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Senator Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., in the 114th Congress. Johnny Isakson was elected to the U.S. Senate in 2004, after serving three terms in the U.S. House of Representatives. A veteran himself, Isakson served in the Georgia Air National Guard from 1966-1972. He has been a member of the Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee since he joined the Senate in 2005. Isakson’s home state of Georgia includes more than a dozen military installations representing each branch of the military, as well as more than 750,000 veterans. Johnny and his wife, Dianne, have been married since 1968. They have three grown children and nine grandchildren.

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05/16/2019
Isakson Opening Remarks at Senate VA Committee Hearing on VA Deputy Secretary Nominee

This morning, the Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs heard from James Byrne, nominee for deputy secretary of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. If confirmed, I believe Mr. Byrne will continue working to move the VA in a positive direction for our veterans. https://youtu.be/X771NTgHigI

U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., chairman of the Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs, delivers opening remarks at a hearing to consider the qualificatio...

04/10/2019
Isakson Opening Remarks at Senate VA Committee Hearing on Ongoing VA MISSION Act Implementation

The Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs held a hearing this afternoon on the ongoing implementation of the VA MISSION Act. Thank you to U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO), DAV and Milliman for answering all of our questions.
https://youtu.be/2C00oIoC0DE

U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., chairman of the Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs, delivers opening remarks at a committee hearing on the ongoing imp...

03/26/2019
Isakson Opening Remarks at Senate VA Committee Hearing on FY2020 VA Budget

Today, the Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs held a hearing with U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs' Secretary Robert Wilkie to discuss the president’s proposed VA budget for fiscal year 2020 and advanced appropriations for 2021. I appreciate Secretary Wilkie taking the time to answer the committee’s questions as Congress begins its annual appropriations process.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eSqRxdQzvm4

U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., chairman of the Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs, delivers opening remarks at a committee hearing with Department of...

03/12/2019
Isakson Opening Remarks at Senate VA Committee Hearing with Multiple Veterans Service Organizations

Thank you to the last seven Veterans Service Organizations that presented their legislative priorities for the year to the Senate and House Committees on Veterans’ Affairs today. We had the opportunity to hear from Blinded Veterans Association, Fleet Reserve Association National Headquarters, Friends of Gold Star Wives, Jewish War Veterans of the U.S.A., Military Officers Association of America (MOAA), Military Order of the Purple Heart, USA, and National Association of State Directors of Veterans Affairs. I look forward to continuing these partnerships as we work to improve the quality of care and benefits for our veterans at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.
https://youtu.be/_s1kchJlEmY

U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., chairman of the Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs, delivers opening remarks at a committee hearing with multiple Vete...

03/07/2019
Isakson Opening Remarks at Senate VA Committee Hearing with Multiple Veterans Service Organizations

Today, the Senate and House Committees on Veterans’ Affairs had the opportunity to hear from seven different Veterans Service Organizations including: American Ex-Prisoners of War, AMVETS National Headquarters, Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America, Paralyzed Veterans of America, Student Veterans of America, Vietnam Veterans of America, and Wounded Warrior Project. I appreciate them taking the time to share their legislative priorities for the year and look forward to working with all of them as we implement the major reforms passed last Congress.
https://youtu.be/lnhKDuqRoMk

U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., chairman of the Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs, delivers opening remarks at a committee hearing with multiple Vete...

03/06/2019
Isakson Opening Remarks at Senate VA Committee Hearing with Veterans of Foreign Wars

I welcomed Veterans of Foreign Wars VFW to a joint hearing with the Senate and House Veterans’ Affairs Committees today. Thank you to Commander-in-Chief Vincent “B.J.” Lawrence for your support, and I look forward to continuing this partnership as we aim to improve the quality of care for our nation’s veterans.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XQyccIpJrz8

U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., chairman of the Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs, delivers opening remarks at a committee hearing with Veterans of F...

02/27/2019
Isakson Opening Remarks at Senate VA Committee Hearing with The American Legion

We were glad to have The American Legion National Headquarters with us on the Hill today. We look forward to continuing this partnership as we aim to help the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs with its implementation of reforms we passed in 2018.
https://youtu.be/AfKm2WUffCw

U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., chairman of the Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs, delivers opening remarks at a committee hearing with The American ...

02/26/2019
Isakson Opening Remarks at Senate VA Committee Hearing with Disabled American Veterans

Disabled American Veterns, thank you for your continued support of the Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee as we work together to bring positive reform to the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs for our nation’s veterans. https://youtu.be/VbrUJux10jk

U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., chairman of the Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs, delivers opening remarks at a committee hearing with Disabled Amer...

12/19/2018
Senator Isakson pays tribute to Senator Dean Heller

U.S. Senator Dean Heller is one of a kind and someone I am very proud to have served with on our committee. He will be greatly missed, but I wish him all the best in his next endeavor.

U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., today delivered remarks on the Senate floor to pay tribute to departing U.S. Senator Dean Heller, R-Nev., who will be lea...

12/19/2018
Senator Isakson's 2018 Veterans Day Floor Remarks

Without our veterans, this Republic would not exist. I was proud to speak on the Senate floor in honor of #VeteransDay.

U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., chairman of the Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, today gave Senate floor remarks honoring Veterans Day and highligh...

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412 Russell Senate Office Building
Washington D.C., DC
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General information

Current Republican members of the Committee: Senator Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., Chairman Senator Jerry Moran, R-Kan. Senator John Boozman, R-Ark. Senator Dean Heller, R- Nev. Senator Bill Cassidy, R-La. Senator Mike Rounds, R-S.D. Senator Thom Tillis, R-N.C. Senator Dan Sullivan, R-Alaska Current Democratic members of the Committee: Senator Jon Tester, D-Mont., Ranking Member Senator Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn. Senator Patty Murray, D-Wash. Senator Bernie Sanders, I-Vt. Senator Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio Senator Mazie Hirono, D-Hawaii Senator Joe Manchin, D-W.Va.

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Monday 09:00 - 17:00
Tuesday 09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday 09:00 - 17:00
Thursday 09:00 - 17:00
Friday 09:00 - 17:00

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