Monthly Archives: April 2014

Isakson Votes to Uphold Second Amendment, Protect Rights of Law-Abiding Gun Owners

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., voted against legislation that would have imposed additional burdens on law-abiding citizens’ ability to own a firearm. The legislation included an amendment known as Manchin-Toomey that would have potentially hindered private sales of firearms in addition to raising privacy issues. The Manchin-Toomey amendment required 60 votes to pass and the Senate rejected it by… Read more

April 17, 2014

Obamacare Tax Day

We are all aware of the irony of President Obama repeatedly promising that Obamacare wouldn’t tax middle-class Americans, only to have the U.S. Supreme Court rule in June 2012 that Obamacare is indeed a tax on the American people. Now, in further irony, the administration extended the date to enroll… Read more

April 14, 2014

Isakson to Administration: Reforms of Entitlement Programs Must Be on the Table

WASHINGTON – At a Senate Finance Committee hearing today, U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., said the “clock is ticking” on our nation’s skyrocketing debt and deficit, and he called on the Obama administration to address the need for structural reforms to the nation’s unsustainable entitlement programs. “The actuarial clock is… Read more

April 10, 2014

Fighting for our Port

You have probably already heard that despite Vice President Biden’s promise just last October that the port of Savannah would be deepened “come hell or high water,” President Obama did not include construction funding for the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project, known as SHEP, in his Fiscal Year 2015 budget. Last… Read more

April 2, 2014

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