Topic: Veterans Nursing Home
Montgomery County, TN – Montgomery County Mayor Carolyn Bowers was born and raised in Clarksville-Montgomery County. She graduated from Clarksville High School, then attended Austin Peay State University where she received her Bachelor and Masters Degrees. For 29 years, she taught high school business and computer classes in the school system. It was something she enjoyed and loved to do.
Serving as Montgomery County Trustee for two terms before becoming Montgomery County Mayor gave her experience with the county budget and the revenue end. As mayor, she began working on the expenditure end as well as managing the revenues and the bonds that you sell to fund capital projects.
Montgomery County Mayor Carolyn Bowers.
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Longtime Priority of Tennessee State Representative Curtis Johnson Comes to Fruition
Nashville, TN – Tennessee State Representative Curtis Johnson (R—Clarksville) today announced that the state is moving forward with a project in Montgomery County that is a natural fit for Tennessee’s military home.
A veterans’ nursing home will be constructed on nearly ten acres in Clarksville, Tennessee.
The project, long advocated for by Representative Johnson, was given final approval by the Executive Subcommittee of the State Building Commission after the Montgomery County Board of Commission authorized the conveyance of the land to the state. «Read the rest of this article»
U.S. Rep. John Tanner today praised the Senate for its passage Tuesday of its version of the Military/VA Construction Appropriations bill. The bill will now be sent to a conference committee to reconcile differences with the House-passed bill, Tanner said.
The House bill passed July 10 includes projects Tanner requested for Fort Campbell facility improvements and to push for construction of a veterans’ nursing home in Montgomery County.
“Passage of the Senate bill gets us another step closer to making these crucial investments at Fort Campbell and to make the VA understand what many of us have long known: that Middle Tennessee veterans deserve a nursing home in Montgomery County,” Congressman Tanner said. “We will continue following the legislative process and encourage the conference committee to realize why these are important commitments.” «Read the rest of this article»
WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. John Tanner and the House of Representatives passed a bill that includes investments Tanner requested in Fort Campbell facility improvements and encourages construction of a veterans’ nursing home in Montgomery County.
The 2010 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act passed the House Friday by a vote of 415-3. It includes the following investments requested by Congressman Tanner: «Read the rest of this article»