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Press Release

Rep. Jody Hice Signs FreedomWorks’ Pro-Growth Pledge

08/31/2016

FreedomWorks today announced that Rep. Jody Hice (R-Ga.) signed the Pro-Growth Pledge. The pledge is a statement of principles showing the signer’s commitment to economic growth through fundamental tax reform, reductions in spending, regulatory reform, sound money, energy freedom, and patient-centered health care.

Rep. Hice joins Reps. Mick Mulvaney (R-S.C.), Ron DeSantis (R-Fla.), Randy Weber (R-Texas), Barry Loudermilk (R-Ga.), John Fleming (R-La.), David Schweikert (R-Ariz.), Mark Meadows (R-N.C.), Paul Gosar (R-Ariz.), Dave Brat (R-Va.), and Mark Sanford (R-S.C.) as signers of FreedomWorks’ Pro-Growth Pledge. The full text of FreedomWorks’ Pro-Growth Pledge is available here.

“FreedomWorks’ Pro-Growth Pledge sums up much of what I’ve been working on in Congress. It’s a positive agenda that will benefit every American through free market principles and limited government,” said Rep. Jody Hice (R-Ga.) “The big government policies of the president and congressional Democrats – higher taxes, increased spending, more debt, and crippling regulations – are hurting businesses and consumers. The path forward isn’t to double down on these failed policies; it’s to restore economic growth by getting government out of the way.”

“I look forward to working with FreedomWorks and their grassroots community in Georgia to make this agenda a reality in Congress,” Rep. Hice added.

Rep. Hice, who has a 100 percent lifetime score on FreedomWorks’ Congressional Scorecard, signed the Pro-Growth Pledge on Wednesday during an event in Monroe, Georgia. FreedomWorks CEO Adam Brandon recognized Rep. Hice as a principled conservative and defender of pro-growth economic policies that will put America back on the right track.

“Rep. Hice has only been in Congress for a short time, but he has already established himself as a strong supporter of pro-growth economic policies and fiscal conservatism. His perfect score on FreedomWorks’ Congressional Scorecard is a testament to his commitment to policies that benefit all Americans, not just special interests on K Street,” said FreedomWorks CEO Adam Brandon. “Rep. Hice has shown a commitment to a roadmap to economic freedom through tax reform, regulatory reform, and reduced deficits and debt. FreedomWorks is proud to stand on the front lines with such a principled conservative in the fight for prosperity and freedom.”

Photos of the signing are available upon request.

FreedomWorks aims to educate, build, and mobilize the largest network of activists advocating the principles of smaller government, lower taxes, free markets, personal liberty and the rule of law. For more information, please visit www.FreedomWorks.org or contact Jason Pye at JPye@freedomworks.org.