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.
ATLANTA (May 25, 2017) | Sen. John Wilkinson (R – Toccoa) was recently appointed to the Compensation of Police and Sheriffs (COPS) Task Force by Lt. Governor Casey Cagle. The responsibility of the COPS Task Force is to examine the compensation needs of law enforcement officers and to consider ways to encourage retention and attract service in the field. Continue reading “Sen. John Wilkinson Appointed to COPS Task Force”
ATLANTA (April 7, 2017) | Sen. John Wilkinson (R – Toccoa) presented Rick and Letha Phillips with Senate Resolution 422 at the Capitol on Wednesday, March 29, 2017, to recognize them for their dedication to their community and state. Continue reading “Georgia Senate Honors Rick and Letha Phillips”
ATLANTA (March 8, 2017) | Sen. John Wilkinson (R – Toccoa) on Monday recognized four-time Paralympic champion McKenzie Coan in the Senate Chamber with Senate Resolution 80. Continue reading “Sen. John Wilkinson Honors Distinguished Paralympian McKenzie Coan”