June 16, 2016 Press Release
(Washington, D.C.) – Today, U.S. Rep. Rob Woodall (GA 07) issued the following statement after supporting House passage of H.R. 5293, the “Department of Defense Appropriations Act.” The most recent of the annual appropriations bills to clear the House, H.R. 5293 provides $575.8 billion in total discretionary budget authority for the Department of Defense for fiscal year (FY) 2017, and includes military personnel, operation and maintenance, procurement, and research provisions.
June 14, 2016 Press Release
(Washington, D.C.) – Today, U.S. Rep. Rob Woodall (GA 07) voted in support of H.R. 5053, the “Preventing IRS Abuse and Protecting Free Speech Act,” as it was approved by the House of Representatives. The bill would eliminate the Schedule B requirement that non-profit, tax-exempt organizations disclosure personal donor information, and reassert the right of individual Americans to support the organizations of their choice without fear of retaliation by the Internal Revenue Service.
May 19, 2016 Press Release
(Washington, D.C.) – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 4974, the “Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Appropriations Act,” marking the first of the FY2017 appropriations season. The legislation prioritizes combatant command needs while increasing discretionary spending for veterans by 3% from FY2016. Rep. Rob Woodall issued the following statement in support of its passage.
May 5, 2016 Press Release
(Lawrenceville, GA) – Last Saturday, Rep. Rob Woodall (GA 07) joined the Georgia delegation at Dobbins Air Reserve Base for the annual Academy Day kick off of a new nomination season, and on Wednesday he hosted a reception for the 7th District students he nominated last year who were subsequently accepted and received appointments. They will soon begin their time at America’s Service Academies, but first they celebrated with family during a visit with the Congressman.
May 4, 2016 Press Release
(Duluth, GA) – Today, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce presented Seventh District Representative Rob Woodall with the Spirit of Enterprise Award in recognition of his pro-economic growth voting record fostering small business and entrepreneurship. Each year the Chamber tracks Members of Congress on key votes to the business community, and Woodall has become a perennial recipient of the award with the highest percentage ranking of the entire Georgia delegation.
April 14, 2016 Press Release
On Saturday, April 30, 2016, U.S. Rep. Rob Woodall (GA 07) will be partnering with U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson and Georgia’s Congressional Delegation to host Service Academy Day at Dobbins Air Reserve Base from 10:00AM to 11:30AM. The annual event is the largest of its kind in the country, and offers Georgia high school students an opportunity to speak with representatives from each of the five Service Academies as they learn what is required for admittance. Students and those accompanying them must register for Academy Day by Friday, April 22, 2016, at 5:00PM in order to attend.
March 22, 2016 Press Release
Each year, U.S. Rep. Rob Woodall (GA 07) hosts the Congressional Art Competition for high school students within the 7th District, and on Saturday, participants and their families joined the Congressman for a reception as he recognized the 2016 finalists. Ian Peng of North Gwinnett High School won First Place in the competition with his work, “The Silent Beauty,” while fellow North Gwinnett High School student, Lindsey Carr, won Second Place, and Odelia Huang of Lambert High School received Third Place recognition.
March 15, 2016 Press Release
(Washington, DC) – Today, U.S. Rep. Rob Woodall (GA 07) – who serves on the House Budget Committee – issued the following statement after introduction of its Fiscal Year 2017 budget proposal, “A Balanced Budget for a Stronger America.”
March 10, 2016 Press Release
(Washington, DC) – This week, U.S. Rep. Rob Woodall (R-GA-07) and Rep. Jackie Speier (D-CA-14) along with 6 co-sponsors introduced a bipartisan measure to provide an added option of certainty for those receiving official immigration documents from United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). The “Strengthening the Department of Homeland Security Secure Mail Initiative Act (Secure Mail Initiative Act)” would update the USCIS Secure Mail Initiative (USCIS SMI) to offer recipients – at no additional cost to the taxpayer - the option of choosing signature-required delivery upon approval and completion.
February 9, 2016 Press Release
(Washington, DC) – Today, the White House released President Obama’s FY2017 budget proposal, which creates $3.4 trillion in new taxes, increases federal spending by $2.5 trillion, and would result in a national debt double that of when he took office – all while failing to ever come to balance. U.S. Rep. Rob Woodall (GA 07), who serves on the House Budget Committee, issued the following statement in response.