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State Representative David Hawk Selected To Participate In Henry Toll Fellowship Program

August 16, 2017

Assistant Majority Leader is the only Tennessee lawmaker selected for prestigious program (NASHVILLE) — State Representative David Hawk (R-Greeneville) has been chosen to represent Tennessee at the Council of State Governments (CSG) Henry Toll Fellowship Program Aug. 25-30 in Lexington, Kentucky. Hawk is the only Tennessee lawmaker participating in the prestigious program. According to the […]

State Representative Ron Gant & State Senator Dolores Gresham Announce Monogram Refrigeration Expansion

August 14, 2017

(NASHVILLE) — State Representative Ron Gant (R-Rossville) and State Senator Dolores Gresham (R-Somerville) today announced that Monogram Refrigeration, LLC is creating 210 new jobs by expanding its manufacturing facility in Selmer, Tennessee. A leading producer of upscale refrigerators, freezers, and other refrigeration products, Monogram is making a $9.3 million investment in the facility by adding […]

Speaker Harwell Appoints Representative Howell To Ocoee River Recreation & Economic Development Board

August 1, 2017

Board will oversee future investments made to preserve the treasured Ocoee River and maintain economic growth (NASHVILLE) — Tennessee House Speaker Beth Harwell (R-Nashville)  today appointed State Representative Dan Howell (R-Georgetown) to the Ocoee River Recreation & Economic Development Fund Board. The board was created with the passage of House Bill 74 sponsored by Howell during the 2017 legislative session. […]

Harwell appoints Mayor Jill Holland to the Emergency Communications Board

July 25, 2017

NASHVILLE – Speaker Beth Harwell (R-Nashville) today announced the appointment of Jill Holland to the Tennessee Emergency Communications Board. Holland is the Mayor of McKenzie, Tennessee. “Mayor Holland is uniquely qualified to serve on the Tennessee Emergency Communications Board, and I believe the board will benefit from her voice and expertise,” said Speaker Harwell. “I […]

House Insurance & Banking Committee Members Produce Strong 2017 Results

July 17, 2017

(NASHVILLE) — Throughout the first half of the 110th Tennessee General Assembly, the House Insurance and Banking Committee was particularly active in the legislative process. Thanks to the hard work of the committee’s members, led by Committee Chairman, State Representative Ron Travis, the panel advanced a total of 23 legislative initiatives with eighteen of those […]

Speaker Harwell, Northeast Tennessee House Members Advocate for Aerospace Park Project

July 14, 2017

NASHVILLE – Speaker of the Tennessee House Beth Harwell (R-Nashville) today sent a letter to the members of the Tennessee Aeronautics Commission urging them to seriously consider the Tri-Cities Airport’s Aerospace Park project for a major grant from the state. Speaker Harwell toured the site recently and believes the project will give the region a […]

State Representative Ron Gant Announces ThreeStar Grant Awards For District 94

July 13, 2017

(NASHVILLE) — State Representative Ron Gant (R-Rossville) today announced three grant awards from the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development (TNECD) totaling $55,000 for House District 94. The monies are a part of TNECD’s ThreeStar Competitive Grant program. The funding will be used for a variety of local programs addressing economic development, public safety, […]

Speaker Beth Harwell’s Letter To the Tennessee Congressional Delegation

July 13, 2017

Speaker Harwell Appoints Chairman Williams To Tennessee Maintenance Of Certification Task Force

July 13, 2017

Task force to review certification process of Tennessee physicians and providers (NASHVILLE) — Tennessee House Speaker Beth Harwell (R-Nashville) today appointed House Republican Caucus Chairman Ryan Williams (R-Cookeville) to the Tennessee Maintenance of Certification Task Force. This task force was created with the passage of House Bill 413 sponsored by Chairman Williams during the 2017 legislative session. It consists of three members […]

Representative Sheila Butt Appointed To U.S. Constitution Planning Convention By Speaker Harwell

July 11, 2017

(NASHVILLE) — Tennessee House Speaker Beth Harwell (R-Nashville) today appointed State Representative Sheila Butt (R-Columbia) as one of four Tennessee delegates to the U.S. Constitution Article V Planning Convention. The convention will be held in Phoenix, Arizona on September 12, 2017. Attendees will plan for and recommend rules and procedures to the prospective convention for […]