Greg J. Reed
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Greg J. Reed

Republican

State Senator, District 5

Alabama

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Capitol
11 South Union Street, Suite 726
Montgomery, AL. 36130-4600
Jasper District Office
900 Highway 78 East, Suite 200 # 106
Jasper, AL. 35502
Montgomery
11 South Union Street 11 S. Union Street
Montgomery, AL. 36130
Jasper
900 Hwy 78 East Suite 200
Jasper, AL. 35502
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Greg J. Reed

State Senator, District 5
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56
Years of Age
11
Years of Experience
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Greg Reed (born June 5, 1965) is a Republican member of the Alabama Senate, representing the 5th District since 2010. He defeated Democrat Brett Wadsworth in the 2010 midterm elections to replace Charles Bishop in the 5th District. Reed was named Chairman of the Alabama Senate Health Committee for the 2011 quadrennium. During his tenure, he sponsored and passed Medicaid reform legislation that created Regional Care Organizations (RCOs). RCOs are self-sustaining managed care organization that receive a capitated amount from Alabama Medicaid each year to provide services to Medicaid recipients within the RCO's geographical area. Alabama Medicaid expects the RCOs to generate significant cost savings once fully implemented.Reed made national news in February 2012 when he was questioned for his possible conflict of interest in being the vice-president of an ultrasound company while pushing a bill in the Alabama Senate that would require women seeking abortions to first have a trans vaginal ultrasound performed.He stated that a conflict of interest did not exist because of his company's policy to not do business with abortion clinics. Reed continued to deny conducting business with abortion clinics even after written price quotes surfaced from an abortion provider by his company.In November 2014, Senator Greg Reed was re-elected without opposition. His peers elected him to the position of Majority Leader right after his re-election to the Alabama State Senate.The Alabama Association of Resource, Conservation and Development (AARCD) Councils named Senator Reed the 2015 Senate Leader of the Year at their annual meeting in April 2015.During the 2015 legislative session, Majority Leader Greg Reed continued his Medicaid reform efforts by passing legislation to create Integrated Care Networks (ICNs). The legislation allows ICNs to contracting with Medicaid to provide long-term care under a capitated system. Alabama Medicaid estimates it will save taxpayers $1.5 billion over the first ten years.In May 2019, he voted to make abortion a crime at any stage in a pregnancy, with no exemptions for cases of rape or incest.

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Experience

Education

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Bevill State Community College
Attended
University of Alabama
BS Business and Marketing

Past Positions

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Senator
Alabama State Senate
2010 - Current
Vice President
Preferred Medical Systems
Current
Former Employee
General Electric Healthcare
Former Employee
National Cash Register

Other Experience

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Member
Jasper Rotary Club
Current
Member and Sunday School Teacher
First Baptist Church of Jasper
Current
Former Deputy Chair
Health and Human Services Committee, Alabama State Senate
Former Member
Permanent Joint Legislative Committee on Energy Policy, Alabama State Senate
Former Member
Joint Committee of the Legislature on Municipal Government, Alabama State Senate
Former Member
Alabama Commission to Reduce Poverty, Alabama State Senate
Former Member
Confirmations Committee, Alabama State Senate
Former Member
Joint Interim Legislative Committee on Open Meetings Legislation, Alabama State Senate
Former Member
Fiscal Responsibility and Economic Development Committee, Alabama State Senate
Former Member
Confirmations Committee, Alabama State Senate
Former Member
Banking and Insurance Committee, Alabama State Senate
Former Member
Judiciary Committee, Alabama State Senate