GOP Caucus chairman discusses economy and technology’s role in rural development
“Lead Tennessee Radio” features House Republican Caucus Chairman Jeremy Faison in the latest episode of the Tennessee Broadband Association’s podcast.
Rep. Faison, R-Cosby, represents Cocke and parts of Jefferson and Greene counties. He was first elected to the General Assembly in 2010. He was later elected by GOP members to lead the House Republican Caucus and is now one of the highest ranking House leadership members. Rep. Faison serves on the Finance, Ways and Means Committee; Government Operations Committee; Insurance Committee; and a number of subcommittees.
During the podcast, Rep. Faison, who is a small-business owner and member of the Cocke County Chamber of Commerce, discussed the impact of small businesses on the economy. He also discussed the challenges facing rural Tennessee and the role he sees broadband playing in rural development.
He and his wife make their home in Cosby, Tennessee, with their five children. They are involved in their community and active members of Crossroads Community Church.
“Lead Tennessee Radio” is produced by the Tennessee Broadband Association. The podcast is an opportunity to hear state leaders discuss issues facing the Volunteer State. Previous episodes feature Tennessee House Speaker Cameron Sexton, R-Crossville, and Lt. Gov. Randy McNally, R-Oak Ridge.