Tag Archives: Tom Graves

Loudermilk, Collins, Graves handle their primary opposition

Georgia’s incumbent congressmen survive primary challenges from insurgent tea party opponents . . .

Tags: Barry Loudermilk , Congressional races , Doug Collins , Tom Graves

One year later, the ACA is still dividing the parties

Republicans still say the ACA was a failure, but Democrats call it a success; the data shows millions have signed up for coverage . . .

Tags: ACA , David Perdue , health coverage , health insurance exchanges , Jason Carter , Michelle Nunn , Nathan Deal , Obamacare , Tom Graves , Tom Price

Political Notes – Signs of life on the ethics commission

The state ethics commission schedules its first meeting in a while, indicating some signs of life at the controversy-plagued agency . . .

Tags: Billy Linville , Glenn Dowling , Israel trip , McKenna Long , State Ethics Commission , Tom Graves

Political Notes – Rep. Graves gets comfy with the leadership

U.S. Rep. Tom Graves disappoints some of his party’s conservatives by lining up behind Kevin McCarthy as the new House majority leader . . .

Tags: Boyd Austin , Johnny Isakson , Keurig , North Georgia Water Planning District , Tom Graves , VA bill

Barrow, Bishop join House GOP in 52nd vote to repeal Obamacare

The U.S. House votes for the 52nd time to repeal all or part of Obamacare; Georgia Democrats John Barrow and Sanford Bishop voted with the Republican majority for repeal . . .

Tags: Affordable Care Act , John Barrow , Obamacare , repeal , Sanford Bishop , Tom Graves , U.S. House

Political Notes – Deal exults over Savannah ports bill

Gov. Nathan Deal strikes a happy note with the U.S. House’s passage of a water projects bill that would help pay for the Savannah harbor dredging . . .

Tags: Bill Nigut , Bobbie Battista , gpb , Nathan Deal , Rick Scott , Savannah harbor , Southwire , Tom Graves , water projects bill , water wars

House passes water projects bill with Savannah funds in it

The U.S. House adopts an $8.2 billion spending bill for water projects that include the Savannah harbor dredging, a long-sought goal of Gov. Nathan Deal . . .

Tags: Lynn Westmoreland , Nathan Deal , Rob Woodall , Savannah harbor , Tom Graves , water projects bill

Saxby and Johnny are the adults in the room

Sens. Saxby Chambliss and Johnny Isakson try to talk some sense to the tea partiers who insisted on shutting down the federal government . . .

Read Tom's Blog | Tags: federal government shutdown , Johnny Isakson , Obamacare , Saxby Chambliss , Tom Graves

Political Notes – Despite the battle in Washington, the insurance exchanges open

Congressional Republicans were unable to repeal or delay the implementation of the Affordable Care Act . . .

Tags: Affordable Care Act , government shutdown , Harry Reid , health insurance exchanges , Josh McKoon , McKenna Long , Obamacare , Ralph Hudgens , Tom Graves

Graves’ effort to defund Obamacare blocked by Senate, Obama

Rep. Tom Graves keeps trying to defund Obamacare, but the president and the Senate aren’t going along with that plan . . .

Tags: Affordable Care Act , Barack Obama , defund , government shutdown , health insurance exchanges , Obamacare , Tom Graves