A representative from U.S. Rep. Jack Kingston's office will be in Effingham County to meet with anyone who needs assistance with a federal agency during an upcoming congressional day office.
U.S. Sens. Johnny Isakson and Saxby Chambliss, R-Ga., have co-sponsored the Union Bailout Prevention Act, which would prevent the Obama administration from granting unions' request for special Affordable Care Act premium tax subsidies for union members' health care plans.
Here is a snapshot of what Congress has to deal with between now and Oct. 1. The federal fiscal year ends Sept. 30, and there is not a budget or even a spending resolution in place to allow the federal government to continue to operate beginning Oct. 1. Open enrollment for many health insurance plans, including those that will be part of the insurance exchanges under the Affordable Care Act, begins Oct. 1. Some Republicans ...
More than 1,000 attendees gathered in Macon last Monday to celebrate the career and accomplishments of U.S. Senator Saxby Chambliss as part of the Georgia Chamber's 2013 Congressional Luncheon. The annual event brought together business leaders and elected officials from across the state to recognize Chambliss, who will retire from public service at the end of his Senate term in 2014.
Republican Rick Allen likes his chances of winning the 2014 race for Georgia's 12th Congressional District.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Beginning today, U.S. Rep. John Barrow (D-Augusta) will launch his "trading places" program throughout the 12th District. In order to hear directly from constituents and learn more about local businesses, Barrow will work alongside citizens of the 12th District as they do their daily jobs.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Congressman John Barrow (D-Augusta) introduced bipartisan legislation, the Restoring Access to Medication Act, with U.S. Rep. Lynn Jenkins (R-Kan.) to repeal a provision included in President Obama's health care law.
A representative from U.S. Rep. Jack Kingston's office will be in Effingham County to meet with anyone who needs assistance with a federal agency during an upcoming Congressional Day Office.
WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator Saxby Chambliss, R-Ga., was bestowed the Distinguished Public Service Award by U.S. Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus at a ceremony in his office. This honor is the highest civilian award given by the Department of the Navy to those who perform outstanding services of substantial and long-term benefit to the Navy, Marine Corps, or department as a whole.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Rep. Jack Kingston (R-Savannah) voted Thursday to reform the nation's nutrition and agricultural programs in an effort to save taxpayers $40 billion and chart the course for additional savings.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Sens. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., and Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., have formed a coalition to support defense communities in North Dakota, Georgia and around the country. The newly-formed Senate Defense Communities Caucus will work to support the needs of defense communities.
Gov. Nathan Deal has appointed state House Minority Leader Stacey Abrams (D-Atlanta) and state Senate Minority Leader Steve Henson (D-Tucker) to join Attorney General Sam Olens on a panel that will determine whether or not to suspend state Rep. Tyrone Brooks (D-Atlanta) from office.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Rep. Jack Kingston (R-Savannah) has offered an amendment to cut the pay of senior officials at the Department of Veterans Affairs if they fail to reduce the backlog in veterans' disability claims.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - A representative from U.S. Rep. Jack Kingston's office will be in Effingham County to meet with anyone who needs assistance with a federal agency during an upcoming Congressional "day office."
Gov. Nathan Deal signed two pieces of legislation Monday that are expected to bolster the state's ethics laws.
State lawmakers said Thursday morning they were happy with the agreement reached between a Screven County textile plant and an environmental group over the Ogeechee River's future.
Gov. Nathan Deal will have at least one challenger in the Republican primary for his re-election bid.
HINESVILLE - Gov. Nathan Deal touched on job creation and growing the economy, educating the future workforce, benefits of the Port of Savannah expansion project and criminal justice reform during his visit Wednesday to Liberty County.
Gov. Nathan Deal hailed Wednesday's U.S. House passage of the Water Resources Reform and Development Act as a "breakthrough moment" in the effort to deepen the Savannah Harbor.
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