March Meeting: De Regulating Craft Beer

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De-regulating Georgia’s alcohol laws to support Georgia’s craft beer industry is one of the hottest topics this legislative session. On Wednesday, March 25, AYR welcomes back Sen. Hunter Hill to discuss his SB 63 and to tell attendees how they can help him pass the bill.

There are two petitions circulating in support of the bill. One is a YR petition:
http://beerjobs.us/
There is another petition here:
http://gabeerjobs.com

Although most of you have met Sen. Hill, who is also an AYR member, here’s his bio for those who have not:
Senator Sen. Hunter Hill was elected to represent Georgia’s Senate District 6 in 2012. He is a native of Vinings and Buckhead, and he and his family live in Smyrna. After graduating from the United States Military Academy at West Point with a Bachelor of Science degree in General Management and Civil Engineering, Sen. Hill became a 2nd Lieutenant in the United States Army. He went on to graduate from the Airborne, the Air Assault, and the US Army Ranger Schools. In June 2001, Sen. Hill took command of a rifle platoon with the 101st Airborne Division, which he led into battle in Afghanistan in 2002. Sen. Hill subsequently led another platoon into battle in Iraq in 2003, and he commanded 3 different teams on other deployments in Iraq and Afghanistan. In addition to his combat roles, Sen. Hill also served as a General’s aide in Iraq, and earned two Bronze Stars, the Meritorious Service Medal, and two Army Commendation Medals.

Sen. Hill is currently the President of Tommy Newberry Coaching, where he leverages his military, real estate development, and security industry experience to lead and grow his business.

In the State Senate, Hill was appointed by his colleagues to serve as deputy whip. He was chosen to serve as Vice Chairman of the Veterans, Military and Homeland Security Committee, and Secretary of the Senate Finance Committee and the State and Local Governmental Operations Committee. He is also a member of the Judiciary Non-Civil, Retirement, and Reapportionment and Redistricting committees. He was also appointed by Governor Nathan Deal to sit on the MARTOC Committee. After his first year in the Senate, Sen. Hill was awarded by the Georgia Chamber of Commerce as the Freshman Legislator of the Year. He was also given a 100% rating from the American Conservative Union.

Sen. Hill is married to Shannan Reese Hill. They are the proud parents of two children. The Hills attend Peachtree Presbyterian Church in Buckhead.
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By: Atlanta Young Republicans

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