Monthly Archives: August 2016

TN Senator Mark Green, MD Calls on Dept. of Commerce & Insurance to Halt Bailout

Unsustainable insurance premium increases harm Tennesseans after Failed Business Projections

NASHVILLE — Recalling testimony offered both to a US Congressional subcommittee and the TN Senate Committee on Commerce and Labor, TN Senator Mark Green, MD asks that the financial bailout of a failed government program through the Affordable Care Act,

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Senator Ken Yager Reports on the Progress of RSCC’s Campbell County Higher Education Center

August 29, 2016 — It’s time for another academic year! As the new school year begins, I am reminded that nothing is more important to the future of Campbell County, or Tennessee for that matter, than education. The Higher Education Center in LaFollette is more than just a place where students can learn,

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Senator Ed Jackson Applauds State Building Commission Approval of New TBI Crime Lab in Madison County

NASHVILLE — A new West Tennessee TBI Crime Lab and Regional Headquarters is getting a strong show of support by receiving unanimous approval from the State Building Commission on Thursday.

Senator Ed Jackson (R-Jackson), who joined Madison County Sheriff John Mehr in championing the construction of the $24.5 million facility,

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Senator Yager and Representatives Calfee and Travis announce major Local Parks and Recreation Fund grants for Rockwood and Oliver Springs

(NASHVILLE, TN), August 2, 2016 — State Senator Ken Yager (R-Kingston) and Representatives Kent Calfee (R-Kingston) and Ron Travis (R-Dayton) announced today that the City of Rockwood will receive major Local Park and Recreation Fund (LPRF) grant from the Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC).

Rockwood will receive $125,700 for improvements to Brickyard Park and Douglas Wilson Community Center.

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