Job Creation & Economic Growth

  • Graves Hosts the Sixth Annual Youth Leadership Summit in Dalton
    Oct 10, 2019 - To kick-off the sixth annual Youth Leadership Summit (YLS), more than 520 students and teachers from Northwest Georgia schools joined Rep. Tom Graves (R-GA-14) at the Dalton Convention Center on Tuesday, October 8th. YLS was started in 2014 to give Northwest Georgia students an opportunity to learn ... More
  • Rep. Graves: “Reckless pursuit of impeachment hurts our country.”
    Sep 24, 2019 - Today Rep. Tom Graves (R-GA-14) released the following statement after Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced that the U.S. House of Representatives will launch a formal impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump: “Based on a report they have never seen, about a conversation they never heard, from a pe... More
  • Select Committee Holds Hearing to Examine Budget and Appropriations Process Reform
    Sep 19, 2019 - Today the Select Committee on the Modernization of Congress (“Select Committee”) held a hearing to examine budget and appropriations process reform in Congress. Last year, the Joint Select Committee (“Joint Select Committee”) on Budget and Appropriations Process Reform was tasked with producing bipa... More
  • Floyd County to Receive Federal Resources to Combat Drug Trafficking
    Sep 12, 2019 - Today Rep. Tom Graves applauded the Office of National Drug Control Policy’s (ONDCP) announcement that Floyd County, Georgia will be designated as a High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA), which will make more resources available for local law enforcement and local officials in their fight aga... More
  • Graves Receives Pro-Business “Spirit of Enterprise” Award
    Aug 29, 2019 - Rep. Tom Graves (R-GA-14) today received the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Spirit of Enterprise Award, given to Members of Congress whose voting record reflects consistent support for pro-growth policies and legislation that allows for businesses to thrive. Representatives from the U.S. Chamber of Comm... More
  • Graves Statement on Senator Isakson’s Resignation
    Aug 28, 2019 - Rep. Tom Graves (R-GA-14) released the below statement following Senator Johnny Isakson’s (R-GA) announcement that he will resign at the end of 2019. “The very first political event I ever attended was Johnny Isakson’s election night party when he was the Republican nominee for Governor in 1990. Whi... More
  • Select Committee Unanimously Approves Second Round of Congressional Recommendations
    Jul 25, 2019 - Today the Select Committee on the Modernization of Congress (“Select Committee”) unanimously passed their second round of bipartisan congressional recommendations, crafted to provide key opportunities for staffing, technology, and accessibility reform in the U.S. House of Representatives. Over the l... More
  • Select Committee Examining Ways to Help New Members Succeed
    Jul 11, 2019 - The Select Committee on the Modernization of Congress (“Select Committee”) today held a hearing to explore best practices and ways to foster leadership training and development for new Members of Congress. “Fostering the Next Generation of Leaders: Setting Members up for Success,” examined key resou... More
  • 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