Topic: Curtis Johnson
Nashville, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam and Department of Veterans Affairs Commissioner Many-Bears Grinder announced the upcoming construction for the Montgomery County Tennessee State Veterans Home.
Haslam was also joined by U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.), Speaker Pro Tem Curtis Johnson (R-Clarksville), Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan, Montgomery County Mayor Carolyn Bowers, Tennessee State Veterans Homes Director Ed Harries and Tennessee State Veterans Homes Board Chairperson Mary Ross as well as several members of the Tennessee State Veterans Homes Board.
The new state veterans home will be located at 250 Arrowood Drive in Clarksville. Construction on the new site is scheduled to begin in August. «Read the rest of this article»
Nashville, TN - Tennessee State Representative Curtis Johnson (R–Clarksville) today announced Montgomery County is set to receive several important appropriations through the 2013-2014 fiscal year budget passed by the Tennessee General Assembly late last week. The news came after Representative Johnson offered several key amendments to Governor Haslam’s official budget to include this important funding.
The first project allocates $4.3 million for the new Clarksville Veterans’ Nursing Home. Once complete, the veterans’ home is expected to create nearly 100 jobs and have an economic input around $6.6 million. Similar facilities are located in Murfreesboro, Humboldt, and Knox County. According to state officials, there are 22,389 veterans in Montgomery County. Of those, 3,313 are over the age of 65. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – The Friends of are pursuing a purchase of 30 acres adjacent to Clarksville’s only state park, Dunbar Cave State Natural Area (DCSNA). The 30 acres, known as the Ritter-Caroland property, is the only remaining property contiguous to the park that is undeveloped.
The current park consists of 110 acres. This additional 30 acres would greatly expand the size of the park, as well as protect the environment of the area which includes the Red River Watershed (the drainage system for the park.)
Local Wireless Network Upgrade Extends Access to Advanced Products, Services and Applications
Cunningham, TN – AT&T* today announced the availability of its mobile Internet network in Cunningham in Montgomery County, TN, extending access for advanced mobile services, devices and applications to customers in the area.
AT&T is an industry leader in delivering the benefits of the mobile Internet, offering powerful and flexible connectivity, a wide range of smartphone and other device options, and simultaneous voice and data capabilities for an amazing wireless voice and Internet experience.
“As more and more residents of Cunningham rely on their mobile devices for information and connectivity, they must have faster connections,” said Speaker Pro Tempore Curtis Johnson. “Investments in mobile Internet will have an immediate impact for our Cunningham consumers and businesses.” «Read the rest of this article»
Tennessee State Licensure Renewal Bill aiding Military Personnel Passes House of Representatives Unanimously
TDOT Issues Two Important Public Meeting Notices impacting Clarksville-Montgomery County
Nashville, TN – House Bill 0422 (Senate Bill 493) which would expedite issuance of certain professional licenses and temporarily extend certain licenses for active duty personnel that were deployed when their licenses came due for renewal passed unanimously in the House of Representatives on Monday, March 11th.
Tennessee State Representative Joe Pitts (D-Clarksville), sponsor of the House bill said “The legislation sets a clear process for professional license renewal when our active duty military personnel are deployed at the time of that renewal.”
The House of Representatives passed the bill unanimously and the Senate will take up the bill on Monday, March 18th.
Clarksville TN - Senator-elect Dr. Mark Green, has already introduced his first piece of legislation, and he hasn’t even be sworn into office yet. Recently elected to the 22nd District, and awaiting the next term of the Tennessee Legislature, Dr. Green is ready to get to work.
“One of our first priorities is to make sure that the veterans in our community have not only a voice, but an easier transition from military life back into the private sector, said Green. The veterans in Tennessee are committed to fighting for their community and country, and I am committed to fighting for them.” «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville TN – Clarksville State Representative Curtis Johnson is expected to be confirmed as the Tennessee House of Representatives Speaker Pro Tem, after a party power play to oust current Pro Tem Judd Metheny.
Metheny, of Tullahoma, TN fell out of favor with the Republican leadership over controversial legislation regarding loosening gun laws, and battling what he perceived as the spread of Islamic law in Tennessee and the United States. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – Congressman Marsha Blackburn announced yesterday at a get-out-the-vote rally her endorsement for Dr. Mark Green for the Tennessee State Senate. Yesterday’s endorsement came in front of a large crowd of over 100 people in attendance.
Green has been endorsed by Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam, Lieutenant Governor Ron Ramsey, Senator Lamar Alexander, the Tennessee Right to Life organization, Doctors for Patient Care, and National Federation of Independent Business as well.
Longtime Priority of Tennessee State Representative Curtis Johnson Comes to Fruition
Nashville, TN – Tennessee State Representative Curtis Johnson (R—Clarksville) today announced that the state is moving forward with a project in Montgomery County that is a natural fit for Tennessee’s military home.
A veterans’ nursing home will be constructed on nearly ten acres in Clarksville, Tennessee.
The project, long advocated for by Representative Johnson, was given final approval by the Executive Subcommittee of the State Building Commission after the Montgomery County Board of Commission authorized the conveyance of the land to the state. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam announced his endorsement of Dr. Mark Green for Tennessee State Senate District 22 at an event in Clarksville, TN last week. The endorsement comes just days after Green announced that the Tennessee Right to Life organization and National Federation of Independent Business have endorsed his campaign.
“Camie and I are extremely grateful for the support of Governor Haslam,” said Green. “Tennessee and this community face big challenges in the coming years, and I’m committed to bringing my skill set to Nashville to focus on creating jobs for this area.”
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