A Message from the Senator

I’ve invested my entire career in educating leaders of future generations by sharing the value of hard work, self-discipline and servant leadership with them. As your State Senator, I will fight to ensure our children are able to live, work and raise their families in a Georgia they are proud to call home.

Elementary Agriculture Education Standards Approved by State Board of Education

ATLANTA (June 28, 2019) | Sen. John Wilkinson (R – Toccoa) recently announced that the recommendation by Georgia State Superintendent Richard Woods to implement agriculture education standards in grades kindergarten through fifth was approved by the State Board of Education. “Food doesn’t come from the grocery store,” said Sen. Wilkinson. “Four or five generations removed …

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Joint Ag Issues Summit Meets in Perry

ATLANTA (August 24, 2018) | Sen. John Wilkinson (R –Toccoa) and Rep. Tom McCall (R – Elberton) co-hosted the Joint Agriculture Committee Chairmen Ag Issues Summit on August 23, 2018, at the Georgia National Fairgrounds and Agricenter in Perry, Georgia. “Agriculture is an integral part of Georgia’s past, present and future,” said Sen. Wilkinson. “It’s …

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FFA-FCCLA Dining Hall Named After Sen. John Wilkinson

ATLANTA (July 26, 2018) | On Thursday, July 19, Sen. John Wilkinson (R – Toccoa) was given the honor of having a dining hall named after him on the Georgia FFA-FCCLA (Family, Career and Community Leaders of America) Center campus in Covington, Georgia. “I am so honored to be recognized by the state’s FFA and …

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Senate Bill 370 Signed Into Law

ATLANTA (May 14, 2018) | Governor Nathan Deal signed Senate Bill 370 into law at the state Capitol on May 3, 2018. Senate Bill 370, sponsored by Sen. John Wilkinson (R – Toccoa), passed both chambers and was sent to the governor’s desk during the 2018 legislative session. “I am happy to see this bill …

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Two Renewable Energy Power Plants Coming to Franklin and Madison Counties

ATLANTA (December 4, 2017) | The Legislative Delegation from Franklin and Madison Counties is happy to announce that two new renewable energy power plants are coming to Franklin and Madison Counties. Construction has begun on the two $180 million power plants that will bring 1,000 long-term, high paying jobs to northeast Georgia. Sen. Frank Ginn …

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