Information on Tickets to the 56th Presidential Inauguration on January 20th, 2009

If you are interested in tickets to the Presidential Inauguration on January 20th, 2009, please contact my Washington, D.C. office at (202) 225-5211 or email me here. We are currently putting together a waiting list for tickets. If you are interested in more information on the Inauguration please visit the website of the Joint Congressional Committee on Inaugural Ceremonies at:

2009 Medicare Open Season for Prescription Drug Plans and Medicare Advantage Plans

The 2009 Medicare open enrollment period for Prescription Drug Plans is currently running November 15, 2008 through December 31, 2008. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) encourages people to take advantage of the enhanced online Plan Finder and Medicare Options Compare tools available on  The tools enable beneficiaries to compare options for Prescription Drug Plans and Medicare Advantage Plans in your area.  The Plan Finder tool offers more information on available drug plans, including out-of-pocket costs and pharmacy networks.

Congressman Deal Continues to Fight for Georgia's Water Rights

Congressman Deal Speaks on House Floor During Historic Proceedings

Like many of you, I thought Congress should have stayed in session until we could have a vote on whether to allow Americans to enhance our own energy capacity through environmentally sound drilling and exploration of our own natural resources. For that reason, I voted against adjourning for recess. I was unfortunately in the minority on that vote.

Deal Talks American-Made Energy

I believe the U.S. must promptly take steps to provide Americans with an adequate energy supply from resources within our own borders. There is no magic bullet that can single-handedly solve the energy challenges our nation faces in the foreseeable future. However, there are real steps we can take towards becoming less dependent on foreign sources of oil through a variety of solutions.

Deal Questions Corps Management of Lake Lanier

Washington DC: Congressman Nathan Deal (R-GA) called on the U.S. Corps of Engineers to explain their management practices of Lake Lanier during the record drought the residents of the 9th Congressional District currently are facing. “I have the utmost respect for the Corps of Engineers, especially the Mobile District but within the current environment we find ourselves facing, I feel prudent oversight is warranted.” Deal Stated (Please for further information)