Francis R. “Fran” Millar (R) (i)
Occupation: Insurance Broker
Elective offices held: members of the Georgia Senate, 2011 to present; member of the Georgia House of Representatives, 1999-2011.
Community service experience: active in Dunwoody Homeowners Association; active in Dunwoody Methodist Church .
Why should the voters choose you for this position?
Demonstrated the ability to accomplish objectives that benefit our citizens:
-Passed legislation creating cities for Dunwoody, Peachtree Corners and Brookhaven
– Lead effort to save DeKalb school accreditation
– Passed legislation for career readiness options
– Passed legislation that kept unemployment trust fund solvent
– Passed DeKalb homeowners tax freeze
– Worked to make Pre-K a full day
– Serve as local government watchdog
– DeKalb Task Force member
– Recognized by groups such as “All About Developmental Disabilities”, Georgia Chamber of
Commerce and National Foundation of Independent Businesses
– Committees – Governor’s Welfare Reform Council, Retirement Chairman, MARTOC Vice
Chairman, Health and Human Services Secretary, Education and Youth, Rules
What is the biggest issue facing the constituents you seek to represent?
Education continues to be number one issue for our area and the state. I will continue to work on initiatives that provide our children more options. Preparing our young people with skills necessary for high demand high wage jobs will help our economy prosper.
We need to address our transportation needs without increasing taxes. I will support the fourth penny of the gas tax being dedicated to transportation. Options are being explored now in study committees.
Keeping citizens informed via weekly columns, easily accessible by phone, email and social media.
What’s the first thing you hope to accomplish after taking office?
– Pass the necessary legislation to continue the homeowner property tax freeze
– Pass my legislation to enact true property tax assessment reform
– Continue the study work being done on child welfare reform to create a safe environment for our children in foster care
– Pass legislation to provide insurance coverage for autism-affects one out of 64 children in Georgia.