Press Releases

June 15, 2018 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representative Karen Handel (GA-6) released the following statement to share comprehensive steps Congress is taking to combat America’s opioid epidemic:

June 14, 2018 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representative Karen Handel (GA-6) released the following statement after the Department of Justice Office of the Inspector General (IG) released their report reviewing actions of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) during the 2016 Election.

June 12, 2018 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representative Karen Handel (GA-6) released the following statement in response to the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) awarding the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) close to $184 million in grant funding to construct ‘Express Lanes’ on SR-400.

May 31, 2018 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representative Karen Handel (GA-6) released the following statement regarding the administration’s decision to institute tariffs on imported aluminum and steel for Europe, Canada, and Mexico.

May 9, 2018 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Legislation sponsored by U.S. Representative Karen Handel this afternoon passed the House by a vote of 230-185.  H.R. 5645, the Standard Merger and Acquisition Reviews Through Equal Rules (SMARTER) Act, brings consistency to the federal review process for mergers as recommended by DOJ’s Anti-Trust Modernization Commission (AMC).

May 8, 2018 | Press Release
Rep. Handel announced the appointment of 13 Sixth District students to U.S. Military Service Academies. Each year, members of Congress are tasked with nominating up to ten students to each Military Service Academy.
May 3, 2018 | Press Release
The first Sixth District summit on combatting the opioid epidemic, titled “Understanding The Opioid Epidemic: Data, Prevention & Treatment Resources” was held at Dunwoody City Hall on Tuesday, May 1.
April 24, 2018 | Press Release
"I was so impressed by the talented group of students from Georgia's Sixth District who submitted dozens of wonderful works of art for this year's Congressional Art Competition," Rep. Handel said.
April 17, 2018 | Press Release
Americans spent roughly $100 billion complying with IRS regulations over recent years. But today is Tax Day. It’s the very last time Americans will file under the old, unfair tax code.
April 12, 2018 | Press Release
A balanced budget should not be a partisan issue. Across the country, virtually every state has a balanced budget requirement met by governors and legislators from both parties. Congress should do the same.