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110th Tennessee General Assembly convenes in Nashville

 

Tennessee State GovernmentNashville, TN – On Tuesday, January 10th, 2017, the House and Senate of the Tennessee General Assembly met in organizational session to start the 110th General Assembly.

The First Order of Business was the swearing in of all newly elected members of the General Assembly.

Representative Curtis Johnson re-elected Speaker Pro Tempore of the House

Representative Curtis Johnson re-elected Speaker Pro Tempore of the House

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Tennessee State Representative Curtis Johnson announces Montgomery County, Robertson County Judicial District to receive funding for additional judge in State’s annual Budget

 

Tennessee State Representative - District 68Nashville, TN – Speaker Pro Tempore Curtis Johnson (R-Clarksville) announced today that a local circuit court judge will be added in the 19th Judicial District, which encompasses Montgomery County and Robertson County. The funding for the additional judge will be included in Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam’s annual budget, unveiled today.

“I sincerely appreciate the Governor recognizing the need for an additional judge in our region,” said Johnson. “The 19th Judicial District has the heaviest caseload in relation to the amount of judges we currently have, and this position is an important factor in ensuring the process is efficient and effective. I am proud to have worked with Governor Haslam on this issue.”

Tennessee State Representative Curtis Johnson

Tennessee State Representative Curtis Johnson

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Curtis Johnson, Jay Reedy Officially Sworn in as Members of 109th Tennessee General Assembly

 

Johnson also unanimously reelected as House Speaker Pro Tempore

State of TennesseeNashville, TN – The House of Representatives officially gaveled into session this week, marking the beginning of the 109th General Assembly in Tennessee. As part of the opening day ceremonies, State Representative Curtis Johnson (R–Clarksville) and State Representative Jay Reedy (R–Erin) took the oath of office and were officially sworn into the Tennessee House of Representatives.

In addition, Representative Johnson was unanimously reelected by his peers to serve as Speaker Pro Tempore of the House. The Speaker Pro Tempore serves as the presiding officer in the absence of the Speaker of the House.

Curtis Johnson being sworn as a member of the 109th Tennessee General Assembly

Curtis Johnson being sworn as a member of the 109th Tennessee General Assembly

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Tennessee State Representative Curtis Johnson Reelected to Key Leadership Position by Peers in Nashville

 

State of TennesseeNashville, TN – Earlier today, Tennessee State Representative Curtis Johnson (R–Clarksville) was reelected by his peers to serve as their nominee for Speaker Pro Tempore during a formal meeting of the House Republican Caucus to elect the next round of leaders in Nashville.

The meeting, which occurs every two years, is attended by all Republican members of the House of Representatives. Currently, Republicans hold 73 of the 99 seats in the House.

Tennessee State Representative Curtis Johnson

Tennessee State Representative Curtis Johnson

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Tennessee State Representative Curtis Johnson recognized by U.S. Department of Defense

 

Recognized for Impacting the Quality of Life of Service Members and their Families

Tennessee State Representative - District 68Nashville, TN – Tennessee State Representative Curtis Johnson (R-Clarksville) was recognized recently by the United States Department of Defense for his “leadership on public policy changes positively impacting the quality of life of Service members and their families.”

The award of appreciation comes after Rep. Johnson successfully passed several bills to aid military service members and their families, including House Bill 1372 which was approved this year. That new law would allow certain out-of-state veterans to pay in-state tuition and fees at state colleges and universities.

Tennessee State Representative Curtis Johnson

Tennessee State Representative Curtis Johnson

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