Press Releases

Aug 1, 2014
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Tom Price, M.D. (GA-06) issued the following statement after the House of Representatives passed two measures to address the current crisis at our southern border. The first measure is fully offset and contains among other provisions increased support for border patrol and National Guard enforcement at the border, access to federal lands used by smugglers that border protection officers are currently prohibited from patrolling and a change to existing law to ensure that all unaccompanied minors be subject to the same removal procedures as those from Mexico. In keeping with its disapproval of President Obama’s unlawful abuse of authority that has allowed illegal immigrants to remain in the United States, the House of Representatives passed a second measure prohibiting the president from further authorizing deferred action for anyone not lawfully present in the country.
Jul 30, 2014
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Tom Price, M.D. (GA-06) issued the following statement after the House of Representatives approved H. Res. 676 to provide for the authority to initiate litigation in response to the Obama Administration’s failure to comply with its Constitutional duties. Such legal action has historical precedent with both Republicans and Democrats having been party to similar efforts in the past.
Jul 30, 2014
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Tom Price, M.D. (GA-06) issued the following statement after the House of Representatives approved a bipartisan agreement between the House and Senate to expand veterans’ access to health care choices and implement transparency and accountability measures at the VA.
Jul 30, 2014
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Tom Price, M.D. (GA-06), vice chairman of the House Budget Committee and a member of the House Ways and Means Committee, issued the following statement after the House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Select Revenue Measures held a hearing focused on a dynamic analysis of Ways and Means Committee Chairman Dave Camp’s tax reform discussion draft. Congressman Price, a long-time supporter of utilizing a dynamic analysis in the legislative process, is the sponsor of the Pro-Growth Budgeting Act (H.R. 1874) which would require the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) to provide a longer-term, macroeconomic analysis of legislation. This realistic scoring bill was passed by the House of Representatives on April 4, 2014.
Jul 25, 2014
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Tom Price, M.D. (GA-06) issued the following statement after the House of Representatives passed several pieces of legislation this week to expand educational opportunities, empower students, and make education and family living expenses easier to afford. The legislation approved by the House includes the Advancing Competency-Based Education Demonstration Project Act (H.R. 3136), the Empowering Students Through Enhanced Counseling Act (H.R. 4984), the Child Tax Credit Improvement Act (H.R. 4935), the Student and Family Tax Simplification Act (H.R. 3393) and the Strengthening Transparency in Higher Education Act (H.R. 4983).
Jul 25, 2014
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Tom Price, M.D. (GA-06) along with a bipartisan group of 137 members in the House of Representatives sent a letter to Inspector General Daniel Levinson at the Department of Health and Human Services requesting the OIG conduct a study of Medicare’s Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics and Supplies (DMEPOS) competitive bidding program and the National Mail Order Program for diabetic testing supplies. The purpose of the study is to determine what impact these Medicare programs are having on the accessibility and quality of care for beneficiaries in light of evidence that the programs are not adequately addressing manipulation occurring in the bidding process, a proliferation of non-compliance by contractors and inadequate transparency measures. Congressman Price applauded this bipartisan effort, saying:
Jul 22, 2014
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Tom Price, M.D. (GA-06) issued the following statement after two U.S. Court of Appeals rulings. The D.C. Circuit ruled that Obamacare only allows subsidies to be provided for the purchase of health care from exchanges setup by the states, not by the Federal government. The 4th Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond has ruled that subsidies are to be provided across all exchanges.
Jul 18, 2014
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Tom Price, M.D. (GA-06) issued the following statement after reports and evidence suggests pro-Russian separatists were responsible for shooting down Malaysia Airlines Flight 17.
Jul 15, 2014
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Tom Price, M.D. (GA-06), vice chairman of the House Budget Committee and a member of the House Ways and Means Committee, issued the following statement after introducing an amendment to the Financial Services appropriations bill that would prohibit any funding contained within the legislation from being used by the IRS to unlawfully disclose taxpayer information. This effort follows reports that the IRS was party to the release of confidential tax return information to unauthorized groups in violation of Section 6103 of the Internal Revenue Code. Price's amendment was adopted by voice vote.
Jul 15, 2014
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Tom Price, M.D. (GA-06), vice chairman of the House Budget Committee, issued the following statement after the House of Representatives passed H.R. 5021, the Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2014.

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