Videos

Monday, April 6, 2009

Fox News- Health Care

Senator Johnny Isakson Discusses Health Care on FOXNews

Tuesday, March 31, 2009

Floor Speech- Budget

Senator Johnny Isakson on President Obama's Budget

Sen. Isakson criticizes President Obama's budget for borrowing, spending and taxing too much and does not believe that it will stimulate the economy.  Instead, Isakson offers his own solution to the economic crisis in the form of a housing tax credit that would encourage homebuyers to get back in the market, therefore reducing existing inventory.  Isakson argues that the housing market is the key to getting the economy back on track.

Wednesday, March 11, 2009

Floor Speech- Pensions

Senator Johnny Isakson on Pensions

Sen. Isakson shares the devastating effects that inflexible mark-to-market accounting rules on the overall economy.  He has repeatedly called for reform of these rules because he believe they are disproportionately penalizing American banks.

Wednesday, February 4, 2009

Floor Speech- Housing

Senator Johnny Isakson on "Fix Housing First" (Part II)

Sen. Isakson explains the importance of fixing the housing market in order to stimulate the economy through his "Fix Housing First" proposal.  He argues that we have an existing roadmap for solving this problem due to a similar situation in the 1970s.  He was a Realtor at that time and a federal housing tax credit restored the housing market during an economic recession. Therefore, Senator Isakson proposes a $15,000 tax credit to give consumers an incentive for purchasing a home.

Wednesday, January 28, 2009

MSNBC- Stimulus Bill

Senator Johnny Isakson on the Economic Stimulus Bill

Senator Johnny Isakson on MSNBC discussing the proposed economic stimulus bill and the housing crisis.

Wednesday, January 28, 2009 -

Greeting- Senator Johnny Isakson

Senator Johnny Isakson welcomes you to YouTube. Visit http://www.youtube.com/SenatorIsakson for more videos.

Thursday, January 22, 2009

Fox Business- Auto Industry

Senator Johnny Isakson on the Auto Industry

Senator Johnny Isakson on Fox Business Channel discussing the Senate Commerce Committee hearing where leaders from General Motors and Chrysler testified.

Thursday, January 22, 2009

Floor Speech- Lily Ledbetter Act

Senator Isakson on the Lilly Ledbetter Act

Senator Isakson discusses the Lilly Ledbetter Act and advocates that the bill should apply only to action taken after bill is signed. January 22, 2009.

Thursday, January 15, 2009

Floor Speech- TARP

Senator Johnny Isakson on TARP and the Housing Market

Senator Isakson expresses his disappointment with the deployment of the first half of TARP money allotted to stimulate the economy. The Senator believes that we should not throw money at the problem, but rather, get to the root of the problem  the housing market. Therefore, he introduced a housing tax credit to create incentive for purchasing homes.

Tuesday, January 6, 2009

Floor Speech- Israel

Senator Johnny Isakson on Israel

Senator Isakson on the conflict in Gaza between Hamas and Israel. January 6, 2009.