Press Releases

  • 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
  • Graves Hosts Local Government Services Day in Rome
    May 7, 2019 - Today Rep. Tom Graves (R-GA-14) hosted a Local Government Services Day at Georgia Highlands College in Rome, Georgia. The event connects local leaders with state and federal agency resources that can help them better serve their constituents and communities. At the event federal and state officials ... More
  • Graves Receives Award for Conservative Excellence
    Apr 17, 2019 - Washington, D.C. – The American Conservative Union Foundation (ACUF) released their 2018 Ratings of Congress and awarded Rep. Tom Graves (R-GA-14) for his conservative excellence displayed in the second session of the 115th Congress. For the past 48 years, ACUF has researched and selected a range of... More
  • Graves Announces Winners of 14th District Congressional Art Competition
    Apr 5, 2019 - Rep. Tom Graves (R-GA-14), in partnership with the Harris Arts Center and the Gordon County Chamber of Commerce, hosted a reception last night in Calhoun to announce the winners of the annual Congressional Art Competition. Esther Hayes, a Junior at Sonoraville High School in Calhoun, was the first-p... More