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September 8, 2016 Press Release

Fleischmann Introduces REFUND Act

August 30, 2016 In The News
Once the cleanup is complete, U.S. Rep. Chuck Fleischmann said the former K-25 site will be a hot commodity as it transitions into a private-sector industrial complex.
August 3, 2016 In The News
U.S. Rep. Chuck Fleischmann said today "the future is very optimistic" for the completion of a new and bigger lock at the Chickamauga Dam in Chattanooga to replace the existing 76-year-old lock that continues to crack and suffer from concrete growth.
July 29, 2016 Press Release

Media Advisory

July 29, 2016

Fleischmann to Tour the Dewatering of Chickamauga Lock

Washington, D.C.— On Wednesday, August 3, 2016 Congressman Chuck Fleischmann will visit with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officials for an update about the ongoing work at Chickamauga Lock and to observe the dewatering of the old Chickamauga Dam's lock.  As a House Appropriator, Fleischmann has worked tirelessly to ensure the lock project would receive the nearly $30 million needed for fiscal year 2016. 

July 7, 2016 Video

On Wednesday, July 6, 2016 Fleischmann adamantly opposes an amendment that would negatively impact the manufactured housing industry.  Access to manufactured housing is important to his District and many areas of the nation.

June 9, 2016 In The News
“I am proud to join THDA in creating safe, affordable housing for hard-working families in Oak Ridge,” Fleischmann said. “I will continue to advocate for improvements in housing and other important necessities in Oak Ridge.”
June 6, 2016 In The News
“These are challenging times nationally and internationally,” Tennessee’s Third District Congressman Chuck Fleischmann said. “And it’s because of that we need to have regional cooperation.”
May 11, 2016 In The News
U.S. Rep. Chuck Fleischmann, R-Tenn., said he has worked to bridge the gap between Chattanooga and the Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Oak Ridge, Tenn., and he'd like to do something similar with NASA.
April 25, 2016 In The News
U.S. Rep. Chuck Fleischmann, R-Tenn., heralded the restart of work on the lock today during a press conference at the Chickamauga Lock in Hixson. "This is a great day for the great state of Tennessee," Fleischmann told local and Army Corps of Engineers officials. "I pledged when I ran for Congress to try to fix what is broken in Washington."
April 18, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C.— On Monday, April 25, 2016 Congressman Chuck Fleischmann will visit with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ officials for an update and to observe the restart of work on Chickamauga Dam’s new lock.  As a House Appropriator, Fleischmann has worked tirelessly to ensure that this project would receive the nearly $30 million needed for fiscal year 2016.  Construction on the new lock provides relief for many worried about the condition of the current lock, which was built in the 1930s.

Date: Monday, April 25, 2016

Time: 11:00 a.m.

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