Dr. Jody Hice endorsed by Walton County Tea Party Patriots
Dr. Jody Hice has recieved an endorsement from the Walton County Tea Party Patriots in the race for the Georgia’s 10th Congressional District. In the endorsement John Sauers, Co-founder of the Walton County Tea Party Patriots, said:
“I seek to endorse a man who fears God, reveres the Judeo-Christian heritage of our nation, is a Madisonian constitutionalist and desires to serve as a citizen legislator and not a lifelong professional politician. Only one man running for the 10th U.S. Congressional District of Georgia meets my criteria. His name is Jody Hice. Continue reading →
The Susan B. Anthony List (SBA List) Candidate Fund announced its endorsement of Karen Handel for U.S. Senate in Georgia. This is the SBA List Candidate Fund’s first Senate candidate endorsement of the 2014 cycle.
“Karen Handel is a strong, articulate pro-life leader and the best candidate in Georgia to speak to the errors of abortion-centered feminism and one of its chief advocates, Michelle Nunn” said Susan B. Anthony List Candidate Fund President Marjorie Dannenfelser. Continue reading →
Gov. Nathan Deal announced today that Georgia’s net tax collections for the month of February totaled almost $838 million for an increase of $42 million, or 5.3 percent, compared to the month-ended February 2013. Year-to-date, net tax revenue collections totaled $11.74 billion for an increase of nearly $560.5 million, or 5 percent, compared to the same point last year.
Changes within the following major tax categories explain the net tax revenue in February: Continue reading →
When I was growing up, I never imagined the opportunities that awaited me. All of us are the beneficiaries of generations before us who left a legacy of freedom and opportunity. And because of their sacrifices, we have had the chance to pursue our American Dream – however each of us defines that dream. I want to make sure that future generations have their shot at the American Dream – and I know you do, too. That is why I am running for the United States Senate.
Reckless spending by undisciplined career politicians from both sides of the aisle has resulted in a $17 trillion debt. Continue reading →
Transparent Airfares Act Introduced Today By Rep. Graves, Bipartisan Group
Bipartisan legislation introduced in the House today will restore transparency to the advertising of U.S. airline ticket prices and ensure that airfare advertisements are not forced to hide the costs of government from consumers.
The Transparent Airfares Act of 2014 (H.R 4156) allows advertisements for passenger air travel to state the base airfare and separately disclose any government imposed taxes and fees and the total cost of travel.
The bill was introduced by U.S. Rep. Tom Graves (R-GA), House Transportation and Continue reading →
The White House released the president’s budget proposal for Fiscal Year 2015. The budget calls for $3.901 trillion in spending, which includes another tax hike and $56 billion in additional stimulus spending. A central element includes a 6.3% increase to the Internal Revenue Service’s budget, which is currently set at $11.3 billion, even though this agency remains under scrutiny. Furthermore, despite the president and vice president’s assurance, there was no funding included for the Port of Savannah project. Congressman Westmoreland’s statement is below. Continue reading →
Gov. Nathan Deal and Attorney General Sam Olens today announced that the state of Georgia has hired a new firm to represent it in ongoing water litigation.
“We are pleased to announce the appointment of Kazmarek Mowery Cloud Laseter LLP,” Deal and Olens said in a statement. “The expertise and experience of Skip Kazmarek and his partners will be a valuable asset as we continue to defend the rights of Georgians to our natural resources. Continue reading →
Isakson Denounces Administration for Changing Obamacare Rules Yet Again
‘President Obama should take responsibility… to end this ill-fated experiment’
U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., issued the following statement today in response to the announcement that the administration is changing the rules of Obamacare yet again, this time allowing individuals to continue renewing insurance plans that do not comply with Obamacare without penalty until October 1, 2016. This new deadline coincides with the end of Obama’s second term as president.
“The administration’s announcement of yet another delay of parts of Obamacare is an admission that millions of Americans will lose their health coverage when this law takes full effect,” Isakson said. Continue reading →