Senator Isakson spoke on the Senate floor on August 3, 2017, regarding the comprehensive accomplishments by the Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs and by Congress on behalf of our nation's veterans in the first half of 2017.
U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., joined U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen, D-N.H., on the floor of the U.S. Senate on Tuesday to tout the benefits of their bipartisan budget reform legislation as a responsible fix to the Congress’s broken budget and spending process and clear the pathway to greater oversight of government spending.
U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., today praised U.S. Representative Dr. Tom Price, R-Ga.-06, as an exceptional nominee during Price’s first confirmation hearing to become secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
During a hearing of the Senate committee that oversees education, U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., questioned Betsy DeVos, President-elect Donald Trump’s nominee for U.S. secretary of education, regarding her positions on reducing burdensome regulations that make higher education more costly and less attainable for students. Isakson also asked DeVos about her views on the role of public-private pre-Kindergarten partnerships as an important part of public education in the United States.

U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., today voted with a majority of the U.S. Senate to begin the process of formally repealing and replacing the failed health care law informally known as “Obamacare” through a budget resolution that provides the tools necessary to repeal it. The final measure passed by a vote of 51-48.