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Lt Governor Casey Cagle Statement on Retirement of Senator John Crosby

By   /  November 20, 2013  /  Politics  /   Comments

Tweet Special to the Journal Lieutenant Governor Casey Cagle today released the following statement in response to Senator Crosby’s announcement that he would not seek re-election. There is no finer man in the Senate than Judge Crosby. He and his wife Rose have dedicated almost their entire adult lives to public service and all of [...]

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AYOTTE, CHAMBLISS CONTINUE FIGHT TO PREVENT GUANTANAMO DETAINEES FROM BEING BROUGHT TO THE UNITED STATES

By   /  November 20, 2013  /  Politics  /   Comments

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Tweet Amendment to defense bill aimed at preventing terrorists from reengaging in fight against U.S. WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Senator Kelly Ayotte (R-NH), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, and Senator Saxby Chambliss (R-GA), Vice Chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, took to the Senate floor yesterday to offer an amendment to the [...]

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Chambliss, Tester Introduce Reserve Retirement Credit Correction Bill

By   /  November 18, 2013  /  Politics  /   Comments

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Tweet Special to the Journal WASHINGTON- Today, U.S. Sens. Saxby Chambliss (R-Ga.) and Jon Tester (D-Mont.) introduced S. Amdt. 2038, the Reserve Retirement Credit Correction amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). This legislation would ensure National Guard and Reserve members get the early retirement credit they have earned through active duty service. The [...]

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David Pennington Formally Enters the Race: Conservative, Republican, Dalton Mayor to Run for Governor of Georgia

By   /  November 18, 2013  /  Politics  /   Comments

Tweet Special to the Journal DALTON, GA – After several months gauging support around the state, conservative Dalton Mayor David Pennington is officially announcing his campaign for Governor today and formally entering the race. In a video message to his thousands of supporters throughout the state, the conservative mayor announced his decision this morning.

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Nancy Jester announces campaign for State School Superintendent

By   /  November 12, 2013  /  Politics  /   Comments

Tweet Former DeKalb County School Board Member runs as Republican in 2014 Dunwoody, Georgia November 11, 2013 Self-proclaimed “Mom with a calculator” Nancy Jester announced she will enter the 2014 election for State School Superintendent, running in the Republican Primary. “I asked you to join me today so that I could share with you my [...]

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CONGRESSMAN BISHOP STATEMENT REGARDING VETERANS DAY

By   /  November 11, 2013  /  Politics  /   Comments

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Tweet Special to the Journal WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02), Ranking Member of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies and Co-chair of the Congressional Military Family Caucus (CMFC), released a statement honoring our nation’s veterans in advance of the upcoming Veterans Day holiday.

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CONGRESSMAN BISHOP CONNECTS WITH MILITARY FAMILIES

By   /  November 7, 2013  /  Politics  /   Comments

Tweet HOLDS ISSUE-BASED SUMMIT LINKING FAMILIES WITH RESOURCES, ANSWERS COLUMBUS, GA – Today, Wednesday, November 6, 2013, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02), Co-chair of the Congressional Military Family Caucus (CMFC) and Ranking Member of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies hosted a Military Family Summit for over 200 [...]

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House-Passed Water Resources Bill Critical for Georgia’s Economy

By   /  October 24, 2013  /  Politics  /   Comments

Tweet Kingston praises bipartisan effort to cut red tape, expedite infrastructure projects WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. House of Representatives today overwhelmingly passed bipartisan legislation that cuts bureaucratic red tape, expedites infrastructure projects, and eliminates billions in idled projects around the country. The Water Resources Reform and Development act also clears the way for Georgia’s [...]

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CONGRESSMAN BISHOP WORKS TO IMPROVE ACCESS TO GEORGIA WATER RESOURCES

By   /  October 24, 2013  /  Politics  /   Comments

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Tweet Special to he Journal WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) worked to improve access to Georgia water resources by supporting the bipartisan passage of H.R. 3080, the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRDA). The legislation includes provisions authorizing the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to start work on the [...]

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CONGRESSMAN BISHOP WELCOMES AGRICULTURE SPECIALIST TO D.C. OFFICE

By   /  October 23, 2013  /  Politics, Uncategorized  /   Comments

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Tweet CONGRESSMAN BISHOP WELCOMES AGRICULTURE SPECIALIST TO D.C. OFFICE WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02), member of the U.S. House Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies, welcomed Dr. Nathaniel Tablante, a career veterinarian, to his Washington, D.C. office. He will serve as an American Association [...]

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