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Gibbons Finds Surprise Wedge Issue: the Haywood County Industrial Site
by Jeff Woods
on Mon, Jun 29, 2009 at 1:56 PM
Looks like Bill Gibbons, for one, recognizes that Ron Ramsey really stepped in it when he tried to kill funding for Haywood County's industrial megasite in this year's state budget. In West Tennessee, here's Gibbons dropping his original law-and-order theme to proclaim the state's desperate need for economic development and tout the monumental importance of that industrial site:
"People here understand the importance of having industrial sites like that and the importance of state government providing the infrastructure for the kind of economic growth we need. I'm going to keep talking about those things that are of importance to the citizens of the state of Tennessee."