Topic: Joe Pitts
Nashville, TN – The first week of the 110th Tennessee Assembly’s legislative session focused on electing the Speaker of the House of Representatives, organization of committees and preparing legislation. Most committees should start meeting when the Tennessee General Assembly reconvenes on January 30th, 2017.
“While necessary but certainly not exciting, the first few days of session are mostly organizational in nature,” said Representative Joe Pitts (D-Clarksville). “Our committees are meeting to review rules and preview issues that may come before us in the coming weeks.”
Montgomery County, TN – Montgomery County Veterans Treatment Court (VTC) celebrated promoting their 100th participant on Tuesday, November 15th at the Montgomery County Courthouse. Family and friends of participants were present as well as local community and state leaders.
This was a great milestone for the VTC as well as the twelve individuals promoted. During this ceremony, Judge Kenneth Goble Jr. introduced the final Phase 5 promotion in lieu of graduation. This change reiterates that VTC support is never ending and once you complete the program you are then in Phase 5, VTC for Life.
Clarksville, TN – On Veterans Day, Friday, November 11th, 2016, members of Quilting in Clarksville presented 15 Quilts of Valor to veterans at Clarksville’s Tennessee State Veteran’s Home. The presentation began at 10:00am.
The Veterans home was filled with people there to watch the presentation of the quilts. Some of the people in attendance included: Tennessee State Representative Joe Pitts; Members of the Sergeant Audie Murphy Association; Quilting in Clarksville Members: Dawn Wilcox, Jerry Church, Gloria Underwood, Lannette Miller , Roberta Samuels, Kathy Huff, Michelle Roberts; and members of the 101st Airborne Division.
Clarksville, TN – When the Austin Peay State University Department of Agriculture was a long way from being the fastest-growing college department of agriculture in Tennessee that it is today, one man believed in the potential of both the department and the APSU Farm, a 440-acre plot of land now known as the Farm and Environmental Education Center.
“Dr. Gaines Hunt single-handedly kept the APSU Farm going for several years – sometimes with his own equipment, time and money,” John Bartee Jr., co-chair of the APSU agriculture advisory committee, said. “From an alumni perspective, he’s had a huge impact on the department and the university.”
Clarksville Association of Realtors to hold 2016 Clarksville/Montgomery County Candidate Debate October 4th
Clarksville, TN – The Clarksville Association of Realtors (CAR) will host a Candidate Debate on October 4th. The debate will feature candidates from the US House of Representatives for District 67, and Clarksville City Council (Wards 3, 4, 5, and 9).
The 2016 Clarksville/Montgomery County Candidate Debate, which will be held at the CAR office at 115 Center Point Drive, will be the second political debate hosted by CAR’s Governmental Affairs Committee this year.
Tennessee State Representative Joe Pitts
Clarksville, TN – One federal agency, four state departments and fifteen months later, the phone call Scott Thomas, owner of Thomas Lumber Company in Clarksville made to Tennessee State Representative Joe Pitts about his company’s need to have current employees and applicants tested for a commercial drivers’ license has ended in a victory for job applicants and companies in northern Middle Tennessee.
On Thursday, September 22nd, a red ribbon was cut on the mobile commercial drivers’ license testing site at the Tennessee College of Applied Technology (TCAT) in Clarksville.
Montgomery County, TN – On Friday, October 7th, 2016, Tennessee State Representative Joe Pitts and the Business Advisory Council for transitional students in the Clarksville-Montgomery County School System will be hosting the #InclusionWorks Employer Seminar.
Clarksville, 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.
Cunningham, TN – On Saturday, July 30th, 2016 Tennessee State Representative for the 67th District Joe Pitts spoke at the 108th annual Lone Oak Picnic put on by the Central Civitan Club.
“10 years ago you took a chance and elected me to the State House of Representatives and I promised you a couple of things. First of all, that I would stay accessible and available if you needed something and hopefully we’ve done that. Secondly, you wouldn’t have to read my name in the scandal sheets and we’ve tried to hold ourselves to a high standard ethics and integrity and certainly we’ve done that as well,” Pitts stated.
Clarksville, TN – Montgomery County Sheriff’s Deputy Ethan Moss was the recipient of a Tennessee Senate Joint Resolution to honor and commend him for his heroism.
In February, Moss responded to a 911 call in the 700 block of Merritt Lewis Lane. Upon arrival he found the homeowner unconscious and not breathing. Moss administered the automated external defibrillator (AED) and started CPR.
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