Tweets of the Week

Tweets of the Week

February 16th, 2013 in Opinion Free Press

U.S. Rep. Diane Black, R-Tenn.

(@RepDianeBlack)

How do I know that Pres. Obama does not take trillion dollar deficits seriously? His budget is late (again) - 4th time in 5 yrs.

U.S. Rep. Robert Aderholt, R-Ala.

(@Robert_Aderholt)

Today's the statutory deadline for the WH to submit next year's budget to Congress. Another year, another budget deadline missed.

U.S. Rep. Tom Graves, R-Ga.

(@RepTomGraves)

The disappointing jobs report reflects Washington's priority of empowering itself.

Georgia Governor Nathan Deal

(@GovernorDeal)

[I support the] proposal to lower the required GPA for the HOPE Grant back to its original level of 2.0.

Tennessee State Rep. Bo Watson, R-Hixson

(@SenBoWatson)

Making TN govt smaller-TN has gone from 49,835 employees in 2008 to 44,185 in 2013 and proposed 43,886 in 2014.

Tennessee State Rep. Cameron Sexton, R-Crossville

(@CSexton25)

The growth of Tennessee's craft-brewers has been limited by TN having America's highest tax rate.

Georgia State Senate Press Office

(@GASenatePress)

Chief Justice Carol W. Hunstein: Less than a yr since HB1176 [criminal justice reform], GA's prison population is leveling, saving taxpayers millions.

Tweets of the Week is compilation of recent Twitter posts from area newsmakers, political organizations and thought leaders.