Sen. Bill Hagerty, Rep. Chuck Fleishmann and Curtis Dubay, U.S. Chamber of Commerce Featured at 2022 Federal Focus: Mayor Jim Coppinger Honored with Keys to the City  


Chattanooga, Tenn.  — Tennessee Sen. Bill Hagerty and Rep. Chuck Fleischmann, 3rd District, Tennessee, joined Justin Furrow, Chambliss Bahner & Stophel, at The Signal for Federal Focus 2022. Delegation members discussed the state of Washington, inflation, workforce development, among other topics during a Q&A session moderated by Furrow.  

Jim Coppinger, Mayor, Hamilton County was honored with the keys of the city in a special presentation by 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.  

Curtis Dubay, Chief Economist, U.S. Chamber of Commerce closed the event with a video presentation on the state of the economy. Other members in attendance include Christy Gillenwater, President, CEO, Chattanooga Chamber of Commerce; Sharon Law, Business Development Manager, Thompson Engineering, Policy Committee Chair, Chattanooga Chamber of Commerce; as well as city, county, and state delegation representatives.  

(About Federal Focus:  Federal Focus is the 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.)