Jon Ossoff

Sen. Jon Ossoff speaks on investigation into military housing at Fort Gordon

FORT GORDON, Ga. (WFXG)- Senator Jon Ossoff followed up on the recent investigation into Fort Gordon's privatized housing for military families who claim they were personally affected from hazardous conditions. Roof leaks, no air conditioning, and mold. Military families like Jana Wanner and Chrissy Dykes were both living in these...
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U.S. Senator Jon Ossoff Visits Georgia Tech

Georgia U.S. Sen. Jon Ossoff visited Georgia Tech’s campus on Friday, April 29. His stop at Tech brought major stakeholders in Georgia together in a roundtable discussion to explore the potential for a hydrogen hub in the Southeast. The Biden administration regards clean hydrogen as a critical component in...

Federal funding for HBCUs and the Atlanta Beltline is advocated by Sen. Jon Ossoff

(Georgia) Sen. Jon Ossoff visited Atlanta for a three-day trip in Georgia. He advocated for federal funding for the Atlanta BeltLine Trail and historically black colleges. Clark Atlanta University will receive about $16.4 million in federal funding under the American Rescue Plan of President Biden. Some of the funds will be used to upgrade the STEM programs at the university. While visiting the Spelman College campus, President Mary Schmidt Campbell said $2.5 million in federal appropriations will transform the university's digital infrastructure. A new academic building at the Morehouse School of Medicine and upgrades to the school's cybersecurity are among the other schools slated for upgrades within the Atlanta University Center. In addition to providing emergency financial aid for students facing financial hardship as a result of the pandemic, some of the funding will be allocated to student assistance.

Senator Jon Ossoff and Clyde Higgs review progress on Atlanta BeltLine’s southside trail

U.S. Senator Jon Ossoff toured a federally funded portion of the Atlanta BeltLine with Clyde Higgs, President and CEO of the 22-mile loop trail on Wednesday, April 20th. The Atlanta BeltLine is one of the largest and most wide-ranging urban redevelopment programs being undertaken in the United States. “Congressional support and federal funding helps accelerate the […] The post Senator Jon Ossoff and Clyde Higgs review progress on Atlanta BeltLine’s southside trail appeared first on The Atlanta Voice.

U.S. Sen. Jon Ossoff: Atlanta BeltLine Southside trail getting $5 million boost

Slowly but surely the Atlanta BeltLine is securing the necessary funds to complete the Southside Trail — which will connect the Eastside Trail with the Westside Trail. U.S. Sen. Jon Ossoff (D-Ga.) announced that he had secured an additional $5 million for the Southside Trail at a press conference at Pittsburgh Yards on University Avenue. That is in addition to a $16.4 million RAISE grant secured by Ossoff and fellow U.S. Sen. Raphael Warnock last November to accelerate the construction of the four-mile-long Southside Trail from Pittsburgh Yards to Boulevard Crossing Park.

Statements from Georgia U.S. senators Jon Ossoff, Raphael Warnock on the confirmation of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to the Supreme Court of the United States.

Above: U.S. Sen. Raphael Warnock, D-Ga., speaks in support of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson as associate justice to the U.S. Supreme Court. Statement from U.S. Sen. Jon Ossoff, D-Ga., a member of the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee, who voted to confirm Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson as the next Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court. Jackson was confirmed with bipartisan support, 53-47.

Sen. Jon Ossoff proposes new hospital near Ringgold

RINGGOLD, Ga. — A Georgia lawmaker is pushing to revamp a hospital in Northwest Georgia. Sen. Jon Ossoff is urging the Georgia Department of Community Health to support a proposal to replace CHI Memorial Hospital Georgia in Fort Oglethorpe by the Georgia and Tennessee border and place it closer to Ringgold, according to his office.

Sen. Jon Ossoff announces plans to improve Brunswick's port

BRUNSWICK, Ga. (WTGS) — The Georgia Port Authority met with state and local officials Friday to announce new projects that will expand the Port of Brunswick's operations. Georgia Senator Jon Ossoff secured $14.6 million in federal funding to create a fourth berth at the Brunswick Port. A berth is a location in a port that allows ships to dock.