Rural broadband has become a popular issue in recent years, but to me, the lack of highspeed internet service is personal.
May is Military Appreciation Month, a time to honor our fellow Americans who have bravely raised their hand to selflessly protect and defend our great nation. To our men and women in uniform: We salute you and your families.
Okay, they don’t call it reparations because it is paid to Asians, Hispanics, African Americans, Pacific Islanders, American Indians, and Hawaiian Natives, and you do not have to be a U.S. citizen to get it, but you judge for yourself.
School Lunch and Breakfast Program, Rural Education, Low-Income Home Energy Assistance, Community Development Block Grants, Federal Pell Grant Program, Title 1 and Head Start, Special Education Grants to States, Foster Care and Adoption Grants, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) & WIC, Formula Grants for Rural Areas, Water and Waste Disposal Systems for Rural Communities, High
Earlier this month, I was happy to join Senator Johnny Isakson and Senator David Perdue in welcoming the announcement made by the Air Force on the selection of Robins Air Force Base as the future home of the Advanced Battle Management System (ABMS).
In January, the country watched as a minority of lawmakers in the Senate sent our government into a shutdown, cutting off funding to our military and scores of federal employees supporting the Department of Defense, and jeopardizing a six-year reauthorization of the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP).
The holiday season is a special time when Georgians can come together to enjoy good food, football, and spend time with family and friends. It’s also a time to enjoy the great outdoors. Growing up in South Georgia instilled in me a passion for the outdoors and a desire to ensure that future generations have the opportunity to share that same feeling.
The United States is fortunate to be one of the only countries in the world with an agricultural industry capable of meeting the monumental challenge of feeding not only itself, but also its friends and neighbors around the world.
In recent years, the world has become an increasingly unstable place, whether due to conflict in the Middle East or provocations by Russia, China, North Korea, and Iran. In order to maintain peace and security for the American people in this environment, we must ensure that the United States military remains the best trained and most well-equipped fighting force in the world.
If you’ve spent much time driving through Middle Georgia, you’ve seen “EDIMGIAFAD” painted across everything from water towers to billboards. “Every day in Middle Georgia is Armed Forces Appreciation Day.”