State Rep. Susan Lynn formally announces candidacy for District 57 State House General Election
MT. JULIET, TN — State Representative, Susan Lynn (R – Mt. Juliet), recently announced her re-election plans for the November General Election for the House District 57 seat that she currently holds.
Addressing local residents and friends, Lynn stated, “As representative, I have worked hard every day to help our district and to help you with your needs and concerns. I am proud to have worked to bring much needed infrastructure investments to our county and increased funding for education. For me, serving is a mission and it is one of the greatest privileges of my life. Today, I ask for your vote for re-election to the state House in order to continue my mission of public service.”
Lynn is known as a conservative legislator who works to uphold Jeffersonian Principles, such as limited government, states’ rights, capitalism and our Constitutional freedoms.
Her service on the House Finance Ways and Means Committee has helped cut government waste by $500M and to control spending resulting in a $600M and a $1 Billion budget surplus in FY14 and FY15 respectively.
“Today, Tennessee has the lowest debt per capita of any state; earning us a AAA Bond Rating with all three bond rating agencies.” Lynn continued.
In addition, through her work on the Finance Committee Susan has helped to achieve $500M in tax cuts; banning a state income tax, eliminating the estate tax, the gift tax, phase out of the Hall Income Tax and reducing the sales tax on food every year.
Without raising taxes, Rep. Lynn also worked to redirect dollars in order to increase education funding by $1 Billion; funding the BEP, teacher pay & insurance, Pre-K, school health & safety, career & technical education.
Lynn also voted to eliminate Common Core.
Lynn stated that Wilson County Schools are among the top in the state and that Tennessee has the fastest improving test scores & graduation rates in the nation.
Also for education Lynn was asked to sponsor the Restroom Privacy bill in order to protect the privacy of all students; the implementation cost of the bill to schools is $0.
Lynn further stated, “Today, Tennessee is the number one state for job growth in several categories for four years running!”
Lynn also noted that, as Chairman of the House Consumer and Human Resources General Sub-Committee, she fights job killer bills.
Lynn’s work has helped Wilson County obtain critical funding and grants; Road funds $108M including $32M to complete the widening SR 109; ECD $13M; parks $2.5M; Multimodal Access grants $900K; litter grants $390K.
Lynn further states “Infrastructure improvements provided by these funds bring us jobs and a better life! As a result, this year and over the last few 21 new major employers have located in Wilson County generating a $450M in total investment.”
Lynn assured, “As always, I remain fully dedicated to pro-life and to the Second Amendment.”
Lynn closed her announcement by stating “I ask for the honor of your vote in order to serve you again in the Tennessee General Assembly. I have truly done my best every day to be the most effective, attentive and responsive legislator and that will never change. My past service speaks for itself in that I have the experience necessary to meet the many needs our area.”
Susan Lynn represented the 57th Legislative District in the Tennessee House of Representatives from 2002 until 2010, and was re-elected in 2012.
In addition to the committee assignments mentioned above in 2014, Lynn was elected by her peers to the Fiscal Review Committee and was appointed by the Governor to the state Workforce Development Board.
In 2016 she was elected by her peers to serve as the legislative board member of the Greater Nashville Regional Council.
Lynn is employed by Simplicity Creative Group as the manager of regulatory compliance for product development.
She holds a Bachelor of Science in economics.
She and her husband Michael have been married for 34 years, they live on Green Harbor Rd.
They are members of First Baptist Church of Mt. Juliet.
They have two adult children – MSGT. Michael (TSGT. Alissa) Lynn, Jr., parents of Michael and Winnie; and a daughter Mrs. Grace (Ben) Douchette; Ben is the Customer Service Manager for Publix Supermarkets in Goodlettsville. They have 3 small children, Benjamin, Jr., Charlotte and Giulianna.