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Bounty Hunter Bill Defeated

 

Written by Joe Pitts
Tennessee State Representative

Tennessee State Representative - District 67Nashville, TN – The Bounty Hunter Bill House Bill 2007/Senate Bill 2676 (Sen. Paul Bailey (R-Sparta) was heard in the House Criminal Justice Subcommittee this week.  The bill was defeated by voice vote without a single question being asked. 

“I regret we were unable to see this bill advance.  We worked with law enforcement, and the bail bond industry for several months to come up with some very common sense changes that would enhance public safety,” Rep. Pitts stated.  “The vote was a surprise given the lack of questions or concerns raised by the committee during the hearing.  I hope another tragedy, like the one in our community in 2017, doesn’t happen before needed changes are made.” 

Tennessee State Representative Joe Pitts

Tennessee State Representative Joe Pitts

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Dr. Mark Green Announces Rural Task Force

 

Task force will be led by Dr. Page Walley of Bolivar

Mark Green for CongressFranklin, TN – Dr. Mark Green announced the formation of a rural task force for his congressional campaign today. Led by former DCS Commissioner Page Walley, the task force will advise Green on issues facing rural Tennessee.

Joining the task force will be elected officials, business leaders, and community leaders in the rural counties across the 7th congressional district.

Dr. Mark Green

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Bounty Hunter Bill Goes Before First Committee Next Week

 

Written by Joe Pitts
Tennessee State Representative

Tennessee State Representative - District 67Nashville, TN – The Bounty Hunter Bill House Bill 2007/Senate Bill 2676 (Sen. Paul Bailey (R-Sparta) will be heard in the House Criminal Sub Committee on Tuesday, February 13th

This legislation was filed after a tragic event in Clarksville where bounty hunters chased a vehicle through the streets of Clarksville at a very high rate of speed and a father of 3 was ultimately shot and killed.  This victim was an innocent man, unnecessarily killed due to the gross negligence of persons acting as bounty hunters. 

Tennessee State Representative Joe Pitts

Tennessee State Representative Joe Pitts

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Clarksville Association of Realtors head to Tennessee Capitol for “Realtor Day”

 

Clarksville Association of REALTORSClarksville, TN – On Tuesday, January 30th, 2018 the Clarksville Association of Realtors® (CAR) took part in a Realtor “Day on the Hill” at the state capital in Nashville.

This event, which had over 400 Tennessee Realtors in attendance, is intended to give Realtors from all over the state a chance to meet their elected officials and speak on matters important to real estate and homeowners.

Tennessee Senator Mark Green with Clarksville Association of Realtors Members.

Tennessee Senator Mark Green with Clarksville Association of Realtors Members.

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Bill Filing Deadline for the Second Session of the 110th Tennessee General Assembly

 

Written by Joe Pitts
Tennessee State Representative

Tennessee State Representative - District 67Nashville, TN – Bill filing deadline was on Thursday, February 1st, 2018.  Below are measures introduced by Representative Joe Pitts.  Over the next several weeks we will continue reporting on legislation filed and the status of the legislation.

Dual Enrollment Grants – House Bill 1495/Senate Bill 1676 (Sen. Mark Green (R-Clarksville) is scheduled for the House Education Administration & Planning sub-committee on February 6th.  This bill will eliminate the one-year Tennessee residency requirement for a dual enrollment grant while still requiring a student be a Tennessee resident on the date of application for, or for renewal of, a dual enrollment grant.

Tennessee State Representative Joe Pitts

Tennessee State Representative Joe Pitts

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Representative Joe Pitts Files Legislation in the Second Session of the 110th Tennessee General Assembly

 

Written by Joe Pitts
Tennessee State Representative

Tennessee State Representative - District 67Nashville, TN – Tennessee State Representative Joe Pitts, who is completing his 6th and final term serving House District 67 in the Tennessee House of Representatives, filed several pieces of his legislative package this week.

Dual Enrollment Grants – House Bill 1495/Senate Bill 1676 (Senator Mark Green (R-Clarksville) will eliminate the one-year Tennessee residency requirement for a dual enrollment grant; but still requires that a student be a Tennessee resident on the date of application for, or for renewal of, a dual enrollment grant.

Tennessee State Representative Joe Pitts

Tennessee State Representative Joe Pitts

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Montgomery County Republican Party to hold Lincoln Reagan Day Dinner, March 16th

 

Montgomery County Republican PartyMontgomery County, TN – The Montgomery County Republican Party is pleased to announce the Annual Lincoln Reagan Day Dinner to be held Friday, March 16th, 2018. Republican Candidates for US Senate, US Congress and Tennessee Governor will be the speakers for the evening.

Speakers will include: US Senate Candidates: US Congressman Marsha Blackburn, Former US Congressman Stephen Fincher, and Dr. Rolando Toyos.

Montgomery County Republican Party to hold their Annual Lincoln Reagan Day Dinner on Friday, March 16th, 2018 at the Wilma Rudolph Event Center.

Montgomery County Republican Party to hold their Annual Lincoln Reagan Day Dinner on Friday, March 16th, 2018 at the Wilma Rudolph Event Center.

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Dr. Mark Green announces Opening of Franklin Campaign Office

 

Dr. Mark Green and Camie will host Chili Open House on January 27th

Mark Green for CongressFranklin, TN – Dr. Mark Green announced the grand opening of his Franklin campaign office will be Saturday, January 27th.

To celebrate the opening, Dr. Green and his wife Camie will host an open house for the community that evening and will be serving Senator Green’s chili recipe.

“Having spent a lot of time in Williamson County over the years, Camie and I have many friends here and love this community. I’m excited to have our campaign headquarters here in Franklin,” Green remarked.

Dr. Mark Green

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Dr. Mark Green Files to Run for Congress

 

Mark Green for CongressFranklin, TN – Dr. Mark Green filed his nominating petition to appear on the August primary ballot with the State Election Commission and Coordinator of Elections. The campaign also received notice a requisite number of signatures have been verified by the Division of Elections. 

“Our team had a great time in multiple counties collecting signatures for the nominating petition”, stated Green. ”

Dr. Mark Green was the first to turn in a petition to the State Election Commission

Dr. Mark Green was the first to turn in a petition to the State Election Commission

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Ten Mayors Endorse Dr. Mark Green for Congress

 

Mark Green announces first round of Endorsements from Mayors across the District

Mark Green for CongressFranklin, TN – Ten mayors across the 7th congressional district announced their endorsement of Dr. Mark Green for Congress. Making up the first round of mayoral endorsements are mayors of the district’s two largest counties–Williamson and Montgomery.

“Having run a business based in Williamson County and as an active member of our county Republican Party, Mark Green is well-known and well-liked in our county. I’m proud to support him and look forward to him being our next Congressman representing Williamson County,” noted Williamson County Mayor Rogers Anderson.

Dr. Mark Green

Dr. Mark Green

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