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Capitol portrait sought for longtime Augusta lawmaker Connell

...resident at the Georgia War Veterans Long Term Care Facility, and has made few public appearances in recent years.Rep. Joe Wilkinson, R-Atlanta, serves on the commission and was in the House during part of Connell's tenure, and his legislative...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2013-01-14/capitol-portrait-sought-
Georgia lawmakers back in session Monday

...session to allow key committees to work without distractions."It was what the Navy calls a stand-down," said Rep. Joe Wilkinson, R-Sandy Springs, chairman of the House Ethics Committee. "Sometimes it's necessary so you can focus on one...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2010-03-07/georgia-lawmakers-back-s
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Tough work ahead as Georgia legislators return

...session to allow key committees to work without distractions."It was what the Navy calls a stand down," said Rep. Joe Wilkinson, R-Sandy Springs, the chairman of the House Ethics Committee."Sometimes it's necessary so you can focus on...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2010-03-07/tough-work-ahead-georgia
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Schools' start dates debated

...Wednesday even as two lawmakers said they were working to avoid a legally required "uniform start date." State Reps. Joe Wilkinson, R-Sandy Springs, and Mark Burkhalter, R-Alpharetta, said Wednesday that they were trying to find a way to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/09/02/met_427299.shtml
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Ga. lawmaker chides colleagues on ethics stands

...gifts by charging that nearly half of the legislative candidates supporting it have their own ethics failures.Rep. Joe Wilkinson, R-Atlanta, issued a press release Tuesday afternoon detailing the candidates or incumbents who have signed the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2012-07-25/ga-lawmaker-ch
Amendment to boot Ga. tax cheats from office bogs down in committee

...Committee shelved a proposed constitutional amendment today."If that takes another year, so be it," said Chairman Joe Wilkinson, R-Atlanta.The bipartisan proposal hit a snag over ensuring that it covered every possible situation that could...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2010-03-23/amendment-boot-ga-tax-cheats
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Bills add to limits on young drivers

...imposed new restrictions in 2002 that included a late-night curfew. "Most people feel that it's working," Rep. Joe Wilkinson, R-Sandy Springs, said about the changes. "The 2001 package is making a positive difference." But Mr. Wilkinson...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/02/23/met_444417.shtml
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Tighten teen driving laws

...would change driving rules for them. One that has a good chance of passing is H.B. 256, sponsored by state Rep. Joe Wilkinson, R-Sandy Springs. The bill is in response to studies showing that risks for wrecks increase when 16- and 17-year-olds...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/02/28/edi_445409.shtml
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Tough new seat belt bill considered

...covered by the current law requiring front-seat car passengers to wear a safety belt. The bill's author, Rep. Joe Wilkinson, said the tough new rules would save lives. He thought of the idea after a losing battle to raise the minimum driving...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/02/11/met_375296.shtml
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Georgia ethics panel gets name of tax deadbeat in House

...last year who had failed to file a state income tax return."But the only acceptable number is zero," state Rep. Joe Wilkinson, House Ethics Committee chairman, told The Associated Press on Wednesday.Senate Ethics Committee Chairman Dan Moody...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2010-02-25/georgia-ethics-panel-get
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