more

  • Rep. Loudermilk to Visit Dobbins ARB with Vice President Mike Pence
    Posted in Press Releases on June 8, 2017 | Preview rr

    Rep. Loudermilk will accompany Vice President Mike Pence on Air Force Two on Friday, June 9, 2017, to recognize local military personnel and their families at Dobbins Air Reserve Base. “Dobbins Air Reserve Base is the world’s foremost multi-service reserve training base,” said Rep. Loudermilk. “Dobbins provides crucial training and support for army, marine, navy, and air force reservists and has a significant economic impact on Georgia’s 11th District. I am honored to join Vice President Mike Pe... Read more

  • The Financial CHOICE Act Provides More Financial Opportunity for All
    Posted in Press Releases on June 8, 2017 | Preview rr

    Rep. Loudermilk (R-GA) issued the following statement after voting in support of the Financial CHOICE Act, which passed the House of Representatives: “The Dodd-Frank Act was passed in the shadows of the most devastating economic recession in our lifetime. After Congress forced taxpayers to bail out big banks at a cost of over one trillion in taxpayer dollars, the same Congress passed Dodd-Frank under the guise of ending ‘too big to fail’ and protecting consumers. However, the results of Dodd-Fra... Read more

  • Loudermilk: ‘I Fully Support Withdrawing from Paris Agreement’
    Posted in Press Releases on June 1, 2017 | Preview rr

    Rep. Loudermilk (R-GA) issued the following statement on President Trump’s decision to withdraw from the Paris Agreement: “Regardless of how good something may be, government officials are bound by the Constitution, and policies that place restrictions on Americans cannot be unilaterally imposed by one branch of government. The Paris Agreement essentially functions as a treaty, and should have been brought to the Senate for open discussion and consideration. Instead, our former president unilate... Read more

  • 11 Students from Georgia’s 11th District Receive Academy Appointments
    Posted in Press Releases on May 26, 2017 | Preview rr

    Rep. Barry Loudermilk (R-GA) today announced 11 students from Georgia’s 11th Congressional District received appointments to attend a United States service academy. “Congratulations to the 2017 service academy appointees from Georgia’s 11th District,” said Rep. Loudermilk. “America is in good hands with these young leaders, and I am confident they will represent our state and district well.” Each year, members of congress are tasked with nominating students for admission to one of the nation’s p... Read more

  • Loudermilk-Griffith Introduce a Bill to Stop EPA Regulatory Overreach
    Posted in Press Releases on May 25, 2017 | Preview rr

    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... Read more