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Sen. Hickman assigned to healthy food committee
State Sen. Billy Hickman

Lt. Gov. Geoff Duncan announced Thursday the members of five Senate study committees, including one that State Senator Billy Hickman of Statesboro will serve on.

“The Senate’s priorities reflect those of Georgians across the state: community health and safety, education, and health care,” Duncan said. “These study committees will allow our senators to explore policy solutions to critical issues that impact each Georgia family. Our senate members work diligently, in and out of session, to ensure Georgia remains a great state to live, work and raise a family, and I know these study committees will be a continuation of that great work.”

The Senate Study Committee on Improving Access to Healthy Foods and Ending Food Deserts (SR 283) will be chaired by Sen. Harold Jones II (D – Augusta). The senate members appointed to serve on this committee are:

  • Sen. Steve Gooch (R – Dahlonega)
  • Sen. Billy Hickman (R – Statesboro)
  • Sen. Russ Goodman (R – Cogdell)
  • Sen. Freddie Powell Sims (D – Dawson)

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