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Atlanta City Council Issues Statement Following Passing of Former U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson
The Atlanta City Council issued the following statement after the passing of former U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson:
“Former U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson leaves a legacy of finding common ground and solving problems. We are saddened by his loss and our thoughts and prayers are with his family and loves ones. Known for his practicality, his demeanor created many lifelong friendships from both sides of the aisle. His service and bipartisanship were testaments to his love for Georgia and he will be remembered for his integrity and pragmatism.”
About Atlanta City Council
The Atlanta City Council is the chief policy-making body for the City of Atlanta. It acts by considering and enacting all laws that govern the City. The council also approves the operating and capital budgets for the City as recommended by the mayor, and it continually monitors revenues and expenditures for local government operations. The Atlanta City Council reviews and has final say on many land-use and zoning matters. Major economic development projects for the City also fall under the council’s consideration.