In The News
April 4, 2014 In The News
The Gwinnett-based film “American Made Movie” was released on video-on-demand services this week after a 32-city tour last year. The documentary about the necessity of buying local is now available to more people than ever before, and that, the filmmakers said, is the goal — to raise awareness about the importance of buying American-made products.
April 2, 2014 In The News
House Republicans are throwing Dave Camp under the proverbial bus. Their budget released on Tuesday not only fails to endorse the Ways and Means Committee chairman’s tax reform plan. It goes out of its way to emphasize that Republicans see his proposal, which Camp worked on for three years, as only one of a number of ways to rewrite the Tax Code.
March 28, 2014 In The News
House Republicans next week will call up a slate of bills aimed at reforming the annual budget process, just a week before they plan to pass a formal budget for fiscal year 2015.
March 24, 2014 In The News
Peachtree Ridge art teacher Hope Steele, called a leader and advocate for secondary art teachers, was given the highest award for high school art teachers by the Georgia Art Education Association.
March 19, 2014 In The News
U.S. Rep. Rob Woodall gave an energized PowerPoint presentation Tuesday evening as he discussed national issues with more than 100 supporters at a town hall meeting in Norcross High School.
March 10, 2014 In The News
While many of Georgia’s leaders have taken aims at the FY 2015 budget released by President Obama last week for one item that is missing — funding for the expansion of the port of Savannah — a Gwinnett congressman is unhappy with what is in it.
February 27, 2014 In The News
The House advanced two good-governance bills on Wednesday, including one that would delay an IRS regulation that Republicans say would prematurely limit the free speech of tax exempt groups.
February 20, 2014 In The News
Two of the hottest political topics in the country today, legalizing marijuana and raising the minimum wage, were at the forefront of a discussion on Wednesday between Berkmar High students and Gwinnett Congressman Rob Woodall.
February 12, 2014 In The News
The House voted Tuesday to advance GOP legislation to suspend the debt ceiling for 13 months, although dozens of Republicans voted against their leadership because the bill fails to make any offsetting cuts to federal spending.
February 7, 2014 In The News
The U.S. debt limit suddenly looks a lot less threatening as Republicans in the House of Representatives struggle to choose from a diminishing list of minor conditions for an increase needed by the end of this month.