Carl Wayne Gilliard

District 162 (Garden City), Democrat

Years in office: 3

Profession: Executive, nonprofit agency

Committees*: Interstate Cooperation; State Properties; Transportation

Email: carl.gilliard@house.ga.gov

Social media: Facebook

* 2018 session

Issues

Protections for blind Georgians covering situations from parenting to equal pay

Continued study of a rail link between Savannah and Atlanta that serves rural communities

Opposition to offshore drilling and seismic surveying

Stimulate international trade and logistics

Legalization of industrial hemp for production of cannabidiol oil

 

 

 

  • “What can we do to reach a compromise and develop the best method (for) citizens across Georgia being able to benefit from adequate health care.”

 

 

 

  • “This rail system, when we’re able to make it happen for Georgia, it’s going to stimulate the economy, the growth in cities (and) I believe our tourism is going to grow even more between Savannah and Atlanta, and it will stimulate those other municipalities that are in between.”