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  • Be Counted So Our Community Counts
    Posted in Columns on September 18, 2020 | Preview rr

    Your community needs your help! We promise it won’t take long. The 2020 Census is ongoing right now. Unfortunately, the response rate in Georgia is among the lowest in the country due to the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic. This year has thrown a major curveball for all of us – but an undercount of our population in the Census could hurt our state for the next decade. Our communities need a complete and accurate count of how many people reside in our great state. The Census count determines ... Read more

  • Say 'No' to Statehood for Washington, D.C.
    Posted in Columns on June 26, 2020 | Preview rr

    Say 'No' to Statehood for Washington, D.C. June 6, 2020 The headlines have been filled with toppled, vandalized, and targeted statues over the past few weeks, including those of founding presidents George Washington and Thomas Jefferson. But these aren’t the only efforts to tear down physical representations of our history. This week, the Party of Jefferson — or rather what it has turned into — is targeting another tangible legacy of the Founders’ vision: the federal district of Washington, D.C... Read more

  • REP. JODY HICE: End Racism – Not The Police
    Posted in Columns on June 14, 2020 | Preview rr

    In the days since George Floyd’s tragic and horrifying death, America has been rocked by an unprecedented rush of anger, frustration, anxiety and fear. Even in the midst of this turmoil, we can look in the mirror and confidently remind ourselves that the United States of America remains the greatest nation in the world. But, like all great societies, we have dark sins swept under the rug. The ultimate evil of those sins is racism and, even as past generations made painfully slow but nonetheless... Read more

  • Rep. Jody Hice: Confront old sins, return to God, and reject racism
    Posted in Columns on June 4, 2020 | Preview rr

    Frederick Douglass in 1847 defined a true patriot as a “lover of his country who rebukes and does not excuse its sins.” To love America genuinely, we cannot sweep our problems under the rug. We must acknowledge our national sins and actively work to right these wrongs. Nearly 200 years later, Douglass’s wisdom rings true. The tragic death of George Floyd has brought our nation’s sins to the forefront. My heart broke watching the appalling video of Floyd’s slow and agonizing last moments as he st... Read more

  • Someone Must Be Held Accountable
    Posted in Columns on April 21, 2020 | Preview rr

    Someone Must Be Held Accountable Every crisis has a self-reflection point. Six weeks into the coronavirus pandemic, we now have data and information available. We have seen the face of the enemy. Tragically, lives have been lost to the virus, but many victims have survived, and even more Americans have remained healthy through it all. It is time to begin examining what we have done and whether, with the benefit of hindsight, we were right to do it. As I reflect, I come to an inescapable conclus... Read more

  • Unprecedented safety measures today may threaten liberty tomorrow
    Posted in Columns on April 13, 2020 | Preview rr

    Unprecedented Safety Measures Today May Threaten Liberty Tomorrow To combat the coronavirus pandemic, extraordinary measures are being implemented at all levels of government. From shelter-in-place orders to financial assistance to managing medical supply chains, government is playing a larger role in American life today than most of us have ever seen. In these uncertain times, government is in the driver's seat, monitoring our lives and determining our futures. Many of the policies now dominat... Read more

  • America’s Greatest Weapon Against Pandemic Fear
    Posted in Columns on April 1, 2020 | Preview rr

    America’s Greatest Weapon Against Pandemic Fear Americans are fighting a battle against more than one invisible enemy. We are combatting not merely the germs of the coronavirus pandemic, but also the fear and anxiety that accompany such a contagious illness. They have begun to seep into our national consciousness. You can see it in the relentless stream of negative news, read it on our friends’ social media posts, and even sense it on our desolate streets. Many of our fellow Americans are frigh... Read more

  • Rep. Jody Hice: How the media subtly vilifies the pro-life movement
    Posted in Columns on January 30, 2020 | Preview rr

    It should come as no surprise that the media misleads through pithy soundbites and flashy headlines on a daily basis. We’ve all seen it and, maybe, on occasion, fallen victim to this misinformation. Rhetoric matters. It determines the outcome of debates and shapes public perception of key policy issues. However, one of the greatest deceptions that has been put before the public is the idea that “pro-life” is synonymous simply with “anti-abortion.” When searching for “pro-life,” the Google resul... Read more

  • Growing Jobs in a Growing Economy
    Posted in Columns on September 24, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Jobs & the Economy

    The Peach State is on the rise, and our economy and job market could not be better. In August, we recorded over 7 million job openings in America, more than the number of people out of work. Unemployment is well below 4%, hourly earnings have risen 3.4% over the past year, and Georgia is once again the top state for business – for the sixth year running. As economic gains continue at a healthy pace as we enter fall, records just keep getting broken. The Trump economy has created an environment w... Read more

  • The principles that make America great
    Posted in Columns on September 20, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Second Amendment

    As voters watch Democrats duke out their differences in the presidential primary, one common thread appears to unite their party: an utter lack of regard for individual freedoms. Democrats want to grow the scope and size of government, taking control of your healthcare, your firearms, and even your pocketbook. The unyielding dedication to the protection and advancement of the liberties that made America great continues to make our nation great today. While coastal elitists from both parties may ... Read more

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