U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., chairman of the Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, today called on the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to strengthen its efforts to end veteran homelessness

Senator David Perdue Condemns Power Grab By President Obama’s EPA

U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, today condemned the Environmental Protection Agency’s recent water rule, Waters of the United States. In a Judiciary Committee hearing, Senator Perdue noted that the new rule from President Obama’s EPA is blatant regulatory overreach and will hurt Georgians. For example, the regulation would impact nearly 3,000 miles of roads, 1,500 miles of streams, and 1,400 miles of drainage ditches in Gwinnett County

Senator Perdue: Sweeping New Waters Rule Another Massive Overreach By Washington

U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) released the following statement after the Obama Administration’s Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) launched a sweeping new rule that will drastically redefine how water is subject to regulatory requirements under the Clean Water Act


U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., today condemned the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), for finalizing a new rule that allows the EPA to regulate nearly all private and state waters in the United States, including thousands of streams, creeks, wetlands, ponds and ditches

Senators Isakson, Perdue Call on President to Withdraw EPA’s Harmful Overreach

U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson (R-GA) and David Perdue (R-GA) today called on President Obama to withdraw the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) massive rule to regulate greenhouse gas emissions from existing power plants.

Senator James Claims Victory for Mortgage Loan Originators

ATLANTA, GA - May 24, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Georgia’s mortgage loan originators now have additional time to comply with the federal S.A.F.E. Mortgage Licensing Act of 2008 certification regulations thanks to the efforts of Sen. Donzella James (D-College Park). James, and loan originators from her district, met with the Georgia Department of Banking and Finance this week to propose an extension for certification requirements from April 31, 2010 to July 31, 2010. James worked diligently to extend the deadline after learning that many of her constituents were unaware of the new federal requirements.

Isakson Continues Push to Stimulate Housing Market, Expand Tax Credit for Homebuyers

WASHINGTON, DC - May 21, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., today introduced an amendment to the Fiscal Year 2009 Supplemental Appropriations bill that seeks to stimulate the nation’s declining housing market by expanding the current $8,000 homebuyer tax credit to include all individuals who purchase a home in the next year.


Mayor Kasim Reed Advances $380 Million in New Transportation Infrastructure Spending...

Mayor Kasim Reed announced today that the Atlanta City Council has voted 13 to 1 to approve a measure to put a special local option sales tax (TSPLOST) referendum on the November ballot to fund transportation related infrastructure projects throughout the City of Atlanta. The ballot referendum will ask Atlanta voters to authorize a 0.4 percent sales tax increase for a five-year period. The TSPLOST is projected to generate approximately $260 million, which will be leveraged to generate additional matching funds.


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