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Chambliss Urges Strict Congressional Oversight of Iran Nuclear Deal

By   /  November 27, 2013  /  Press Releases  /   Comments

Tweet Special to the Journal Sends letter to Senate Foreign Relations Committee requesting report on the verifiability of proposal WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Saxby Chambliss (R-Ga.), vice chairman of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, today sent a letter to Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chair Robert Menendez (D-Fla.) and Ranking Member Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) [...]

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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 and Kaine Introduce the SERVE Act of 2013

By   /  November 15, 2013  /  Press Releases  /   Comments

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Tweet Bipartisan legislation will improve quality of educational programs for servicemembers and veterans WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, U.S. Senators Saxby Chambliss (R-GA) and Tim Kaine (D-VA), members of the Senate Armed Services Committee, introduced the Servicemember Education Reform and Vocational Enhancement (SERVE) Act of 2013, a bill to improve the quality of educational programs for [...]

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Chambliss Statement on the So-Called Obamacare ‘Fix’

By   /  November 15, 2013  /  Government  /   Comments

Tweet Special to the Journal WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Sen. Saxby Chambliss, R- Ga., made the following statement regarding the president’s announcement that the White House will send a letter to state insurance commissioners specifying that current plans sold to existing customers will not be considered out of compliance with the healthcare law in 2014: [...]

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Senators Burr, Coburn, Chambliss Reintroduce Public-Private Employee Retirement Parity Act

By   /  November 13, 2013  /  Government  /   Comments

Tweet Special to the Journal WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senators Richard Burr (R-NC), Tom Coburn (R-OK), and Saxby Chambliss (R-GA) reintroduced the Public-Private Employee Retirement Parity Act to address long-term liabilities facing the federal government. The legislation would end the defined benefit pension portion of the Federal Employee Retirement System (FERS) for new federal [...]

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Chambliss: Cut Military Spending In The Right Way

By   /  November 8, 2013  /  Government  /   Comments

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Tweet Points out wasteful spending on unnecessary tanks, duplicate cancer research to senior military officials WASHINGTON – Yesterday, U.S. Sen. Saxby Chambliss, R-Ga., questioned senior military officials on wasteful spending within the Department of Defense. At a U.S. Senate Armed Services hearing titled “Impact of Sequestration on National Defense,” top military leaders warned that continued [...]

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Feinstein, Chambliss Announce Committee Approval of Fiscal Year 2014 Intelligence Authorization

By   /  November 6, 2013  /  Government  /   Comments

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Tweet WASHINGTON—Last night, Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) and Vice Chairman Saxby Chambliss (R-Ga.) announced the committee has approved by a vote of 13-2 the Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014. The legislation authorizes intelligence funding to counter terrorist threats, prevent proliferation of weapons of mass destruction, enhance counterintelligence, conduct covert actions [...]

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Chambliss Gives Opening Remarks at Farm Bill Conference

By   /  October 31, 2013  /  Press Releases  /   Comments

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Tweet Special to the Journal WASHINGTON- Today, U.S. Sen. Saxby Chambliss, R-Ga., former chairman and former ranking member of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry, gave his opening remarks at the 2013 Farm Bill Conference. This is the first public meeting of the 2013 Farm Bill Conference Committee, which consists of 41 bipartisan [...]

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Chambliss: It’s Time to Restore America to Economic Greatness

By   /  October 18, 2013  /  Press Releases  /   Comments

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Tweet Speccial to the Journal WASHINGTON- U.S. Sen. Saxby Chambliss, R-Ga., made the following statement regarding the president’s speech today on our nation’s fiscal challenges: “For the past ten years, economic growth has been at two percent or less. Our debt is nearly $17 trillion, and nothing we did last night addressed our deficit spending. [...]

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Chambliss Speaks on Abu Anas al-Libi

By   /  October 17, 2013  /  Government  /   Comments

Tweet Special to the Journal WASHINGTON- Last night, U.S. Sen. Saxby Chambliss, R-Ga., spoke on the Senate floor about the Obama administration’s detention policy and the mishandling of the interrogation al-Qaida operative Abu Anas al-Libi. Al-Libi, one of the alleged co-conspirators behind the 1998 bombings of the U.S. Embassies in Kenya and Tanzania, was captured [...]

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