Senator Mark Green takes oath of office

Senator Green and his wife, Camie, in the Senate Chamber

(NASHVILLE), January 8, 2013  — State Senator Mark Green (R-Clarksville) took the oath of office on Tuesday in Nashville as the 108th General Assembly was gaveled into session.  The oath was administered by Supreme Court Justice William C. Koch, Jr. during the legislature’s three-day organizational session which will end on Thursday.

“I am very honored to have the opportunity to represent the citizens of Houston, Montgomery and Stewart Counties in the State Senate,” Senator Green said.  “I will work very hard to represent the people of this district and honor the oath that I have taken today as I fulfill the duties of serving as their voice on Capitol Hill. I look forward to working on the issues we face in Tennessee, including providing more job opportunities for our citizens and improving education.”

Other organizational tasks that will be taken up this week include the adoption of Senate rules, election of the state’s constitutional officers and election of the members of the General Assembly’s Joint Fiscal Review Committee.  The General Assembly will then recess for two weeks to allow for office assignments.

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photo is of Senator Green and his wife, Camie, in the Senate Chamber

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