Clarksville, TN – Senator Mark Green (R-Clarksville) was just endorsed by the NRA for his strong, unwavering pro-2nd Amendment voting record. Green, who was scored an A+ by the NRA, has been instrumental in the fight for constitutional carry within the State of Tennessee.
Tennessee Republican Party Statement on Donald Trump’s Choice of Governor Mike Pence as His Running Mate
Nashville, TN – Tennessee Republican Party Chairman Ryan Haynes released the following statement regarding the announcement of Governor Mike Pence as the Republican nominee for Vice-President of the United States.
“Governor Pence is a conservative that Tennesseans can be proud of. He’s fought for many of the same pro-economic opportunity and pro-family policies we have passed here in the Volunteer State. As an accomplished governor, he’s an outstanding addition to the Republican ticket,” said Haynes.
Nashville, TN – Senator Lee Harris and Representative John Ray Clemmons today called on Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam to account for any state tax dollars he is using to host Representative Diane Black’s July 21st, political fundraiser at the Governor’s residence and return those funds to the taxpayers.
Tennessee State Representative Joe Pitts
Nashville, TN – The recent report from the 3-Star Health Task Force is now in the books and deserves great scrutiny and a modicum of praise for their work.
You will recall the task force was appointed by Speaker of the House Beth Harwell in response to the growing need to address the rising number of Tennesseans who fall into the “coverage gap”, or those who don’t qualify for the state run TennCare nor the Health Care Marketplace policies made available by the Affordable Care Act.
Allow me to applaud Speaker Harwell for creating the Task Force in the face of brisk criticism for the Tennessee General Assembly’s inaction in addressing the need for more Tennesseans to have access to health care options through a viable health insurance plan.
Bi-Partisan Representatives Applaud Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ Proposed 90-Day Reporting Period
Congressman Marsha Blackburn
7th District of Tennessee
Washington, D.C. – Representatives Renee Ellmers (R-NC), Marsha Blackburn (R-TN), Bobby Rush (D-IL) and Doris Matsui (D-CA) issued statements after the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released the proposed rule to reinstate a 90-day electronic health record (EHR) reporting period for physicians and hospitals under the Meaningful Use (MU) Program.
Under stringent mandates in place under the Meaningful Use (MU) program providers were penalized for not meeting burdensome electronic health record (EHR) reporting requirements.
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Term Limits (USTL), the leader of the citizen movement to term limit elected officials, today called for swift action from Congress on a constitutional amendment to limit members’ terms.
“The corruption cauldron of Washington, D.C. is boiling over, and it’s harming our country more every day,” said U.S. Term Limits President Philip Blumel. “Congress must propose a term limits amendment immediately to restore confidence in this broken institution.”
The statement comes in the wake of a federal indictment against Rep. Corrine Brown, a 12-term Florida congresswoman who stands accused of using a phony education charity as her own slush fund. She is charged with mail fraud, wire fraud, concealing facts on financial disclosure forms, theft of government property, obstruction and filing false tax returns.
Clarksville, TN – A public debate will be hosted by the Clarksville Association of Realtors (CAR) on Tuesday, July 12th, 2016 which will include candidates from the local Tennessee State Senate and Tennessee House of Representatives races.
The 2016 CAR Public Debate, which will be held at the CAR office at 115 Center Pointe Drive, will feature candidates representing Districts 67 and 74 of the Tennessee House of Representatives and District 22 of the Tennessee State Senate.
Congressman Marsha Blackburn
7th District of Tennessee
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Marsha Blackburn (R-TN), Vice Chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, today released the following statement after House passage of the Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act of 2015 (H.R. 2646), the most significant reform to our nation’s mental health programs in decades.
“While one in five Americans will face mental illness, the current state of mental health care in our country has left many behind. Four million Americans with serious mental illness receive no treatment at all.
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Republican Party released the following statement from Chairman Ryan Haynes regarding the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s criminal inquiry into Hillary Clinton’s secret server:
“Today’s FBI findings are nothing short of a disaster for Hillary Clinton. This announcement was a damning indictment on Clinton’s character, integrity, and her use of a secret email server.”
Clarksville City Councilwoman for Ward 2 Deanna McLaughlin to hold Town Hall Meeting Tuesday, July 5th, 2016
Clarksville, TN – Clarksville City Councilman Deanna McLaughlin will hold a town hall meeting on Tuesday July 5th, 2016 from 5:30pm – 6:30pm at the Clarksville Police Department District One Precinct located at 211 Cunningham Lane.
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