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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Rob Woodall responded to news that the Senate passed the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) by a vote of 89 to 10. The USMCA updates the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), the more than two decade old trade deal that allows for duty free trade between the United States, Mexico, and Canada.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Rob Woodall joined his colleagues and voted in favor of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), which passed the House in a vote of 385 to 41. The USMCA updates the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), the more than two decade old trade deal that allows for duty free trade between the United States, Mexico, and Canada.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives voted to impeach the President of the United States, Donald J. Trump. The Articles of Impeachment, accused the President of abuse of power and obstruction of Congress and will now move to the U.S. Senate for trial. Three Democrats joined House Republicans in opposing the charge that the President obstructed Congress, and two Democrats voted against the article that stated that the President abused his office.
WASHINGTON, DC – In a party line vote of 9 to 4, the House Rules Committee voted to advance Articles of Impeachment. At today’s hearing, Representative Rob Woodall spoke out against the bitter partisanship which has consumed Capitol Hill. In his closing remarks, Rep. Woodall called for civility and understanding among his Republican and Democratic colleagues.
WASHINGTON, DC – Bipartisan legislation to reunite Korean Americans with family members in North Korea was approved by the House of Representatives’ Committee on Foreign Affairs today.
LAWRENCEVILLE, GA – Today, U.S. Representative Rob Woodall issued the following statement:
WASHINGTON, DC – On Wednesday, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the bipartisan “Stopping Bad Robocalls Act.” This legislation requires phone carriers to implement call authentication technologies and call-blocking services, at no additional cost to the consumer, to better ensure that these aggravating calls are a thing of the past. It also empowers the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to better protect consumers from calls and texts they never agreed to receive, and it enhances the FCC’s enforcement capabilities.
WASHINGTON, DC – In a vote of 231 to 199, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 582, which would raise the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour – a 107% wage increase. Last week, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) found that this increase could eliminate up to 3.7 million jobs and reduce real annual income for American families by $8.7 billion.
LAWRENCEVILLE, GA – Today, U.S. Representative Rob Woodall was honored by “Marsy’s Law for Georgia” for his exceptional service in support of crime victims’ rights. Last November, Georgians overwhelmingly voted in favor of Amendment 4, Marsy’s Law, on the 2018 midterm ballot. Before the vote, Representative Woodall voiced his support for Marsy’s Law and advocated for expanding constitutional rights for victims of violent crimes.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives approved $19.1 billion in disaster assistance for communities affected by natural disasters in 2018 and the first half of 2019. The relief package includes $3 billion to provide critical agriculture assistance for farmers recovering in the wake of Hurricane Michael, along with additional funds for communities in Georgia and other states. Following the passage of H.R.