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Johnny Isakson's Public Statements on Issue: Housing and Property

Full Name: John 'Johnny' H. Isakson
Office: U.S. Senate (GA) - Jr, Republican
First Elected: 11/02/2004
Last Elected: 11/02/2010
Next Election: 2016
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Dianne; 3 Children: John, Kevin, Julie
Birth Date: 12/28/1944
Birth Place: Atlanta, GA
Home City: Marietta, GA
Religion: Methodist
Date Title
Issue Position: Economy
Feb. 12, 2014 Isakson Calls on President, Senate to Help American Families, U.S. Economy by Moving Forward on Trade Promotion Authority, Keystone Pipeline, Reform of Fannie Mae/Freddie Mac, Reauthorization of Job Training Programs
Jan. 30, 2014 Isakson Praises Senate Passage of his Bill to Protect Homeowners from Flood Insurance Rate Spike
Jan. 15, 2014 Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act of 2013 -- Motion To Proceed
Oct. 29, 2013 Menendez, Isakson Lead Bipartisan Coalition to Protect Homeowners From Flood Insurance Rate Spike
June 21, 2013 Newsletter - Week Ending June 21, 2013
June 20, 2013 Chambliss, Isakson Continue Push to Repeal Death Tax
Feb. 15, 2013 e-Newsletter for the week ending Feb. 15, 2013
Feb. 14, 2013 Letter to Secretary Donovan, Chairman Bernanke, Chairman Gruenberg, Chairman Walter, Comptroller Curry, and Acting Director DeMarco - Action on QRM Rule
Feb. 14, 2013 Hagan, Landrieu, Isakson Urge Action on QRM Rule
Nov. 16, 2012 Housing Recovery
Nov. 16, 2012 Isakson Urges Administration to Heed Fed Chairman's Warning: Don't Cripple Housing Recovery With "Overly Tight Lending Standards'
Dec. 16, 2011 Mortgage Financing
Dec. 8, 2011 Introduction of Legislation to Stop Taxpayer Bailouts of Mortgage Industry
Nov. 8, 2011 Letter to Edward DeMarco, Acting Director of Federal Housing Finance Agency
Nov. 2, 2011 Letter to Secretaries Geithner and Donovan, Director Sperling, and Acting Director DeMarco
Oct. 25, 2011 Letter to President Obama
Oct. 11, 2011 Letter to Secretaries Geithner and Donovan, Director Sperling, and Acting Director DeMarco
Oct. 5, 2011 Isakson, Graves Introduce the HOME Act to Help Americans Keep their Homes
Sept. 20, 2011 Letter to Acting Director DeMarco, Federal Housing Finance Agency
Sept. 14, 2011 Boxer, Isakson: Allow Responsible Homeowners to Refinance Mortgages at Current Low Rates
Sept. 9, 2011 Isakson Statement on President Obama's Speech on Job Creation
Sept. 8, 2011 Isakson Urges Regulators to Reconsider 20 Percent Down Payment Requirement for Highly Qualified Homebuyers
Sept. 8, 2011 Hearing of the Insurance, Housing and Community Opportunity Subcommittee of the House Financial Services Committee - "Legislative Proposals to Determine the Future Role of FHA, RHS and GNMA in the Single- and Multi-Family Mortgage Markets, Part 2"
Aug. 4, 2011 Feinstein Cosponsors Bill to Boost Weak Housing Market
June 22, 2011 Bipartisan Group of Lawmakers Strongly Urge Federal Regulators to Reconsider Rule That Would Shut Out Qualified, Responsible Homebuyers
June 22, 2011 Lawmakers Strongly Urge Federal Regulators to Reconsider QRM Rule
June 8, 2011 Isakson: Federal Regulators' Plan to Require 20 Percent Down Payment from Highly Qualified Homebuyers Will Devastate Housing Market
May 27, 2011 Landrieu, Isakson, Hagan Urge Regulators to Give Families Access to Affordable Mortgages
May 17, 2011 Charlotte Observer - 20 Percent Down Rule Could Douse Any Housing Recovery
May 12, 2011 Politico - Home-Buying Rule Would Hit Recovery
March 3, 2011 Isakson to Federal Regulators: Shutting Out Highly Qualified Homebuyers Would Be a Disaster for Recovery of American Housing
March 2, 2011 Patent Reform Act of 2011
Feb. 17, 2011 Isakson to Regulators: Don't Shut Out Qualified, Responsible Homebuyers with Large Down-Payment Requirement
Dec. 17, 2010 Isakson Urges Regulators to Create "Gold Standard" in Mortgage Reform
Dec. 17, 2010 Executive Session
Sept. 14, 2010 50th Anniversary of Real Estate Investment Trusts
Aug. 17, 2010 Letter to The Honorable Timothy F. Geithner, Secretary, United States Department of the Treasury
Aug. 17, 2010 Senators to Geithner: It's Time to Deal Seriously with Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac
July 15, 2010 Isakson Votes Against Financial Reform Bill That Over Regulates Main Street, Leaves Out Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac Altogether
May 21, 2010 Isakson Votes Against Financial Reform Bill That Fails to Protect Main Street, Leaves Out Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac
May 14, 2010 A Weekly e-Newsletter from Senator Johnny Isakson
May 13, 2010 Isakson Praises Unanimous Passage of His Amendment to Strengthen Sound Mortgage Lending
May 11, 2010 Restoring American Finacial Stability Act of 2010 - Continued
April 27, 2010 Restoring American Finacial Stability Act of 2010 - Motion To Proceed - Continued
April 20, 2010 Mortgage Lending
April 7, 2010 Isakson, Chambliss Meet with FDIC Chairman, Georgia Bankers
Feb. 2, 2010 Isakson to Federal Financial Regulators: Unintended Consequences of Inflexible Rules, New Fees Making Recession Worse
Feb. 1, 2010 Unintended Consequences Of Well-Intended Regulation
Nov. 6, 2009 A Weekly e-Newsletter from Senator Johnny Isakson
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