Sheila Jones - MESSAGE from REP JONES
Georgia State Representative - Democrat  -  State Representative District 53
District 53 Residents
It is my honor to serve as the State Representative for District 53.   From Adamsville to Collier Heights, Smyrna to Vinings and Buckhead, we are a vibrant, civic-oriented community dedicated to improving the lives of all of our citizens.
I have secured funding for critical projects in our district:  the Harriett G. Darnell Multipurpose Senior Facility (Fulton County), and the Vinings Historic Preservation Society (Cobb County).  

My Committee assignments are: Appropriations, Health & Human Services, Juvenile Justice, and Transportation.  I serve as Vice-Chair of the Atlanta Delegation, and the Democratic ranking member for the Appropriations - Higher Education Sub-committee.  I have served as Secretary and Parliamentarian of the Georgia Legislative Black Caucus (GLBC) and Secretary for the Working Families Caucus AFL-CIO at the Capitol.
As your Representative, I have supported legislation:
  • helping victims of kidnapping and human trafficking
  • creating jobs in Georgia
  • making Georgia more competitive globally
  • providing relief to homeowners facing rising property taxes
  • strengthening our foster care system
  • ensuring our children are not criminalized by making youthful mistakes
  • making our streets safer for children riding on our school buses
  • supporting children with Autism
  • supporting breastfeeding (Licensure for IBCLCs in Ga)
I am honored to stand for all the citizens of District 53, and I thank you for your trust in me.