Larry (Larry) Walker, III (R-20)

State Senator Larry Walker

Larry (Larry) Walker, III (R-20)
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Capitol: 404.656.0095
FAX: 404.656.5043
District: 404.656.0095
Senator
Georgia State Senate
Room 421-A State Capitol 206 Washington Street, SW
Atlanta, GA 30334
1110 Washington Street
Perry, GA 31069
Residence:Kathleen, GA

Committee Assignments

Bio

Republican Larry Walker, III was elected to the State Senate for Georgia's 20th District in 2015. Sen. Walker represents the citizens of Bleckley, Houston, Laurens and Pulaski counties. Sen. Walker has championed legislation to grow Georgia's economy by reducing unnecessary regulatory burden on employers, cutting taxes, funding education and workforce development, incentivizing capital investment in areas outside of metro Atlanta, and protecting Georgia's water rights. Additionally, he has worked to stabilize and improve access to health care, including mental and behavioral health care. His signature legislation includes the elimination of the corporate net worth tax on small business, tax credits for job creating investment in rural Georgia, elimination of redundant information practices notice requirements for insurance companies and agents, continuation and enhancement of Georgia's successful digital entertainment industry incentives, strengthening our agriculture water use metering program and supporting our military installations through the creation of military economic opportunity zones. Senator Walker serves as Caucus Vice-Chairman for the Majority Party. He is also a member of the Agriculture and Consumer Affairs, Appropriations, Health and Human Services, and Insurance and Labor Committees. He is also an ex-officio member of the Veterans, Military, and Homeland Security and Rules Committees. Senator Walker is active in the middle Georgia community serving on the board of numerous organizations, including the Methodist Home, the Museum of Aviation and Morris Bank. He is a past Chairman of the Perry Downtown Development Authority and the Middle Georgia Technical College Board and past Vice-Chairman of the Houston County Development Authority. A past president of the Perry Rotary Club, Sen. Walker is a Paul Harris Fellow and was named Perry Rotarian of the Year in both 2004 and 2008. Sen. Walker currently serves on the Legislative Overview Committee for the Agricultural Exposition Authority and the Georgia Joint Defense Commission, and was appointed in 2019 to serve on the Georgia World Congress Center (GWCC) Authority Overview Committee. Senator Walker was born and raised in Perry, Georgia. After graduating from the University of Georgia's Terry College of Business, he worked as a staff accountant for The CocaCola Company in Atlanta before opening several successful small businesses including Walker Insurance Agency in Perry. Senator Walker is a committed family man. He has been married to his high school sweetheart, Adrienne, for 34 years. Together they have three sons- Ben, Cody and Wade. Larry and Adrienne reside in Kathleen and are active members of the Perry United Methodist Church.

Election / Personal Info

First Elected: 2015    Next Election: 2022
Spouse: Adrienne   
Counties Representing
Bleckley
Houston
Laurens
Pulaski