Topic: John Tidwell
Clarksville, TN – Tennessee State representative John Tidwell has entered into a battle with Tennessee state troopers that unfairly ticketed motorcyclists while incorrectly citing a law that Tidwell authored.
A group of riders complained to Tidwell about a recent incident in which they were pulled over by a state trooper for allegedly not wearing Department of Transportation-approved helmets.
The trooper then made the riders wait on the shoulder of the interstate for 45 minutes, while a friend brought the appropriate helmets from Nashville.
New Johnsonville, TN – Tennessee State Representative John Tidwell is announcing his re-election bid as the Democratic nominee for State House District 74, covering Humphreys, Houston and the western part of Montgomery County.
“We were able to accomplish some great things this year, but we still have a long way to go help working families in Tennessee,” said Rep. Tidwell. “I hope to return next year and continue to find more ways to improve the lives of veterans, provide jobs for hard-working families, and ensure that all families have access to high-quality health care.”
Clarksville, TN – The Clarksville Area Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the 2014-2015 Chamber Board of Directors.
The Chamber elects new leadership each fiscal year, with the fiscal year running from July 1st, 2014 to June 30th, 2015.
New Johnsonville, TN – On Thursday, Tennessee State Representative John Tidwell hosted a Jobs Fair with the support of the Tennessee Department of Labor.
Over 180 people attended the regional Jobs Fair held in Dickson County with 31 employers from around the region participating.
Jobs4TN Hiring event will include over 30 regional employers
Dickson, TN – Tennessee State Representatives David Shepard (D-69) and John Tidwell (D-74) will be co-hosting a job fair on Thursday, June 19th from 10:00am to 2:00pm at the Lester Speyer Community Complex, 115 Tennsco Drive, Dickson, TN.
Nashville, TN – Bill HB1574, by the Bill Haslam administration cracks down on the sale of pseudoephedrine, the main ingredient in the production of methamphetamines. Under this proposal, individuals will be limited to purchasing 5.76 grams a month, or 28.8 grams a year, without a doctor’s prescription.
There were many compromises on this bill. It basically allows 24 pills a month without a prescription. It does not include a price increase. This will cover 98% of Tennesseans and still have a major impact on the production of Meth in the state.
Gel and liquid form of pseudoephedrine is still available in unlimited quantities. «Read the rest of this article»
Additional Cell Site Upgraded to 4G LTE as Part of AT&T’s Project VIP Investment
Clarksville, TN – As part of its continuing network investment and ongoing 4G LTE rollout, AT&T* has upgraded a mobile Internet cell site in Clarksville to expand AT&T 4G LTE coverage for area residents and businesses.
AT&T has invested nearly $1.3 billion in its best-in-class wireless and wired networks in Tennessee between 2011 through 2013, driving a wide range of upgrades to enhance speed, reliability, coverage and performance for residents and business customers.
Effort to eliminate daylight savings time was turned back
Nashville, TN – Despite suggestions this bill, had widespread support across Tennessee, the State Government Committee defeated this proposal to eliminate Daylight Savings Time in Tennessee.
During discussions on the bill, various legislators raised concerns about the impact on commerce in our state, in addition to creating unnecessary confusion. In order to appease critics, an amendment was offered that would have exempted East Tennessee from the proposal, which would have created a two hour time difference in certain parts of the state.
The bill was ultimately defeated. «Read the rest of this article»
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.
Nashville, TN – On February 3rd, Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam delivered his fourth State of the State address to the legislature.
The highlight of the speech was the Governor’s plan to revive – and expand – a proposal from former Governor Bredesen to offer free college tuition to graduating high school seniors going to community or technical colleges.
In 2007, Governor Bredesen proposed using lottery funds to guarantee a free community or technical college degree for any graduating senior with a ‘C’ average or higher. The plan ultimately failed to receive the support of the Republicans in the State Senate. «Read the rest of this article»
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