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Tennessee Republican Party Chairman Comments on Latest Example of Democrat Hypocrisy

 

Tennessee Republican PartyNashville, TN – The Tennessee Republican Party released the following statement from Chairman Ryan Haynes regarding the most recent example of hypocrisy provided by Tennessee Democrats in their quest for attention:

“It’s a shame when an attempt to score political points gives an entire Party amnesia about their own activities, but that is exactly what has happened with Tennessee Democrats,” said Haynes.

Tennessee Republican Party Chairman Ryan Haynes

Tennessee Republican Party Chairman Ryan Haynes

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Blackburn, Tonko Work on Bipartisan Effort to Level Online Ticket Sales Playing Field for Fans of Live Entertainment

 

Congressman Marsha Blackburn

7th District of Tennessee

U.S. Congress

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) commended passage of H.R. 5104—The Better Online Ticket Sales Act (BOTS).

This legislation makes the use of computer hacking software (BOTS) to circumvent security measures employed by ticketing sites an “unfair and deceptive practice” under the Federal Trade Commission Act.

“For years ticket scalpers have been taking advantage of computer hacking software (BOTS) to overwhelm on-line ticketing websites with requests,” said Blackburn.

U.S. Congressman Marsha Blackburn

U.S. Congressman Marsha Blackburn

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Montgomery County Commissioner for District 4 Mark Riggins resigns

 

Montgomery County Government TennesseeMontgomery County, TN – The Montgomery County Mayor’s Office has received a letter of resignation from District 4 County Commissioner Mark Riggins effective September 30th, 2016.

In the letter, Mr. Riggins sites reaching his decision “after much thought and prayer over the last several weeks” and goes on to state he “is doing so in order to spend more time with my family and serve our Lord and Church family.”  Riggins also adds, “I have thoroughly enjoyed the last six years spent serving Montgomery County and district four and pray daily that the constituents understand the reasons for my decision.”

Mark Riggins, Montgomery County Commissioner for District 4, has resigned effective September 30th, 2016.

Mark Riggins, Montgomery County Commissioner for District 4, has resigned effective September 30th, 2016.

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Montgomery County Commissioner Wallace Redd to hold Community Meeting August 30th

 

Montgomery County Government TennesseeMontgomery County – Montgomery County Commissioner Wallace Redd, District 16, will host a community meeting on Tuesday, August 30th, from 6:00pm to 8:00pm, at the Kleeman Community Center, 166 Cunningham Lane.

The public is invited to attend. Commission Redd will take audience suggestions, questions and concerns at the meeting.

Montgomery County Commissioner Wallace Redd

Montgomery County Commissioner Wallace Redd

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Clarksville City Councilwoman for Ward 2 Deanna McLaughlin to hold Town Hall Meeting Tuesday, August 30th, 2016

 

Clarksville City Council - Ward 2Clarksville, TN – Clarksville City Councilman Deanna McLaughlin will hold a town hall meeting on Tuesday August 30th, 2016 from 5:30pm – 6:30pm at the Clarksville Police Department District One Precinct located at 211 Cunningham Lane.

Clarksville Councilwoman for Ward 2 Deanna McLaughlin

Clarksville Councilwoman for Ward 2 Deanna McLaughlin

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Political Get Together of Democratic and Progressive Minds

 

Election 2016Clarksville, TN – Join fellow Democratic Party Members and Progressives from Clarksville Montgomery County and the Coffee Party of Clarksville, TN as we come together to discuss the upcoming election and to meet some of the Democratic Party Candidates who are running for office.

This event will take place on August 29th, 2016, at Up In Smoke Cigars Inc. 109 Hatcher Lane Clarksville, TN from 6:30pm until 9:30pm.

Come out and let’s get fired up for the upcoming election.

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FTC Dismisses House Republicans Request for Clinton Foundation Investigation

 

Congressman Marsha Blackburn

7th District of Tennessee

U.S. Congress

Washington, D.C. – In July 2016, Congressman Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) was joined by sixty-four of her colleagues in sending a letter to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and Federal Trade Commission (FTC) requesting an investigation into the Clinton Foundation.

In her letter, Blackburn cited unresolved media reports and recently discovered information about the Foundation’s initial tax exempt filings that portray a lawless “Pay to Play” enterprise that has been operating under a cloak of philanthropy for years. To read the full letter, click HERE.

U.S. Congressman Marsha Blackburn

U.S. Congressman Marsha Blackburn

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U.S. Copyright Office Confirms Set-Top Box Rule Violates and Degrades Existing Law

 

Congressman Marsha Blackburn

7th District of Tennessee

U.S. Congress

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) issued the following statement after receiving U.S. Copyright Office analysis regarding the copyright policy implications of the Federal Communications Commission’s notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) in the matter of Expanding Consumer’s Video Navigation Choices, Commercial Availability of Navigation Devices, also known as the set-top-box proposal.

The Copyright Office analysis responds to a bipartisan request from Representatives Blackburn (R-TN), Butterfield (D-NC), Collins (R-GA) and Deutsch (D-CA) for the Copyright Office’s comment issued on July 15th, and maintains that the NPRM would detrimentally impact copyright owners and consumers by compelling transmission of copyright protected content without programmers’ consent.

U.S. Congressman Marsha Blackburn

U.S. Congressman Marsha Blackburn

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Clarksville City Judge Charles Smith spoke at 108th annual Lone Oak Picnic

 

Election 2016Cunningham, TN – On Saturday, July 30th, 2016 City Judge Charles Smith talked at the 108th annual Lone Oak Picnic put on by the Central Civitan Club.

“I am the City Judge. I have had the privilege of being in that positive for 15 years now. I am on the ballot in November,” Smith stated.

“I have talked to a couple of folks out here today that said they had voted for me. I appreciate that vote. But, it’s so confusing that you have some judicial races on the August ballot and the city judge race is on the ballot in November,” said Smith. “Remember in November as your voting for other candidates, when you get to the city judge position, vote for Charles Smith.”

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Montgomery County Highway Supervisor Mike Frost spoke at 108th annual Lone Oak Picnic

 

Election 2016Cunningham, TN – On Saturday, July 30th, 2016 Montgomery County Highway Supervisor Mike Frost talked at the 108th annual Lone Oak Picnic put on by the Central Civitan Club.

“My name is Mike Frost and I am the Montgomery County Highway Supervisor. I would like to thank everyone for allowing me to serve them in that capacity. I would also like to thank everyone for their past and present support,” Frost said.

“I am unopposed this year but I would appreciate your vote of support.” stated Frost.

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