July 18, 2016 E-Newsletter Archive
July 15, 2016 Press Release
(Washington, D.C.) – This week, both the House and Senate cleared a bipartisan agreement to reauthorize the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) through September 2017, and the measure is expected to be signed into law by the President today. The legislation is an extension of operational funding without increasing federal spending, and enacts long-term policy reforms to strengthen national security, improve air travel for persons with disabilities, shorten wait times, and among other things, require airlines to reimburse passengers with lost luggage.
July 11, 2016 E-Newsletter Archive
July 6, 2016 Press Release
(Washington, D.C.) – As a result of the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation (FAST) Act signed into law last year, the Port of Savannah will receive $44,000,000 for reconfiguration and improvement of its on-dock container transfer facilities to bring rail switching activities inside the Port. The funds were awarded through the Nationally Significant Freight and Highway Projects (NSFHP) Program, which established a competitive grant program known as Fostering Advancements in Shipping and Transportation for the Long-Term Achievement of National Efficiencies (FASTLANE).
June 27, 2016 E-Newsletter Archive
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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.
In The News
September 22, 2014 In The News
U.S. Rep. Rob Woodall (GA-7) was recently honored by the National Federation of Independent Business for his voting record on behalf of small business owners.
September 19, 2014 In The News
Calling for a more "humble" foreign policy, Rep. Raúl Labrador (R-Id.) – a leader among the more conservative wing of the House GOP -- called Thursday for the GOP to be cautious and deliberate before authorizing any further use of force by President Obama in dealing with the Islamic State.
September 18, 2014 In The News
The three lawmakers present at Wednesday's The Hill forum agree on at least one thing: that credit unions are an integral part of the country's financial services landscape. Reps. Denny Heck (D-Wash.), Brad Sherman (D-Calif.) and Rob Woodall (R-Ga.) spoke at the forum, which was sponsored by the Credit Union National Association.
September 10, 2014 In The News
Republicans are beginning to focus on what they could accomplish through budget reconciliation next year if the GOP takes control of the Senate.
September 2, 2014 In The News
Immigration has been a hot topic for constituents in Rep. Rob Woodall’s 7th Congressional District.
August 27, 2014 In The News
Despite the worsening crisis in the Middle East and a lack of legislative progress in Washington, immigration remains the chief topic of concern for many in the 7th Congressional District.
August 11, 2014 In The News
U.S. Rep. Rob Woodall opened his remarks at the August meeting of the Cumming Vietnam Veterans group by acknowledging that the current atmosphere in the nation’s capital means that it’s “hard to make things happen in Washington.”
August 8, 2014 In The News
Sometimes you just have to agree to disagree. If there was a consensus reached at Wednesday night’s town hall meeting between Rep. Rob Woodall and representatives of the Latino community, that was it.
August 6, 2014 In The News
Rep. Rob Woodall and his colleagues in the House took what the congressman described as a “quality step forward towards resolving the crisis on our southern border” last week by passing a bill which, among other things, provides money for governors and the National Guard to address border security.
August 1, 2014 In The News
Members of Congress face a deadline next Thursday — 90 days before the election — to put constituent newsletters in the mail. Carefully timing the mailings is just one fillip in the fine art of congressional communications, especially those that might suggest campaign messages.