Monthly Archives: December 2010

Statement from Senator Ken Yager regarding Governor-elect Bill Haslam’s appointment of Jim Henry as Commissioner of the Tennessee Department of Intellectual Disabilities

 “I am delighted that Governor-elect Haslam has appointed Jim Henry as Commissioner of the Tennessee Department of Intellectual Disabilities.  I congratulate him for an excellent choice as there is not anyone more qualified for this position.  It is an extremely important department in helping to provide Tennesseans with intellectual disabilities with the support systems and opportunities they need to succeed in our communities.

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Yager Chili Supper to feature “Celebrity Servers”

(HARRIMAN, TN), December 22, 2010 – State Senator Ken Yager’s 15th annual Chili Supper and Silent Auction (R-Harriman) will feature several “celebrity servers,” including Tennessee Lt. Governor Ron Ramsey (R-Blountville).  The supper will take place at the Kingston Community Center in Kingston, Tennessee on Friday, January 7 from 5:00 to 7:00 pm.

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Sen. Mae Beavers Re-elected Treasurer of Senate Republican Caucus

     (NASHVILLE, TN), December 9, 2010— State Senator Mae Beavers (R-Mt. Juliet) was unanimously re-elected by her colleagues as Treasurer of the Tennessee Senate Republican Caucus.  The election took place as the Republican Caucus met in an organizational meeting of the group on Thursday.

    

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Leader Norris re-elected Senate Majority Caucus Leader

     (NASHVILLE, TN), December 9, 2010 – Senate Majority Leader Mark Norris (R-Collierville) was unanimously re-elected to the top Republican post by his colleagues in the Senate Republican Caucus.  The election took place as the Republican Caucus met in an organizational meeting on Thursday.

     “I appreciate the confidence of my Republican colleagues,”

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Senator Tracy announces Energy Efficient School grant for two Murfreesboro Schools

(NASHVILLE, TN), December 2, 2010 – Local State Senator Jim Tracy announced today that the Murfreesboro City Schools District has been awarded $120,000 in grant incentive funds from Tennessee’s Energy Efficient Schools Initiative (EESI).  The funds will be used to install an energy efficient HVACs at Cason Lane Academy and  Erma Siegel Elementary School.

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