Politician Info
F Rusty Crowe (R - TN) JAIL TIME FOR POSSESSION

Holds office State Senate District 3

Candidate in race for U.S. House District 1 (R)

Biography

Personal:

Born on April 2, 1947

Wife, Sarah

Two children, John and Catherine

B.S. in Criminal Justice, East Tennessee State University

J.D., Atlanta Law School

U.S. Army; served in Southeast Asia 1967-71

Methodist


Committees:


Chair, Senate Health and Welfare Committee

Member, Senate Education Committee

Member, Senate Government Operations Committee

Member, Joint Government Operations Commerce, Labor, Transportation and Agriculture Subcommittee

Member, Joint Government Operations Education, Health and General Welfare Subcommittee

Senate member of the 97th through 110th General Assemblies


Community Involvement:


American Legion Post 24

Lions Club of Johnson City

1st Tennessee Human Development Agency

2011 Legislator of the year Victory Award

2011 Legislator of the year by the National Alliance for the Mentally Ill

2003 Legislator of the year, Tennessee Developmental District

1997 Legislator of the Year, Tennessee Development District

1995 Legislator of the year, Tennessee School Board Association

1994 State Senator of the Year, 1st District Tennessee Christian Coalition

1993 Legislator of the Year, Tennessee Human Resource Agency


Position on Marijuana Decriminalization

AGAINST DECRIM

Voted IN FAVOR of stripping Memphis and Nashville ofDecrim. Votes “Aye” on HB0173/SB0173

As enacted, clarifies thatstate law preempts local government enactments with respect to the regulationof and appropriate sanctions for conduct involving drugs and other similarsubstances. 

Comments
Was on the Commission to study the viability of Medical cannabis in TN


Has repeatedly said he would defer to the statewide physicians groups take on the matter. Sis on health committee which is one of two committees cannabis has to pass.

Contact Rusty Crowe

Email: sen.rusty.crowe@capitol.tn.gov

Web: http://www.legislature.state.tn.us/senate/members/s3.html

Phone: 615-741-2468

Address

425 5th Avenue North Suite 720 Cordell Hull Building

Nashville, TN 37243

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