Videos

Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Floor Speech- Homebuyer Tax Credit

Senator Johnny Isakson on the Homebuyer Tax Credit

Senator Johnny Isakson discusses extending the closing date for the homebuyer tax credit until September 30, 2010. In order to qualify for the credit, individuals were required to have a contract in place by April 30, 2010, and complete the closing by June 30, 2010.

Saturday, May 29, 2010

Speech- Memorial Day

Senator Isakson Speaks at Memorial Day Service at Georgia National Cemetery

Senator Johnny Isakson speaks at the Memorial Day service at Georgia National Cemetery in Canton. 

Monday, May 24, 2010

Speech- North Fulton Chamber of Commerce

Senator Isakson Speaks to the Greater North Fulton Chamber of Commerce

Senator Johnny Isakson speaks to the Greater North Fulton Chamber of Commerce Eggs and Enterprise Breakfast about government over-regulation of business, financial regulatory reform, international relations, the war on terror and the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. May 24, 2010

Monday, May 24, 2010

Speech- Military Appreciation Luncheon

Senator Johnny Isakson Speaks to the 58th Annual Military Appreciation Luncheon

U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson speaks at the 58th Annual Military Appreciation Luncheon hosted by the Atlanta Regional Military Affairs Council. May 24, 2010

Wednesday, May 19, 2010

Floor Speech- Financial Reform

Senator Johnny Isakson on Financial Reform

Senator Johnny Isakson discusses the Senate's financial reform legislation.

Thursday, May 13, 2010

Fox News- Financial Reform

Senator Johnny Isakson on Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and Financial Reform

Senator Johnny Isakson on Fox and Friends talks about why leaving Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac out of the financial reform bill is the wrong way to go.

Wednesday, May 12, 2010

Floor Speech- Mortgages

Senator Johnny Isakson on Qualified Residential Mortgages

Senator Johnny Isakson discusses his amendment with Senator Mary Landrieu that would require regulators to establish a category of well-underwritten loans called Qualified Residential Mortgages that would be exempt from the risk retention requirements in the financial reform bill.

Wednesday, May 12, 2010

Fox News- Unions

Senator Johnny Isakson on Stopping Rule Designed to Ease Path to Unionization

Senator Johnny Isakson on Fox News discussing his legislation  to stop the National Mediation Board from overturning 75 years of precedent to make it easier for airline and railway employees to unionize.

Tuesday, May 11, 2010

Floor Speech- Financial Reform

Senator Johnny Isakson on McCain Amendment on Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac

Senator Johnny Isakson talks about the McCain amendment to the Senate's financial reform bill. The amendment would have put in place an orderly transition period to end the conservatorship of both Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac and eventually require each to operate  without government subsidies  in a fair and equitable manner with private sector competitors. May 11, 2010

Tuesday, May 11, 2010

Floor Speech- Mortgages

Senator Johnny Isakson on Corker Amendment on Underwriting Standards

Senator Johnny Isakson talks about the Corker amendment to the Senate's financial reform bill. The amendment would establish specific mortgage standards that originators would be required to meet when underwriting home loans.