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American People, Georgia Score Big Wins in President Trump’s Government Funding Bill


Washington, May 3 -

Rep. Tom Graves (R-GA-14) issued the following statement after voting in favor of the Consolidated Appropriations Act (H.R. 244), which funds the government through this September:  

“This five-month government funding plan is a win for all Americans. Among the many victories, our plan starts rebuilding the military, increasing funding by $25 billion from last year. Our plan terminates, rescinds or consolidates more than 150 government programs or initiatives. Our plan protects life by renewing the Hyde amendment, which prohibits federal funding of abortions. Additionally, as chairman of the Financial Services Subcommittee on Appropriations, I’m especially glad to report that we slashed spending by eight percent in that section of the bill.

“From funding the Savannah Harbor project to providing resources for cyber operations at Fort Gordon to blocking an attempt to interfere with our state’s water rights, President Trump’s government funding bill is also full of big wins for Georgia.”  

Below is a list of the bill’s highlights for Georgia. 

ECONOMIC

MILITARY / HOMELAND SECURITY

VALUES / PUBLIC HEALTH

TRANSPORTATION

AGRICULTURE

OTHER / GENERAL

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