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  • America: Going for Gold
    Posted in Columns on February 16, 2018 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. – The Olympic theme song stokes our emotions and brings back so many great memories. From the Miracle on Ice in Lake Placid to the great conquests of Mark Spitz and Michael Phelps, we feel an immense sense of national pride as we remember our heroes of the past and admire the sheer talent and determination of our athletes. Every two years, we have the opportunity to come together as a Nation to cheer on and celebrate our most exceptional athletes during the Olympic Games. With a... Read more

  • Black History Month time to reflect on contributions
    Posted in Columns on February 10, 2018 | Preview rr

    In Case You Missed It… Black History Month time to reflect on contributions By Rep. Jody Hice (R-GA) As we celebrate Black History Month this February, I encourage you to take the opportunity to recognize and reflect on the hardships, triumphs and achievements of African-Americans and individuals of African descent throughout our nation’s history. There are civil rights giants, like Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Rosa Parks, and Georgia’s own Congressman John Lewis, who remind us of the power of br... Read more

  • A Safe, Strong, and Proud America
    Posted in Columns on February 2, 2018 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. – From rebuilding our military to tax and regulatory reform, President Trump’s first year included many notable accomplishments. On Tuesday, during his first State of the Union address, he focused on the good that is happening in our Nation and laid out bold ideas and clear goals for the upcoming year. President Trump spoke from the heart, and I’m thankful that he continues to tackle some of the Nation’s most pressing issues head-on as we work to improve the lives of Americans a... Read more

  • It’s Congress’ duty to provide nation’s neglected military resources it needs
    Posted in Columns on January 29, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense & National Security

    In Case You Missed It… Providing for the common defense is more than just a promise to our citizens and military. It is the foremost responsibility of the federal government, established in the Preamble to the U.S. Constitution. Just recently, I was nominated by my colleagues to serve as the newest member of the House Armed Services Committee, which has jurisdiction over all defense and military policy, nuclear weapons production and military installations across our nation. At a time when Ameri... Read more

  • Fighting for Life
    Posted in Columns on January 19, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Protecting Life

    Washington, D.C. – The right to life is one of the most primary and fundamental rights that we, as human beings, share. Without this right, there can be no right to liberty or to the pursuit of happiness. As many of you know, I have dedicated much of my time both in Congress and as a pastor to promoting a culture of life. 45 years ago, the Supreme Court issued its disheartening decision on the Roe v. Wade case. This weekend, thousands of teachers, students, pastors, priests, and families from ev... Read more

  • New Mission: Hice Joins HASC
    Posted in Columns on January 12, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense & National Security

    Washington, D.C. – The fundamental role of the federal government is the safety and security of the American people, and having a clear defense strategy is critical as we face a growing number of threats to our Nation’s security. This week, my Constitutional charge to provide for the common defense expanded with my nomination and subsequent placement onto the House Armed Services Committee (HASC), which oversees all defense priorities, military policy, and installations across the country. I’m g... Read more

  • Strengthening and Modernizing our Military
    Posted in Columns on December 14, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense & National Security

    Washington, D.C. – The United States’ position as the leader of the free world is built upon the strength of our military and its capacity to meet any challenge. However, in recent years, we have witnessed our military readiness and capabilities decline to a point of alarm. As it stands, we have too many planes that can’t fly and ships that can’t sail, while global threats abound. The American people have given Republicans the opportunity to lead in Congress, with a promise that we would not onl... Read more

  • Reconciling Differences
    Posted in Columns on December 7, 2017 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. – If you’ve followed the tax reform process this past year, you know that the House and Senate have both passed their respective versions of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. Since there are minor – yet significant – differences, the chambers must come together and reconcile the two measures into one joint bill through conference committee. The good news is that the end is in sight. We are closer than ever to overhauling our outdated tax code. In the coming days, the group of members w... Read more

  • Protecting Our Skies
    Posted in Columns on November 30, 2017 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. – Following the deadliest foreign attack on U.S. soil, President George W. Bush addressed the Nation and declared, “these acts shattered steel, but they cannot dent the steel of American resolve.” Without question, none of us will forget the heinous attacks of September 11, 2001. These acts of hate forever changed America and transformed our perceptions and protocols when it comes to the safety and security of our airlines. Since then, there have been several attempts to infiltr... Read more

  • Protecting free speech rights through tax reform
    Posted in Columns on November 16, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Tax Reform

    In Case You Missed It… Protecting free speech rights through tax reform The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act accomplishes the goal of ensuring that all Americans, no matter their jobs, are treated equally under the law By Rep. Jody Hice President Theodore Roosevelt remarked in a 1910 address to the Iowa State Teachers’ Association that “nothing in this world is worth having or worth doing unless it means effort, pain, difficulty.” In developing the first comprehensive tax revision in three decades, it take... Read more

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