Casey Cagle was first elected to the state Senate from north Georgia's 49th District in
A Republican, Senator Cagle serves on the influential Senate Higher Education committee
and is secretary of the Special Judiciary committee. He also serves on the prestigious
Appropriations committee and is a member of the Banking and Financial Institutions
In addition to his standing committee assignments, Senator Cagle represents Georgia on the
Environment Committee of the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL).
Senator Cagle successfully worked for the passage of legislation in the 1995 General
Assembly which will end long tag lines at county courthouses and allow the implementation
of a year-round vehicle registration system.
He also successfully co-sponsored legislation to bring Georgia's boating safety laws into line
with state traffic laws to more effectively target drunk and reckless boaters. The new
legislation will make leaving the scene of a boating accident a felony and allow homicide
charges to be filed in the event of a death stemming from the reckless operation of a boat.
Senator Cagle has also worked for passage of tax relief legislation, as well as measures to
provide alternative sources of revenue, other than property taxes, to support public
education. He authored the bill to allow use of one percent special purpose local option
sales tax for school construction.
Born in Hall County -- a seventh generation resident - Senator Cagle graduated from
Johnson High School, Gainesville College, and Georgia Southern University. A
self-employed businessman, Senator Cagle is co-owner of Jean's Bridal and Tux of Class.
He is president of Cagle Bloom and Company, an investment firm. Senator Cagle and his
wife Nita are the parents of three sons, Jared, Grant and Carter. The Cagles are active
members of the Westside Baptist Church, where Senator Cagle serves as a deacon.
The 49th District, which Senator Cagle represents, includes Hall County and portions of