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  1. County lobbyists talk transportationRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | MDJonline.com

    ... president can repeatedly suggest, which requires Congressional approval to become reality." Yet U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson (R-Georgia) addressed that topic earlier this month, noting Dobbins Air Reserve Base in Marietta has nothing to worry about. "As ...

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  2. Warner, Kaine join call for biennial budgetingRead the original story

    Yesterday | Fairfax Times

    ... want to see Congress enact a two-year budget and appropriations process. Chiefly sponsored by U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson, a Republican from Georgia, the Biennial Budgeting and Appropriations Act introduced Tuesday would require the president to submit ...

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  3. The Local Agenda: Georgia's senators introduce Fair Tax Act of 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Times

    Georgia Republican U.S. Sens. David Perdue and Johnny Isakson recently introduced the Fair Tax Act of 2015, which seeks to eliminate income taxes, abolish the Internal Revenue Service and enact a national sales tax. "Our tax code is a burden on families and a drain on small businesses," Isakson, a member of the Senate Finance Committee, said in a statement.

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  4. EDITORIAL: Common ground to prevent veteransa suicidesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Fresno Bee

    Sen. Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., is the new chairman of the Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee. He said he hoped a bill aimed at reducing a suicide epidemic among military veterans would be the first signed into law this year by President Barack Obama.

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  5. Isakson: Congress will fix highway trust fundRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Business Journal

    Congress will move forward this year with either a short- or long-term fix for the Federal Highway Trust Fund, U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson , R-Ga., predicted Monday. The votes may be there to replenish the sagging trust fund by cutting taxes on foreign corporate earnings, a move that would encourage U.S. companies to pay those taxes rather than shelter their profits overseas, Isakson told local government officials from across Georgia during the Georgia Municipal Association's annual Mayor's Conference.

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  6. WellStar Senior VP Kim Menefee takes over as chairwoman of Cobb ChamberRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 25 | MDJonline.com

    ... the organization is an honor. Menefee will be following in the footsteps of former chairs like U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson, Kessel Stelling, chairman and CEO of Synovus Financial Corporation, and Bob Prillaman, former senior vice president of Caraustar ...

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  7. WGST Peach Pundit Radio - Isakson EditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Peach Pundit

    ... in Conyers at the Whistle Post Tavern. So if you're on Atlanta's East Side We're honored to have Senator Johnny Isakson talking to us this morning. Or at least, that's the plan. He is currently on a plane from DC so we'll need the weather at ...

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  8. Veterans Affairs Committee Passes Bill Promoting Suicide PreventionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Peach Pundit

    It didn't take long for the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee to get down to business. In its first official meeting under new Chairman Georgia Senator Johnny Isakson, the committee voted unanimously on Wednesday to pass the Clay Hunt Suicide Prevention for American Veterans Act.

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  9. Senate panel backs bill to lower veteran suicide ratesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | The Virginian-Pilot

    ... to work for the VA and assist military members as they transition from active duty to veteran status. Sen. Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., the new chairman of the Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee, said he hoped the bill would be the first signed into law ...

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  10. Veterans suicide prevention bill advances; called 'wonderful news' for vets and mental healthRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | MLive.com

    ... too long for care in the VA system can have care provided by other organizations, such as Pine Rest. Sen. Johnny Isakson, R-Georgia, the chairman of the Senate committee, said he hopes the bill is the first signed into law this year by President ...

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  11. Senate panel backs bill to lower suicide rate among vetsRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 21 | KDWN

    ... to work for the VA and assist military members as they transition from active duty to veteran status. Sen. Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., the new chairman of the Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee, said he hoped the bill would be the first signed into law ...

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    Wednesday Jan 21 | Bryan County News

    Editor, Since Georgia's own Sen. Johnny Isakson voted for discriminating against pre-9/11 veterans and later against ending this discrimination, I've penned and sent the following to then-Senate Veterans' Affairs Chairman Bernie Sanders, I-VT, who introduced the Caregivers Expansion and Improvement Act of 2013: Sen. Sanders, You are held in very high esteem by our nation's veterans for your support of their needs, especially the most severely wounded. It is unfortunate that your attempt to end the discrimination of the Care Givers Act of 2010 was rejected by your peers.

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  13. Senate to conduct more on-the-ground oversight of VARead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Washington Times

    Senators said the new Republican-lead veterans affairs committee will get out of Washington and conduct more oversight at VA facilities to remind staff that someone is keeping an eye on them. As new chairman of the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee , Sen. Johnny Isakson , Georgia Republican, said lawmakers should plan to leave Capitol Hill this year to get the real story of how VA employees are caring for veterans.

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  14. Georgia Republicans deride Obama agendaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Business Journal

    ... to ... raise taxes on the American people just at a time when we are beginning to recover," said U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson , R-Ga. "His plan is like pouring cold water on small businesses and employers." "The president's plan - higher taxes and more ...

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  15. Vet suicide prevention bill moves forward in SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2011 | Stars and Stripes

    ... you have a serious problem and this is emergency legislation that we need to pass to help our veterans," Sen. Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., who became the new committee chairman this month, said in a release. Veteran groups and Clay Hunt's parents have ...

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  16. Army Abandons Plan to Downgrade Benefits for Group of Retiring CaptainsRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Law Firm Newswire

    ... to at their highest enlisted rank (sergeant). Upon learning of the plan, Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., and Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., sent a letter to Secretary of the Army, John M. McHugh, saying, "To demote these soldiers in retirement is an injustice ...

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  17. Martin Luther King Jr. commemorative service and marchRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    On Monday, Jan. 19, hundreds of people packed the Horizon Sanctuary at Ebenezer Baptist Church to celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Family members, guest speakers, and guest performers gathered to share not only what King meant to them, but also to Atlanta, the nation, and the world. Among the speakers were Sen. Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., Congressman John Lewis, D-Atlanta, Mayor Kasim Reed, Ambassador of the Republic of Rwanda Mathilde Mukantabana, and actor David Oyelowo.

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  18. Martin Luther King Jr. commemorative service and marchRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    On Monday, Jan. 19, hundreds of people packed the Horizon Sanctuary at Ebenezer Baptist Church to celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Family members, guest speakers, and guest performers gathered to share not only what King meant to them, but also to Atlanta, the nation, and the world. Among the speakers were Sen. Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., Congressman John Lewis, D-Atlanta, Mayor Kasim Reed, Ambassador of the Republic of Rwanda Mathilde Mukantabana, and actor David Oyelowo.

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  19. Day honoring King's legacy comes amid calls for renewed activismRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | McClatchy

    ... who marched across the Edmund Pettus Bridge with King in Selma, received a standing ovation led by U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson. Lewis later spoke of his first meeting King when he was 17 years old, after King invited him to join the civil rights ...

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  20. Faith, Community Leaders Gather in Atlanta to Celebrate MLKRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | WCTV Tallahassee

    ... ute. Also present and slated to speak at the service are: civil rights leader U.S. Rep. John Lewis, U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson and Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed.

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