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Washington, October 25, 2018 | comments

Washington, D.C. – I often tell people that the Peach State is a great place to live, work, and raise a family, and I’m humbled to serve the good folks of Georgia’s 10th Congressional District. My dedication to service drives me to fight for you, your family, and your values. My job is about ensuring that I’m helping as many residents as possible and being your strongest voice in Congress.

From McDonough to Evans to Athens to Wrens and everywhere in between, we are working tirelessly to assist Georgians, and I’m proud to be your advocate on matters ranging from cutting through the federal bureaucracy to arranging U.S. Capitol tours to expediting passport requests. Just this Congress, my highly qualified constituent services operation has closed nearly 1,817 cases on behalf of constituents, regaining nearly $14 million in IRS repayments, Social Security benefits, VA benefits, service academy scholarships, among many others.

To make things easier and more convenient for you, my staff hits the road each month to meet with folks in their local communities to provide assistance and share feedback they receive with me. We strongly believe in the motto: “Follow up and follow through.” I also make it a priority to visit regularly with mayors, economic development offices, Rotary clubs, and other civic groups across the area, who keep their finger on the pulse of local communities and influence their trajectory.

While traveling throughout the district, I’m grateful to meet the many people who have come from all around the world to settle down in our neighborhoods, which just goes to show what an outstanding place we call home. Whether it’s meeting you during a community event, connecting during a Telephone Town Hall, or chatting during an office visit, I am listening to Georgians because I’m here to serve you and help solve your problems.

My work for you doesn’t end there. I also have a devoted grants coordinator who helps municipalities, community organizations, and individuals secure federal funding for their businesses or local projects. Researching, writing, and applying for grants can be a daunting process, and I’m glad we can be a resource for folks from around our community who need assistance. Constituent service often gets little attention, but it makes a real difference in the lives of people across the state.

I believe in the old adage that “all politics is local.” If my office can assist you or your family with a federal issue, please contact us online at hice.house.gov or give us a call at 770-207-1776 or 478-457-0007. My top priority will always be serving you and it is an honor to represent you and Georgia 10 in the People's House.

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Featured in the Walton Tribune on Sunday, October 28, 2018.

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