Author: IrishPat

Veteran’s Benefits Fair in Rabun County

9th District Congressman Doug Collins has announced another Veteran’s Benefits Fair on Wednesday February 21 from 1-3 pm at the Rabun County Civic Center. Constituent services staff from the Congressman’s office will be on hand to answer questions and help veterans with casework. Representatives from the Atlanta Regional Veterans Affairs Office, Atlanta Veterans Affairs Health

Georgia U.S. Marshal nominations

Georgia Senators Johnny Isakson and David Perdue issued the following statements on President Trump’s intention to nominate John Cary Bittick of Forsyth, Ga., as U.S. Marshal for the Middle District of Georgia and David L. Lyons of Savannah, Ga., as U.S. Marshal for the Southern District of Georgia. Senator Isakson said: Our U.S. Marshals provide

Tax Reform benefits Georgia Employers/Employees

Yesterday Georgia Senators Johnny Isakson and David Perdue highlighted a growing number of Georgia businesses and workers who are seeing a positive impact from the historic tax cuts signed into law only seven weeks ago. In alphabetical order here are the companies and a summary of the respective impacts: Aflac (Columbus, Ga.) – Increased 401(k)

Additional Veteran’s benefit proposed

Georgia’s Senator Johnny Isakson and 8th District Congressman Austin Scott, yesterday introduced the Veterans Cemetery Benefit Correction Act, a bill to require the U.S. Department of the Interior to provide outer burial receptacles for veterans buried in cemeteries under the control of the National Park Service. In Georgia, this would include Andersonville National Cemetery. Current

Tax Reform postively impacts 9th District business

Georgia’s Congressman Doug Collins continues to get reports on the positive impact the passage of the Tax Reform and Jobs Act has had on businesses and their employees throughout the 9th District. Mincey Marble, founded in 1977 in Gainesville, is a manufacturer of cast marble products for hospitality, healthcare and other markets around the country.

Graves announces 2018 County Connection 2018 dates

Georgia’s 14th District Congressman Tom Graves announced today the 2018 County Connection Program schedule. The program stations members of the Congressman’s staff in counties across the District to offer a personal link to Congress for constituents who are unable to visit the permanent district offices in Dalton and Rome that are open 5 days a week.

Music Modernization Act

When compared with tax reform, rural broadband, immigration reform and the other grandiose plans coming out of Washington, updating copyright laws seems a little mundane. However, as 9th District Congressman Doug Collins points out in his recent op-ed in The Hill, there are millions of dollars available to the overall economy with some timely adjustment