|Published: 8:46 PM, 04/12/2013
Source: The Newport Plain Talk
NASHVILLE-Representative Jeremy Faison of Cocke County
has received the "Legislator of the Year" Award from the Tennessee
Development District Association (TDDA). The awards were presented on April 4
at the TDDA annual meeting in Nashville.
The TDDA is an association of Tennessee's nine development
districts, which are regional planning and economic development organizations.
The policy boards within each District are made up of the state's 95 counties
and 340 municipalities.
Development districts assist with regional issues including planning and
economic development coordination, transportation, solid waste, loans and
grants for water and sewer systems, housing, tourism, SBA loans, air quality
and services to the elderly.
For more details, please see the weekend edition of the
Newport Plain Talk.
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