Topic: Curtis Johnson
Montgomery County, TN – Montgomery County Sheriff John Fuson and employees of the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO), as well as volunteers with the The Silent Witness Project were on hand at the Tennessee State Capitol today to show passers-by silhouette plaques memorializing fallen victims of domestic violence.
Family members of victims, as well as organizers of the project, were recognized by Representative John Tidwell during the Civil Justice Committee meeting.
Education legislation in support of military dependents to be heard in Education Sub Committee
Nashville, TN – Six students and two staff members with the Mayor’s Youth Council visited the Tennessee State Capitol last week.
“These student leaders are to be commended for making the time to visit the capitol,” State Representative Joe Pitts (D-Clarksville) said. “I always look forward to constituents, especially students, visiting the State Capitol,” Pitts said.
Legislation for children of service members killed or reported missing in action to be heard in Education Subcommittee this week.
Tennessee Department of Transportation issues contract to widen U.S. Highway 41 in Montgomery County
Nashville, TN – Tennessee State Representative Curtis Johnson (R-Clarksville) announced that the Tennessee Department of Transportation has awarded a contract to Highways, Inc. for $23,688,830.25 for the purpose of widening U. S. Highway 41 from McAdoo Creek Road to east of State Route 76.
It will take up to one year for the utility work, such as moving utility poles and communication lines, etc, to be completed before the construction work can be started.
Nashville, TN – Tennessee State Representative Curtis Johnson (R-Clarksville) has filed a House Joint Resolution in the Tennessee General Assembly urging the Tennessee Congressional Delegation to restore cuts to veterans benefits made by Congress in December, 2013.
The Federal proposal cuts benefits to military retirees younger than 62 by reducing their annual cost-of –living increase adjustment (COLA) by one percent annually.
Tennessee State Representative Curtis Johnson announces THDA Grant to Provide Housing for Homeless Veterans
Nashville, TN – Tennessee State Representative Curtis Johnson (R-Clarksville) announced that The Tennessee Housing Development Agency’s (THDA) Board of Directors has approved Buffalo Valley, Inc to receive a grant from the Housing Trust Fund (HTF) to serve the housing needs of elderly, very-low income, and special needs Tennesseans.
Buffalo Valley, Inc. will use $208,400 in HTF funds to rehabilitate 10 units of transitional rental housing in Montgomery (5 units), Lewis (1 unit), and Marshall (4 units) counties.
As Part of AT&T’s Project VIP Investment, Customers to Benefit From Nation’s Fastest and Most Reliable 4G LTE Network on the Latest Devices
Clarksville, TN – AT&T* has turned on the nation’s fastest and most reliable 4G LTE network** in Clarksville, bringing customers the latest generation of wireless network technology. Watch here to see several of the benefits AT&T 4G LTE provides, including:
Faster speeds. LTE technology is capable of delivering mobile Internet speeds up to 10 times faster than 3G***. Customers can stream, download, upload and game faster than ever before.
Clarksville, TN – On behalf of the Montgomery County delegation to the Tennessee General Assembly, State Representative Joe Pitts (D-67) presented a proclamation honoring and congratulating the management and members of the Clarksville Country Club on the occasion of their 100th anniversary.
“The Clarksville Country Club has been an important part of our community for a century,” said Rep. Pitts. “This club has served as a place of joy and happiness for thousands of Clarksville families over the years, and I am grateful to the staff and members who have dedicated themselves to preserving this vital part of Clarksville’s heritage.”
Clarksville, TN – When Farm Credit Mid-America set out to invest in the next generation of American farmers, the Kentucky-based lender looked south to Austin Peay State University.
That’s because APSU is home to the fastest growing college department of agriculture in Tennessee, with student enrollment in that program increasing by 75 percent in the last five years.
Tennessee Representative Curtis Johnson, Senator Mark Green Pro-Veteran Bill Officially Signed Into Law
Nashville, TN – A bill sponsored by Tennessee State Representative Curtis Johnson (R–Clarksville) and State Senator Mark Green (R–Clarksville) was officially signed into law this week by Governor Bill Haslam during a ceremony in Nashville’s Old Supreme Court Chambers.
As signed, House Bill 25 waives the state’s commercial drivers license skills test requirement for honorably discharged service members if they have already passed the test while in service.
New Cell Sites Activated as Part of Ongoing AT&T Investment in Local Wireless Network
Cunningham and Woodlawn, TN – The nation’s largest 4G network just got larger for customers in Cunningham and Woodlawn. AT&T has activated two new 4G mobile Internet cell sites in Cunningham, TN and Woodlawn, TN that will enhance coverage for area residents and businesses and provide speeds up to four times faster than 3G.**
“As more and more residents of Cunningham and Woodlawn rely on their mobile devices for information and connectivity, they must have faster connections,” said Senator Mark Green. “Investments in mobile Internet will have an immediate impact for our consumers and businesses.”
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