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Isakson Praises Senate Passage of His Bill to Protect Homeowners from Flood Insurance Rate Spike

By   /  January 31, 2014  /  Politics  /   Comments

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Tweet Special to the Journal WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., today praised the Senate passage of the Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act, which would protect millions of homeowners from being hit by huge flood insurance premium rate hikes. The legislation would also require the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to complete an affordability [...]

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Chambliss, Isakson Continue Their Efforts to Protect Military Retirement Pay

By   /  January 9, 2014  /  Politics  /   Comments

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Tweet Special to the Journal WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Senators Saxby Chambliss, R-Ga., and Johnny Isakson R-Ga., urged their colleagues to support their amendment to the unemployment benefits legislation that would reverse the unfair Cost of Living Allowance (COLA) reduction for military retirees and disabled military retirees included in the recent budget agreement. The amendment [...]

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Isakson to Administration: Stop Targeting Small Family Farms

By   /  December 22, 2013  /  Politics  /   Comments

Tweet Special to the Journal Joins Senate Colleagues in Bipartisan Letter to Labor Secretary Demanding the Agency Stop Unlawful Regulation of Family Farms WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., today joined 42 of his Senate colleagues, from both sides of the aisle, in a letter to the administration demanding the Occupational Safety and Health [...]

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Chambliss, Isakson Applaud Selection of Fort Gordon as U.S. Army Cyber Command Headquarters

By   /  December 19, 2013  /  Politics  /   Comments

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Tweet Special to the Journal WASHINGTON- Today, U.S. Sens. Saxby Chambliss, R-Ga., vice chairman of the U.S. Senate Select Committee on Intelligence and senior member of the U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee, and Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., member of the U.S. Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs applauded the Army’s announcement that Fort Gordon, Georgia will become [...]

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Chambliss, Isakson Introduce Resolution To Protect Military Retirement Pay

By   /  December 19, 2013  /  Politics  /   Comments

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Tweet Special to the Journal WASHINGTON- Today, U.S. Sen. Saxby Chambliss, R-Ga., vice chairman of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence and senior member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, introduced a “sense of the Senate” resolution to address the disproportionate military pay provision that would reduce the cost-of-living (COLA) adjustment for military retirees under [...]

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Chambliss, Isakson Statements on Bipartisan Plan to Reopen Government, Prevent Default

By   /  October 16, 2013  /  Politics  /   Comments

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Tweet Special to the Journal WASHINGTON – Today, the U.S. Senate passed bipartisan legislation to reopen the government and prevent a default by a vote of 81 to 18. U.S. Sens. Saxby Chambliss and Johnny Isakson both voted for the legislation and made the following statements:

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Isakson Co-Sponsors IRS Abuse Protection Act

By   /  September 17, 2013  /  Politics  /   Comments

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Tweet Bill Would Increase Transparency at IRS to Prevent Future Targeting of Individuals Based on Political Beliefs WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., has co-sponsored legislation that would require the federal government to notify taxpayers whenever the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has accessed their tax returns or other information. This bill is one of [...]

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Isakson Statement on a Military Strike on Syria

By   /  September 9, 2013  /  Politics  /   Comments

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Tweet Special to the Journal WASHINGTON– U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., today issued the following statement on a resolution to authorize a U.S. military strike on Syria. The resolution, S.J.Res.21, is expected to come to the Senate floor for consideration early this week.

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Isakson Demands Answers from Former IRS Commissioners at Senate Finance Hearing

By   /  May 21, 2013  /  Politics  /   Comments

Tweet Special to theJournal Isakson: ‘We Need to Get to the Bottom of What Happened’ to ‘Restore the American People’s Confidence’ WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., today demanded answers from former Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Commissioners Steven Miller and Douglas Shulman at a Senate Finance Committee hearing examining the IRS targeting conservative political [...]

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Isakson, Chambliss Send Letter Criticizing FAA’s Imprudent Decision to Furlough Air Traffic Controllers, Create Delays for Passengers

By   /  April 22, 2013  /  Politics  /   Comments

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Tweet Special to the Journal WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., and Saxby Chambliss, R-Ga., on Friday strongly urged Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Administrator Michael Huerta to reconsider his plan to furlough air traffic controllers and reduce staffing in towers to cut costs as a result of the Budget Control Act of 2011. Such [...]

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