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  • Hice Delivers Historical Document Display to Columbia County Justice Center
    Posted in Press Releases on February 23, 2017 | Preview rr

    Evans, GA – On Wednesday, February 22, 2017, Congressman Jody Hice (GA-10), together with Congressman Rick Allen (GA-12), Columbia County Commission Chairman Ron Cross, Ten Commandments Georgia President Tom Rush, and local residents, delivered the Foundations of American Law and Government display to the Columbia County Justice Center. Acknowledging the need to educate the public about the history and background of American law, Governor Nathan Deal in 2012 signed a law which authorized the pos... Read more

  • Hice, Scalise Introduce Legislation to Repeal Johnson Amendment
    Posted in Press Releases on February 2, 2017 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Yesterday, Congressmen Jody Hice (GA-10) and Steve Scalise (LA-01) introduced H.R. 781, the Free Speech Fairness Act, which would amend the U.S. tax code to restore free speech for 501(c)(3) organizations including churches, nonprofits, and educational institutions, so long as they are (1) made in the ordinary course of the organization’s regular and customary activities in carrying out its tax-exempt purpose, and (2) any expenditure related to this are de minimis. A companion... Read more

  • Hice Applauds Nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch
    Posted in Press Releases on January 31, 2017 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Jody Hice (R-GA) today released the following statement after President Donald J. Trump announced Neil Gorsuch of the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals as the nominee for Supreme Court Justice: “Without question, Justice Antonin Scalia was an incomparable and irreplaceable legal scholar who inspired millions, including myself, with his steadfast defense of the Constitution. He adhered to the precepts of our Founding Fathers, possessed strong conservative values, and e... Read more

  • Congressman Hice Announces February Mobile Office Hours
    Posted in Press Releases on January 30, 2017 | Preview rr

    Monroe, GA – In an ongoing effort to provide excellent constituent services, Congressman Jody Hice (GA-10) will host Mobile Office Hours with two opportunities for 10th District residents to meet with his staff in February. Mobile Office Hours provides residents who are unable to visit the Congressman’s office because of time or location restrictions the opportunity to meet with a knowledgeable member of his staff to discuss their concerns, share their priorities, or seek help with a federal age... Read more

  • Rep. Hice Selected as Vice Chair of House Oversight and Government Reform Subcommittee on Government Operations
    Posted in Press Releases on January 24, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Oversight & Government Reform

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Jody Hice (GA-10), a member of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, announced that Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz (UT-03) has appointed him to serve as Vice Chairman of the Subcommittee on Government Operations. Chaired by Congressman Mark Meadows (NC-11), the Subcommittee on Government Operations holds public officials accountable and ensures that the American people have access to critical information about the operations of the federal ... Read more

  • Rep. Hice Votes to Advance the Culture of Life
    Posted in Press Releases on January 24, 2017 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 7, the No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion and Abortion Insurance Full Disclosure Act of 2017, by a vote of 238 - 183. Congressman Hice released the following statement in response to the passage of the measure: “No American should ever be forced to pay for abortions. Period. The Hyde Amendment has been a staple of protecting the unborn for 40 years, saving more than two million lives, including 99,350 lives in the State of Geo... Read more

  • Hice Delivers on Promise of Obamacare Repeal
    Posted in Press Releases on January 13, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Healthcare

    Washington, D.C. – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed S. Con. Res. 3, the FY’17 Budget Resolution which establishes the method to repeal Obamacare. Congressman Jody Hice (R-GA) released the following statement after the passage of the legislation: “The history of Obamacare is clear-cut: It was crafted behind closed doors, with no real discussion of opposing views; it was overly complicated, riddled with mountains of mandates and penalties; and it has failed to rein in costs, causing... Read more

  • Hice Votes to Advance General Mattis Waiver
    Posted in Press Releases on January 13, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense & National Security

    Washington, D.C. – Today, the U.S. House of Representative passed S. 84, legislation which will provide an exception to a limitation against the appointment of a person as Secretary of Defense who is within seven years of having left active duty as a regular commissioned officer of the Armed Forces. Congressman Hice released the following statement after the passage of the legislation: “As an intelligent and seasoned warrior, General James Mattis will serve our country with bravery and honor as ... Read more

  • Hice Announces 2017 U.S. Service Academy Nominations
    Posted in Press Releases on January 10, 2017 | Preview rr

    Milledgeville, GA – U.S. Congressman Jody Hice (GA-10) today announced the names of the high school and college students whom he nominated for appointments to America’s Service Academies. He also extended his congratulations to Jacob Allen of Loganville, William Johnson of Warrenton, and Alexis Shirley of Watkinsville, the first of his nominees to receive academy appointments this year. “It is my honor to offer my congratulations to these exceptional students who are among the best and brightest... Read more

  • Hice Announces Mobile Office Hours in Winder, Tennille, Gibson
    Posted in Press Releases on January 6, 2017 | Preview rr

    Monroe, GA – In an ongoing effort to provide excellent constituent services, Congressman Jody Hice (GA-10) will host Mobile Office Hours with three opportunities for 10th District residents to meet with his staff in January. Mobile Office Hours provides residents who are unable to visit the Congressman’s office because of time or location restrictions the opportunity to meet with a knowledgeable member of his staff to discuss their concerns, share their priorities, or seek help with a federal ag... Read more