Jack Hill (politician)

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Jack Hill
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Senator Jack Hill - Reidsville, GA
Member of the Georgia Senate
from the 4th district
Assumed office
1990
Personal details
Born (1944-07-15) July 15, 1944 (age 75)
Reidsville, Georgia, United States
Political partyRepublican

Jack Hill (born July 15, 1944) is a Republican state senator representing Georgia's 4th District in Georgia General Assembly.[1] He currently is the longest-serving Georgia State Senator.

Personal[edit]

Jack Hill was born and continues to live in Reidsville.[2] He is a retired grocer[3] and his wife, Ruth Ann, is a retired elementary school principal. Together, they have three children and seven grandchildren.

He is a graduate of Reidsville High School and Georgia Southern University.

He served in the Georgia Air National Guard for 33 years, both as a unit commander and State Inspector General[4]

Political career[edit]

Re-elected in 2018 to his 15th two-year term, Senator Hill was first elected to the Georgia State Senate in 1990.

Senator Hill is the Chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee, and under his leadership Georgia has maintained the highest bond rating awarded, a "Triple A," from the national rating agencies.[5]

Senator Hill also serves as the Vice Chairman of the Senate Rules Committee. He also serves on the Natural Resources and the Environment and Regulated Industries and Utilities, as well as an ex-officio member of the Finance Committee.[6] Past chairmanships include: K-12 Education, Ethics, and Higher Education.

Senator Hill represents Georgia's 4th Senatorial District which includes: Bulloch, Candler, Effingham, Emanuel (pt.), Evans and Tattnall (pt.) counties.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Jack Hill". Project Vote Smart. Retrieved April 27, 2015.
  2. ^ Galloway, Jim. "Dear school bus driver: Don't panic over health insurance loss. Not yet". ajc.com. The Atlanta Journal Constitution. Retrieved March 4, 2015.
  3. ^ Getz, Jason. "Jack Hill". ajc.com. Atlanta Journal Constitution. Retrieved March 4, 2015.
  4. ^ "Georgia State Senate" (PDF). www.senate.ga.gov. Georgia State. Retrieved March 5, 2015.
  5. ^ Gould Sheinin, Aaron. "State Maintains "Triple A" Bond Rating But Danger Lurks". ajc.com. Atlanta Journal Constitution. Retrieved March 4, 2015.
  6. ^ "Georgia State Senate". www.senate.ga.gov. The State of Georgia. Retrieved March 5, 2015.