In D.C., Georgia’s House delegation pays tribute to dead UGA students

12:16 pm Apr. 29, 2016

WASHINGTON — Most members of Georgia’s congressional delegation took to the floor of the House Friday to pay tribute to the four University of Georgia students killed in a car crash Wednesday, as well as a fifth student who remains in critical condition.

The tribute was led by Monroe Republican Jody Hice, whose district includes Athens. It was followed by a moment of silence on the House floor.

The office of Hank Johnson, D-Lithonia,

Boom! Georgia enacts new limits on fireworks

4:36 pm Apr. 28, 2016

A year after Georgia legalized the use of most kinds of fireworks, the state adopted a law that would restrict when and where they could be used.

Responding to angry complaints from residents jolted awake by

Jan. 12, 2016 -  Atlanta -  U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson delivers his address.   Isakson, Governor Nathan Deal, Lieutenant Governor Casey Cagle, and House Speaker David Ralston were featured speakers at the Georgia Chamber of Commerce's annual Eggs & Issues Breakfast.  The event was expected to attract more than 2,000 Georgians, including many of the state's  elected officials and business leaders.  BOB ANDRES  / BANDRES@AJC.COM

Johnny Isakson unveils long-awaited VA reform bill

3:36 pm Apr. 28, 2016

WASHINGTON – U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson unveiled legislation today that would overhaul accountability efforts at the Department of Veterans Affairs in a bid to change a culture that has produced a cascading list of scandals