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}}{{tnr}}'''Jack Hill''' (b. July 15, 1944) is a [[Republican Party (United States)|Republican]] member of the [[Georgia State Senate]]. He has been a Senator since 1991 and currently serves the 4th district.
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}}{{tnr}}'''Jack Hill''' (b. July 15, 1944) is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Georgia State Senate]], representing District 4. He was first elected to the chamber in 1990.
  
Hill was Inspector General/Unit Commander in the Georgia Air National Guard from 1998 to 2000.  He is also a former Reserve Forces Officer for the Selective Service System of the United States Air Force Reserves. He is currently an Independent Grocer.
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Hill earned his B.B.A. from Georgia Southern College in 1966. His professional experience includes owning an independent grocery. He served as an Inspector General/Unit Commander in the Georgia Air National Guard from 1998 to 2000 and Reserve Forces Officer for the Selective Service System of the United States Air Force Reserves. He is currently an Independent Grocer.
 
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Hill earned his BBA from Georgia Southern College in 1966.
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==Budget in 2011==
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As Chairman of the [[Appropriations Committee, Georgia State Senate|Appropriations Committee]], Hill is in a unique position to give a candid view on the state's finances.  On December 13, 2010, he warned that the state budget deficit for FY 2012 is nearing $2 billion, which is much worse than previously thought.<ref>[http://blogs.ajc.com/georgia_elections_news/2010/12/13/senates-budget-writer-says-states-hole-is-deeper-than-predicted/ ''Atlanta Journal-Constitution,'' "Georgia Elections News
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Senate’s budget writer says state’s hole is deeper than predicted," December 13, 2010]</ref>  Even though the state's revenues increased for the sixth straight month in November 2010, Hill said it is not enough.<ref>[http://blogs.ajc.com/georgia_elections_news/2010/12/13/state-posts-positive-tax-collection-figures-in-november/ ''Atlanta Journal-Constitution,'' "State posts positive tax collection figures in November," December 13, 2010]</ref>  With the current state of the legislature, Hill said that he did not think that a pure tax increase would pass, but suggested something more like a broadening of the sales tax.  A special tax council that has been studying the state's finances is due to release a report on possible solutions by January 10, 2011.
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As Chairman of the [[Appropriations Committee, Georgia State Senate|Appropriations Committee]], Hill was in a unique position to give a candid view on the state's finances.  On December 13, 2010, he warned that the state budget deficit for FY 2012 was nearing $2 billion, which was much worse than previously thought.<ref>[http://blogs.ajc.com/georgia_elections_news/2010/12/13/senates-budget-writer-says-states-hole-is-deeper-than-predicted/ ''Atlanta Journal-Constitution,'' "Georgia Elections News: Senate’s budget writer says state’s hole is deeper than predicted," December 13, 2010]</ref>  Even though the state's revenues increased for the sixth straight month in November 2010, Hill said it was not enough.<ref>[http://blogs.ajc.com/georgia_elections_news/2010/12/13/state-posts-positive-tax-collection-figures-in-november/ ''Atlanta Journal-Constitution,'' "State posts positive tax collection figures in November," December 13, 2010]</ref>  With the current state of the legislature, Hill said that he did not think that a pure tax increase would pass, but suggested something like a broadening of the sales tax.
  
 
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On November 4, 2008, Hill won re-election to the [[Georgia State Senate]] from Georgia's 4th Senate district.  Hill ran unopposed in the general election, and he received 51,403 votes.<ref>[http://sos.georgia.gov/elections/election_results/2008_1104/swgasenate.htm Georgia Senate official election results for 2008]</ref> Hill raised $221,100 for his campaign in 2008.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=104586 District 4 Georgia Senate candidate funds, 2008]</ref>
 
On November 4, 2008, Hill won re-election to the [[Georgia State Senate]] from Georgia's 4th Senate district.  Hill ran unopposed in the general election, and he received 51,403 votes.<ref>[http://sos.georgia.gov/elections/election_results/2008_1104/swgasenate.htm Georgia Senate official election results for 2008]</ref> Hill raised $221,100 for his campaign in 2008.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=104586 District 4 Georgia Senate candidate funds, 2008]</ref>
  
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Hill and his wife, Ruth Ann, have three children.
  
 
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Hill and his wife, Ruth Ann, have three children.
 
 
 
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* [http://senatorjackhill.com/ Sen. Hill's website]
 
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* [http://www.senate.ga.gov/senators/en-US/member.aspx?Member=22&Session=21 Jack Hill on the Georgia State Senate website]
 
* [http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=7806 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
* [http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=7806 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
* [http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=7806 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
* [http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=7806 Biography from Project Vote Smart]

Revision as of 12:18, 4 September 2013

Jack Hill
Jack Hill.jpg
Georgia State Senate District 4
Incumbent
In office
1991 - Present
Term ends
January 12, 2015
Years in position 23
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$17,342/year
Per diem$173/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected1990
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sGeorgia Southern College (1966)
Military service
Service/branchGeorgia Air National Guard
Years of service1998 - 2000
Personal
BirthdayJuly 15, 1944
Place of birthReidsville, Georgia
ProfessionIndependent Grocer
ReligionSouthern Baptist
Websites
Office website
Personal website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Jack Hill (b. July 15, 1944) is a Republican member of the Georgia State Senate, representing District 4. He was first elected to the chamber in 1990.

Hill earned his B.B.A. from Georgia Southern College in 1966. His professional experience includes owning an independent grocery. He served as an Inspector General/Unit Commander in the Georgia Air National Guard from 1998 to 2000 and Reserve Forces Officer for the Selective Service System of the United States Air Force Reserves. He is currently an Independent Grocer.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Hill served on the following committees:

Georgia Committee Assignments, 2013
Appropriations, Chair
Finance
Natural Resources and the Environment
Regulated Industries and Utilities
Rules

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Hill served on the following committees:

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Hill served on the following committees:

Issues

Budget in 2011

As Chairman of the Appropriations Committee, Hill was in a unique position to give a candid view on the state's finances. On December 13, 2010, he warned that the state budget deficit for FY 2012 was nearing $2 billion, which was much worse than previously thought.[1] Even though the state's revenues increased for the sixth straight month in November 2010, Hill said it was not enough.[2] With the current state of the legislature, Hill said that he did not think that a pure tax increase would pass, but suggested something like a broadening of the sales tax.

Elections

2012

See also: Georgia State Senate elections, 2012

Hill ran in the 2012 election for Georgia State Senate District 4. Hill ran unopposed in the Republican primary on July 31, 2012. No Democratic candidate filed to run for this seat. The general election took place on November 6, 2012.[3][4] Hill won re-election in the general election.[5]

Georgia State Senate, District 4, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJack Hill Incumbent 100% 48,118
Total Votes 48,118

2010

See also: Georgia State Senate elections, 2010

Hill won re-election to the 4th district seat in 2010. He had no opposition in the November 2, 2010 election.[6]

Georgia State Senate, District 4
2010 General election results
Candidates Votes Percent


Green check mark transparent.png Jack Hill (R) 33,401 100.0%

2008

On November 4, 2008, Hill won re-election to the Georgia State Senate from Georgia's 4th Senate district. Hill ran unopposed in the general election, and he received 51,403 votes.[7] Hill raised $221,100 for his campaign in 2008.[8]

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Hill is available dating back to 1992. Based on available campaign finance records, Hill raised a total of $1,490,627 during that time period. This information was last updated on August 22, 2013.[9]

Jack Hill's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Georgia State Senate, District 4 Won $210,781
2010 Georgia State Senate, District 4 Won $172,029
2008 Georgia State Senate, District 4 Won $221,100
2006 Georgia State Senate, District 4 Won $211,937
2004 Georgia State Senate, District 4 Won $295,753
2002 Georgia State Senate, District 4 Won $196,709
2000 Georgia State Senate, District 4 Won $16,375
1998 Georgia State Senate, District 4 Won $15,027
1996 Georgia State Senate, District 4 Won $3,750
1994 Georgia State Senate, District 4 Won $76,569
1992 Georgia State Senate, District 4 Won $70,597
Grand Total Raised $1,490,627

2012

Hill won re-election to the Georgia State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Hill raised a total of $210,781.

2010

Hill won re-election to the Georgia State Senate in 2010. During that election cycle, Hill raised a total of $172,029.

2008

Hill won re-election to the Georgia State Senate in 2008. During that election cycle, Hill raised a total of $221,100.

2006

Hill won re-election to the Georgia State Senate in 2006. During that election cycle, Hill raised a total of $211,937.

2004

Hill won re-election to the Georgia State Senate in 2004. During that election cycle, Hill raised a total of $295,753.

2002

Hill won re-election to the Georgia State Senate in 2002. During that election cycle, Hill raised a total of $196,709.

2000

Hill won re-election to the Georgia State Senate in 2000. During that election cycle, Hill raised a total of $16,375.

1998

Hill won re-election to the Georgia State Senate in 1998. During that election cycle, Hill raised a total of $15,027.

1996

Hill won re-election to the Georgia State Senate in 1996. During that election cycle, Hill raised a total of $3,750.

1994

Hill won re-election to the Georgia State Senate in 1994. During that election cycle, Hill raised a total of $76,569.

1992

Hill won re-election to the Georgia State Senate in 1992. During that election cycle, Hill raised a total of $70,597.

Personal

Hill and his wife, Ruth Ann, have three children.

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