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Lamar Alexander: Accelerating the development of COVID-19 testing technologies

 

U.S. SenateWashington, D.C. – On Thursday, May 7th, 2020, the U.S. Senate health committee I chair will hold a hearing with Dr. Francis Collins at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and Dr. Gary Disbrow at the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA). 

This hearing will be an opportunity for senators to learn how NIH is working to create new technologies to produce the tens of millions of diagnostic tests we will need to contain COVID-19 Coronavirus.

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced that Tennessee hospitals and clinics will receive an additional $179 million in funding made available through the CARES Act

U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander

U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander

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Remarks by President Donald Trump, Vice President Mike Pence, Members of the Coronavirus Task Force in Press Briefing

 

President Donald Trump

The White HouseWashington, D.C. – PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP: Thank you very much. I would like to begin by announcing some important developments in our war against the Chinese virus.

We’ll be invoking the Defense Production Act, just in case we need it. In other words, I think you all know what it is, and it can do a lot of good things if we need it. And we will — we will have it all completed, signing it in just a little while. Right after I’m finished with this conference, I’ll be signing it. It’s prepared to go. So we will be invoking the Defense Production Act.

U.S. President Donald J. Trump

U.S. President Donald J. Trump

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Clarksville Office of Housing schedules annual Count of Homeless

 

City of ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Office of Housing & Community Development has announced that the annual “point-in-time count” of people experiencing homelessness will be conducted locally from 8:00pm January 23rd, 2020 to 7:59pm January 24th.

Clarksville City Hall

Clarksville City Hall

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City of Clarksville to hold public meeting for comments on 2020-25 Consolidated Plan

 

City of ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – The City of Clarksville will conduct a public meeting to receive public comments on how it plans to use resources provided by the U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development.

Input invited on Community Development

Input invited on Community Development

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Clarksville to hold Fair Housing Workshop, October 9th

 

City of ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – On October 9th, 2019, Clarksville’s Office of Housing & Community Development will host a Fair Housing Workshop from 1:00pm-4:00pm at the Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library Large Meeting Room, 350 Pageant Lane, Clarksville.

The Law Office of Angelita E. Fisher will lead the training for the workshop. Fisher is a frequent speaker and trainer relating to employment and fair housing laws.

Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library

Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library

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Clarksville’s Keith Lampkin works with National Community Development Association

 

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Clarksville Office of Housing and Community Development director Keith Lampkin was elected treasurer of the National Community Development Association’s executive committee at the group’s recent annual conference.

Clarksville Office of Housing and Community Development director Keith Lampkin

Clarksville Office of Housing and Community Development director Keith Lampkin

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Paul & Tara

 

Open Table NashvilleNashville, TN – I’ve been thinking a lot about what it takes to bring people into the movement to end homelessness. How do we on the inside bring people with limited or no understanding of complex issues into a conversation that debunks the myths surrounding poverty and mental illness?

It wasn’t the stats or the “success stories” that got me into this work. It was seeing the common humanity and the brokenness of the system. It was meeting people on the street in desperate situations and being broken over their trauma and blown away by their humor.

(L to R) Paul, Tara and Haley.

(L to R) Paul, Tara and Haley.

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City of Clarksville honors Agencies that fight Homelessness

 

City of Clarksville

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts and the Office of Housing and Community Development Office paused Thursday to honor Clarksville’s service providers who fight homelessness and hunger.

“You are special folks, the leaders who step up in our community every day to work on the front lines in service to those who need a place to stay, nutritious food, medical care, and shelter from harm,” Mayor Pitts said. “I thank you from the bottom of my heart for the work you do to help our people and make Clarksville such a caring community.”

Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts and Keith Lampkin, director of the Clarksville Office of Housing & Community Development, present a Certificate of Appreciation to the the Salvation Army on Thursday at a breakfast  to honor  Clarksville’s service providers who fight homelessness and hunger. Also honored were Urban Ministries; Manna Café; The Salvation Army and Serenity House; Flourishing Families; the Community Action Agency; and the Green Hill Development Corporation.

Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts and Keith Lampkin, director of the Clarksville Office of Housing & Community Development, present a Certificate of Appreciation to the the Salvation Army on Thursday at a breakfast to honor Clarksville’s service providers who fight homelessness and hunger. Also honored were Urban Ministries; Manna Café; The Salvation Army and Serenity House; Flourishing Families; the Community Action Agency; and the Green Hill Development Corporation.

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City of Clarksville to honor Agencies that fight Homelessness

 

City of Clarksville 

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – The City of Clarksville will recognize the federal Community Development Block Grant and HOME Investment Partnerships programs April 22nd-26th during National Community Development Week.

Locally, these programs are coordinated by the Clarksville Office of Housing and Community Development.

Keith Lampkin, director of the Clarksville Office of Housing & Community Development, discusses projects with staff members, from left, Jean Adcock, Brittney Cates and Lisa Walker.

Keith Lampkin, director of the Clarksville Office of Housing & Community Development, discusses projects with staff members, from left, Jean Adcock, Brittney Cates and Lisa Walker.

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City of Clarksville invites comments on 2020 Action Plan

 

City of Clarksville 

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – The City of Clarksville will conduct a hearing to receive public comments on how it plans to use resources provided by the federal Department of Housing & Urban Development.

The meeting will be at 6:00pm Monday, March 25th at the Burt-Cobb Community Center, 1011 Franklin Street, Clarksville.

This recently completed housing rebuild is an example of the kind of project covered by the Clarksville Office of Housing and Community Development’s Annual Action Plan. A public hearing on the 2020 Action Plan will be at 6:00pm Monday, March 25th at the Burt Cobb Recreation Center.

This recently completed housing rebuild is an example of the kind of project covered by the Clarksville Office of Housing and Community Development’s Annual Action Plan. A public hearing on the 2020 Action Plan will be at 6:00pm Monday, March 25th at the Burt Cobb Recreation Center.

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