Tag Archives: Saxby Chambliss

Political Notes – Loudermilk wasn’t expecting such a strong reaction

Georgia’s freshmen congressmen learn that when you break a campaign promise, there’s hell to pay . . .

Tags: Barry Loudermilk , David Perdue , Doug Collins , Dusty Hightower , Emory Healthcare , Jody Hice , Johnny Isakson , Rick Allen , Saxby Chambliss , Stan Wise

Boggs nomination to federal bench is killed

President Obama will not try again to nominate Georgia judge Michael Boggs to the federal bench . . .

Tags: Barack Obama , federal judgeship , Johnny Isakson , Michael Boggs , Saxby Chambliss

Isakson, Chambliss vote for new Obamacare chief

Sens. Saxby Chambliss and Johnny Isakson voted with Senate Democrats to confirm the new secretary of Health & Human Services, that agency that administers Obamacare . . .

Tags: Johnny Isakson , Kathleen Sebelius , Obamacare , Saxby Chambliss , Sylvia Mathews Burwell

‘Turncoat’ Lewis says he won’t support confirmation of Boggs

U.S. Rep. John Lewis now says he does not support the controversial nomination of Georgia judge Michael Boggs to the federal bench . . .

Tags: Barack Obama , David Scott , federal judgeships , John Lewis , Johnny Isakson , Michael Boggs , Saxby Chambliss

Political Notes – Chambliss, Isakson help block minimum wage bill

Johnny Isakson and Saxby Chambliss vote with their Republican Senate colleagues to stop a bill that would raise the federal minimum wage . . .

Tags: David Wilkerson , DCH , GTLA , Johnny Isakson , Josh McKoon , minimum wage , Nan Orrock , rural healthcare grants , Saxby Chambliss , Stacey Evans , State Bar , Steve Henson

Chambliss, Isakson help block equal pay bill

Georgia Sens. Johnny Isakson and Saxby Chambliss joined their Republican Senate colleagues to block a vote on a bill intended to address pay disparities between men and women . . .

Tags: Johnny Isakson , pay equity , Saxby Chambliss , Senate filibuster

Georgia is left high and dry on federal funding for ports project

Georgia officials are outraged at the lack of federal funds for the Savannah River dredging project . . .

Tags: Barack Obama , federal funding , Georgia Ports , Johnny Isakson , Nathan Deal , Savannah River dredging , Saxby Chambliss

Chambliss, Isakson vote with Senate Dems to pass budget

Saxby Chambliss and Johnny Isakson vote with Senate Democrats to pass a budget bill and send it to President Obama . . .

Tags: budget bill , Johnny Isakson , Saxby Chambliss , Senate vote

Political Notes – Another call for Medicaid expansion

Another group calls on Gov. Nathan Deal to expand Medicaid coverage, but he is still determined not to do it . . .

Tags: budget vote , Charles Walker , Dale Jackson , federal prison release , Gail Buckner , Johnny Isakson , Medicaid expansion , Nathan Deal , Saxby Chambliss

Isakson will vote for budget deal, moving it closer to passage

Sen. Johnny Isakson will provide an important Republican vote in the Senate for passage of the budget deal . . .

Tags: budget deal , Johnny Isakson , Saxby Chambliss