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Congress, get this deal done

 

The White HouseWashington, D.C. – The Senate passed funding yesterday to replenish President Donald Trump’s Paycheck Protection Program, which offers forgivable loans to small businesses fighting to survive during the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic.
 
“My administration has worked aggressively with Congress to negotiate this critical $428 billion funding package,” President Donald Trump said last night.

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Representative Mark Green to Introduce SOS ACT to Prevent Chinese-State Acquisition of Companies Affecting U.S. National Security

 

U.S. House of RepresentativesWashington, D.C. – This week, Representative Mark Green will introduce the SOS ACT (Secure Our Systems Against China’s Tactics) to incentivize America’s investors to purchase distressed companies critical to America’s national security. Representative Green is calling on Congress to include this bill in any future coronavirus relief package to thwart China’s efforts to strategically acquire companies critical to America’s defense during the crisis.

Representative Green said, “China is looking to take advantage of the coronavirus crisis and gobble up distressed companies that are vital to our national defense while they are economically vulnerable and looking for capital. We cannot let this happen.”

U.S. Representative Mark Green

U.S. Representative Mark Green

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Tennessee Department of Health announces COVID-19 Drive Through Testing Locations to be Open this Weekend

 

Tennessee Department of HealthNashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Health will offer 18 drive-through events across the state this weekend to make COVID-19 testing available to Tennesseans who are concerned about their health or the health of their family members.

Anyone with health concerns, or who has concerns about the health of a family member, is invited to come to one of these locations this weekend to receive testing for COVID-19 Coronavirus.

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Coronavirus

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Tennessee Governor Bill Lee’s COVID-19 Bulletin #23

 

Tennessee State GovernmentNashville, TN – Today, Wednesday, April  22nd, 2020, Tennessee Governor Bill Lee’s provided an update on Tennessee’s efforts regarding COVID-19 Coronavirus relief.

Governor Lee’s daily press conferences will resume next Monday through Thursday at 3:00pm CT and can be viewed here. Governor Lee has also established a website specific to COVID-19 Coronavirus updates which can be found here.

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee

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Tennessee’s COVID-19 Unified-Command Releases New Data, Special Report on Nursing Homes

 

Tennessee State GovernmentNashville, TN – Today, Wednesday, April 22nd, 2020, Tennessee’s COVID-19 Unified-Command Group released new data on COVID-19 Coronavirus in the state’s long-term care facilities and outlined its action plan on how to prevent further cases and mitigate existing clusters within these facilities.

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Coronavirus

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Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office request help locating stolen 2017 Ford Fusion

 

Montgomery County Sheriff's Office - MCSOClarksville, TN – Investigators with the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a stolen vehicle.

The incident occurred in the 200 block of Browning Court on April 14th, 2020 at approximately 2:00am.

Home security footage shows two masked white males approach several vehicles in the driveway checking for unlocked doors. A blue 2017 Ford Fusion was unlocked with the keys left in the vehicle.

Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office is trying to locate a stolen blue 2017 Ford Fusion that was taken from Browning Court April 14th.

Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office is trying to locate a stolen blue 2017 Ford Fusion that was taken from Browning Court April 14th.

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Tennessee Department of Health reports 448 new cases of Coronavirus in Tennessee, April 22nd, 2020

 

Tennessee Department of HealthNashville, TN – On Wednesday, April 22nd, 2020, the Tennessee Department of Health (TDH) reports that there have been 7,842 confirmed cases of COVID-19 Coronavirus in Tennessee. That is an increase of 448 cases from Tuesday’s 7,394. There have been 166 deaths in Tennessee because of the virus.

Four additional cases of COVID-19 Coronavirus have been reported in Montgomery County. The total number is now at 128. There has been two deaths in Montgomery County due to the virus.

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Coronavirus

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Austin Peay State University School of Nursing graduate Hunter Burkhart describes life as an intensive care nurse during Coronavirus

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – As the coronavirus pandemic rages across the world, thousands of Austin Peay State University School of Nursing graduates are in the trenches helping patients battle the disease. 

One recent graduate, Hunter Burkhart, is a registered nurse at Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s medical intensive care unit. 

Austin Peay State University School of Nursing graduate Hunter Burkhart. (APSU)

Austin Peay State University School of Nursing graduate Hunter Burkhart. (APSU)

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Montgomery County Government sells General Obligation Bonds at Great Savings

 

Montgomery County Government TennesseeMontgomery County, TN – On Tuesday, April 21st, 2020 Cumberland Securities Company, Inc., an independent municipal advisor for Montgomery County Government, reported a successful sale of Montgomery County’s 2020A General Obligation Bonds.

Selling the bonds at this time resulted in locking in historically low true interest costs to fund school projects while saving hundreds of thousands for Montgomery County Government.

Winning Bid Brings Substantial Savings to Montgomery County.

Winning Bid Brings Substantial Savings to Montgomery County.

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Clarksville area Pets of the Week for April 22nd, 2020

 

Clarksville Pets of the WeekClarksville, TN – Clarksville Online will be bringing your pets from different rescue organizations that are in need of a good home in Clarksville-Montgomery County and surrounding areas. This weeks pets are for the week of April  22nd, 2020.

Dogs and cats of all ages, breeds and sizes are available through area animal rescues and shelters, as well as opportunities to help homeless animals through foster programs, donations and help with fundraisers and other family-friendly activities.

Contact a rescue near you to learn more.

Tuffy is available at Two Ladies Caring Dog Rescue.

Tuffy is available at Two Ladies Caring Dog Rescue.

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