Re-Elect Senator Lamar Alexander

Friday, July 18, 2014

I’d like to echo Claude Ramsey, our former mayor here in Hamilton County, in my support for Lamar Alexander. I was glad to hear Claude on the radio recently, reminding us of all the things Lamar has done – and continues to do – for our state.  You don’t have to look far in Chattanooga to see what Lamar has done. As governor he helped us make our city what it is today, and Volkswagen might not be here if Lamar hadn’t first kicked things off with Nissan when he was governor. Claude Ramsey knows what he’s talking about, because he helped. 

Lamar’s legacy of helping Chattanooga, and the rest of Tennessee, continues today. He was one of the main figures behind recent legislation that will help free up more funding for the replacement of Chickamauga Lock. Getting it done as much as six years earlier will mean more jobs for our area.

Vote Lamar Alexander for U.S. Senate!

Marti Rutherford

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