Thanks to conservative leadership, Georgia has been the No. 1 state for business for seven straight years. Mike is proud to have helped achieve this by supporting income tax cuts, sponsoring improvements to business infrastructure and leading the way in cutting burdensome regulations. As local communities continue to grow, Mike is a leading voice to cut taxes and slash regulations on small businesses and industry leaders that create jobs in west Georgia. He has supported legislation to protect the HOPE Scholarship and strengthen Georgia’s technical colleges, all while balancing the budget.
Mike has a strong record of supporting legislation to protect life, family values and strong communities. He has led on legislation to protect the most vulnerable members of society, while also voting to keep the government from restricting the growth of small businesses. Mike has firmly opposed Democrats’ calls for abortion-on-demand and he has consistently voted to improve adoption and foster care practices.
Even though Obamacare failed to deliver on its promises, Mike has led Senate Republicans as they’ve passed wide-reaching legislation to lower the costs of healthcare without sacrificing quality. Mike has sponsored legislation to end surprise billing, promote telehealth, and he’s included targeted budget recommendations and other conservative reforms to improve Georgia’s healthcare system. He’s also led to combat the opioid epidemic, and he has consistently protected funding that supports individuals with mental health concerns.
As an Army veteran, Mike knows that the safety of our communities and the security of our nation are top priorities. He’s stood with President Trump in stopping illegal immigration, and he opposes any legislation that would take firearms out of the hands of law-abiding citizens. Mike has opposed and defeated legislation to allow sanctuary cities and protections for illegal immigrants. In the Senate, Mike has worked closely with Gov. Kemp and law enforcement to implement effective policies that have curbed gang violence and helped put an end to human trafficking in Georgia.