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Alabama Forestry Association endorses State Sen. Andrew Jones’ reelection bid

The Alabama Forestry Association (AFA) has announced its endorsement of State Sen. Andrew Jones’ (R-Centre) reelection campaign for Alabama Senate District 10.

Jones, a fourth-generation cattle farmer, is the founder and owner of Deep South Coffee Factory in Centre. He obtained his undergraduate degree from Berea College in Kentucky and went on to earn a master’s degree in public policy from the College of William and Mary in Virginia.

Prior to his election to the Senate in 2018, Jones worked in South Korea and Japan as part of the Japan Exchange and Teaching Program.

The senator serves on numerous committees in the legislature’s upper chamber, which include the Fiscal Responsibility and Economic Development, Confirmations, Banking and Insurance, Agriculture Conservation and Forestry, Transportation and Energy, and Tourism Committees. Additionally, he serves as chairman of the Children, Youth and Human Services Committee.

AFA president and CEO Chris Isaacson asserted that Jones’ experience as a cattle farmer had proven beneficial for the senator in his service.

“Andrew will continue doing a great job serving and representing District 10,” advised Isaacson. “His agricultural background helps him understand issues important to forest landowners.”

Jones expressed appreciation to AFA for the organization’s endorsement of his reelection campaign and touted its role in promoting conservative legislation.

“I am truly honored to receive the endorsement of the Alabama Forestry Association, a grassroots organization and strong voice for conservative policies in our [state],” stated Jones. “I appreciate AFA’s confidence in me as I seek a second term representing District 10 in the Alabama Senate.”

Senate District 10 covers all of Cherokee and Etowah Counties and part of DeKalb County. The primary election is slated to occur on May 24, 2022.

Dylan Smith is a staff writer for Yellowhammer News. You can follow him on Twitter @DylanSmithAL