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While speaking to area Boy Scout Troop 461 in Hinesville, Congressman Kingston was reunited with SFC Thomas Mitchem whom he met while on a security mission in Afghanistan. Kingston and Mitchem are pictured with SFC Mitchem’s son, Khameron, who will attend Georgia Tech in the fall.

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Kingston Questions Liver Transplant Decision
April 23, 2014
In a letter with fellow Georgia Representatives, Congressman Jack Kingston (GA-1) questioned the recent decision by the United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) to re-map the regional structure for allocation of liver transplants, saying, "This is typical of big government to break what didn't need fixing - this remapping should be stopped and Georgians in need of a liver transplant protected." Currently, Georgia is i... More
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Kingston Urges Repeal of Death Tax
April 15, 2014
Congressman Jack Kingston (R-GA) reiterated his support for a full repeal of the reprehensible death tax in a letter with Rep. Sean Duffy (R-WI) encouraging Rep. Dave Camp (R-MI), Chairman of the tax-writing Ways and Means Committee, to include such a provision in his tax reform proposal, saying, "Death and taxes may be certain, but the death tax shouldn't be, and that's why I have called upon the Chairman to remove this harmful provision from the tax code." The letter was signed by 60 Members o... More
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Congressman Kingston Supports Balanced Budget and Real Reforms
April 10, 2014
Congressman Jack Kingston (R-GA) voted today in favor of the Republican Study Committee budget to achieve balance in four years, freeze spending, prioritize our national defense, fully repeal and replace Obamacare, and protect Medicare form bankruptcy, saying, "America's budget problems and massive debt are too dangerous to be put on a "to-do" list by Congress and that is why I voted to balance the budget before the end of the decade, reform our entitlements, and fully repeal then replace Obamac... More
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Op-Ed: The Problem With "Competitive" Grants
April 8, 2014
​This opinion-editorial ran on the Washington Examiner online edition April 8, 2014 and can be accessed here - http://washex.am/1mYvrFe Secretary of Education Arne Duncan is coming to Capitol Hill today to justify the President’s 2015 budget request before my committee. In addition to the usual overspending and generally wasteful nature of the federal involvement in our local schools, the Obama Administration’s penchant for “competitive grants” truly undermines local decision-making in your chil... More
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Kingston Continues to Fight For SHEP
April 7, 2014
WTOC caught up with Congressman Kingston at Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport to discuss his efforts for SHEP and the water resources legislation. More
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04.23.2014

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Kingston Continues to Push for SHEP