Topic: Tennessee State Representative
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee House Democratic Caucus has elected its leadership positions for the upcoming 110th General Assembly of the Tennessee House of Representatives.
Representative Craig Fitzhugh of Ripley remains House Minority Leader and Representative Mike Stewart retains his position as Caucus Chair. Both were re-elected by acclimation.
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.
Nashville, TN – Tennessee House Republicans met this week in Nashville to elect new leadership to guide the GOP caucus during the 110th General Assembly set to begin in January.
During the meeting, State Representative Curtis Johnson (R–Clarksville) was reelected by his peers as Speaker Pro Tempore.
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.”
Bigger, safer lot serves expanded 94X Clarksville Express to Nashville
Clarksville, TN – Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan welcomed home several busloads of happy commuters Tuesday afternoon at the new, clean and spacious Park & Ride lot at Exit 11.
The Park & Ride opened Monday, and McMillan joined with John Schroer, commissioner of the Tennessee Department of Transportation, and Regional Transit Authority CEO Steve Bland on Tuesday for a grand opening ceremony.
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.
New bill will make it explicitly clear that fundraising on state-ownded property is illegal.
Nashville, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam hosted yet another private political fundraiser for a Republican candidate at the Executive Residence on Monday. Following the event for Senator Marco Rubio, Democrats again raise questions about the legality of Haslam’s political fundraising activity on state-owned property.
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.
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