Houston Gaines

District 117 Representative (R)

Office: 612-F Coverdell
(404) 656-0325
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Committee Membership

Signature Policies

Shrinking the Size of Government: Representative Gaines supports tax cuts and deep cuts to social programs. During his 2018 campaign, his website stated that “more than anything, Houston’s goal is to shrink government.”

Medicaid Work Requirements: During the 2018 campaign, Houston Gaines’ website stated that “Houston is joining Republicans … to bolster work requirement programs as part of a conservative framework for … Medicaid.”

Opposition to Immigration: Gaines’ website states that he has a goal of “defunding sanctuary cities,” presumably including one of the very cities he represents, Athens. He also has a goal of “deporting violent criminal illegal aliens.”

Voting Record

2019 Legislative Session (30% F)