ATLANTA (April 29, 2010) – State Sen. John Wiles (R-Kennesaw) today was unanimously elected to the position of majority whip by the Senate Republican Caucus. Wiles had been the chief deputy whip for the 2010 Legislative Session.
“I’m honored and humbled that my colleagues called me to serve the people of Georgia and the Senate in this leadership role. I will continue to serve the people of Georgia, my district and the Republican Caucus with conservative values and integrity,” said Wiles.
Wiles was appointed as the Chairman of the Special Judiciary Committee in 2009. Wiles continues to support and practice fiscal conservative values. He has supported family and children’s issues throughout his political career. He has championed the HERO scholarship which helps those in the military reserve and their families pay for higher education. Since 2004 the scholarship has awarded over $640 thousand dollars to those deserving applicants. He has supported measures to reform Georgia’s public defender system in an effort to reduce costs and alleviate the burden on tax payers.
He has also increased penalties for unlicensed drivers. Before his time in the Senate, he served in the State House of Representatives. Professionally, Sen. Wiles is a managing partner of the law firm Wiles and Wiles which specializes in commercial real estate litigation.
Sen. John Wiles serves as Chairman of the Special Judiciary Committee. He also serves on Finance and Insurance He represents the 37th Senate District which includes a portion of Cobb County. He may be reached by phone at 404.657.0406 or by e-mail at email@example.com.
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Raegan Weber, Director