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 Named Legislator of the Year by the Rural Jobs Coalition

ATLANTA (November 22, 2019) | Sen. John Wilkinson (R – Toccoa) was recently named Legislator of the Year by the Rural Jobs Coalition, a nonpartisan organization that supports small, rural businesses and advocates around the country for policies that benefit rural economic growth. Sen. Wilkinson was chosen as Legislator of the Year for his support …

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Senate Study Committee on Agriculture, Forestry, and Landscape Workforce Access Meeting in Tifton

ATLANTA (October 31, 2019) | Sen. John Wilkinson (R – Toccoa) will host the second meeting of the Senate Study Committee on Agriculture, Forestry and Landscape Workforce Access on Thursday, November 7, 2019, at 10:00 a.m. at the Georgia Museum of Agriculture in Tifton. The members appointed to the Senate Study Committee on Agriculture, Forestry and Landscape …

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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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