Rick Jeffares (R)
Senate District 17
Profession: Owner of J&T Environmental, a water preservation company
Education: Bachelor’s degree in technology management from Clayton College and State University E-mail: email@example.com Phone: (770) 316-2691
2011 Senate Committee assignments: Government Oversight, Natural Resources and the Environment, Regulated Industries and Utilities, State and Local Government Operations, Veterans, Military and Homeland Security
Comments on committees: The regulated industries committee is a powerful group that oversee legislation related to companies like Georgia Power, AT&T and various cable companies. That committee will also examine Kroger and Publix’s request to allow beer and wine sales on Sunday. He said his background made him natural choices for the natural resources and local government committees.