Press Releases

  • Graves Questions FBI Director Wray on Cyber Threats
    Apr 4, 2019 - In today’s Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice and Science hearing with Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Director Christopher Wray, Rep. Tom Graves (R-GA-14) brought up the importance of cyber defense and asked about current efforts in the private sector to protect against cyber cr... More
  • Graves Named ‘Taxpayer Hero’ by Government Waste Watchdogs
    Apr 3, 2019 - Rep. Tom Graves (R-GA-14) was named a “Taxpayer Hero” by the Council for Citizens Against Government Waste (CCAGW), a national organization dedicated to eliminating waste, mismanagement and inefficiency in government. Since 1989, CCAGW has identified Members of Congress who are committed to protecti... More
  • Every Baby Deserves the Opportunity to Live
    Apr 2, 2019 - Rep. Tom Graves (R-GA-14) today joined more than 150 of his colleagues in the U.S. House of Representatives to sign a discharge petition to force a vote on the Born Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act (“Born Alive Act”). The Born Alive Act protects babies that are born alive following an attempt... More
  • Graves Announces Student Art Exhibit Kick-Off in Calhoun
    Mar 15, 2019 - Washington, D.C. – Rep. Tom Graves (R-GA-14) today announced that the local student artwork submitted for the Congressional Art Competition will be on display to the public in Calhoun starting Monday, March 18th. Monday kicks off the three-week local free exhibit at the Harris Arts Center. In partne... More
  • Graves & Kilmer: Common Ground Exists to Modernize Congress
    Mar 12, 2019 - Washington, D.C. – The Select Committee on the Modernization of Congress (“Select Committee”) kicked off its first hearing of the 116th Congress today with a Member Day. Thirty-one current Members of Congress, both Democrat and Republican, testified in front of the full committee and highlighted key... More
  • Graves: Trump’s Budget is a Courageous Step to Address Nation’s Debt
    Mar 11, 2019 - Washington, D.C. – Following the release of President Trump’s Fiscal Year 2020 budget proposal, A Budget for a Better America, Rep. Tom Graves (R-GA-14) shared the following statement: “Under President Trump’s pro-growth policies and leadership, our economy is booming and American workers are seeing... More
  • Graves: Funding Bill Falls Short, Trump Is Right To Take Action
    Feb 14, 2019 - Rep. Tom Graves (R-GA-14) tonight issued the following statement on the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2019, legislation providing funding for one-quarter of the federal government, which included long-debated policy related to homeland and border security: “I will not support a bill that falls ... More
  • Tom Graves Named Republican Leader of Committee on Congressional Modernization
    Feb 12, 2019 - Today Rep. Tom Graves (R-GA-14) announced he will serve as Republican Leader of the new Select Committee on the Modernization of Congress. Graves will join Rep. Derek Kilmer (D-WA-06), Chairman, and 10 other Members of the House who are tasked with studying, investigating and suggesting modernizatio... More
  • Graves Applauds President’s State of the Union Address, Calls on Democrats to Negotiate in Good Faith
    Feb 5, 2019 - Rep. Tom Graves (R-GA-14) released the following statement after President Trump delivered his second State of the Union address: “Tonight President Trump addressed one of the most pressing issues facing our country: the humanitarian and security crisis at our Southern border. The president again ma... More
  • Graves Statement On Conference Committee And Democrat Opening Offer
    Feb 1, 2019 - Rep. Tom Graves (R-GA-14), who is a member of the bipartisan Conference Committee to secure the border, issued the following statement on the Democrat’s opening offer: “One week ago today, we reached a deal to open the government and begin border security negotiations. I was optimistic about our abi... More