June 21, 2017 Press Release
Washington, DC – Today, U.S. Senator and Majority Whip John Cornyn (R-TX) introduced companion legislation, the “Jobs for our Heroes Act of 2017,” to a House bill (H.R. 2547) authored by Rep. Rob Woodall (GA 07) that has already been unanimously approved by the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee.
June 19, 2017 E-Newsletter Archive
June 13, 2017 Press Release
Washington, DC – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives approved S. 1094, the “Department of Veterans Affairs Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act,” which will now go to the President’s desk for signature. The legislation provides the Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) with the authority to expeditiously remove, demote, or suspend any VA employee, including Senior Executive Service (SES) employees, based on performance or misconduct.
June 12, 2017 E-Newsletter Archive
June 8, 2017 Press Release
Washington, DC – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives took another large step in its ongoing regulatory relief efforts by passing H.R. 10, the “Financial CHOICE Act,” which among other things, significantly reins in policies implemented by the Dodd-Frank Act. While originally presented as a safeguard against future economic crises, the Dodd-Frank Act instead codified the idea that certain financial institutions were “too big to fail” and made them even bigger while placing unsustainable regulatory burdens on America’s community banks and credit unions – the lifeline for small business owners, entrepreneurs, and economic growth across the country.
June 5, 2017 E-Newsletter Archive
June 2, 2017 Press Release
Each year, young men and women from across the District apply for appointments to America’s Service Academies, each year I have the honor of interviewing these young people and putting the very best applicants forward to the academies, and each year our district produces one of the largest groups of exemplary students in the state.
May 30, 2017 E-Newsletter Archive
May 25, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee has unanimously approved a bipartisan bill introduced by U.S. Representatives Rob Woodall (R-GA-07) and Julia Brownley (D-CA-26) that would build upon current law that the two originally authored. The Veterans Expanded Trucking Opportunities (VETOPPS) Act, signed into law as part of the FAST Act in December of 2015, removed regulatory barriers for military veterans continuing or beginning work in the trucking industry.
May 24, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representatives Rob Woodall (R-GA-07) and Jackie Speier (D-CA-14) re-introduced the “Strengthening the Department of Homeland Security Secure Mail Initiative Act (H.R. 2595)” in the U.S. House – where it was overwhelmingly approved last Congress – while U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) is among those leading the charge in the Senate by introducing companion legislation. The measure 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.
In The News
February 3, 2016 In The News
U.S. Rep. Rob Woodall, R-Ga., was among 246 representatives who voted to increase congressional oversight over the lifting of sanctions related to Iran and terrorist groups on Tuesday.
January 19, 2016 In The News
Rhetoric alone rarely translates into results. Results are what the American people demand, though rhetoric tends to define State of the Union speeches.
January 6, 2016 In The News
WASHINGTON — After dozens of failed attempts to undo President Barack Obama's health care law, the GOP-led Congress will finally put a bill on the president's desk striking at the heart of his signature legislative achievement.
December 11, 2015 In The News
Lawrenceville – Leigh McIntosh, Executive Director of Creative Enterprises, Inc., in Lawrenceville, can’t help smiling as she talks about her clients. Proud of the center’s programs for adults with disabilities, McIntosh can’t speak fast enough as she explains who Creative Enterprises serves, and how.
December 9, 2015 In The News
U.S. Rep. Rob Woodall, R-Ga., called for tougher screening processes to review foreigners attempting to receive a visa waiver.
December 8, 2015 In The News
FORSYTH COUNTY -- High schools students who have an interest in coding and want to make their own app can enter a contest organized by the U.S. House of Representatives.
December 4, 2015 In The News
Today, the U.S. House passed the conference report for HR 22, the FAST Act, by a vote of 359-65. The bill s $305 billion worth of transportation funding through 2020. The only Georgian representative to vote against the bill was the 10th District’s Jody Hice.
December 4, 2015 In The News
Congress passed a multi-year transportation funding bill Thursday, ending a climate of uncertainty that had prompted transportation officials in Georgia to postpone some highway projects.
November 24, 2015 In The News
Like many roads in the Atlanta area, those in U.S. Rep. Rob Woodall's (R-GA) 7th District, encompassing Gwinnett and Forsythe counties in the northeast suburbs, need infrastructure upgrades to relieve congestion.
November 23, 2015 In The News
U.S. Reps. Rob Woodall and Jody Hice, both R-Ga., praised a house bill that requires screening measures for refugees seeking sanctuary in the U.S. this past week.