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State Rep. Dennis Powers encourages residents to take advantage of sales tax holiday

NASHVILLE — With the beginning of a new school year right around the corner, State Rep. Dennis Powers, R-Jacksboro, encourages families in Campbell, Union, and Anderson Counties to utilize the state’s annual sales tax holiday to save on items such as clothing, school supplies, and computer purchases. The state’s annual Tax-Free Weekend is this weekend. It…

Small Business Endorses State Rep. Dennis Powers in District 36 House Race

NASHVILLE, Tenn. Sept.4, 2020 — The NFIB Tennessee Political Action Committee has endorsed State Rep.  Dennis Powers, R-Jacksboro, in the 36 th State House District race. The PAC is comprised exclusively of NFIB members. “NFIB is proud to endorse candidates who have demonstrated a strong commitment to protecting small businesses in Tennessee,”…

State Rep. Dennis Powers announces grant to expand broadband in Campbell County

State Rep. Dennis Powers, R-Jacksboro, today announced a $221,516 emergency broadband grant would be awarded to Campbell County through the state’s Coronavirus Relief Fund allotment from the federal government. The grant is part of $61 million in emergency broadband package for 62 projects announced by Gov. Bill Lee last week and distributed by the Tennessee Department…

State Rep. Dennis Powers Receives Top Honor from American Conservative Union

American Conservative Union (ACU) President Matt Schlap, left and Dan Schneider, the executive director for ACU, present State Rep. Dennis Powers with the Award for Conservative Excellence in a ceremony in Washinton D.C. on Feb. 29. State Rep. Dennis Powers Receives Top Honor from American Conservative Union Campbell County lawmaker presented Award for Conservative Excellence in…

National Rifle Association Endorses State Representative Dennis Powers In District 36 House Race

(NASHVILLE) —   State Representative Dennis Powers (R-Jacksboro)   today received an endorsement from the National Rifle Association’s (NRA) Political Victory Fund (PVF) in the Tennessee District 36 House Race.   Powers was also recognized by the NRA-PVF with an “A” rating for his support of Second Amendment issues and for being a solid pro-gun/pro-hunting…

Small Business Endorses State Representative Dennis Powers in District 36 Race

NASHVILLE, September 25, 2018—The NFIB Tennessee Political Action Committee has endorsed State Representative Dennis Powers (R-Jacksboro) in the 36th District House race. The PAC is comprised exclusively of NFIB members. “Representative Powers has clearly demonstrated he is a strong supporter of free enterprise and will stand with small business in the 111th General Assembly,” NFIB State…

State Representative Dennis Powers Announces Recreational Grants For Maynardville & Norris

(NASHVILLE) — State Representative Dennis Powers (R-Jacksboro) today announced that both the City of Maynardville and the City of Norris have been awarded recreational grants by the Tennessee Department of Environment & Conservation (TDEC). Specifically, Maynardville will receive a $193,287 Local Parks and Recreation Fund (LPRF) grant for the development of the first city park. Project…

Representative Dennis Powers & Representative Jerry Sexton Announce $315,000 Community Development Block Grant For Union Count

(NASHVILLE) – State Representative Dennis Powers (R-Jacksboro) and State Representative Jerry Sexton (R-Bean Station) today announced a $315,000 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) has been awarded to Union County from the Tennessee Department of Economic & Community Development (TNECD). The funding will be used for ambulance service improvements and was allocated under a procedure authorized by…

Governor Haslam Signs Primacy & Reclamation Act Sponsored By State Representative Dennis Powers and Senator Ken Yager

Primacy and Reclamation Act designed to create new jobs in surface mining industry. (NASHVILLE) — Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam has signed an initiative sponsored by State Representative Dennis Powers (R-Jacksboro) and State Senator Ken Yager (R-Kingston) allowing Tennessee to reclaim control over its surface mining industry. House Bill 571/Senate Bill 686, also known as the Primacy and Reclamation Act…

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