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Isakson: South African poultry deal is good for Georgia

Listen to the audio here. By Mitch Clarke, AccessWDUN.com The end of South African tariffs on the import of American chicken could be a huge boon for Georgia’s poultry industry, U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson said Thursday. The South African government had imposed a 100 percent tariff on U.S. poultry for… Read more

June 19, 2015

Isakson Joins Call for Withdrawal of EPA’s Power Plan Rule

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., today expressed deep concern about the impact the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)’s proposed existing source performance standards (ESPS) would have on electricity prices and power grid reliability. In a letter to EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy, Isakson joined 22 of his Senate Republican colleagues in calling for the… Read more

December 10, 2014

Isakson’s decision to run again is good news

As Published in the Savannah Morning News JOHNNY ISAKSON is expected to announce next week that he’s running for a third term in the U.S. Senate in two years. That’s good news for Georgia Republicans. The 69-year-old senator, who would be on the ballot in 2016, has a record as… Read more

November 15, 2014

Isakson Re-election news is good for Georgia

As published in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution By Kyle Wingfield Johnny Isakson reportedly will make official next week what he’s been insisting to anyone who would listen for almost two years: He will run for a third term in the U.S. Senate come 2016. I have privately had my doubts about… Read more

November 12, 2014

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