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Budget focus of legislative discussions

Posted on April 21, 2015 at 6:52 am

PAT MARSH state representative “We shall neither fail, nor falter; we shall not weaken or tire … give us the tools and we will finish the job.” ~ Winston Churchill While things are starting to come to a close in the state legislature, we’re still in full swing. We had Floor Session four days this week, debated and voted on many bills and began discussion on the budget. On Thursday,

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  • Legislative session winding down

    Posted on April 14, 2015 at 7:46 am

    Pat Marsh

    PAT MARSH state rep We had yet another very busy week here in the State Capitol but things are starting to wind down. It’s expected that we’ll end session for the year either next week or the week after. We still have many bills to get through the committee system and to the House Floor for a vote and we also need to debate and vote on the Governor’s proposed

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  • Moving forward together

    Posted on April 7, 2015 at 8:39 am

    Jon Law

    JON LAW fayetteville city mayor Mayor Newman, IDB Chairman Will Thomas, IDB Executive Director Elaine Middleton and I met with four representatives from a Japanese company that will be starting up their first manufacturing plant in the U.S. They have narrowed the location to two choices, Fayetteville and another southeastern city. This is my first experience in this arena, and I would have felt intimidated had we not had the

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  • Legislators to begin discussing state budget

    Posted on April 6, 2015 at 2:39 pm

    Pat Marsh

    PAT MARSH state representative “Don’t watch the clock. Do what it does. Keep going.” ~ Sam Levenson We had another very busy week in the state legislature with many meetings, receptions and committee hearings as we begin to wrap things up for the year. A lot of the committees in the House heard their last bills and closed down including two of the committees that I sit on: the Business

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  • Marsh working with locals on potential new industry here

    Posted on March 30, 2015 at 9:32 pm

    PAT MARSH state representative “Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time.” ~ Thomas Edison The first year of the 109th Legislative Session is winding down, and we should finish up in about three to four weeks. We still have a lot to get done before we can end session for the year. 539 bills were heard

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  • Farmers honored on Nat’l Ag Day

    Posted on March 17, 2015 at 3:51 pm

    Gene Davidson

    GENE DAVIDSON, state executive director, Tennessee USDA Farm Service Agency For more than 40 years we have celebrated National Ag Day as a time to pause and honor the American farmer. Today, our farmers are the most productive and efficient in the world with each one helping feed more than 144 people.  We thank you, as well as everyone who plays a role in producing the food, fiber and fuel

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  • Eight bills run through committees

    Posted on March 16, 2015 at 3:51 pm

    Pat Marsh

    PAT MARSH state representative “Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time.”~ Thomas Edison I think this past week was our busiest week yet so far this year. I ran 8 different bills of mine through the committee system and had visits from lots of different people including The Bedford County Leadership group and the Lincoln County

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