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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.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representatives Rob Woodall (R-GA) and Adam Smith (D-WA) introduced the Adoptee Citizenship Act of 2019, which provides a much-needed fix to the Child Citizenship Act of 2000.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Rob Woodall welcomed the Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce to our nation’s capital for its annual advocacy trip.
On Wednesday, Representative Woodall arranged for the Gwinnett Chamber to visit the White House, and meet with Kevin Hassett, Chairman of the White House Council of Economic Advisers. At their meeting, Chairman Hassett explained how President Trump is committed to cutting burdensome government regulations that stifle job creation and innovation and how that will bolster businesses in Georgia.
LAWRENCEVILLE, GA – Last week, the House Rules Committee met to consider H.R. 2021, the “Investing for the People Act.” Representative Austin Scott (GA-08) testified about his amendment to H.R. 2021, which would have provided emergency disaster assistance funding to farmers, ranchers, and others who were harmed by 2018 natural disasters.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representative Rob Woodall issued the following statement after President Moon Jae-in arrived in Washington, D.C., to meet with President Donald Trump.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representatives Rob Woodall (R-GA) and Grace Meng (D-NY) introduced the Divided Families Reunification Act of 2019. H.R. 1771 directs the U.S. Department of State to consult with South Korean officials on how to reunite Korean American families with family members in North Korea, as well as to fill the vacancy in the position of “Special Envoy for Human Rights in North Korea.” While the U.S.