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Statement from Senator Kerry Roberts regarding the announcement that Truform Manufacturing will expand their Operations in Dickson

(NASHVILLE, Tenn.), November 9, 2018  — ” I am very pleased to see Truform Manufacturing expand operations in Dickson County,” said Senator Kerry Roberts (R-Springfield), who represents the county in the State Senate.  “We welcome these new jobs.  Dickson County is a great place to work, live and raise and family. 

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Sen. Kelsey files first legislation of new General Assembly to help missing veterans at risk

(NASHVILLE) – The first piece of legislation for the 111th Tennessee General Assembly was filed today by Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Brian Kelsey (R-Germantown)Senate Bill 1 seeks to establish a statewide “Green Alert” system that would provide rapid dissemination of information to help quickly identify and locate a missing veteran or active member of the Armed Forces,

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Statement from Senate Speaker Pro Tempore Ferrell Haile regarding Tennessee Senate Republican Caucus victory sweep

(NASHVILLE, TN), November 6, 2018   —  Senate Speaker Pro Tempore Ferrell Haile (R-Gallatin) made the following statement regarding election night victories in all contested Republican seats in the Tennessee Senate:

“This is a huge victory,” said Speaker Pro Tem Haile.  “We held every seat,

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Statement from Senator Kerry Roberts regarding creation of new jobs as a result of Arcosa Marine Products Expansion in Ashland City

(NASHVILLE, TN), November 5, 2018   — “Arcosa Marine’s decision to bring 300 new jobs to Ashland City is further proof that Tennessee is on the right track,” said Senator Kerry Roberts (R-Springfield), who represents Cheatham County in Senate District 25. “Cheatham County has an outstanding work force and there’s no better place in America for Arcosa to invest in expansion.

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Senators Gardenhire and Bell announce the appointment of Mayor Davis to E-911 Board

(NASHVILLE, TN) – Bradley County State Senators Todd Gardenhire and Mike Bell announced today that Mayor Gary Davis has been appointed to the Tennessee Emergency Communications Board (TECB).  Davis was named to the board, which is also known as the state’s E-911 Board, by Governor Bill Haslam at the recommendation of Lt.

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Sen Yager’s Annual Chili Supper and Silent Auction is set for Nov. 16

(KINGSTON, Tenn.), October 15, 2018 – The 25th annual Chili Supper and Silent Auction sponsored by Senator Ken Yager (R-Kingston) is set for November 16 at Roane State Community College in the Student Lounge from 4:30 p.m.

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Sen. Watson among top Tennessee officials sharing Tennessee’s success story with nation’s top credit rating agencies

NASHVILLE —  Senate Finance, Ways and Means Committee Chairman Bo Watson (R-Hixson) said today that he thinks Tennessee made a very strong case to continue to garner the  highest AAA rankings from all three of the nation’s top credit rating agencies.   Watson joined Governor Bill Haslam, Comptroller Justin P.

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Sen. Yager and Veterans Services Commissioner Many-Bears Grinder to hold a wreath laying ceremony at the grave of Sgt. Alvin C. York in honor of the 100th anniversary of his heroism at Argonne

NASHVILLESenator Ken Yager (R-Kingston) will be joined by Commissioner of Veterans Services Many-Bears Grinder on Monday, October 8th in a wreath laying ceremony in honor of Sgt. Alvin C. York.  It is the 100th anniversary of Sgt. York’s heroism at the Battle of Argonne in France where he led an attack on a German machine gun nest. 

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CHAIRMAN CROWE PRAISES JONESBOROUGH MIDDLE SCHOOL AND BALLAD HEALTH FOUNDATION FOR PROMOTING STUDENT ACTIVITY THROUGH THE MORNING MILE PROGRAM

(JONESBOROUGH, TN), October 2, 2018Senate Health and Welfare Committee Chairman Rusty Crowe (R-Johnson City) today praised Jonesborough Middle School, Ballad Health Foundation and Niswonger Children’s Hospital for promoting physical activity for local students through the “Morning Mile Program.”  The Morning Mile is made possible by Ballad Health’s Niswonger Children’s Hospital to help children in Northeast Tennessee and Southeast Virginia develop healthy habits by getting them off to an active start every morning before the school day begins.

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Lawmakers announce state appropriations in Knox County are up 11 percent over last year

(NASHVILLE, TN), October 2, 2018  – Knox County Senators Richard Briggs  and Becky Massey and Lt. Governor Randy McNally announced today that the total estimated dollars directly benefitting Knox County in key programs increased 11 percent during the 2017-2018 fiscal year from the previous 2016-2017 fiscal year. 

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