Topic: Tennessee State Capitol
Nashville, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Lee and First Lady Maria Lee have announced the State’s holiday events, including Christmas at the Capitol and the “Christmas Through the Years” virtual tour of the Tennessee Residence.
Nashville, TN – On Monday, November 2nd, 2020, the Tennessee National Guard celebrated the life of President James K. Polk in a wreath laying ceremony at the Tennessee State Capitol in honor of Polk’s 225th birthday.
Each year, a representative of the current President of the United States is responsible for placing a wreath on the tomb of past Presidents to honor them and their service on the day of their birth. Maj. Gen. Jeff Holmes, Tennessee’s Adjutant General, represented the President of the United States at the ceremony as Tennessee Governor Bill Lee and Mrs. Beth Sanders, the Past President for the James K. Polk Association, laid a wreath on Polk’s Tomb situated in the grounds of the Tennessee Capitol.
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) Criminal Investigations Division (CID) seeks the public’s assistance to identify individuals related to the vandalism of the Edward Carmack Statue atop of the state Capitol Motlow Tunnel entrance, on May 30th, 2020.
During the protest, approximately three individuals can be seen toppling the statue.
A reward of up to $2,500 is being offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the offender(s).
Tennessee Governor Bill Lee
Nashville, TN – “The State Capitol Commission will meet tomorrow to take up the issue of the Nathan Bedford Forrest bust and its future in our statehouse.
Tomorrow’s commission meeting has been more than a year in the making as appointments have been made to the Capitol Commission and options for the bust have been evaluated with respect to those who want to see it remain in the statehouse and those who want to see it moved to an alternate location.
Nashville, TN – On Sunday, June 15th, 2020 there was a demonstration held on the Tennessee State Capitol grounds. At 10:30pm troopers issued a warning that at 11:00pm anyone remaining on the Capitol grounds would be arrested.
Washington, D.C. – More than 118 rural hospitals have shut their doors in the past ten years, leaving huge gaps in care for communities in need. In Tennessee alone, we’ve lost eleven rural hospitals and I’m concerned more closures may be on the horizon.
At the National Rural Health Association’s annual conference, I discussed my bipartisan Rural Health Agenda, which will expand rural health clinics and rural health departments, attract doctors and other health care professionals to rural areas, and jumpstart the use of telemedicine.
Nashville, TN – Today, Monday, January 27th, 2020, Tennessee Governor Bill Lee announced that he will deliver his second State of the State address to the Tennessee General Assembly and fellow Tennesseans on Monday, February 3rd at 6:00pm CT.
The joint session will be aired statewide and take place in the House Chamber in the Tennessee State Capitol.
Nashville, TN – On August 21st, 2019, the Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security (TDOSHS) received an email from WKRN-TV, NEWS 2 alerting that they received a threating email from a man named Nathan Semans.
In the email, Semans expressed his displeasure towards President Trump stating, “Look if you don’t run story I’m going to state capital to blow someone’s brain out. I don’t look good at the moment cause the tyranny of what trump did, the nature of this call is secret. You think I’m kidding trump belongs in the dumpster from a cool kid. Knock it off I’m human. I’ll immediately leave this country on a double once my passport clears, I’m sick of this nonsense and bologna hanging around that trumps the perfect American, hallelujah against trump I recommend you forward to the table of the news room or I join ISIS to seek revenge.”
Senator Marsha Blackburn
Washington, D.C. – Our new Nashville Office will open on March 1st.
I am thrilled to announce we will open our new Nashville office on March 1st. The address will be 3322 West End Avenue, Suite 610, Nashville TN 37203. It will be the sixth and final office we open in Tennessee.
The opening of the Nashville office will complete our in-state set-up. We are the first of the freshmen U.S. Senate offices to have all of our state offices up and running. Since being sworn in on January 3rd, we have been working each and every day to serve Tennesseans across the state.
Written by Curtis Johnson
Nashville, TN – Tennessee Representative Joe Pitts was honored Thursday, March 29th, 2018 on the House Floor for his twelve years of service to his constituents in the 67th District and the citizens of Tennessee.
Rep. Pitts earlier this year announced that he would not run for re-election to the House.
His wife, Cynthia, joined him on the House Floor.
As for his future plans, Rep. Pitts said, “I don’t know what my future holds, but I know who holds my future.”
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