Fri., July 13, 2012 4:04pm
Georgia Senator Saxby Chambliss says he's going to vote for a proposed transportation tax. The senator made his comments at Atlanta's Center for Disease Control. The tax, called TSPLOST, would raise prices by 1% on most everything you buy and Chambliss says there aren't other funding options.
Mon., April 23, 2012 4:57pm
Georgia Senator Saxby Chambliss addressed the Atlanta Press Club Monday. He says repairing Medicade, Medicare and Social security will not be enough to get the deficit to level off.
Fri., March 16, 2012 8:16am
U.S. Sen. Saxby Chambliss says Georgia farmers need to brace for big changes in government crop subsidy programs as Congress seeks to slash its debt. Chambliss told about 50 farmers at a forum Friday in Jesup he's certain the new five-year farm bill being negotiated will eliminate direct payments that go to farmers regardless of prices or yields. Alternatives such as crop insurance to cover revenue losses are being discussed to protect farmers.
Mon., January 2, 2012 2:41pm
The federal government is working to wind down the bank-rescue called the Troubled Asset Relief Program. Three Georgia banks have repaid the government’s investment, but roughly two dozen still have not. And 2011 was a rough year for Georgia banking, with regulators shuttering 23 institutions, the most in the nation.
Mon., December 19, 2011 5:17pm
Georgia and South Carolina lawmakers are applauding a deal to fund new East Coast port projects. Congress approved $460 million in port spending as part of a larger deal on the federal budget. But the deal doesn't mean Savannah's harbor deepening is automatically funded. Congress is making the ports compete for the money.
Mon., November 28, 2011 3:29pm
The so-called Gang of Six plan to meet in Washington Monday now that the Super Committee has failed to come up with a plan to cut the federal deficit.
Tue., October 18, 2011 9:00am
Georgia's senior U.S. senator has joined a new law enforcement caucus. Republican Saxby Chambliss is one of 18 founding members of the bipartisan group. The caucus is designed to educate and inform senators about programs keeping communities safe, while advocating for policies and resources needed by law enforcement agencies.
Mon., August 29, 2011 1:22pm
Georgia's U.S. senators were split on the debt ceiling vote, but they've spent most of this month showing a united front in a series of town halls they held across the state. Sen. Johnny Isakson and Sen. Saxby Chambliss stopped at the University of West Georgia in Carrollton on Monday and spoke to a crowd of at least 100 people about jobs and the economy.
Wed., June 15, 2011 2:55pm
Starting Wednesday, you can download an app for your iPhone, iPod or iPad to connect with U.S. Senator Saxby Chambliss (R-Ga.). It features his latest videos, photos and news.
Thu., June 2, 2011 2:49pm
Georgia's Saxby Chambliss is joining 12 other US Senators in calling on Food and Drug Administration officials to relax seafood advice for pregnant women. The Senators say, the agency's guidelines to avoid fish because of mercury are not consistent with new federal dietary recommendations.