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  • Georgia editorial roundup

    Recent editorials from Georgia newspapers:


  • Congress reaches deal on bill critical to Ga. port

    Georgia's port chief and Washington lawmakers said Friday they're confident a $652 million plan to deepen the busy shipping channel to the Port of Savannah will soon clear its last bureaucratic hurdle after 15 years of studies and delays.


  • Sen. Johnny Isakson to speak at UGA commencement

    University of Georgia officials say U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson has been selected as the school's spring commencement speaker.


  • Sen. Johnny Isakson, Georgia Republican

    Calls for military pension fix grow

    Georgia senator joins the chorus of lawmakers Thursday who want to see the pain of budget cuts spread around to alleviate the pressure on military retirees.


  • The Secret Ballot Protection Act offered by Rep. David P. Roe, Tennessee Republican, would require private voting on whether to form a union. "That's how I got elected," he said. (House of Representatives)

    Bills target micro-unions, organizing

    House Republicans took another swing at the Obama administration Thursday, introducing two bills that would combat union activism on the part of the National Labor Relations Board.


  • Embassy Row: Demanding answers

    Two Republicans on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee are questioning whether the State Department ignored warnings from U.S. Ambassador J. Christopher Stevens in Libya before Islamic extremists killed him on the 11th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks.


  • Courtesy of the office of Sen. Johnny Isakson
Sen. Johnny Isakson, Georgia Republican, was "instrumental" in the bill, but he has since backed off saying President Bush needs to focus on security.

    Georgia senators at center of battle

    THE WASHINGTON TIMES The battle for each senator's vote on immigration is at the hand-to-hand combat level now, with business groups that want the bill and grass-roots activists who oppose it fighting it out through phone calls, radio ads and personal visits at offices back home.


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