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Representative Zachary Pushes For A New Hospital To Serve Knoxville Military Veterans

(NASHVILLE) – Monday evening, Republican lawmakers unanimously approved a resolution co-sponsored by Representative Jason Zachary (R-Knoxville) that establishes a medical care facility for military veterans who live in the Knoxville region. Senate Joint Resolution 4 urges the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to build a hospital in Knoxville. The addition of a new…

Key House Republicans Pass Legislation Providing Property Tax Relief To East Tennessee Fire Victims

(NASHVILLE) -- Monday evening, House members unanimously passed legislation co-sponsored by Representative Dale Carr (R-Sevierville) and Representative Andrew Farmer (R-Sevierville) that provides additional support to East Tennessee families whose properties were damaged by last November’s wildfires. House Bill 52 calls for prorating the 2016 tax assessment for a homeowner's real property or business owner's personal property,…

State Representative Rick Tillis Passes First Bill In State Legislature

Tillis recognized by fellow House Republicans during Thursday’s session (NASHVILLE) — State Representative Rick Tillis (R-Lewisburg) has officially passed his first bill in the Tennessee House of Representatives. House Bill 85, which Tillis was asked to carry by the State Comptroller, reduces the size of government and also maintains accountability with state agencies. The bill…

State Representatives Curtis Johnson and Jay Reedy Fight To Increase Employment Opportunities For Veterans And Their Families

(NASHVILLE) — Thursday, lawmakers unanimously passed legislation co-sponsored by Representatives Curtis Johnson (R-Clarksville) and Jay Reedy (R-Erin) aimed at increasing private employment opportunities for military veterans and their families. House Bill 165 encourages private employers to hire honorably discharged veterans, spouses of a veteran with a service-connected disability, unremarried widows or widowers of veterans who died…

Representative Lamberth Fights To Increase Employment Opportunities For Veterans And Their Families

(NASHVILLE) — Thursday, lawmakers unanimously passed legislation co-sponsored by Representative William Lamberth (R-Cottontown) aimed at increasing private employment opportunities for military veterans and their families. House Bill 165 encourages private employers to hire honorably discharged veterans, spouses of a veteran with a service-connected disability, unmarried widows or widowers of veterans who died of service-connected disability, and…

Representative Ragan Fights To Increase Employment Opportunities For Veterans And Their Families

(NASHVILLE) — Thursday, lawmakers unanimously passed legislation sponsored by Representative John Ragan (R-Oak Ridge) aimed at increasing private employment opportunities for military veterans and their families. House Bill 165 encourages private employers to hire honorably discharged veterans, spouses of a veteran with a service-connected disability, unmarried widows or widowers of veterans who died of service-connected disability,…

Representative Dan Howell Scores Major Win With Legislation To Combat Welfare Fraud In Tennessee

(NASHVILLE) — State Representative Dan Howell (R–Georgetown) has scored a major win with the official passage of legislation designed to combat welfare fraud in Tennessee. Once passed by the Senate, the bill will travel to the desk of Governor Bill Haslam to be signed into law. House Bill 227, referred to as the Program Integrity Act,…

Sevier County Mayor Larry Waters Appointed To State Advisory Commission

(NASHVILLE) – Speaker Beth Harwell (R-Nashville) has appointed Sevier County Mayor Larry Waters to TACIR, the Tennessee Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Affairs. The commission consists of public officials from state and local government as well as private citizens whose primary mission is to provide research and in-depth analysis to improve the overall quality and effectiveness of…

House Republicans Fight To Increase Employment Opportunities For Veterans And Their Families

(NASHVILLE) — This week, lawmakers unanimously passed legislation sponsored by House Republican Caucus Chairman Ryan Williams (R-Cookeville) aimed at increasing private employment opportunities for military veterans and their families. House Bill 165 encourages private employers to hire honorably discharged veterans, spouses of a veteran with a service-connected disability, unremarried widows or widowers of veterans who…

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