Mon., April 8, 2013 2:05pm
Georgia Congressman Doug Collins has started a caucus in the US House to reform the US Army Corps of Engineers. Collins says the bureaucracy in many federal construction projects has made the Corps fiscally irresponsible and inefficient.
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.
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.
Thu., July 14, 2011 5:42pm
Georgia U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson says despite the theatrics of meetings, “a deal is possible” out of the debt reduction talks going on in Washington. On Thursday afternoon, key lawmakers and President Barack Obama were to head back for a fifth day of debt-limit negotiations.
Mon., January 24, 2011 4:26pm
US Senator Johnny Isakson says, he'll press Congress to fund a half-billion-dollar expansion project at the Port of Savannah. Congressional Republicans recently have been pledging to cut spending to shore up the deficit. Isakson says, there is money for the project, which state leaders see as critical to the economy
Wed., November 3, 2010 8:26am
U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson was re-elected to a second term, defeating Labor Commissioner Michael Thurmond.
Tue., November 2, 2010 8:53pm
Georgia voters are sending U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson back to Washington for a second term.
Thu., August 5, 2010 1:20pm
U.S. Senator Saxby Chambliss wants to set aside $1 million dollars in the Senate transportation bill to expand a highway in south Georgia. Proponents of the project to expand State Route 133 hope Chambliss’ request will push the Senate to work the funding into legislation this year.