U.S. Congressman Marsha Blackburn, Representative for the 7th District of Tennessee, will be stopping by the Williamson,Inc. Public Affairs Roundtable to update her constituents on what’s happening on Capitol Hill. Join members and community leaders on Friday, July 31, 2015 from 7:15 – 8:30 a.m. at the Williamson County Administrative Complex.
The Public Affairs Roundtable is a monthly community forum featuring elected officials centered on the issues being discussed in the Tennessee Legislature and in Williamson County. Representatives are given a platform to discuss the issues in greater depth with their constituents. The public is invited to bring questions and comments to foster a more robust discussion. The one-hour program is aired on Comcast Channel 3, the county’s public information channel, and rebroadcasted on Williamson County Television’s YouTube Channel.
The Williamson County Administrative Complex is located at 1320 West Main Street, Franklin, TN 37064
The event is free, register here. Coffee and donuts will be provided.
Biography of Representative Marsha Blackburn:
Growing up, Marsha Blackburn learned that the promise of our nation depends on each generation of Americans working hard to leave the country a better place than they found it. As a small business woman, author, mother, grandmother, and Member of Congress, Marsha Blackburn has dedicated her service to the sacred obligation all citizens have to their communities: making Tennessee and America a better, more prosperous, and freer place.
Rep. Blackburn was first elected 1998 as a Tennessee State Senator. Her Senate career was marked by her commitment to fiscal common sense and government accountability. She led a statewide grassroots campaign to defeat a proposed state income tax and earned a reputation as a champion of anti-tax and government reform issues.
Rep. Blackburn came to Washington to represent Tennessee’s 7th Congressional District in 2002 and quickly became a leader in Congress, advocating for a small, efficient federal government that is accountable to its citizens. Americans for Tax Reform have named her a Taxpayer Hero each year she has served in Congress.
She has served on the majority and minority whip teams since her election in 2002, and serves as Vice Chair of the vital Energy and Commerce Committee, which has jurisdiction over health care, energy regulation, and telecommunications issues. Blackburn also holds a seat on the House Budget Committee and is a founding member of the Republican Women’s Policy Committee.
Rep. Blackburn has earned a special reputation as a bi-partisan leader and policy expert on telecommunications issues and intellectual property rights. She has strong ties with Tennessee’s recording industry and the songwriters and performers who make it great.More Chamber News