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Strengthen Communities & Support Our Local Police

Strengthen Communities & Support Our Local Police Here in Georgia’s 6th Congressional District, we are fortunate to have so many dedicated police officers who work day in and day out to keep our communities and our schools safe. We’ve watched in horror as rioters and looters have hijacked peaceful protests. It hit too close to …

Jobs & the Economy

Jobs & the Economy The COVID-19 crisis has had a devastating impact on lives and livelihoods.  Unemployment in metro Atlanta has skyrocketed to nearly 15%.  Immediate goals have rightly focused on emergency assistance to families struggling to make ends meet in the face of job loss.  In going forward, jobs and paychecks are the path …

Ensure Affordable, Quality Health Care

Ensure Affordable, Quality Health Care Americans need a health care system that actually works for them. Unfortunately, affordability and accessibility remain serious challenges. Like so many, Steve and I have seen our premiums skyrocket — from $350 a month to $1,200 a month. And those with pre-existing conditions, like my sister, continue to worry if they …

Standing with our Military and Veterans

  Standing with our Military and Veterans Our military men and women — and their families — will also be able to count on me.  The freedoms we have today are because of their bravery, commitment and sacrifice.  We have the responsibility to ensure that these brave men and women have the resources they need …

Stop the Washington Takeover of Zonings

Stop the Washington Takeover of Zonings Some of the best cities in which to live are right here in Georgia’s 6th Congressional District. One of the reasons our cities are so vibrant is because of local control of zoning decisions. In fact, putting zoning decisions into the hands of local leaders was one of the …

Opioid Crisis

  Opioid Crisis The opioid crisis is taking a devastating toll in Georgia’s 6th District, and together with state leaders like Attorney General Chris Carr, I have worked to pass legislation to support prevention, treatment and long-term recovery programs; curtail the flow of synthetic fentanyl into our country; and strengthen our mental health system. I …

Combat Human Trafficking

  Combat Human Trafficking Atlanta has one of the highest incidence rates of human trafficking in the country. Hundreds of young girls and boys are sold every month right here in Georgia.  I was proud to cosponsor legislation in Congress that shut down scores of sex trafficking websites and gave our law enforcement more tools …

Immigration & Securing the Border

  Immigration & Securing the Border Our immigration system is broken, and the crisis at our Southern border continues to intensify.  Our current immigration system rewards those who break our laws, while punishing those who follow the laws.  So, where do we start?  We start by enforcing existing laws and by securing the Southern border. …

2nd Amendment

  2nd Amendment I am proud to have earned an “A” rating from the NRA, and I will always fight to protect the 2nd Amendment rights of law-abiding Americans.  At the same time, we must come together to make our communities as safe as possible and find ways to stop gun and other types of …