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Highlights from Federal Focus 2022

Federal Focus is our Chattanooga Chamber’s signature Public Policy event highlighting how policies in Washington affect Southeast Tennessee. The Chattanooga Chamber of Commerce and presenting sponsor EPB hosted Federal Focus 2022 at The Signal on August 25. Community members along with city, county and state delegation representatives came together to learn about the leading trends driving our economy.

Here are some top Federal Focus 2022 moments:

Hagerty and Fleischmann Talk Career, Politics and More in Moderated Q&A

First, Tennessee Sen. Bill Hagerty and Rep. Chuck Fleischmann, 3rd District, Tennessee, joined Justin Furrow, Chambliss Bahner & Stophel, to discuss the state of Washington, inflation, workforce development, among other topics during a Q&A session moderated by Furrow.

Watch the panel discussion, below.

Mayor Jim Coppinger Honored With Keys to the City

Jim Coppinger, Mayor, Hamilton County was honored with keys to the city in a special presentation by Christy Gillenwater, President, CEO, Chattanooga Chamber and Tim Kelly, Mayor, City of Chattanooga – making August 25, Jim Coppinger Day.

Furrow was also honored for his service on the Executive Committee Board of the Chattanooga Area Chamber of Commerce with Rep. Fleischmann adding Furrow to the Congressional Record.

Watch the special presentation, below.

Curtis Dubay Talks State of the Economy

Curtis Dubay, Chief Economist, U.S. Chamber of Commerce closed the event with a video presentation on the state of the economy moderated by Evann Freeman, Director of Government Relations, EPB.

Watch the exclusive presentation, below.

The Chamber thanks its Signature Event Sponsors who make events like this possible. Special thanks to presenting sponsor, EPB.

Watch Federal Focus 2022 in its entirety, below.

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