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Rep. Jones Speaks at Grits and Issues Breakfast

ATLANTA – State Representative Jeff Jones (R-Brunswick) recently spoke at the Brunswick-Golden Isles Chamber of Commerce 2017 Grits and Issues Membership Breakfast. The event was held to discuss legislative issues facing the state and country and took place on Friday, December 15, 2017, at the Epworth by the Sea conference and retreat center on St. Simons Island. (more…)

Reps. Jones, Hogan and Spencer Urge Georgia Congressional Delegation to Oppose EPA’s Reconsideration of Coal Ash Rule

ATLANTA — State Representatives Jeff Jones (R-Brunswick), Don Hogan (R-St. Simons Island) and Jason Spencer (R-Woodbine) recently called on U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson (R-Ga.), U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-Ga.) and U.S. Congressman Buddy Carter (R-Ga.) to oppose the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) reconsideration of the 2015 Coal Ash Rule.  (more…)

Rep. Jeff Jones Presents Shawn Williams with House Resolution

ATLANTA – State Representative Jeff Jones (R-Brunswick) recently presented Shawn Williams, executive director of the Coastal Outreach Soccer (COS) program, with House Resolution 322 during a ceremony at the Golden Isles Chamber of Commerce. This resolution commends and congratulates Williams for being named the Georgia State Soccer Association’s 2016 Administrator of the Year. (more…)

Rep. Jeff Jones Applauds Republic Services’ Decision to Withdraw Coal Ash Disposal Permit Applications

ATLANTA – State Representative Jeff Jones (R-Brunswick) today commended Republic Services Corporation’s recent decision to withdraw three pending coal ash disposal permit applications. These permit applications would have allowed Republic Services, a waste management company, to dispose coal ash at its Broadhurst Environmental Landfill in Wayne County, near Jesup, Georgia. (more…)

GUEST EDITORIAL: Why I Voted ‘Yes’ to Campus Carry

By State Representative Jeff Jones (R-Brunswick)
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Without a doubt, this is a troubling time in America. Mass shootings have been happening with seemingly greater intensity. HB 280, the “campus carry” bill, sponsored by Rep. Mandi Ballinger (R-Canton), would permit 21 year old, licensed concealed carry permit holders to carry a concealed weapon on Georgia’s publicly funded college campuses, but not in dorms, on-campus preschools or at athletic events. The following is my publicly stated position on this very difficult issue. (more…)