RELEASE: Lee Statement on President Trump’s Speech to the American Farm Bureau

RELEASE: Lee Statement on President Trump’s Speech to the American Farm Bureau

Lee Statement on President Trump’s Speech to the American Farm Bureau

FRANKLIN, Tenn. – Today, Williamson County businessman and farmer Bill Lee released the following statement in response to President Donald Trump’s remarks to the American Farm Bureau today:

“I am grateful that President Trump came to our state today to make a commitment to our rural areas. I agree with the initiatives he announced today and share in his enthusiasm for our agricultural industry, which makes up over 13% of our state’s economy. As a farmer and livestock producer myself, I care deeply about this issue and that is why I was the first candidate in this race to release a detailed policy plan focused on Rural Tennessee. We must take action and do something differently than we have been.”

About Bill Lee’s Roadmap for Rural Tennessee

Marking one of the most important issues facing Tennessee over the next several years, Bill unveiled his Roadmap for Rural Tennessee in July of last year, which was the first major policy initiative for his 2018 campaign.  The roadmap is a set of policy initiatives to preserve the way of life in rural Tennessee and address some of the most pressing issues facing the region.

To read more, please visit billlee.com/roadmap-rural-tennessee.

About Bill Lee

Bill Lee is chairman of Lee Company, a family-owned construction, facilities and home services company with offices and operations throughout Middle Tennessee, Northern Alabama and Southern Kentucky. Lee Company employs more than 1,100 people and has annual revenue in excess of $215 million.

In addition to his work with Lee Company, Bill is also active in Triple L Ranch, a fourth-generation family farm, which operates a 1,000-acre, 400-head Hereford cattle operation, providing natural beef to farmers markets and farm to table restaurants throughout Middle Tennessee.

More information is available about Bill and his campaign can be found at BillLee.com.

For more information or to request interviews, please contact Chris Walker at chris@billlee.com.

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