Congressman Tom Price, M.D. (GA-06) issued the following statement after the House passed a full repeal of the Estate Tax, more popularly known as the Death Tax
Congressman Sanford Bishop (D-Georgia), Congressman Kevin Brady (R-Texas), U.S. Senator John Thune (R-SD), and Senator Charles Grassley (R-Iowa) are calling on Congress to permanently repeal the federal estate tax, which takes up to 40% of a person’s property (cash, real estate, stock, or other assets) that he or she leaves to his or her children. Also referred to as the “death tax,” it punishes success and traditional American virtues of hard work and thrift. According to the Tax Foundation, repealing the estate tax would create 39,000 new jobs and boost federal revenue
Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02), issued the following statement regarding the retirement of Ralph Paige, the Executive Director of the Federation of Southern Cooperatives/Land Assistance Fund (LAF)
WASHINGTON, D.C. - January 16, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congressman David Scott [GA-13], in partnership with the U.S. Departments of Treasury and Housing and Urban Development (HUD), is pleased to announce the upcoming Making Home Affordable “Help for Homeowners Event” in Atlanta on Friday, January 25, 2013. Homeowners who are struggling to make mortgage payments or refinance should attend to meet in-person with mortgage servicers and HUD-approved housing counselors for assistance at no cost.
Washington, DC - January 16, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congressman David Scott (GA-13) announced that more than $8,000,000 in federal funds have been dispersed to purchase and demolish substantially damaged residential properties in Austell, Georgia. These properties were damaged during the major flooding events in September, 2009.
Washington, DC - May 17, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congressman David Scott , in partnership with the U.S. Departments of Treasury and Housing and...
Washington, DC - May 23, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congressman David Scott [GA-13], in partnership with the U.S. Departments of Treasury and Housing and Urban Development (HUD), will host the powerful two-day “Help for Homeowners Community Events” on Friday, June 17, 11am-7:30pm and Saturday, June 18, 9am-3pm. These events will take place at the Georgia International Convention Center in College Park.
Washington, DC - March 17, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today, the U.S. House of Representatives voted to end the Neighborhood Stabilization Program (NSP). The NSP provides funding to help local communities deal with large numbers of foreclosures and abandoned properties. Congressman Scott opposed this effort to abandon neighborhoods in his district.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - January 19, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congressman Lynn Westmoreland today was named to two influential subcommittees on the House Financial Services Committee: the Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit Subcommittee and the Insurance, Housing, and Community Opportunity Subcommittee.
Washington, DC - July 9, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congressman David Scott invites you to attend the Help For Homeowners Community Event sponsored by the US Departments of Treasury and HUD.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - June 24, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- With the support and backing of area Congressman Jack Kingston (R-GA), the U.S. House of Representatives today voted to extend the National Flood Insurance Program through September 30, 2010. The program, which lapsed on June 1, allows property and business owners as well as renters to purchase insurance against flood losses.
June 16, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congressman Tom Price (R-GA) issued the following statement in support of the most recently selected YouCut proposal to sell excess federal property, saving taxpayers approximately $15 billion. This initiative was first introduced by Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) as part of the RSC Sunset Caucus.
Washington, DC - November 9, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congressman David Scott voted to stimulate the local economy and provide stability to Georgia families hit hardest by the recession by extending unemployment benefits, the homebuyers' tax credit, and tax relief for military families. The Emergency Unemployment Compensation Extension Act will provide immediate assistance to millions of families.
Washington, DC - October 19, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congressman Jack Kingston (R-GA/1) announced today that Economic Opportunity Authority (EOA) for Savannah-Chatham County is the recipient of two grants from the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The grants will be used to support services related to housing counseling to homebuyers, homeowners and low to moderate income renters.
September 11, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congressman Jack Kingston (R-GA/01) announced today that the City of Hinesville is the recipient of a community development block grant (CDBG) from the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Funding will be used to fund several projects within the city including the Azalea Streetscape Project.
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