ATLANTA - U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., announced that he will hold a public town hall meeting in Hinesville on Sept. 5. The town hall is one in a series of meetings that will focus on Georgia's veterans, but the meeting will be open to the general public.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Rep. John Barrow (D-Augusta) and Deputy Secretary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture Krysta Harden will tour farming communities across the 12th District in Toombs, Laurens and Burke counties Friday.
ATLANTA - U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., announced that he will hold a series of veteran-focused events throughout August while he is in Georgia for the month-long work period.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Rep. John Barrow (D-Augusta) will hold his annual jobs fairs in the 12th District during the August district work period. The jobs fairs are part of a series of events that will be held while Congress in away from Washington for the month of August.
While a 12.5 percent turnout of registered voters sounds disappointing for an election, it was actually a pleasant surprise in Effingham County for Tuesday's runoff.
SAVANNAH - Buddy Carter is hoping to mend fences within the Republican party, after he won the nomination Tuesday night for the U.S. House 1st District seat.
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ATLANTA - The Joint Study Committee on the use of medical cannabis for serious medical conditions has announced five meetings dates and times.
Two of Effingham County's three state legislation delegation members have been picked to serve on the Joint Study Committee on Critical Infrastructure Funding.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Rep. John Barrow (D-Savannah) has announced special veterans' office hours throughout the 12th District during next week's Congressional District Work Period.
ATLANTA - State Rep. Bill Hitchens (R-Rincon) has been selected by House Speaker David Ralston (R-Blue Ridge) to the House Study Committee on Aviation and Jobs.
Gov. Nathan Deal has announced the creation of Healing Communities of Georgia, a network that will be comprised of diverse congregations from all faiths working collectively to make their communities safer and reduce recidivism.
STATESBORO - Too much job security is part of the problem in the Department of Veterans Affairs and its medical system, U.S. Rep. John Barrow, D-Augusta, said Wednesday in Statesboro.
U.S. Rep. Jack Kingston (R-Savannah) will hold a day office June 10 from 10 a.m.-noon at Rincon City Hall.
Even with both houses of Congress signing off on funding for the Savannah harbor deepening, work on the more than $700 million project still could be several months away, state Rep. Bill Hitchens said.
STATESBORO - During Thursday night's debate in Statesboro, Republican challenger Rick Allen and the Democratic incumbent, U.S. Rep. John Barrow, came out verbally swinging, each accusing the other of misrepresenting his own and the other's past and positions.
U.S. Rep. John Barrow (D-Augusta) and Republican challenger Rick Allen will meet in a candidate forum at Ogeechee Technical College. The 12th District candidates' forum will be held Thursday from 7-8 p.m. in the auditorium and is hosted by the Statesboro Herald and statesboroherald.com.
SouthCoast Health, the Savannah-based medical organization formerly known as SouthCoast Medical Group, will host Gov. Nathan Deal for a tour and town hall meeting Tuesday in Savannah.
HINESVILLE - It's not the level of care from the Veterans Administration that has been the problem, U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson said Friday. It's been the wait times for veterans to get their medical care that have led to problems, and the government has started to address that, he added.
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