Press Releases

Aug 2, 2014

Woodall Statement on House Passage of Supplemental Border Legislation

Issues: Budget

U.S. Representative Rob Woodall (GA 07) issued the following statement with regard to House-passed supplemental legislation to address the crisis on the southern border.

Jul 9, 2014

Woodall to Chair Republican Study Committee

Today, U.S. Representative Rob Woodall issued the following statement regarding being selected as incoming Chairman of the Republican Study Committee (RSC), a group of the most conservative Members of the U.S. House of Representatives.

Jun 17, 2014

Reps. Woodall and Duckworth Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Eliminate Congressional Perk

Today, U.S. Representative Rob Woodall (R-GA-07) and U.S. Representative Tammy Duckworth (D-IL-08) introduced H.R. 4872, the “Ending Special Mail Privileges for Congress Act of 2014.” This bipartisan legislation repeals an antiquated federal law, known as the Franking privilege, that allows Members of Congress to use their signature in the corner of an envelope as postage and exempts Congress from the United States Postal Service’s (USPS) prepayment requirement.

May 21, 2014

Georgia Congressmen Prompt Bipartisan Review of Federal Autism Spending

Issues: Health

On Tuesday, the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform (OGR) continued its focus on federal spending oversight by holding a subcommittee hearing on federal autism efforts.

May 7, 2014

Cumming-Forsyth County Chamber of Commerce Hosts Legislators

On Tuesday, the Cumming-Forsyth County Chamber of Commerce and Rotary Club of Lanier Forsyth hosted a panel discussion with state representatives and senators from around the county.

Apr 29, 2014

Woodall, Issa, Connolly Praise Passage of Government Reports Elimination Act

On Monday, the House passed H.R. 4194, the Government Reports Elimination Act by unanimous voice vote. The bipartisan legislation was introduced by House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Darrell Issa, R-Calif., and co-sponsored by Rep. Rob Woodall, R-Ga., and Rep. Gerry Connolly, D-Va. The bill will eliminate 79 Executive agency reports to Congress that both House Committees and the Office of Management and Budget have deemed unnecessary or duplicative.

Apr 9, 2014

House Passes Baseline Reform Act

Issues: Budget

On Tuesday, The U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 1871, the Baseline Reform Act, to end the cycle of “Washington math” that allows spending to rise while calling it a “cut.” Introduced by Georgia’s Seventh District Representative Rob Woodall, the bill would end the current bias towards more spending in Washington.

Apr 3, 2014

Georgia Delegation Urges Savannah Harbor Expansion Funding

On Wednesday, April 2, all 14 members from Georgia in the U.S. House of Representatives sent a letter to Congressman Mike Simpson (ID-2), Chairman of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development, outlining their priorities for the fiscal year 2015 Energy and Water Appropriations Bill. The letter requests that the Committee support federal funding for the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP).

Mar 4, 2014

Woodall Statement Regarding Presidential Budget

Issues: Budget

U.S. Representative Rob Woodall (GA 07) issued the following statement regarding the release of President Obama’s FY2015 budget.

Feb 11, 2014

Woodall Statement Regarding Debt Ceiling Vote

U.S. Representative Rob Woodall (GA 07) issued the following statement regarding his vote to oppose raising the debt ceiling.