Wed., June 12, 2013 6:53pm
U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson is calling for a hearing on the Atlanta VA Medical Center after two federal audits earlier this year detailed allegations of mismanagement of mental health programs and poor patient care linked to three deaths.
Mon., April 22, 2013 7:33pm
U.S. Sens. Johnny Isakson and Saxby Chambliss have asked the Federal Aviation Administration to reconsider plans to furlough air traffic controllers and reduce tower staffing levels.
Mon., April 15, 2013 12:50pm
Senator Johnny Isakson plans to vote no on the Toomey-Manchin bill that would expand background checks on more gun purchases.
Fri., January 25, 2013 4:04pm
Senator Saxby Chambliss announced Friday he will not seek re-election to a third term. Chambliss says he’s frustrated at the gridlock in Congress.
Tue., January 1, 2013 11:02am
Senators Johny Isakson and Saxby Chamblis voted in favor of an agreement to avoid the fiscal cliff.
Mon., June 4, 2012 4:00pm
Tuesday is the deadline for public comments in a plan to deepen Savannah's harbor from 42 to 47 feet. Supporters and opponents of the project have been picking over the massive proposal and have different conclusions for federal officials who'll make a final yes-or-no decision later this year. The US Army Corps of Engineers spent 14 years studying plans to deepen the Savannah harbor.
Thu., April 12, 2012 4:56pm
Georgia's business and political leaders eagerly awaited this week's final report on Savannah harbor deepening. But while it's the US Army Corps of Engineers' last word on the project, it's not the last word in the public debate over whether the deepening should happen. The agency next week will open a comment period.
Wed., November 2, 2011 12:25pm
A bill sponsored by Georgia Sen. Johnny Isakson to give whistleblower protection to Peace Corps volunteers passed in the U.S. House Tuesday. Now the measure is headed to the president’s desk.
Mon., October 24, 2011 6:00am
Georgia Republican Senator Johnny Isakson is co-sponsoring a bill aimed at mortgage underwriting. The measure would give federal loan agencies access to information that predicts a homeowner’s energy bills.
Thu., October 13, 2011 5:25pm
Georgia sends $1.1 billion in exports to Columbia, Korea and Panama. Republicans and some business groups say, those exports stand to rise now that Congress has approved trade deals lowering tariffs on the nations. Georgia chemicals, machines and transportation equipment are among the items that could be the most boosted by lower tariffs. But some labor unions are skeptical.