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.

Sen. John Wilkinson Leads Effort to Reduce Cost of Doing Business

ATLANTA (August 16, 2019) | Sen. John Wilkinson (R – Toccoa) was recently appointed by Lt. Governor Geoff Duncan to chair the Senate Study Committee on Reducing Georgia’s Cost of Doing Business. “I am honored to be chosen to chair this study committee and look forward to researching ways to help reduce regulatory and financial …

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Sen. John Wilkinson Appointed Chair of Senate Study Committee

ATLANTA (August 2, 2019) | Sen. John Wilkinson (R – Toccoa) was recently appointed by Lt. Governor Geoff Duncan to chair the Senate Study Committee on Agriculture, Forestry, and Landscape Workforce Access. “I am honored and excited to chair this study committee and look forward to reviewing the various barriers and regulations that have an …

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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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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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