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July 30, 2019 Press Release

CHATTANOOGA, TN – Congressman Chuck Fleischmann (TN-03) released the following statement after the Chattanooga Area Regional Transportation Authority (CARTA) project was awarded a Discretionary Grant totaling $2,200,000.00 from the Department of Transportation (DOT) Federal Transit Administration (FTA).

October 3, 2018 Press Release

CHATTANOOGA, TN — Congressman Chuck Fleischmann (TN-03) released the following statement after the Senate passed S.1405, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Reauthorization Act of 2019. Included in FAA Reauthorization are two amendments offered by Congressman Fleischmann:

April 27, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congressman Chuck Fleischmann (TN-03) issued the following statement in support of H.R.4, the FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018, which included two amendments offered by Congressman Fleischmann:

“Today, the House voted for a long-term plan to rebuild our nation’s aviation infrastructure. Included in this legislation are two amendments I was proud to offer aimed to improve our nation’s airports and ensure that our skies are safe to travel for years to come.

August 15, 2017 In The News

Due to the combined efforts from the Tennessee State Parks, the Federal Highway Administration, National Parks Service and the Tennessee Department of Transportation, the Nemo Bridge in Morgan County will undergo restorations and rehabilitation to ensure the bridge meets safety requirements for foot and automobile traffic. Congressman Chuck Fleischmann accompanied Deputy Commissioner Brock Hill among others to celebrate the over 1 million dollars in grants and donations.

June 20, 2017 In The News

Congressman Chuck Fleischmann joins 253 House Members signing onto a letter urging the chamber's top tax writers to provide a long-term "fix" for keeping the federal Highway Trust Fund solvent instead of last-minute "stopgap measures."

May 13, 2017 In The News

U.S. Rep. Chuck Fleischmann (R-Tennessee), who represents the 3rd Congressional District, called it “a great day for Cleveland, Bradley County and the great state of Tennessee.”

May 5, 2016 In The News
Presented April 27 during GMA’s spring Lobby Day on Capitol Hill, Fleischmann was cited as a “friend of the geosynthetics industry” for his efforts to include geosynthetics language in the far-reaching transportation bill that was signed by President Obama last December.
May 3, 2016 Video

On April 25, 2016, Rep. Chuck Fleischmann joined the Army Corps of Engineers 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.