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  • Select Committee Holds Hearing to Explore Improvements to Constituent Communication and Engagement
    Jun 5, 2019 - The Select Committee on the Modernization of Congress (“Select Committee”) today held a hearing to examine the current state of Congress’ communication and engagement with the American people. The hearing focused on specific types of communications, new technologies for improving deliberative dialog... 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
  • Caring for our nation’s heroes
    Jun 2, 2019 - The men and women who serve our country deserve our support — both on and off the battlefield. To honor our country’s veterans, current active duty and civilian service members, for the past 20 years the President of the United States has issued a proclamation to declare May “National Military Appre... More
  • Against the odds, select committee aims to push Congress into the 21st century
    May 25, 2019 - Against the odds, select committee aims to push Congress into the 21st century By Paul Kane May 25, 2019 It’s one of the most important committees in Congress, yet it has only temporary office space. It has just two full-time legislative staff members. And it borrows other committees’ rooms to hold... More
  • Select Committee Unanimously Approves Package of Recommendations to “Open Up” Congress
    May 23, 2019 - The Select Committee on the Modernization of Congress (“Select Committee”) today unanimously approved their first round of bipartisan congressional recommendations focusing on transparency in the legislative branch. The recommendations aim to give the American public greater access to the inner-work... 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
  • Select Committee Hosts “Speaking from Experience” with Six Former Members of Congress
    May 2, 2019 - The Select Committee on the Modernization of Congress (“Select Committee”) yesterday held its third hearing of the year, titled “Speaking from Experience: Former Members on Congressional Reform.” Former Congressmen Tom Davis (R-VA-11), Vic Fazio (D-CA-3), Martin Frost (D-TX-24), Reid Ribble (R-WI-8)... 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

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