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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.

February 26, 2016 Video
During a Appropriations Subcommittee on 2/26/16 hearing Rep. Chuck Fleischmann (R-TN) delivers a statement on his number one legislative priority, Chickamauga Lock.
February 23, 2016 In The News
Rep. Chuck Fleischmann (R-Tenn.) said he was pleased that the lock would receive additional funds in 2016.
January 31, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON− Congressman Chuck Fleischmann organized a bipartisan group of legislators from around the Tennessee Valley, including all nine Tennessee House members, in the fight for the Chickamauga Lock. For years, the root problem was ignored in favor of earmarks.  Now, there has been a change to the funding mechanism for the Inland Waterways Trust Fund, and there is additional funding available for projects in the inland waterways system.

March 27, 2012 Press Release
WASHINGTON − Congressman Chuck Fleischmann aggressively questioned the Obama Administration’s funding priorities for the Chickamauga Lock at a Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment Hearing.
March 26, 2012 Press Release
CHATTANOOGA – Congressman Chuck Fleischmann and Chairman Bill Shuster (R-PA) toured the Chickamauga Lock this morning. Chairman Shuster is the Chairman of the Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials, and is a high profile Member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee. The Transportation and Infrastructure Committee has jurisdiction over the Chickamauga Lock.
February 9, 2012 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – As a member of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, Congressman Fleischmann was able to incorporate his legislation into the American Energy and Infrastructure Jobs Act.
February 3, 2012 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Chuck Fleischmann, a member of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, commented on the American Energy and Infrastructure Jobs Act.
January 24, 2012 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Chuck Fleischmann responded to President Obama's State of the Union address.