Author: Lawton Sack

Secs. Rick Perry and Sonny Perdue to Visit Waynesboro Friday

From a media advisory from Georgia Power: U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Secretary Rick Perry will join U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue; Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp; Southern Company Chairman, President and CEO Tom Fanning; Georgia Power Chairman, President and CEO Paul Bowers; and Sean McGarvey, President, North America’s Building Trades Unions on Friday, March 22, to

V.P. Pence to Visit Georgia Tomorrow

Sen. David Perdue’s office states that he plans to join Vice President Mike Pence when the Vice President travels to Atlanta tomorrow. A press release states that the “Vice President will visit the Atlanta ICE Field Office to receive a briefing about the work of the local ICE agents and the broader mission of border

Sens. Isakson and Perdue and Rep. Carter Secure Full Savannah Harbor Funding

From a press release from Sen. David Perdue’s office: U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson (R-GA) and David Perdue (R-GA), and U.S. Representative Buddy Carter (R-GA-01), have secured full capability funding to keep the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP) on track in fiscal year 2020. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers today released its proposed budget for fiscal year

Trump Signs Sen. Isakson’s Legislation to Protect Historic Lands in Georgia

From a press release from Sen. Johnny Isakson’s office: President Donald J. Trump today signed into law three pieces of legislation introduced by U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., to expand and protect three Georgia historic sites: Ocmulgee National Monument, Fort Frederica National Monument and Kennesaw Mountain Battlefield Park. The new law also reauthorizes funds for

Sen. Isakson Issues Statement on John Linder’s Ambassadorship Nomination

From a press release from Sen. Johnny Isakson’s office: .S. Senator Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., today released the following statement on President Donald J. Trump’s intent to nominate former Georgia U.S. Representative John Linder of Duluth, Ga., to be the U.S. representative to the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), with the rank and status of

Georgia Senate Passes Health Care Reforms

From a press release: Today, the Georgia Senate addressed Georgia’s health care crisis with comprehensive reforms aimed at reducing costs, increasing access, and enhancing quality care. The Senate passed multiple pieces of health care legislation, including: SB 18 (Direct Primary Care Act), HB 62 (Margie’s Law), SB 115 and SB 118 (Telemedicine reform), and SB

Sen. Isakson Honored with John McCain Service to Country Award

Yesterday, Sen. Johnny Isakson received the inaugural “John S. McCain Service to Country” award for his national service. He was recognized for “his life-long devotion to citizen and public service and for his exceptional leadership in advancing national service to solve community problems.” Some highlights: Champion of both the Peace Corps and AmeriCorps: 2011 sponsorship