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State Rep. Dan Howell to Seek Re-Election In 2022

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — State Rep. Dan Howell, R-Cleveland, today announced he will seek re-election in 2022 to the Tennessee House of Representatives. “Serving the people of Meigs, Polk and Bradley counties has been the honor of a lifetime, and I am excited to renew my pledge to continue advocating and working on behalf of House District 22 residents,” Howell said. Strengthening…

Rep. Howell, Sen. Bell announce $630,000 grant for water system improvements in City of Benton

(NASHVILLE, Tenn.) — State Rep. Dan Howell (R-Cleveland) and State Sen. Mike Bell (R-Riceville) today announced $630,000 in community development block grant (CDBG) funding has been approved for the City of Benton to improve the city’s water system. All funds were allocated under a procedure that the General Assembly has previously authorized, based upon priorities set…

State Rep. Dan Howell works to improve transportation for disabled and aging

State Rep. Dan Howell introduces legislation to improve transportation for disabled and aging (NASHVILLE, Tenn.) State Rep. Dan Howell, R-Cleveland, today announced legislation aimed at improving transportation options for the disabled and aging populations across the state. Howell introduced the Tennessee Accessible Transportation and Mobility Act of 2020 (HB1596/SB1612) which would create an office within the…

State Representative Dan Howell To Carry Legislation On Behalf Of House Leadership, Governor Bill Lee

(NASHVILLE, Tenn.) — House Majority Leader William Lamberth (R-Portland) and Assistant Majority Leader Ron Gant (R-Rossville) today announced that State Representative Dan Howell (R-Cleveland) has been chosen as a co-prime sponsor to shepherd House Bill 951 through the legislative process on behalf of Republican leadership.  House Bill 951 is part of Governor Lee’s legislative package for…

Speaker Casada Names Representative Dan Howell Chairman Of House Transportation Committee

(NASHVILLE, Tenn.) — Tennessee House Speaker Glen Casada (R-Thompson’s Station) has named State Representative Dan Howell (R-Georgetown) Chairman of the House Transportation Committee. The 11-person committee will be responsible for all laws pertaining to infrastructure. These include highways, bridges, railroads, air, bus, and vehicular transportation. Additionally, members will oversee rules and regulations related to highways, railroad,…

Measure Sponsored By Representative Howell Overhauling State’s Welfare System Passes In House

(NASHVILLE) — This week Republican lawmakers passed an initiative sponsored by State Representative Dan Howell (R-Georgetown) designed to overhaul Tennessee’s welfare system. House Bill 1822 — which passed by an 88-7 vote tally — requires able-bodied adults who receive cash benefits through the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program to meet reasonable work requirements in…

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

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. This…

House Republicans Broaden Access To Broadband Services For Rural Tennesseans

(NASHVILLE) — This week, House Republicans passed legislation sponsored by State Representative Kevin Brooks (R-Cleveland) and State Representative Dan Howell (R-Georgetown) that improves access to reliable internet services for Tennesseans living in rural communities. House Bill 529, also known as the Tennessee Broadband Accessibility Act, expands broadband internet services across the state — especially to rural Tennessee…

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,…

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