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U.S. Congressman Barry Loudermilk
  Rep. Loudermilk: Biden Admin. Says ‘Pandemic Is Over,’ so COVID ’Emergency’ Control Should End

  In the News: OPEC will cut production by 2 million barrels a day, likely sending gas and oil prices back up
  NBC News: 

The OPEC+ alliance announced Wednesday that it will cut oil production by 2 million barrels a day, a move that's likely to send gas prices higher again after a year of tumult at the pump.

In its statement announcing the cuts, the OPEC+ alliance cited the "uncertainty that surrounds the global economic and oil market outlooks.”

It represents the largest cut in production since the start of the pandemic.

In a statement, the Biden administration said it was disappointed in the decision, calling it “shortsighted” in light of global energy prices already lifted higher by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

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In the News: Rep. Loudermilk, lawmakers want more C-130s for Dobbins

Georgia’s federal lawmakers submitted an open letter Friday to U.S. Air Force Secretary Frank Kendall lobbying for more C-130J aircraft to come to Marietta’s Dobbins Air Reserve Base.

Led by U.S. Rep. Barry Loudermilk, R-Cassville, and U.S. Sen. Raphael Warnock, the delegation is hoping for an additional eight planes to be added to the base’s stables.

The Air Force plans to replace eight C-130H planes — the previous model — with C-130Js. That work will be done at Lockheed Martin’s Marietta plant, where the planes have been built since the 1950s.

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  In the News: Rep. Loudermilk Leads Georgia Lawmakers in Effort to Land New Aircraft for Dobbins ARB

U.S. Sen. Raphael Warnock and U.S. Rep. Barry Loudermilk, R-Cassville, are teaming up to lead an effort to land new aircraft at Dobbins Air Reserve Base in Marietta.

The campaign has the support of the state’s entire 16-member congressional delegation, who all signed a letter to Air Force Secretary Frank Kendell requesting that eight legacy C-130H Hercules aircraft be replaced with newer model C-130J Super Hercules aircraft.

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  Rep. Loudermilk Supports Legislation That Protects Our Children, Supports Our Allies, and Protects Our Freedoms
  H.R. 8731 – Protect Children’s Innocence Act (Rep. Marjorie Taylor Green, R-GA)

• This bill would prohibit providing gender transition surgeries and other related treatments to minors except in rare cases of genetic abnormality. It would prohibit the use of federal funding for “gender affirming care” and disallow certain ACA incentives for plans that cover these types of surgeries for minors.

H.R. 7987 – DEFEND Act of 2022 (Rep. McMorris Rodgers, R-WA)

• Requires the Department of Defense work with Middle East allies to create an integrated air and missile defense capability, including the Gulf Cooperation Council, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Egypt, and any others the US may identify.

H.R. 2719 – Maximum Pressure Act (Rep. Banks, R-IN)

• Reimposes all sanctions on Iran lifted by President Biden unless Iran meets a list of twelve demands from former President Trump’s maximum pressure campaign.

H.R. 8632 – No IDs for Illegals Act (Rep. Van Drew, R-NJ)

• Makes clear that no federal funds may be used for Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Secure Docket Card Program, i.e., IDs for illegals.

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