ATLANTA – In January 2009, Senator Johnny Isakson hailed his addition to the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee, promising Georgians a “seat at the table.” However, Isakson didn’t say a word at 71% of his Commerce committee hearings. Who knows if he even bothered showing up? Where’s Johnny?
Isakson: “Transportation is our state’s single greatest need, and I’m glad Georgia will have a seat at the table on the Commerce Committee when the critical issues affecting highways, aviation and rail come up.” [U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson press release, 1/21/09].
On Tuesday, Jim Barksdale challenged Senator Isakson to debates about the economy in each of Georgia’s primary media markets (Albany, Atlanta, Augusta, Columbus, Macon and Savannah).
Senator Isakson has been a member of several committees during his Senate tenure: