Georgia (District: 6)
Thomas Edmunds Price (born October 8, 1954) is the http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States_House_of_Representatives">U.S. Representative for http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Georgia%27s_6th_congressional_district">Georgia’s 6th congressional district, serving since 2005. He is a member of thehttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States_Republican_Party">Republican Party. The district is based in the northern suburbs of http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Atlanta">Atlanta. He previously served as chairman of the http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Republican_Study_Committee">Republican Study Committee and the Republican Policy Committee. He is currently vice chairman of the House Budget Committee.
Congressman Tom Price was first elected to represent Georgia’s 6th district in November 2004. Prior to going to Washington, Price served four terms in the Georgia State Senate – two as Minority Whip. In 2002, he was a leader in the Republican renaissance in Georgia as the party took control of the State Senate, with Price rising to become the first Republican Senate Majority Leader in the history of Georgia.
In Congress, Rep. Price has proven to be a vibrant leader, tireless problem solver and the go-to Republican on quality health care policy. He serves on the House Committee on Ways and Means, as well as the House Committee on Education and the Workforce. In the 113th Congress, Price was named Vice Chairman of the House Committee on the Budget. In previous Congresses, he has served as Chairman of the House Republican Policy Committee and Chairman of the Republican Study Committee. Committed to advancing positive solutions under principled leadership, Price has been a fierce opponent of government waste and devoted to limited government and lower spending.
For nearly twenty years, Rep. Price worked in private practice as an orthopedic surgeon. Before coming to Washington he returned to Emory University School of Medicine as an Assistant Professor and Medical Director of the Orthopedic Clinic at Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta, teaching resident doctors in training. He received his Bachelor and Doctor of Medicine degrees from the University of Michigan and completed his Orthopedic Surgery residency at Emory University.
Congressman Price and his wife, Elizabeth, reside in Roswell, GA. They have one son.