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  • Healthcare Rescue Mission
    Posted in Opinion Pieces on February 20, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Healthcare

    Giving CPR to U.S. health insurance system By Reps. Buddy Carter (R-GA-01), Drew Ferguson (R-GA-03), Rob Woodall (R-GA-07), Doug Collins (R-GA-09), Jody Hice (R-GA-10), Barry Loudermilk (R-GA-11), Rick Allen (R-GA-12) and Tom Graves (R-GA-14). 2/20/2017 As members of Congress, we work every day to be the voice of Georgians in our nation’s capital. While we represent different areas, one message we hear as we listen to constituents is resounding: Obamacare has hurt their loved ones and livelihoo... Read more

  • U.S. nonprofits, including churches, should be allowed to take sides in politics
    Posted in Opinion Pieces on February 5, 2017 | Preview rr

    By Senator James Lankford, Rep. Jody Hice, and Rep. Steve Scalise The Washington Post (Op-Ed) February 5, 2017 http://wpo.st/X3h_2 Since 1954, a provision in the U.S. Tax Code, commonly referred to as the Johnson Amendment, has effectively censored nonprofit organizations and their leaders with the threat of an IRS investigation, fines or loss of tax-exempt status if they choose to discuss political events. Introduced by then-Sen. Lyndon B. Johnson, the amendment was snuck in by voice vote but ... Read more