Representative Tom Graves, Ervin Graves

October 19, 2021  

  • Congressional Reform
  • Video

Watch the Congressional Reform Conversation with Representative Tom Graves where he discusses his time in Congress, how rules affect committees, and what he thinks congressional representation should mean. Watch more of Sunwater’s Congressional Reform Conversations, like this one with Representative Tom Graves.

As a north Georgia country boy, Tom’s life has been fueled by one slogan his father shared with him: Dream Big, Work Hard, and Achieve Much. ‍

He’s been a small business owner, a real estate investor, a Georgia State Representative and a member of Congress. As a U.S. Representative for more than a decade, he’s prioritized relationship building, pursuing creative solutions and executable strategies to address some of the biggest challenges facing our country, placing him in the center of all major policy decisions in Washington. ‍

As a senior member of the Appropriations Committee in the U.S. House, overseeing more than a trillion dollars of annual spending, he has a unique understanding of the complexities of government funding, operations and the agencies at the forefront of change. ‍ As Vice Chair of the Special Select Committee on the Modernization of Congress, he’s led the effort to modernize one of our nation’s oldest institutions. Pushing the envelope and disrupting the status quo to get Congress working better for all Americans.