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VA legislation gaining ground in Georgia, senator says

During a visit to The Augusta Chronicle, U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson said new legislation that provides for more timely care and improved accountability within the Department of Veterans Affairs is beginning to take hold.
Gentry owner followed father's footsteps member: his uncle, state Sen. Bill Jackson."It's personalized attention when you get in the door,"the Georgia senator said.Jackson ran Gentry with his father until his death in 1991 and now has help from his wife of 17 years, Becky...
Georgia senator thinking twice about Syria action

Sen. Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., said Thursday in a tour of Fort Gordon that had reservations about giving President Obama the authority to use U.S. military force against Syria.
Senator questioned JFK probe

...the very beginning about the government's investigation into the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.The Georgia senator wrote the note just after he was named to the Warren Commission, appointed to investigate the assassination of Kennedy...
Georgia senator urges "dissatisfaction" with status quo

Georgia Sen. Hardie Davis, D-Augusta, said Monday that people should "become divinely dissatisfied with the status quo of life" and challenge inequality, particularly in health care.
Acquitted Georgia senator asks state to pay legal fees

ATLANTA - A lawyer for a Georgia state senator acquitted of illegally claiming mileage and expense reimbursements is asking the stateto pay his client's legal fees.
Ga. senator expenses under scrutiny

ATLANTA - The Republican leader of the Senate billed taxpayers for $8,100 in spending that was reported as campaign expenses, according to records the lawmaker filed with the state.
Rookie Georgia senator gets grilled

ATLANTA -- All groups have ways to initiate newcomers, and in the legislature it's with merciless grilling, as Sen. Tyler Harper learned first hand this week.
Drunken driving for illegal aliens could become a felony

A Georgia senator on Thursday introduced a law to make it a felony for an illegal alien to drive drunk.
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Georgia senator says he's unjammed trade deal

Sen. Johnny Isakson says he's untangled objections that had blocked passage of a trio of trade agreements that could boost Georgia exports by more than $1.5 billion.