Author: IrishPat

Sue and Settle sunk

When the EPA announced the decision to drop the practice of “sue and settle” no one was more pleased than Georgia’s 9th District Congressman Doug Collins: No government agency should collude with special interest groups to redefine its priorities through covert consent decrees. The EPA’s decision to crack down on this practice will give Americans

University of North Georgia named ROTC Cyber Institute

The National Security Agency and Department of Homeland Security have named the University of North Georgia and four other Senior Military Colleges National Centers of Academic Excellence for Cyber Defense. These schools focus on training leaders who specialize in protecting Americans within the increasingly complex cyber domain. 9th District Congressman Doug Collins and 8th District Congressman

Pain-Capable bill passes US House

Yesterday the House passed H.R. 36, the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, which 9th District Congressman Doug Collins co-sponsored. Fifteen states, including Georgia, have passed laws that parallel this federal bill, while many others now allow providers to do abortions on older babies. Rep. Collins said When modern medicine leads doctors to administer anesthesia to

Perdue & Collins on the budget

Georgia’s Senator David Perdue and 9th District Congressman Doug Collins have teamed up in an op-ed setting forth three guiding principles to fix the broken budgetary process. The Real Clear Policy piece that appeared yesterday, points out that the approved budget was on time in only 4 years out of the last 43. The lawmakers

20th Century opposition to 21st Century Innovation

In a scathing op-ed in The Hill, Georgia’s 9th Congressman Doug Collins tries to explain to some liberals that it is actually 2017 and not 1906.  At issue is a proposal to increase the line speed in poultry processing plants in the U.S. and Collins minces no words when describing the rationale of those opposing

Criminal Alien Gang Member Removal Act

The House today passed H.R. 3697, the Criminal Alien Gang Member Removal Act, as part of Republican immigration enforcement efforts. The bill encompasses a section of the Davis-Oliver Act, which 9th District Congressman Doug Collins co-sponsored. Collins, a member of the House Judiciary Committee, released the following statement in response to the bill’s passage: There’s no question that gangs have

Collins introduces privacy legislation

9th District Congressman Doug Collins has introduced the International Communications Privacy Act (ICPA), H.R. 3718, to outline when and how law enforcement may access electronic information stored abroad. Rep Collins said: Thirty years after Congress passed the Electronic Communications Privacy Act, America needs statutes that address information security in an increasingly digital and global age.