Committee Assignments Released for Gasaway, Wilkinson

The Georgia General Assembly has announced committee assignments for both 50th District State Senator John Wilkinson and 28th District State Representative Dan Gasaway.

In the Senate, Wilkinson will Chair the Senate Agriculture and Consumer Affairs Committee for this term of the Georgia General Assembly.

The Senate’s Committee on Assignments named Wilkinson to that post this week.

According to the Senate office, the Agriculture and Consumer Affairs Committee addresses issues such as agricultural land use, commodities, commissions, fairs and expositions, marketing law, pest management, and pesticides.

In a press release, Senator Wilkinson said he looks forward to working with his colleagues to cultivate legislation that will benefit the state’s land and waters. He adds that his top priority is to enrich the soil in Georgia to be a fertile land for its citizens.

Sen. Wilkinson has also been selected as Vice Chairman of the Education and Youth Committee and a member of the Appropriations and Government Oversight committees.

Meanwhile in the House, Gasaway has been appointed to the Budget and Fiscal Affairs Oversight Committee, the Insurance Committee, and the Natural Resources and Environment Committee.

The Georgia General Assembly started this week.

Today, Georgia Governor Nathan Deal will deliver his “State of the State” address at 11 a.m. and that will be broadcast live on AM 630 WNEG.