Videos

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.

Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Floor Speech- Financial Reform

Senator Johnny Isakson on Financial Regulatory Reform and Mortgage

Senator Johnny Isakson talks about the Senate's financial reform bill and mortgage lending. April 27, 2010

Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Floor Speech- Financial Reform

Senator Johnny Isakson on Financial Regulatory Reform and the Housing Industry

Senator Johnny Isakson talks about the consequences the Senate's financial reform bill will have on the housing industry.

Thursday, March 11, 2010

Floor Speech- Kate Puzey

Senator Johnny Isakson Honors Kate Puzey

Senator Johnny Isakson honors the life of Peace Corps volunteer Kate Puzey during a speech on the Senate floor. March 11, 2010

Tuesday, February 9, 2010

Floor Speech- Craig Becker

Senator Johnny Isakson on Craig Becker

Senator Johnny Isakson discusses the nomination of labor lawyer Craig Becker to serve on the National Labor Relations Board. Isakson opposes Becker's nomination because he believes Becker will use his position to bypass Congress and manipulate the federal regulatory process to favor labor unions if he is confirmed.

Monday, February 1, 2010

Floor Speech- Regulation

Senator Johnny Isakson on the Unintended Consequences of Well-Intended Regulation

Senator Johnny Isakson talks about the unintended consequences to regulation and how we need to start looking at the cause and effect to help our economic recovery. February 1, 2010