Congressman John Barrow

Representing the 12th District of GEORGIA
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Apr 15, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON - U.S. Congressman John Barrow (GA-12) led an effort with Congressman Bennie Thompson (MS-02), Ranking Member of the House Committee on Homeland Security, to urge the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to begin implementation of the spectrum provisions of the Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act of 2012.

Apr 15, 2014 Press Release
WASHINGTON - U.S. Congressman John Barrow (GA-12) today continued on his 3rd annual “Made in GA” tour, which kicked off on Friday in Bulloch County. Over the next two weeks, Congressman Barrow will meet with manufacturing businesses, chambers of commerce, economic development authorities, and Port of Savannah officials to talk about how to promote the businesses in the 12th District that are manufacturing goods to ship around the world. This year, he will hold roundtables in several counties to talk about partnering with state, local, and federal officials to ensure that businesses have the tool they need to succeed and a skilled workforce.
Apr 2, 2014 In The News
All 14 members of Georgia's U.S. House delegation are urging a congressional budget subcommittee to support federal funding for the stalled Savannah Harbor Expansion Project. They signed the letter Wednesday, addressed to U.S. Rep. Mike Simpson, R-Idaho, the chairman of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development, outlining their priorities for the fiscal 2015 Energy and Water Appropriations Bill.
Dec 12, 2013 In The News
U.S. Rep. John Barrow, D-Ga., donated 68,000 frequent flier miles he accrued through Congressional travel to the Fisher House Foundation’s Hero Miles program this week, as part of a yearly tradition he has to support charity.
Dec 12, 2013 In The News

Moderate Democrats and Republicans who banded together to seek bipartisan solutions to end the government shutdown appear to still be talking to each other, and they want the chief budget negotiato

Dec 2, 2013 In The News
U.S. Rep. John Barrow requested Tuesday that a congressional hearing be held at the Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center in Augusta to help federal officials determine why three cancer patients died needlessly because of a lack of care in the hospital’s botched gastrointestinal program.
Nov 14, 2013 In The News

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