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Joe Pitts Appointed to Three Branches Institute by Tennessee Department of Children’s Services


Executive, Legislative & Judicial Branches to collaborate on state policy

Tennessee Department of Childrens ServicesNashville, TN – Tennessee Department of Children’s Services Commissioner Jim Henry has asked State Representative Joe Pitts to be one of three legislators to serve on the Middle Tennessee Regional Three Branches Institute.

The Institute is a new initiative the Department of Children’s Services is launching throughout the state of Tennessee. Through a partnership with the Casey Family Programs and First Lady Crissy Haslam’s office, the initiative will provide Rep Pitts an opportunity to offer input into solutions to constituent concerns and develop meaningful solutions.

Tennessee State Representative Joe Pitts

Tennessee State Representative Joe Pitts

“It is an honor to be asked to serve on the regional institute by Commissioner Henry,” said Pitts. “I look forward to being a part of the solution to the challenges faced by the Department of Children’s Services. Working in collaboration with our juvenile justice system and the other agencies serving our state’s children and families, will give me insight I can share with my constituents and use to craft better public policy.”

Meetings of the Three Branches Institute will be held quarterly.

For more information about the Three Branches Institute or other concerns about state government, please feel free to contact our office at 615.741.2043, or email me at




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