Georgia

Rep. Tom Price is a Georgia physician who has steadfastly developed a plan to move Americans away from ObamaCare and create the badly-needed incentives for frugality of consumers.  The nominee for Secretary of Health & Human Services created a system which does several key things for lowering the cost of medical care and empower market reforms so that competition can again work to earn a patient’s trust and patronage.Repeal the existing Affordable Care Act ( […]

(July 1, 2016) – Today, laws went into effect in three states that set the foundation to nullify in practice some Food and Drug Administration (FDA) rules that deny access to experimental treatments by terminally ill patients. Maine, Idaho and Georgia legislatures all passed Right to Try bills this year. The new laws enable terminally…

ATLANTA (May 17, 2016) – Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal vetoed a bill that would have placed minimal limitations on warrantless drone surveillance in the state. Rep. Kevin Tanner (R-Dawsonville) and a bipartisan coalition of five cosponsors introduced House Bill 779 (HB779) in January. The legislation would have required a warrant before police could engage in…

ATLANTA, Ga. (May 3, 2016) – Last week, Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal signed a bill into law that sets the foundation to nullify in practice some Food and Drug Administration (FDA) rules that deny access to experimental treatments by terminally ill patients. Rep. Mike Dudgeon (R-Johns Creek) introduced House Bill 34 (HB34). The new law…

ATLANTA, Ga. (March 24, 2016) – Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal needs a lesson on the 10th Amendment after releasing a statement last week saying that any new laws allowing marijuana for medical use must come from the federal level, not the state. “I’m ready to have somebody tell me that those who support anything in…

ATLANTA, Ga. (March 14, 2016) – A Georgia bill that would set the foundation to nullify in practice some Food and Drug Administration (FDA) rules that deny access to experimental treatments by terminally ill patients unanimously passed the Senate Friday and now moves on to the governor’s desk. Rep. Mike Dudgeon (R-Johns Creek) introduced House…

ATLANTA (Mar. 1, 2016) – A Georgia bill that would restrict warrantless drone surveillance by state and local law enforcement passed the state House yesterday. The legislation would not only establish important privacy protections at the state level, it would also help thwart the federal surveillance state. A bipartisan coalition of five representatives introduced House Bill…