Johnny Isakson is a businessman who has built a respected record of public service to the state of Georgia.
As a business leader, Johnny served as president of Northside Realty for 20 years, as it grew to become the largest independent residential real estate brokerage company in the Southeast and one of the largest in America.
As a public servant, Johnny served 17 years in the Georgia Legislature and two years as chairman of the Georgia Board of Education. Johnny then served three terms in the U.S. House and is now serving his second term in the U.S. Senate.
Johnny brings commonsense leadership to Congress through bipartisan efforts to address federal spending, reduce the debt, create jobs, and reform burdensome regulations.
Johnny is the only Republican senator to chair two committees in the 114th Congress: the Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs and the Senate Select Committee on Ethics.
He is also a member of the Senate Committee on Finance, which has jurisdiction over taxes, trade, Medicare and Social Security, and which plays a critical role in the debate over cutting spending and reducing our nation’s debt. Johnny also continues to serve on the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions, as well as the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations.
Johnny and his wife, Dianne, have been married since 1968. They have three grown children and nine grandchildren.
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