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Senator Saxby Chambliss Will Propose the Next Steps for Intelligence Reform to the Atlanta Press Club.

ATLANTA -- U.S. Senator Saxby Chambliss Clarence Saxby Chambliss (born November 10, 1943) is the senior United States Senator from Georgia. He is a member of the Republican Party. In the 110th Congress, Chambliss serves as the ranking member of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition & Forestry.  (R-GA) will propose the next steps for intelligence reform during a speech to the Atlanta Press Club's Newsmaker news·mak·er  
One that is newsworthy.
 Luncheon on Wednesday, May 4 at The Commerce Club.

Chambliss, a member of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence and the Senate Armed Services Committee The term Armed Services Committee could refer to:
  • U.S. House Committee on Armed Services
  • U.S. Senate Committee on Armed Services
, will explore human intelligence (HUMINT HUMINT Human Intelligence ), congressional oversight Congressional Oversight refers to oversight by the United States Congress of the Executive Branch, including the numerous U.S. federal agencies. Congressional Research Service (CRS) Report for Congress[1]
Congressional Oversight
 and the formation of a unified combatant command See: unified command.  for intelligence (INTCOM) within the Department of Defense. He will also assert that last year's intelligence reform bill was the beginning of a process and that much more work must be done.

Senator Chambliss is one of the foremost experts on national defense and security. Chambliss has earned international recognition as former Chairman of the House Intelligence Subcommittee on Terrorism and Homeland Security Noun 1. Homeland Security - the federal department that administers all matters relating to homeland security
Department of Homeland Security

executive department - a federal department in the executive branch of the government of the United States
. He was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives for four terms before being elected to the U.S. Senate in November 2002.

The event, sponsored by Georgia Electric Membership Corporation, will begin with registration at 11:30 a.m., followed by lunch. Senator Chambliss will speak at 12:30 p.m. and end with a question & answer session by 1 p.m.

The event is open to the public. Members of the Atlanta Press Club may purchase individual tickets for $28 and tables with signage for $280. Nonmembers may purchase individual tickets for $35 each and tables of 10 with signage for $350. Reservations will be accepted first come, first serve and must be made by Tuesday, May 3, 5:00 p.m. No refunds.

Register online at or call 404-577-7377. Parking at The Commerce Club is included only for guests who are paying for lunch. The club is conveniently located at 34 Broad Street, Atlanta, and across the street from the Five Points MARTA station. For directions, please visit

Members of the working media who are covering the event may attend at no cost (no lunch provided). Journalists must make a reservation with APC (1) (American Power Conversion Corporation, West Kingston, RI, The leading manufacturer of UPS systems and surge suppressors, founded in 1981 by Rodger Dowdell, Neil Rasmussen and Emanual Landsman, three electronic power engineers who had worked at MIT.  Executive Director Sarah Douglas by Wednesday, May 4, 9:00 a.m. Call 404-523-1318 or email

Since its establishment in 1964, the Atlanta Press Club has become the second largest journalism organization in the world -- second only to the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. With over 800 members, it strives to serve the professional and social needs of the journalism community, fostering journalistic excellence and advancing the public's interest in and understanding of the free press.
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