Ed Harbinson graduated from the Career Academy School of Broadcasting and attended Troy State University. Harbison is currently Chairman of the State Institutions and Property Committee. He is the ranking member of the Banking and Financial Institutions, Insurance and Labor, Interstate Cooperation, Reapportionment and Redistricting, and Ethics committees. He also serves as Vice Chairman of the Veterans, Military and Homeland Security committee and is Ex-Officio of the Regulated Industries and Utilities committee .
He served in the U.S. Marines for four years. Harbison is currently a public relations and advertising consultant, as well as a broadcast journalist.
Harbinson has sponsored legislation that benefits certain nonprofit organizations supporting veterans by exempting the organization from sales and use taxes .
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