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Washington, D.C. – United States Senator Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) released the following statement after he voted for and the Senate passed by an overwhelming vote of 84-13, the conference report of the Fiscal Year 2021 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which establishes the nation’s military spending priorities for troops, including those at Fort Campbell, and supports important U.S. Department of Energy national security programs at the Y-12 National Security Complex in Oak Ridge.
“For the last 60 years, Congress has passed the National Defense Authorization Act, which prioritizes the men and women who serve in our armed forces,” Senator Alexander said.
Maryville TN – U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) said members of Congress have worked together to get results for Americans and for Tennesseans.
“I often suggest Tennesseans look at Washington, D.C., as if it were a split-screen television. On one side, you hear about impeachment and tweets, but, on the other side, you have members of Congress working together to get results for Americans. And in 2019, we’ve done just that.”
“Congress passed legislation in December that provides permanent funding – that is fully paid for – for HBCUs and other minority serving institutions attended by over 2 million minority students,” Senator Alexander said.
Lamar Alexander says President Donald Trump Signs Bill that Gives Troops Biggest Pay Raise in 10 Years
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) released the following statement after President Donald J. Trump signed into law the Fiscal Year 2020 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA):
“Governing is about setting priorities, and this bill shows our priority is the men and women who serve in our armed forces. This defense bill authorizes the biggest pay raise for troops at Fort Campbell, Arnold Air Force Base in Tullahoma and Naval Support Activity Mid-South in Millington in 10 years, and continues to make research and development of new technologies a priority so our military can deal with new and emerging threats,” said Senator Alexander.
Lamar Alexander reports U.S. Senate Passes Defense Bill that Gives Troops Pay Raises, Better Housing, More Equipment and Training
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) released the following statement after the Senate passed the Fiscal Year 2020 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) Conference Report:
“Governing is about setting priorities, and this bill shows our priority is the men and women who serve in our armed forces. This defense bill authorizes pay raises for troops at Fort Campbell and the Naval Support Activity Mid-South in Millington, and continues to make research and development of new technologies a priority so our military can deal with new and emerging threats,” stated Senator Alexander.
Memphis, TN – Senator Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) joined U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Ben Carson, Congressman David Kustoff (TN-08) and State Senator Brian Kelsey (District 31) to tour the brand new Union Row development in Memphis. This project was made possible by Opportunity Zone incentives enacted as part of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017.
“Union Row is a perfect example of how this administration’s pro-growth policies are directly impacting communities here in Tennessee,” said Senator Blackburn. “I appreciated the opportunity to welcome Secretary Carson to our state to celebrate the largest redevelopment project ever to come to the city of Memphis.”
Tennessee State Fire Marshal’s Office says think Safety First when Visiting Haunted Houses this Halloween Season
Nashville, TN – Consumers might know them as haunted houses or haunted mansions. But in Tennessee, they’re called Special Amusement Buildings – and they have their own set of regulations.
As the Halloween season ramps up, the Tennessee State Fire Marshal’s Office (SFMO) reminds consumers that safety features at Special Amusement Buildings are in place to help protect visitors and eliminate real-life scares.
APSU Sports Information
Millington, TN – Designated hitter Dre Gleason’s two-run single in the eighth inning propelled Austin Peay State University’s baseball team to a 5-3 victory against Memphis, Wednesday night, at USA Stadium.
Austin Peay (13-20) scored two runs in the sixth but surrendered that lead in seventh.
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency has announced its 2013-14. TWRA plans to release approximately 90,000 rainbow trout into Tennessee waters from December through March.
The program provides numerous close to home trout fishing opportunities for anglers during the winter months. These fisheries also provide a great opportunity to introduce children or first-time anglers to fishing. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – An Austin Peay State University psychology professor will present the next session of the Provost Lecture Series this week at APSU.
Dr. Stephen Truhon, professor of psychology, will present at 3:00pm, Thursday, April 4th in the Morgan University Center, Room 303. The title of his presentation is “Operational Stress Control in the U.S. Navy.”
All sessions of the Provost Lecture Series are free and open to the public. «Read the rest of this article»
$17.9 Million Provides for Infrastructure and Other Improvements
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) announced today that federal and state aeronautics grants totaling $17,968,888 have been approved for 14 Tennessee airports.
The grants are made available through the Tennessee Department of Transportation’s Aeronautics Division. The Division administers federal and state funding to assist in the location, design, construction and maintenance of Tennessee’s diverse public aviation system. «Read the rest of this article»
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