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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.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-10-16/va-legislation-gaining-g
Georgia senators call federal water rule a 'power grab'

ATLANTA -- Georgia's U.S. senators are fighting a proposed rule on water regulation they say amounts to a federal power grab, yet environmentalists say it clarifies existing regulations.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-06-25/ga-senators-call-fed-wat
Reid opposes Obama's court pick for Georgia bench

...who heads the Judiciary Committee, made clear that he was not part of the White House's agreement with the two Georgia senators.In his testimony earlier in the week, Boggs said that, if confirmed, he would rule based on judicial precedents...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-05-15/reid-opposes-obamas-court-pic
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.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-02-04/acquitted-georgia-senator-ask
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.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-01-20/senator-urges-challege-injus
Rants & Raves

...22 years in the Army in two wars, and what do I get? A lying president who bows to Third World countries, two Georgia senators who voted to reduce my retirement pay and a VA hospital that let its patients die and won't let them sing Silent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-01-03/rants-raves
A show horse and two work horses: A senatorial comparison

...establishing respect and open communication with the White House.These problems are not easily solved, but our Georgia senators are working to find solutions. The relationships they have nurtured and the ideas they have formulated will be helpful...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2013-10-05/show-horse-and-t
Gentry owner followed father's footsteps

...family 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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2013-08-18/gentry-owne
Georgia senators cap gifts as 2013 session begins

ATLANTA - Georgia state senators cannot accept gifts worth more than $100 from lobbyists under a new chamber rule.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2013-01-14/georgia-senators-cap-gif
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.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2013-02-15/rookie-ga-lawmaker-gets-