J. Craig Gordon

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J. Craig Gordon
Member of the Georgia House of Representatives
from the 163 district
Assumed office
2007
Personal details
Born (1977-05-07) May 7, 1977 (age 42)
Savannah, Georgia
Political partyDemocratic
ResidenceSavannah, Georgia
Alma materArmstrong Atlantic State University
WebsiteJ. Craig Gordon

J. Craig Gordon is a member of the Georgia House of Representatives, representing the 163rd district. He is a member of the Democratic Party.

Personal life and education[edit]

Gordon was born in Savannah, Georgia and attended Armstrong Atlantic State University, from which he graduated in 2000.[1]

Career[edit]

Gordon was first elected to the Georgia House in 2006.[1] Gordon serves on the Economic Development & Tourism, Health & Human Services, Retirement, and Special Rules committees.[2]

In 2013, Gordon introduced a bill that would study the possibility of a high-speed rail line between Savannah, Georgia and Atlanta, Georgia. Gordon also supports deepening the shipping channel of the Savannah River.[3]

Gordon is the CEO of Statewide Healthcare, and also worked at the Savannah International Trade Center.[4] In 2011, Gordon acknowledged under-reporting state payments to Statewide Healthcare, attributing to the incident to a mistake he made while being in a hurry.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Representative J. Craig Gordon". Project Vote Smart. Retrieved 8 September 2013.
  2. ^ "J. Craig Gordon". Georgia House of Representatives. Retrieved 8 September 2013.
  3. ^ Yeomans, Curt (8 February 2013). "Atlanta-Savannah rail revived again?". Clayton News Daily. Retrieved 8 September 2013.
  4. ^ "Rep J. Craig Gordon" (PDF). Georgia House of Representatives. Retrieved 8 September 2013.
  5. ^ Peterson, Larry (8 July 2011). "Rep. Craig Gordon under-reports state payments to his company by nearly $1.8 million". Savannah Morning News. Retrieved 8 September 2013.