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Newsmax
Sen. Johnny Isakson Denies VA Reforms Went to Union FirstSen. Johnny Isakson Thursday defended the bipartisan legislation package he has
Sen. Johnny Isakson Denies VA Reforms Went to Union First
Newsmax / Posted yesterday
Sen. Johnny Isakson Thursday defended the bipartisan legislation package he has drafted to reform the Veterans Affairs Department, denying accusations by Fox News' Pete Hegseth and other critics that the legislation went first to unions representing... Read more
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Air Force Times
VA commission health care report — contentious until the endprotest proposals to shut down facilities and expand private care. On June 22,
VA commission health care report — contentious until the end
Air Force Times / Posted yesterday
protest proposals to shut down facilities and expand private care. On June 22, Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee Chairman Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., and House Veterans' Affair Committee Chairman Jeff Miller, R-Fla., wrote Schlichting asking for a vote... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Final Benghazi report finds no 'smoking gun'that time," Corker said. "The Obama administration did not want it to appear th
Final Benghazi report finds no 'smoking gun'
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 3 days ago
that time," Corker said. "The Obama administration did not want it to appear that al-Qaida was gaining ground." U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., said he has "demanded answers from the Obama administration since it first became clear that Congress... Read more
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13 WMAZ Macon
Barksdale brings senate campaign to Maconterrorism do not get guns." Barksdale said. The senatorial hopeful also said h
Barksdale brings senate campaign to Macon
13 WMAZ Macon / Posted 5 days ago
terrorism do not get guns." Barksdale said. The senatorial hopeful also said he differs from his opponent, U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson, on issues such as deregulation of nation's financial institutions.. "The deregulation of the financial... Read more
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Air Force Times
Senators push to advance sweeping veterans bill before July 4chamber needs to quickly vote on the pending Veterans First Act, a massive vete
Senators push to advance sweeping veterans bill before July 4
Air Force Times / Posted 8 days ago
chamber needs to quickly vote on the pending Veterans First Act, a massive veterans omnibus authored by committee chairman Johnny Isakson, R-Ga. The measure contains a host of new accountability rules and a dramatic expansion of caregiver support... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
Where does the money trail lead on gun control?They connect with voters on an issue that is real.” In Georgia, the NRA gave m
Where does the money trail lead on gun control?
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 10 days ago
They connect with voters on an issue that is real.” In Georgia, the NRA gave money to both US Senators -- $10,000 to Sen. Johnny Isakson and $4,950 to Sen. David Perdue. Both Senators released statements saying their votes protected the Second... Read more
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Air Force Times
VA leaders defend decision to dump fast-track firing rules as responsiblethe urgent need for civil-service reform across the federal government.” Senat
VA leaders defend decision to dump fast-track firing rules as responsible
Air Force Times / Posted 11 days ago
the urgent need for civil-service reform across the federal government.” Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee Chairman Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., called VA’s decision “outrageous and unconscionable.” Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., chairman of the... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
OakLeaf boy, paralyzed from waist down, to meet with lawmakers in D.C.and his family plan to meet with U.S. Reps. Ander Crenshaw of Florida and Buddy
OakLeaf boy, paralyzed from waist down, to meet with lawmakers in D.C.
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 12 days ago
and his family plan to meet with U.S. Reps. Ander Crenshaw of Florida and Buddy Carter of Georgia and Sen. Johnny Isakson of Georgia, all Republicans. “I want to tell them that I want to help other kids,” he said. “They need to... Read more
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Southwest Daily News
VA won't use law that allows expedited firing of executivesset in place by the Veterans Choice Act" adopted by Congress in 2014 and signed
VA won't use law that allows expedited firing of executives
Southwest Daily News / Posted 12 days ago
set in place by the Veterans Choice Act" adopted by Congress in 2014 and signed by President Barack Obama, said Sen. Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., chairman of the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee. "Two years ago, veterans were forced to wait far... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
VA won't use law that allows expedited firing of executivesset in place by the Veterans Choice Act" adopted by Congress in 2014 and signed
VA won't use law that allows expedited firing of executives
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 14 days ago
set in place by the Veterans Choice Act" adopted by Congress in 2014 and signed by President Barack Obama, said Sen. Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., chairman of the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee. "Two years ago, veterans were forced to wait far... Read more
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Air Force Times
VA won't use its fast-track firing powers anymorein dealing with misbehavior and possible criminal activity among VA employees.
VA won't use its fast-track firing powers anymore
Air Force Times / Posted 14 days ago
in dealing with misbehavior and possible criminal activity among VA employees. Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee Chairman Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., called the department’s decision infuriating. “It is outrageous and unconscionable that the VA is... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
Rep wants military to take over St. Marys Airportby the Coast Guard, Navy, Georgia Air National Guard and Marine Corps. He cont
Rep wants military to take over St. Marys Airport
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 15 days ago
by the Coast Guard, Navy, Georgia Air National Guard and Marine Corps. He contacted the offices of Carter and U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson to express concerns the airport property could remain vacant for years after it closes. "I understand the St.... Read more
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The Forward
20 Senators Push Medal of Freedom for Rabbi Abraham Heschelin 1968; he was gunned down days earlier. Heschel died in 1972. Among the sena
20 Senators Push Medal of Freedom for Rabbi Abraham Heschel
The Forward / Posted 16 days ago
in 1968; he was gunned down days earlier. Heschel died in 1972. Among the senators who signed the letter, all but one — Johnny Isakson, a Republican from Georgia — caucus with Democrats. Among the Democrats is the body’s entire Jewish caucus,... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
GOP lawmakers keep their distance from Trump after Orlando shootingholding their cellphones to their ear in order to avoid questions about Trump.
GOP lawmakers keep their distance from Trump after Orlando shooting
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 17 days ago
holding their cellphones to their ear in order to avoid questions about Trump. Some of them even played coy. Senator Johnny Isakson of Georgia, who faces reelection this year, insisted that he hadn’t heard Trump’s speech on Monday. As Isakson... Read more
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Roll Call
Seersucker, Seersucker Everywhereoff the seersucker." But, the New Mexico Democrat gave one colleague a shout-o
Seersucker, Seersucker Everywhere
Roll Call / Posted 18 days ago
off the seersucker." But, the New Mexico Democrat gave one colleague a shout-out. Sens. Roger Wicker, R-Miss., left, and Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., attend a photo op in Russell rotunda. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call) "I noticed that Roger Wicker had... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Georgia and South Carolina elected leaders express thoughts on Orlando tragedyOrlando, Florida community. May peace and comfort surround all impacted. #PrayF
Georgia and South Carolina elected leaders express thoughts on Orlando tragedy
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 19 days ago
Orlando, Florida community. May peace and comfort surround all impacted. #PrayForOrlando @orlandomayor.” Georgia Senator Johnny Isakson also tweeted out his statement saying, “Dianne and I send our thoughts and prayers to the families and loved... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
GA politicians issue statements on Orlando mass shootinghis allegiance to ISIS in a 911 call during the shooting, was killed be respond
GA politicians issue statements on Orlando mass shooting
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 19 days ago
his allegiance to ISIS in a 911 call during the shooting, was killed be responding law enforcement officers. U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson “Dianne and I send our thoughts and prayers to the families and loved ones of those so tragically murdered... Read more
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Air Force Times
VA fires Phoenix execs after 2 years of investigationsin Congress, including by Miller and his Senate ally, Marco Rubio, R-Fla. The
VA fires Phoenix execs after 2 years of investigations
Air Force Times / Posted 20 days ago
in Congress, including by Miller and his Senate ally, Marco Rubio, R-Fla. The Veterans First Act; sponsored by Sen. Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., and Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., aims the be the ultimate word on VA accountability but faces an... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
Authority member asks to delay closure of St. Marys Airportairport. I think the sense of urgency will be totally gone." He is urging supp
Authority member asks to delay closure of St. Marys Airport
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 21 days ago
airport. I think the sense of urgency will be totally gone." He is urging supporters to contact the offices of U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., to ask for a change to an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act announced Tuesday. The... Read more
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Roll Call
The Political StripeSenate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky, center in 2015. Along with McConn
The Political Stripe
Roll Call / Posted 22 days ago
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky, center in 2015. Along with McConnell are from left, Sens. Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., Bill Cassidy, R-La., Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., Susan Collins, R-Maine, Thad Cochran, R-Miss, Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn.,... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
St. Marys Airport relocation getting more support08--ST. MARYS -- The long battle to close the St. Marys Airport is gaining more
St. Marys Airport relocation getting more support
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 23 days ago
08--ST. MARYS -- The long battle to close the St. Marys Airport is gaining more support at the federal level. U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., has filed an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act for funding to relocate the municipal... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson introduces amendment to fund relocation of St. Marys airportU.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson has filed an amendment to the defense budget this week
U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson introduces amendment to fund relocation of St. Marys airport
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 24 days ago
U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson has filed an amendment to the defense budget this week to provide federal funding to relocate the St. Marys Airport away from Kings Bay Naval Submarine Base, the Georgia Republican’s office said. The Navy has said the... Read more
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MLive.com
New Ann Arbor VA outpatient clinic delayed by Congressional budget quirkto approving the 18 leases -- there's just an inordinate amount of procedural r
New Ann Arbor VA outpatient clinic delayed by Congressional budget quirk
MLive.com / Posted 24 days ago
to approving the 18 leases -- there's just an inordinate amount of procedural red tape. Gaydos said that U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson, R-Georgia, wants these leases approved as swiftly as possible. Isakson is the chair of the Senate's VA... Read more
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ajc.com
Community Voices: Commissary services now available in Mariettafriends and supporters for the celebratory kick-off cook-out. “This is the fir
Community Voices: Commissary services now available in Marietta
ajc.com / Posted 28 days ago
friends and supporters for the celebratory kick-off cook-out. “This is the first of its kind, but only the first,” Sen. Johnny Isakson declared, referring to the public/private partnership that enabled the Center to open, taking almost three... Read more
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13 WMAZ Macon
Isakson Addresses State VFW MeetingU.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson received several applauds Friday while telling Georgia
Isakson Addresses State VFW Meeting
13 WMAZ Macon / Posted 28 days ago
U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson received several applauds Friday while telling Georgia veterans about proposed changes in operations at the Veterans Administration. Isakson outlined what he called the four key provisions of the proposed legislation that... Read more
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Roll Call
Mitch McConnell Unanimously Elected Majority Leader by GOP (Thune of South Dakota will reprise his role as conference chairman, also winnin
Mitch McConnell Unanimously Elected Majority Leader by GOP (
Roll Call / Posted 28 days ago
Thune of South Dakota will reprise his role as conference chairman, also winning a voice vote. He was nominated by Sen. Johnny Isakson of Georgia and seconded by Sen.-elect Cory Gardner of Colorado. Other leaders also keep their roles: Sen.... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
Georgia state convention set to begin in Augustahear from former Texas governor Rick Perry and the state's U.S. senators as the
Georgia state convention set to begin in Augusta
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted 29 days ago
hear from former Texas governor Rick Perry and the state's U.S. senators as the party gathers for its annual convention. Johnny Isakson, who's up for re-election in November, and David Perdue are scheduled to speak this weekend in Augusta. Perry... Read more
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examiner.com
Georgia senators want TSA to add screeners at Hartsfield-Jacksonsecurity screeners at the world’s busiest passenger airport. In a letter to TS
Georgia senators want TSA to add screeners at Hartsfield-Jackson
examiner.com / Posted a month ago
security screeners at the world’s busiest passenger airport. In a letter to TSA Administrator Peter Neffenger, U.S. Sens. Johnny Isakson and David Perdue, both Republicans, cite increasing delays in the security screening lines at... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
The yeas and nays: How Maine’s congressional representatives voted this weekas it applies to financial advisers managing the retirement funds of their clie
The yeas and nays: How Maine’s congressional representatives voted this week
Bangor Daily News / Posted 1 months ago
as it applies to financial advisers managing the retirement funds of their clients. A resolution supporter, Sen. Johnny Isakson, R-Georgia, said the rule was too complicated and too burdensome, especially for small businesses and their... Read more
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Accounting Today
AICPA Calls for Redefinition of 'Hospital' under ACACrapo, R-Idaho, Pat Roberts, R-Kan., Mike Enzi, R-Wyo., John Cornyn, R-Texas, J
AICPA Calls for Redefinition of 'Hospital' under ACA
Accounting Today / Posted 1 months ago
Crapo, R-Idaho, Pat Roberts, R-Kan., Mike Enzi, R-Wyo., John Cornyn, R-Texas, John Thune, R-S.D., Richard Burr, R-N.C., Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., Rob Portman, R-Ohio, Pat Toomey, R-Pa., Dan Coats, R-Ind., Dean Heller, R-Nev., Tim Scott, R-S.C.,... Read more

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