Cutting Spending & Balancing the Budget

  • Rep. Graves Introduces President Trump’s Spending Cut Package
    May 10, 2018 - Rep. Tom Graves (R-GA-14) introduced the Spending Cuts to Expired and Unnecessary Programs Act (H.R. 3) as an original cosponsor. The legislation is based on the Trump administration’s proposal to cut $15.35 billion of unused, unnecessary spending. The proposal utilizes a special legislative tool ca... More
  • Rep. Graves Supports Critical Investments for Veterans
    May 8, 2018 - Rep. Tom Graves (R-GA-14) today voted for and the House Appropriations Committee passed the fiscal year 2019 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations bill, which provides annual funding for military construction projects and the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). “It’s our sacred ... More
  • Rep. Graves Receives Award for Conservative Excellence
    Apr 25, 2018 - Rep. Tom Graves (R-GA-14) received the American Conservative Union (ACU) Award for Conservative Excellence. Rep. Graves received the award based on his score of 96/100 as part of ACU’s Annual Rating of Congress. The award is given only to those members of the House and Senate who scored 80 percent o... More
  • Rep. Tom Graves Announces Winners of 14th District Congressional Art Competition
    Apr 24, 2018 - Rep. Tom Graves (R-GA-14) announced the winners of the annual 14th District Congressional Art Competition last night at a reception at the Murray Arts Council in Chatsworth. Arianna Williams, who attends Pepperell High School, was awarded first place for her work “Esthe”. Ms. Williams’ work will be ... More
  • Rep. Graves Votes to Overhaul IRS, Improve Taxpayer Protections
    Apr 18, 2018 - Rep. Tom Graves (R-GA-14) today voted for and the House passed the Taxpayer First Act (H.R. 5444) and the 21st Century IRS Act (H.R. 5445), legislation to reform the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and improve taxpayer protections. “The IRS was plagued by scandal during the Obama administration and f... More
  • Rep. Graves Statement on Speaker Ryan’s Retirement
    Apr 11, 2018 - Rep. Tom Graves (R-GA-14) issued the following statement after U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan announced he would retire at the end of his term: “Paul took me under his wing from my first day in the U.S. House. From the early days of our P90X workouts together, to my weekly lunches with him now, Paul h... More
  • House Passes President Trump’s America First Government Funding Bill
    Mar 22, 2018 - Rep. Tom Graves (R-GA-14) today voted for and the House passed legislation to fund the federal government for the rest of fiscal year 2018. The legislation contains major conservative policy victories and includes many of Georgia’s top federal priorities. “President Trump’s funding bill puts America... More
  • Rep. Graves Statement on Senate Passage of Financial Regulatory Reform Bill
    Mar 15, 2018 - Rep. Tom Graves (R-GA-14) issued the following statement after the Senate passed the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act: “I commend Senate Banking Committee Chairman Mike Crapo for his work on this important bill, which provides relief from the crushing regulatory enviro... More
  • Rep. Graves Supports School Safety Bill
    Mar 14, 2018 - Rep. Tom Graves (R-GA-14) today voted for and the House passed the STOP School Violence Act (H.R. 4909), bipartisan legislation to provide safety grants to schools. “No child should ever fear for his or her safety at school,” said Rep. Graves. “This bill will help school districts across the country... More
  • Rep. Tom Graves Applauds President’s State of the Union Address
    Jan 30, 2018 - Rep. Tom Graves (R-GA-14) released the following video in response to President Trump’s first State of the Union Address: The full script of the video is below: Hi, I’m Congressman Tom Graves. Tonight, we heard President Trump’s vision for a strong, secure and prosperous... More