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5/8/2018

Democrat Chalis Montgomery denounces U.S. withdrawal from Iran Nuclear Deal

ATHENS, GA -- Democratic congressional candidate Chalis Montgomery strongly condemns the president’s decision to forgo diplomacy and withdraw from the Iran Nuclear Deal today. Such a reckless and unilateral move threatens our alliances among our strongest global partners--including France, Germany, and the United Kingdom--who remain committed to holding Iran accountable.


5/8/2018

Montgomery campaign remains concerned by Winfield book excerpts

Athens, Ga. -- Richard Winfield attacked the Montgomery Campaign Monday night for pointing out his radical and questionable positions on the government’s role in families and re-sorting the familial, social structure. He has even argued that disabled children should not have rights as individuals because their personhood has been “obliterated.”


4/16/2018

State Rep. Jonathan Wallace endorses Chalis Montgomery for Congress

ATHENS, GEORGIA—Today, State Rep. Jonathan Wallace (GA-119) announced that he is endorsing Chalis Montgomery for U.S. Congress in Georgia’s 10th District.


4/14/2018

Candidate Montgomery applauds Clarke Co. Sheriff’s reversal on ICE detentions

Athens, Georgia--Chalis Montgomery, Democratic candidate for Georgia’s 10th Congressional District, is applauding the Clarke County Sheriff for his policy reversal on Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detentions.


3/19/2018

Democratic Congressional challenger Montgomery condemns Tillerson ouster

Chalis Montgomery, a candidate for Georgia’s 10th Congressional District, said Monday that the president’s firing of Secretary of State Rex Tillerson reeks of dangerous authoritarianism.


3/14/2018

Democrat Montgomery accepts invite to Atlanta Press Club debate

Athens, Georgia—Chalis Montgomery, a Democratic challenger to U.S. Rep. Jody Hice of Georgia’s 10th Congressional District, has accepted an invitation from the Atlanta Press Club to debate other Democrats ahead of the May 22nd primary.


3/14/2018

Democrat Montgomery to focus on community candidate forums

Athens, Georgia—Chalis Montgomery will focus on community candidate forums ahead of the May 22nd primary.


1/8/2018

U.S. House candidate Chalis Montgomery blasts Homeland decision to force nearly 200K El Salvadorans to leave

Democratic congressional candidate Chalis Montgomery condemned the Trump administration’s decision to terminate the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for roughly 200,000 El Salvadoran nationals. The decision comes after previous administrations extended the TPS agreement.


1/20/2018

Congressional candidate Montgomery calls for end to government shutdown

While Congress continues negotiations to end the shutdown of the federal government that effectively began at midnight, 10th District Congressional candidate Chalis Montgomery said Democrats in Congress must hold the line on a fix for DREAMers.


9/8/2017

Georgia congressional candidate Chalis Montgomery stands against rollback of Title IX protections

In an unsurprising but disappointing move Thursday afternoon, U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced that her department would weaken a set of Obama-era requirements for how colleges and universities deal with campus sexual assaults. Under the 1972 Title IX amendments, schools are legally required to respond to any such complaints under the federal civil rights law.


9/8/2017

Georgia congressional candidate Chalis Montgomery slams Hice vote against Harvey relief

Chalis Montgomery, a Democratic candidate for Georgia’s 10th congressional district, has called on U.S. Rep. Jody Hice to pledge now to support those in the southeast who will be impacted by Hurricane Irma.


9/5/2017

U.S. Congressional candidate from Georgia blasts Trump decision on DACA

This morning, the Trump administration officially notified nearly 800,000 people that they are not welcome in the United States. These people came to this country as children and know no other place to call home. And now they are essentially left in limbo, as the president has called on Congress to come up with a new law to replace the Obama-era executive order by next March.


8/18/2017

Chalis Montgomery supports state's partial reversal on voter 'purges'

The state of Georgia quietly announced Friday that it would end the practice of sending notices giving voters 30 days to update their address or be purged from voter rolls.


11/8/2017

Congressional candidate Montgomery ready to continue the fight

Following historic Democratic victories in elections across the country, 10th District congressional candidate Chalis Montgomery is poised to tap into the impassioned energy generated to defeat Congressman Jody Hice.


11/30/2017

Democratic congressional candidate Chalis Montgomery to speak on voting rights

Atlanta—Democratic congressional candidate Chalis Montgomery is scheduled to speak on voting rights Friday, as part of a holiday celebration hosted by a grassroots group working to secure the vote for all Georgians.


10/2/2017

GA-10 Candidate Chalis Montgomery Calls for Renewal of CHIP Program

After months of inaction from Republicans in Congress, the CHIP program, which provides low-cost health insurance coverage to 9 million American children, was allowed to lapse. This program, which since 1997 has been supported by members of Congress in both parties, is essential to ensuring that our children can live healthy, high-quality lives and get the medical care, immunizations, and checkups that they need.