Press Releases

Jul 29, 2015

VA Accountability, Transportation Bills Clear U.S. House

Today, the U.S. House of Representatives continued its work to ensure quality care for Armed Forces veterans by passing H.R. 1994, the “VA Accountability Act,” granting the Secretary of the Department of Veterans’ Affairs (VA) increased flexibility in removing poorly performing VA employees. Last year Congress passed – and the President signed into law – the “Veterans Access, Choice, and Accountability Act (VACAA),” which enacted a number of changes to programs and policies of the Veterans Health Administration (VHA) to increase access and reduce wait times at VA facilities. The passage of today’s bill builds upon those efforts.

Jul 28, 2015

House Votes to Rein in Regulators

Today, U.S. Representative Rob Woodall (GA 07) issued the following statement in response to House passage of H.R 427, the “Regulations from the Executive in Need of Scrutiny (REINS) Act.” The legislation amends the Congressional Review Act (CRA) to require congressional approval of major agency regulations before they may go into effect.

Jul 23, 2015

U.S. House Takes Action Against Sanctuary Cities

Today, U.S. Representative Rob Woodall (GA 07) issued the following statement in response to House passage of H.R 3009, the “Enforce the Law for Sanctuary Cities Act,” of which he is a co-sponsor.

Jul 17, 2015

Woodall Co-Sponsors Resolution Opposing Iran Nuclear Weapons Agreement

U.S. Representative Rob Woodall (GA 07) has co-sponsored H. Res. 367 expressing strong opposition to an agreement reached by the Obama Administration, China, France, Russia, the United Kingdom, Germany, (P5+1 nations) and Iran regarding Iran’s nuclear weapons program. He issued the following statement in response.

Jul 15, 2015

Woodall Statement On Highway & Transportation Funding Act

Issues: Transportation

Today, U.S. Representative Rob Woodall (GA 07) issued the following statement with regard to his support of the House-passed measure, H.R. 3038, the “Highway and Transportation Funding Act.” The measure extends expenditure authority of the Highway Trust Fund (HTF) through December 18, 2015, while also authorizing appropriations for highway safety programs.

Jun 26, 2015

Woodall Statement On Obergefell v. Hodges Ruling

Today, U.S. Representative Rob Woodall (GA 07) issued the following statement after the Supreme Court’s Obergefell v. Hodges ruling.

Jun 25, 2015

Woodall Statement On King v. Burwell Ruling

Issues: Health

Today, U.S. Representative Rob Woodall (GA 07) issued the following statement in reaction to the Supreme Court’s King v. Burwell ruling.

Jun 24, 2015

Rep. Rob Woodall Votes to Restrain EPA Regulations

Today, U.S. Representative Rob Woodall (GA 07) issued the following statement regarding his support of H.R. 2042, the “Ratepayer Protection Act,” which would extend the deadline – pending judicial review – for states to comply with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)’s existing or future rules addressing emissions of carbon dioxide from fossil-fuel fired power plants.

Jun 12, 2015

Woodall Statement On Trade Promotion Authority Passage

Today, U.S. Representative Rob Woodall (GA 07) issued the following statement regarding his support of the House-passed measure regarding Trade Promotion Authority (TPA).

May 20, 2015

House Passes Highway and Transportation Funding Act

U.S. Representative Rob Woodall (GA 07) issued the following statement regarding his support of H.R. 2353, the “Highway and Transportation Funding Act,” which would extend the federal highway and mass transit programs through July 31, 2015, as a long-term solution is completed.

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