Updated: May 29, 2020
By Jeff Keeling | April 2nd, 2020
GREENEVILLE, Tenn. (WJHL) – Citing a conservative voting record, strong constituent services and finance-heavy legislative experience, nine-term State Representative David Hawk (R-Greeneville) officially entered the First District Congressional race Thursday.
Hawk, who chairs the Tennessee House of Representatives’ TennCare Committee and serves on the Finance, Ways and Means committee, said he learned about helping people meet their needs during 20 years in small business. Hawk’s family clothing store, The Tailor Shop, closed about a decade ago.
Hawk touted his 89 percent lifetime rating with the American Conservative Union, saying it compared favorably with fellow state legislators in the Congressional race Rep. Timothy Hill (88 percent) and Sen. Rusty Crowe (83 percent). Hawk said he’s also running to retain his state seat, something that is allowed.
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