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Gooch named to senate study committee by Lt. Governor
Steve Gooch
Steve Gooch.

Lt. Governor Geoff Duncan announced today the members of two Senate Study Committees: Senate Resolution 464 (Senate Education Outcomes Study Committee) and Senate Resolution 433 (Senate Reducing Georgia’s Cost of Doing Business Study Committee).

“To keep Georgia the number one state for business, we have to make sure our higher education system is innovative and our economy is strong,” said Duncan. “Both of these committees will take a look at these important issues in the coming months in order to make deliberate, informed decisions to better our citizenry."

The Senate Education Outcomes Study Committee will be chaired by Senator P. K. Martin. The Senate members appointed to serve on this committee are: Senator Sally Harrell, Senator Sheikh Rahman, Senator Lindsey Tippins, Senator Brian Strickland, Senator Frank Ginn and Senator Bill Cowsert.

The Senate Reducing Georgia’s Cost of Doing Business Study Committee will be chaired by Senator John Wilkinson. The Senate members appointed to serve on this committee are: Senator Steve Gooch, Senator John Kennedy , Senator Bill Cowsert, Senator Ben Watson and Senator Emanuel Jones.

Additionally, the following individuals will also serve on the Senate Reducing Georgia’s Cost of Doing Business Study Committee: Cade Joiner, Shred-X; Will Barnette, Home Depot; Gilbert Barrett, G&H Poultry Farms; Ben Gillis, Gillis Ag & Timber; Dr. Andrew Reisman, Longstreet Clinic; Mark Tilkin, State Farm; Will Fagan, MagMutual Insurance Company; Barbara Marschalk, Drew Eckl & Farnham, LLP; and Gino Brogdon, The Brogdon Firm, LLC.