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Establishing the FairTax and abolishing the federal Department of Education were just a couple of the many topics addressed by Rep. Rob Woodall, R-Lawrenceville, as he held a town hall meeting with students at George Walton Academy.
Just a month in to his term as 7th District Congressman, Rob Woodall attended the Gwinnett GOP February breakfast and rally, and talked about what happened, and what his goals are as Congress moves forward.
So, OK, he uses his meetings with area students to voice the conservative political orthodoxy that decisions being made today in Washington will bankrupt the upcoming generation's future. And, it's also important to note that some of the young people he's meeting and talking with today will be voters when he faces re-election in 2012. None of that, though, diminishes the fact that Woodall is, by all appearances, taking those young people and their views seriously.
Government spending and the national debt were foremost on the minds of Duluth High School students Wednesday at a town hall meeting at Duluth High School where U.S. Rep. Rob Woodall, R-Lawrenceville, addressed his first student audience since taking office in January.
A federal judge this week ruled the 2010 health care reform law is unconstitutional, and Rep. Rob Woodall agreed. “[Monday’s] decision by a federal court in Florida reaffirms that Obamacare violates the supreme law of the land,” Woodall, R-Lawrenceville, said in a prepared statement.
Members of the Lawrenceville Rotary Club gathered for a luncheon Monday afternoon to hear guest speaker U.S. Representative Rob Woodall. The freshman Congressman addressed a variety of issues from the move to repeal the health care bill to the debt ceiling. "I didn't think we were going to vote on health care. All the freshmen (congress members) campaigned on it. They all promised they would. I thought the Republican leadership was going to lose it's nerve and say this is a bad public relations item," Woodall told the group.
"Rep. Rob Woodall said he wants to see if President Barack Obama’s actions match his words from Tuesday’s State of the Union speech."
"Washington, much like middle school, is focusing on who will sit with whom at tonight’s State of the Union address...“Congressman Woodall plans to sit on the Republican side and proudly so, not as a partisan but simply as a traditionalist,” his press secretary wrote."
"Picking up where his predecessor left off, U.S. Rep. Rob Woodall, R-Ga., introduced legislation to replace the current tax system with the FairTax. “I have said since its inception that the FairTax is not a tax bill; it is a freedom bill,” Woodall said in a statement announcing the bill’s introduction and its 47 co-sponsors."
U.S. Rep. Rob Woodall, R-Lawrenceville, was all over Gwinnett this weekend attending patriotic Memorial Day celebrations. The freshman congressman released the following statement about the holiday.