Monthly Archives: December 2008

Sen. Ketron announces art grant for Lincoln County

December 19, 2008

Sen. Ketron announces art grant
for

Lincoln County

(NASHVILLE, TN), December 19, 2008 — – Local State Senator Bill Ketron announced that the Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee has awarded an $1,500 Arts Build Communities (ABC) grant to Lincoln County.

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Sen. Ketron announces art grant for Marshall County

December 19, 2008

Sen. Ketron announces art grant
for

Marshall County

(NASHVILLE, TN), December 19, 2008 — – Local State Senator Bill Ketron announced that the Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee has awarded an $2,000 Arts Build Communities (ABC) grant to Marshall County.

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Sen. Ketron announces art grant for Rutherford County

December 19, 2008

Sen. Ketron announces art grant
for

Rutherford County

(NASHVILLE, TN), December 19, 2008 — –State Senator Bill Ketron (R-Murfreesboro) announced that the Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee has awarded an $7,800 Arts Build Communities (ABC) grant to Rutherford County.

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Sen. Ketron announces art grant for Maury County

December 19, 2008

Sen. Ketron announces art grant
for

Maury County

(NASHVILLE, TN), December 19, 2008 — – Local State Senator Bill Ketron announced that the Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee has awarded an $12,350 Arts Build Communities (ABC) grant to Maury County.

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GOP right to hold hearings in open

GOP right to hold hearings in open

JacksonSun.com

In November, Tennessee Republicans won majorities in both houses of the General Assembly for the first time since Reconstruction. Now that they have the clout, the best thing they can do is to govern in the open.

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GOP has opened process

GOP has opened process

TheLeafChronicle.com

This week, Republicans in the state Legislature struck a blow for greater transparency in government. House and Senate Republicans convened publicly to vet candidates for the state constitutional officers.

The hearing also was streamed live over the Internet so that more Tennesseans would have a chance to see the process in action.

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Sen. Steve Southerland elected Senate Majority Caucus Chaplain

December 15, 2008

Sen. Steve Southerland elected Senate Majority Caucus
Chaplain

     (NASHVILLE, TN), December 15, 2008 State Senator Steve Southerland (R-Morristown) was unanimously re-elected by his colleagues as Chaplain for the Tennessee Senate Majority Caucus.  The election took place as the Republican Caucus met in an organizational meeting of the group recently.

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Sen. Beavers and Rep. Weaver file bill to prevent voter fraud or voting by illegal aliens

December 15, 2008

Sen. Beavers and Rep. Weaver file bill to prevent voter
fraud or voting by illegal aliens

    (NASHVILLE, TN), December 15, 2008 — Senate Judiciary Chairman Mae Beavers (R-Mt. Juliet) and Representative Terri Lynn Weaver (R-Lancaster) have filed legislation to make sure voters in Tennessee have the photo identification to guard against fraud and assure only U.S.

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Sen. Ketron among elite national group meeting on fiscal problems experienced by states

December 10, 2008

Sen. Ketron among elite national group meeting on fiscal
problems experienced by states

(WASHINGTON, D.C.), December 10, 2008  – Senate State and Local Government Chairman Bill Ketron (R-Murfreesboro) recently represented Tennessee at the American Legislative Exchange Council’s Tax and Fiscal Policy Task Force’s annual “Tax Academy” in Washington,

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Media Advisory – Subject: Interviews / Constitutional Officers

December 10, 2008
Media Advisory Subject:  Interviews / Constitutional Officers

(NASHVILLE, TN), December 10, 2008 — Due to the number of applicants, the interviews for the Constitutional Officers (Secretary of State, Treasurer and Comptroller) will begin at 9:00 a.m.

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