NASHVILLE -- State Representative Clark Boyd (R-Lebanon) has officially been sworn in to office as the 111th General Assembly convened to organize this week.
Representative Boyd serves the men, women, and families of Cannon County, as well as parts of Wilson and Dekalb Counties. He is eager to continue the remarkable progress Tennessee has made in recent years.
"I am thankful for the opportunity to continue to serve, and I look forward to tackling the meaningful issues for the people of District 46 during the 2019 legislative session," said Representative Boyd. "Together with my constituents, our local leaders, and our General Assembly members, I know we will ensure that our communities and our state continue to thrive."
Throughout the 111th General Assembly, Representative Boyd will fight to further reduce taxes, eliminate burdensome regulations and red tape, and support additional job creation. Boyd and Republican leaders will also focus on continuing the improvements made to the state's education system, securing our school facilities, and increasing access to work-based learning, vocational instruction, as well as technical training opportunities.
He will also work on criminal justice reform, and enhancing access to and the quality of health care services available to Tennesseans while lowering patient costs. The opioid crisis, as well as the allocation of new resources to better address mental health and substance abuse issues are also important priorities for Boyd and the General Assembly in the days, weeks, and months ahead.