In The News
Congressman Chuck Fleischmann participated in the groundbreaking ceremony for Outfall 200, the new Mercury Treatment Facility, at Y-12 National Security Complex. The facility will play an important role in the remediation of mercury contamination and pave the way for further cleanup work, such as the demolition of contaminated buildings.
Congressman Fleischmann attended a ribbon cutting for The Uranium Processing Facility’s Construction Support Building. This facility is part of a larger Uranium Processing Facility (UPF) project that will replace an early-Cold War facility with modernized resources to efficiently and safely carry out national security operations.
Congressman Fleischmann attended the Department of Energy's 40th birthday celebation, applauding the work done by the DOE over the last 40 years including that at Y-12 and Oak Ridge.
Congressman Chuck Fleischmann introduced his bill, the Bonuses for Cost-Cutters Act, H.R. 378. This bill will enhance the existing program for federal employees who identify frivolous spending of taxpayer dollars by doubling the previous maximum bonus.
Congressman Chuck Fleischmann participated in the Congressional Football Game for Charity as a player on the Mean Machine, a bipartisan team of members of Congress and former NFL players. The Mean Machine took on the Guards, a team of Capitol Police officers.
Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, Rep. Mac Thornberry, joined Congressman Chuck Fleischmann before their visit to Oak Ridge. The congressman talked about plans for defense spending going forward, and how it will affect Oak Ridge and national security.
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 was the Honorary Chair of the Women Entrepreneur Symposium, an event to highlight and support women in business.
Congressman Chuck Fleischmann praises CBL Chairman Charles Lebovitz and his family as "visionaries" in response to the economic growth that the Chattanooga area has witnessed at the 30th birthday of Hamilton Place mall.
After closing most recently in July 2016, Scott County's hospital is set to reopen on August 8. The hospital will serve as a valuable asset to the community, providing jobs and ciritical medical care to local residents.