Press Releases

  • Floyd County to Receive Federal Resources to Combat Drug Trafficking
    Sep 12, 2019 - Today Rep. Tom Graves applauded the Office of National Drug Control Policy’s (ONDCP) announcement that Floyd County, Georgia will be designated as a High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA), which will make more resources available for local law enforcement and local officials in their fight aga... More
  • Graves Receives Pro-Business “Spirit of Enterprise” Award
    Aug 29, 2019 - Rep. Tom Graves (R-GA-14) today received the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Spirit of Enterprise Award, given to Members of Congress whose voting record reflects consistent support for pro-growth policies and legislation that allows for businesses to thrive. Representatives from the U.S. Chamber of Comm... More
  • Graves Statement on Senator Isakson’s Resignation
    Aug 28, 2019 - Rep. Tom Graves (R-GA-14) released the below statement following Senator Johnny Isakson’s (R-GA) announcement that he will resign at the end of 2019. “The very first political event I ever attended was Johnny Isakson’s election night party when he was the Republican nominee for Governor in 1990. Whi... More
  • Graves: “Just because we can spend it, doesn’t mean we should.”
    Jun 26, 2019 - Today Rep. Tom Graves (R-GA-14), Republican Leader of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government, spoke on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives in opposition to this year’s subcommittee spending bill. The bill as drafted increases spending over last year’s... More
  • Graves Language to Support Trump’s Sanctions Surge Passes House
    Jun 26, 2019 - Rep. Tom Graves (R-GA-14) today pulled off an extremely rare House procedure and successfully passed language to support President Trump’s sanctions surge against Iran. The Motion to Recommit, offered before the bill’s final passage, amended the Financial Services and General Government Appropriatio... More
  • Graves Opposes Financial Services Appropriations Bill
    Jun 11, 2019 - Washington, D.C. – Rep. Tom Graves (R-GA-14), Republican Leader of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government, today opposed the Fiscal Year 2020 spending bill. The bill increases spending over last year’s amount by 8 percent, or $1.8 billion. It also changes curren... More
  • Graves Honors Local Service Academy Appointees at Send-Off Dinner in Calhoun
    Jun 6, 2019 - Rep. Tom Graves (R-GA-14) yesterday held a send-off dinner in Calhoun to honor the students from the 14th Congressional District who were appointed to attend a U.S. military academy. After being nominated by Rep. Graves, eight local students were appointed to the U.S. Naval Academy, the U.S. Air For... More
  • Graves: Amnesty is Not the Answer to Our Growing Border Crisis
    Jun 4, 2019 - Today Rep. Tom Graves (R-GA-14) voted against legislation that would grant amnesty to illegal immigrants and worsen our nation’s growing crisis at the border. H.R. 6 would provide a green card and special path to citizenship to any individual who has entered the U.S. before the age of 18, has been p... More
  • Graves Amendments to Support Seniors, Veterans and Children Pass Committee
    May 16, 2019 - During the first round of the Appropriations Committee’s markup of government funding bills, Rep. Tom Graves (R-GA-14) championed and passed three amendments with full bipartisan support. The amendments, detailed below, were offered throughout the week and passed unanimously by voice vote. Supportin... More
  • Graves Amendment to Increase Cyber Defense Cooperation Passes Committee
    May 16, 2019 - Today in the Appropriations Committee’s markup of the State and Foreign Operations funding bill, Rep. Tom Graves (R-GA-14) championed and passed an amendment to increase cybersecurity cooperation with our allies to defend against cyberattacks. The amendment was included in the manager’s package, whi... More