7:16am

Tue April 21, 2009
WVAS Local

Knight Named Lawmaker of the Year

Montgomery,Alabama –
State Representative John Knight of Montgomery is being honored by a coalition of groups that promote Alabama's inland waterways. Knight is named as "Legislator of the Year".

Knight is chairman of the House committee that prepares the state's General
Fund budget.

Coosa-Alabama River Association President Jerry Sailors, says Knight has consistently worked to fund projects to improve Alabama's 1400 miles of navigable inland waterways.

Knight says the state's waterways are important to efforts to recruit new industry to Alabama.