ATLANTA (September 19, 2013) – Sen. John Wilkinson (R-Toccoa) joined with Governor Nathan Deal, the Georgia Department of Transportation and local community leaders to break ground on State Route 17 widening in Stephens County on Sept. 18, 2013. This project is a part of the Governor’s Road Improvement Program (GRIP) to boost Georgia’s economic development by connecting 95 percent of cities with 2,500 or more people to the Interstate Highway System, providing healthy arteries for goods to be moved around the state. Continue reading “Sen. John Wilkinson Joined with Governor Deal to Break Ground on State Route 17 Expansion”
PERRY, Ga. (August 7, 2013) – Sen. John Wilkinson (R-Toccoa) and Rep. Tom McCall co-hosted the Joint Agriculture Chairman Ag Issues Summit in Perry on August 6th. Continue reading “Sen. John Wilkinson Co-Hosts Joint Agriculture Chairman Ag Issues Summit”
ATHENS, Ga. (June 25, 2013) – Senate Agriculture Chairman John Wilkinson (R-Toccoa) joined members of the Senate and House Agriculture Committee to meet newly appointed President of The University of Georgia (UGA), Jere Morehead, on Monday, June 24. Morehead was previously the Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost at UGA and will replace retiring UGA President Dr. Michael Adams beginning Monday, July 1. Continue reading “Joint Agriculture Committee Members Meet with Newly Appointed UGA President Jere Morehead”
ATLANTA (May 3, 2013) – Sen. John Wilkinson (R-Toccoa) joined with the Savannah River Caucus, a group of Georgia lawmakers whose districts fall along the Savannah River Water Basin, in a bi-state meeting with their counterparts in South Carolina to discuss water management on April 16th. Continue reading “Sen. Wilkinson and other Georgia Legislators Discuss Lake Levels with South Carolina Lawmakers”
ATLANTA (February 14, 2013) – The State Senate passed Senate Bill 97 to create the Agricultural Commodity Commission for Beef, sponsored by Sen. John Wilkinson (R-Toccoa), with a vote of 47-0.