Topic: John Tidwell
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»
Nashville, TN – President Barack Obama came to Nashville on Thursday as part of his post State of the Union tour of speeches.
The President chose to speak at McGavock High School in part because of the great work local schools have done to improve student achievement and graduation rates.
Part of the success has been the Nashville Career Academies program, instituted by MNPS with the help of then Governor Phil Bredesen, which has offered the opportunity for many Tennesseans to learn the skills needed to join the middle class. «Read the rest of this article»
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.”
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