Press Releases

  • Graves, Bishop, GA Delegation Ask Kemp to Put a Statue of John Lewis in the U.S. Capitol
    Jul 30, 2020 - Today, Congressman Tom Graves (R-GA-14) and Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (D-GA-02) led members of the U.S. House of Representatives' Georgia Delegation in letters to Governor Brian Kemp, Lieutenant Governor Geoff Duncan, and Speaker of the Georgia House David Ralston requesting they replace th... More
  • Graves Honors Rep. John Lewis on House Floor
    Jul 20, 2020 - Today Rep. Tom Graves (R-GA-14) joined Rep. Sanford Bishop (D-GA-2) to lead a moment of silence on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives to honor Georgia Congressman and civil rights champion John Lewis. Rep. Graves also spoke on the House floor to honor Rep. Lewis, that video along with hi... More
  • Graves Statement on the Passing of Congressman John Lewis
    Jul 18, 2020 - Rep. Tom Graves (R-GA-14) released the below statement today following the passing of Georgia Congressman and civil rights leader John Lewis: “John was a dear friend. I first met John Lewis the day I was sworn into Congress. As the Dean of the Georgia delegation, he introduced me to the entire House... More
  • Graves Priorities to Boost Cyber and Telecommunications Security Approved by Full Committee
    Jul 15, 2020 - Today the full U.S. House Appropriations Committee approved provisions championed by Rep. Tom Graves, Republican Leader of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government, to implement a strong, national 5G strategy; create more secure telecommunications networks; preven... More
  • Committee Approves Graves Effort to Crack Down on Surveillance and Theft by State-Owned Enterprises
    Jul 14, 2020 - Today the full U.S. House Committee on Appropriations passed a number of provisions, authored and championed by Rep. Tom Graves (R-GA-14), to crack down on foreign entities and state-owned enterprises that seek to steal data and personal information from American citizens. The provisions, included i... More
  • Committee Approves Graves Language to Support Coding in Schools
    Jul 13, 2020 - Today the full U.S. House Committee on Appropriations approved language authored by Rep. Tom Graves (R-GA-14) to help address the growing cybersecurity workforce shortage in the United States. As mentioned in his opening remarks, unless action is taken to address the gap in cyber training, our cyber... More
  • Committee Approves Graves’ Effort To Boost Cyber Defense and Veterans’ Services
    Jul 9, 2020 - Today the full U.S. House Committee on Appropriations passed a number of funding bills that included provisions drafted and championed by Rep. Tom Graves (R-GA-14). The provisions, detailed below, are part of Rep. Graves’ ongoing work this appropriations cycle to boost our nation’s cyber and telecom... More
  • Graves to Champion Cyber and Telecommunications Security in Funding Bill Markups
    Jul 8, 2020 - Rep. Tom Graves (R-GA-14), Republican Leader of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government, highlighted that for his last appropriations cycle in Congress, he’ll continue working to champion and include provisions in this year’s funding bills to boost our nation’s c... More
  • Graves Honors Local Service Academy Appointees
    Jun 9, 2020 - On Monday evening Rep. Tom Graves (R-GA-14) hosted a virtual video call with the students from the 14th Congressional District who were appointed to attend a U.S. military academy. After being nominated by Rep. Graves, ten local students were appointed to the U.S. Naval Academy, the U.S. Air Force A... More
  • Graves Questions CDC Director on Coronavirus Antibody Testing
    Jun 4, 2020 - Rep. Tom Graves (R-GA-14) today questioned Dr. Robert Redfield, Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), about coronavirus antibody testing and whether it should be widely available for the American public. Dr. Redfield joined the Appropriations Committee’s Labor, Health and... More

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