Johnson Appointed to Transportation Joint Study Committee

August 27, 2007

Johnson Appointed to Transportation Joint Study Committee

Nashville, Tenn.Sen. Jack Johnson (R-Brentwood) has been appointed to the Transportation Joint Study Committee by Lt. Gov. Ron Ramsey (R-Blountville).

“Sen. Johnson has proven himself to be a very effective legislator,” said Ramsey. “He has done an outstanding job in the Senate, and I am confident that he will perform the duties required by this appointment with a high standard of professionalism, dedication and integrity.”

“I appreciate Speaker Ramsey’s confidence in me.  He understands traffic and road construction are very pressing issues in Williamson County and fixing those problems have been a top priority for me since I came to the Senate last November,” said Sen. Johnson, who also serves as the Secretary of the Senate Transportation Committee.

The Joint Study Committee was created to examine a wide range of transportation topics facing the state, including current revenue and funding issues for road building, alternative funding options for transportation and camera use by law enforcement.

The Transportation Joint Study Committee is scheduled to meet at Legislative Plaza on Wednesday, Aug. 29th at 10:00 a.m.

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