Press Releases

May 9, 2013

Woodall Hosts Chamber President Kim at Joint Session of Congress

Issues: Foreign Affairs

On Wednesday, President Park Geun-hye, the first woman President of the Republic of Korea, addressed a joint meeting of Congress. U.S. Representative Rob Woodall (R-GA-07) attended the joint meeting and took with him two representatives from the Seventh District, Mr. Travis Kim, Senior Executive Vice President of the Korean American Chamber of Commerce, USA, and President of the Korean American Association of Greater Atlanta, and Mr. Andy Kim, Vice President of the Korean American Chamber of Commerce, U.S.A., Chairman and CEO of Corman Global Group, and Secretary of Korea Southeast U.S. Chamber of Commerce, U.S.A.

May 9, 2013

Woodall Introduces Budget Reform Bill

Issues: Budget

U.S. Representative Rob Woodall (R-GA-07) introduced budget reform legislation, H.R. 1871, the “Baseline Reform Act,” on Wednesday. The so-called “baseline” is an automatic inflator of federal spending that occurs irrespective of national needs or priorities. Woodall’s bill, introduced as part of the House Budget Committee’s Budget Process Reform series, eliminates this assumption of automatic annual spending increases in the federal budget.

May 8, 2013

Woodall Questions State Dept. Official at Benghazi Hearing

Issues: Foreign Affairs

As a Member of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, U.S. Representative Rob Woodall (R-GA-07) took part in Wednesday’s high-profile hearing on the September 2012 terrorist attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi. Titled, Benghazi: Exposing Failure and Recognizing Courage, the hearing gave Members of Congress, the opportunity to hash out the details of last year’s attack with officials from the U.S. State Department.

May 1, 2013

Woodall Releases Statement on U.S. Supreme Court's Ruling to Strike Down DOMA

On Wednesday, the Supreme Court of the United States struck down the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA). U.S. Representative Rob Woodall issued the following statement in response.

Mar 21, 2013

Woodall Praises Passage of Path to Prosperity

U.S. Representative Rob Woodall (R-GA-07) House Budget Committee Member and Chairman of the RSC’s Budget and Spending Taskforce, issued the following statement in support of passage of The Path to Prosperity: A Responsible, Balanced Budget¸ the House Budget Committee’s FY 2014 budget resolution.

Mar 12, 2013

Woodall Statement on FY 2014 Budget Resolution

U.S. Representative Rob Woodall (R-GA-07), House Budget Committee Member and Chairman of the RSC’s Budget and Spending Taskforce issued the following statement in support of The Path to Prosperity: A Responsible, Balanced Budget.

Mar 11, 2013

Woodall Recognized by National Association of Manufacturers

U.S. Representative Rob Woodall (R-GA-07) received the Manufacturing Legislative Excellence award on Friday, March 8, 2013, from the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) for his votes during the 112th Congress in favor of manufacturing.

Mar 7, 2013

Woodall Announces March Town Hall Meetings

U.S. Representative Rob Woodall (R-GA-07) has announced the schedule for his upcoming Town Hall Meetings.

Mar 6, 2013

Woodall Statement on Passage of CR

U.S. Representative Rob Woodall (R-GA-07), Member of the House Budget Committee and Chairman of the RSC’s Budget and Spending Taskforce, issued the following statement on the passage of H.R. 933, the “Department of Defense, Military Construction and Veterans Affairs, and Full-Year Continuing Appropriations Act,” also known as the Continuing Resolution (CR), which is a bill that will fund the government for the remainder of the fiscal year under post-sequestration levels.

Feb 6, 2013

Woodall Calls on President to Offer a Budget that Balances

– On Wednesday, February 6, 2013, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 444, “The Require a PLAN Act.” H.R. 444 mandates that if President Obama does not submit a budget proposal that balances within the ten-year budget window, he must provide a supplemental budget plan demonstrating what fiscal year his plan would achieve balance.

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