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 (R – Danielsville), Sen. Bill Cowsert (R – Athens), Sen. John Wilkinson (R – Toccoa), Rep. Alan Powell (R – Hartwell) and Rep. Tom McCall (R – Elberton) made the announcement. Continue reading “Two Renewable Energy Power Plants Coming to Franklin and Madison Counties”
ATLANTA (October 27, 2017) | Sen. John Wilkinson (R – Toccoa), along with Sen. Jeff Mullis (R – Chickamauga), Sen. Steve Gooch (R – Dahlonega) and Sen. Butch Miller (R – Gainesville), recently met with U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue in Washington, D.C., to present him with a resolution congratulating him on his recent cabinet appointment. They also met with Counselor to the President, Kellyanne Conway, to discuss legislative initiatives in Georgia. Continue reading “Sen. John Wilkinson Presents Sec. Sonny Perdue with Resolution Honoring Service”
ATLANTA (October 6, 2017) | Sen. John Wilkinson (R – Toccoa) was recently recognized by the Peace Officers Association of Georgia (POAG) with an honorary lifetime membership for his dedication to public safety and support of peace officers across Georgia. POAG President Dennis Bell presented Sen. Wilkinson with the award.
ATLANTA (September 8, 2017) | Sen. John Wilkinson (R – Toccoa) and Rep. Tom McCall (R – Elberton) chaired the annual Joint Agriculture Committee Chairmen Ag Issues Summit at the Museum of Agriculture in Tifton on Wednesday, August 23, 2017. The summit featured speakers and presentations from stakeholders across the state who discussed the future of agriculture policy and issues in Georgia.
ATLANTA (July 28, 2017) | Sen. John Wilkinson (R – Toccoa) was recently named the Outstanding Service Award winner by the Georgia Vocational Agriculture Teachers Association (GVATA) at their Summer Leadership Conference. He was also named the Region V national award winner by the National Association of Agricultural Educators (NAAE) and will be formally presented with the award at the NAAE national conference in December.