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  A Message from Rep. Loudermilk: On Impeachment Hearings in Public, Week 2  

  Press Release of the Week: Members Discuss Ways To Improve Congress
  The Committee on House Administration Republicans issued the following release after six Members of Congress came before the Committee during this morning's Member Day Hearing to discuss potential legislation that is before the Committee, as well as administrative ways to improve the functionality of the House of Representatives.

"Although Congress is our nations’ top governing body, it does not have a positive history of governing itself well,” said Representative Barry Loudermilk (R-Ga). “Often we are slow to integrate technology, modernize our rules and processes, and make legislation more transparent and less cumbersome. Today’s hearing gave us an opportunity to hear ideas from our colleagues on how to improve what we do for the American people.”

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  In the News: Congressional task force created to address ethylene oxide emissions  
  From the Atlanta Journal Constitution:

"A bipartisan congressional task force focused on ethylene oxide regulations was announced Wednesday.

The task force was formed by U.S. Rep. Jody Hice (R-Monroe) and Illinois Democrat Brad Schneider, and will urge the Environmental Protection Agency to act on community concerns over ethylene oxide emissions, which have come under scrutiny since it the chemical was reclassified as a carcinogen in 2016 by the EPA.Ethylene oxide is used at seven plants in Georgia — including to sterilize single-use medical devices at Sterigenics near Smyrna, Becton Dickinson in Covington and Sterilization Services of Georgia in south Fulton County.

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  In the News: House Lawmakers Ask for Digital ID Plan from Treasury
  From Bloomberg Law:

"Two senior House Financial Services members are asking the Treasury Department to establish a digital identity task force by March.

The panel would focus on identifying where current identity solutions fall short in preventing identity theft or fraud in financial services, and to recommend policies for Treasury to address them, according to a letter from Reps. Bill Foster (D-Ill.) and Barry Loudermilk (R-Ga.).

Treasury action could “help to advance the state of digital identity in financial services, as well as help to address threats to both consumers and the financial services sector caused by inadequate identity solutions,” they wrote."

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  Social Media of the Week: Congrats, Bartow County Panthers, on your victory this past Saturday!

  Social Media of the Week: Meeting with the Folks from the Family Savings Credit Union  

Social Media of the Week: Democrats' Continue to Stall USMCA

From Our Constituent Services' Desk…
 With the holidays just around the corner, a lot of us will be traveling. Whether on vacation alone, or to visit family and friends, there will be an estimated 46 million people traveling this holiday season. Here are a few tips to help ease some of the stresses that come with traveling.

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