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  1. McCutchen: Public policy challenges linger, but Georgia is doing wellRead the original story

    Yesterday | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... congressional delegation is showing a real interest in the new technology-driven economy as well. U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson of Georgia has formed the Senate Payments Innovation Caucus, which will focus on educating his fellow senators and their staff ...

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  2. Senators, VA official clash over Aurora hospital at hearingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Denver Post

    ... investigation should examine the project's "disastrous" cost, delays and design changes. Committee chairman Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., promised the veterans' hospital will be finished but noted that its new price tag is 427 percent over the VA's ...

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  3. Senator: Design changes might be behind VA hospital costsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | MDJonline.com

    ... the half-finished complex Friday. "When you have a lot of changes, you have a lot of costs," Republican Sen. Johnny Isakson of Georgia said. He said the hospital must be finished, but the Veterans Affairs Department needs to ensure it comes in ...

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    Yesterday | The Washington Post

    ... was responsible for the project's ballooning cost. The hearing grew especially heated when Committee chairman Johnny Isakson (R-Ga.) grilled the VA's deputy secretary, Sloan Gibson, about why no VA employees involved in any of the four new VA ...

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  5. Senators vow to finish Denver VA hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Business Journal

    ... complex, which is only about 50 percent complete in spite of an initial 2014 completion date estimate. Sen. Johnny Isakson , R-Georgia, chair of the committee, vowed to get the project finished, though he and other senators weren't sure exactly ...

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  6. Senators call for completion of VA hospital in Aurora, outside probeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Denver Post

    ... comparable construction disaster. "We will finish the project, we're going to finish it on budget," said Sen. Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., the committee's chairman, noting that the current budget is 427 percent over the original price. Sen. Richard ...

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  7. Poultry states reps turn up heat on South AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Worcester County Times

    ... amendment designed to help open up the South African market to U.S. poultry producers. The amendment by Sen. Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., would require the U.S. to review South Africa's policies within 30 days of enacting the law. The AGOA reauthorization ...

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  8. Senators push FDA to issue seafood guidance for pregnant womenRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Hill

    ... should eat to avoid missing out on certain nutrients. The lawmakers, led by Sens. Patty Murray (D-Wash.) and Johnny Isakson (R-Ga.) note that the guidance still has not been finalized, and they are pressing for that to happen quickly. "It is ...

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  9. Senate Chicken Caucus Pecks Away at Restrictive Trade PracticesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Peach Pundit

    The U.S. Senate Chicken Caucus scored an eggciting victory this week as its co-chairman successfully sponsored an amendment to l'egg-islation passed by the Senate Finance Committee that will put pressure on South Africa to loosen its limits on American poultry imports. The underlying bill is the African Growth and Opportunity Act, which is a trade agreement between the United States and countries in Sub-Saharan African countries.

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  10. Senate Finance Committee votes to hold South Africa accountable for blocking U.S. chickenRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2014 | National Provisioner

    The United States Senate Committee on Finance approved unanimously by voice vote language that would put pressure on South Africa to remove unfair limits on American chicken imports. The bipartisan amendment, sponsored by Senator Johnny Isakson and cosponsored by Senators Tom Carper and Mark Warner , would require the president conduct an out-of-cycle review of South Africa within 30 days of enactment of African Growth Opportunity Act , a trade agreement between the United States and sub-Saharan African countries.

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  11. Ga. senators support Yates as Deputy AGRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | MDJonline.com

    ... former U.S. attorney for the Northern District of Georgia, has the backing of both Republican Georgia Sens. Johnny Isakson and David Perdue. "Sally Yates is an exceptionally skilled attorney with a strong record of public service and is ...

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  12. Agoa noose tightens around SARead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Iol.co.za

    ... of jobs in jeopardy. The bill that was passed by the committee renewed Agoa for 10 years and included Senator Johnny Isakson's amendment. It has moved to the full Senate for consideration. Since December, Isakson and fellow US Senator Chris Coons ...

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  13. Isakson Applauds Committee Action to Extend African Growth and...Read the original story

    Thursday | The Common Ills

    Senator Johnny Isakson is the Chair of the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee and his office issued the following today: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, April 22, 2015 Contact: Amanda Maddox , 202-224-7777 Marie Gordon , 770-661-0999 veterans

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  14. U.S. Senate panel backs Yates nominationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Business Journal

    ... skilled attorney with a strong record of public service and is well qualified to be promoted," Sen. Johnny Isakson added. Yates served as U.S. attorney in Atlanta from 2010 until her nomination. She has been filling the role of deputy attorney ...

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  15. VA Denver construction investigation is missing one thing: An expert on constructionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | The Washington Post

    ... Miller asked in a written statement. The Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs, chaired by Sen. Johnny Isakson (R-Ga.), will hold a field hearing in Denver on Friday over the construction of the new medical center. VA announced its administrative ...

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  16. Senator Isakson: 'We must ensure that our women veterans a get...Read the original story

    Wednesday Apr 22 | The Common Ills

    Senator Johnny Isakson is the Chair of the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee and his office issued the following today: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, April 21, 2015 Contact: Amanda Maddox , 202-224-7777 veterans

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  17. Georgia Veterans Service Commissioner Pete Wheeler has diedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | The Florida Times-Union

    ... American Legion and other veterans organizations had bestowed their top service awards on Wheeler. U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson said that Wheeler dedicated a lifetime of service to the state, the nation and his fellow veterans. "He made tremendous ...

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  18. Trafficking bill passes unanimously, Lynch vote ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Washington Examiner

    ... and relieved that the Senate has passed the bipartisan Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act," said Sen. Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., said, "This critical human-rights bill will provide help for the oppressed victims of modern-day slavery, and I hope ...

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  19. Ethics Watchdog Urges Senate Committee to Investigate Sen. BaldwinRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | News Max

    A conservative ethics watchdog is urging the U.S. Senate Select Committee on Ethics to "act immediately" on complaints filed against Sen. Tammy Baldwin of Wisconsin and her office's failure to act on warnings of abuses at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Tomah. The Foundation for Accountability and Civic Trust sent a letter to committee Chairman Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., and Vice Chairwoman Barbara Boxer, D-Calif., asking that the committee immediately investigate events surrounding the firing of former top Baldwin aide Marquette Baylor.

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  20. Friends of Fort Stewart lobbying in DCRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | The Coastal Courier

    ... for its base budget and another $96 billion for overseas contingency operations. Georgia's U.S. senators, Johnny Isakson and David Perdue, expressed support for a Senate plan to provide the same combination of $523 billion and $96 billion. Thomas ...

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