State Rep. Eric Watson of Cleveland was named 2013 Legislator of the year
State Rep. Eric Watson of Cleveland was named 2013 Legislator of the year by the Home Builders Association of Tennessee. "The purpose of the Housing Hero Award is to honor individuals who have made a significant and lasting contribution in the support of the building industry. Chairman Eric Watson is a hero in our eyes and has diligently worked with us to help protect our industry and keep it strong, so home builders can continue to provide quality, affordable homes to the citizens of Tennessee," stated Mitzi Spann, president of the Home Builder Association of Tennessee. "Rep. Watson is a hard worker for Bradley County and we all thank him for the great work he's done for the citizens in our community," said Lake Mantooth, president of the Ocoee Regional Home Builders Association. From left are HBAT Government Relations rep Susan Ritter, Watson, HBAT President Mitzi Spann and Ocoee Regional Home Builders President Lake Mantooth.