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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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Senator Pody Appointed to Leadership Role as Vice-Chair of the Senate Energy, Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee

(NASHVILLE) – State Senator Mark Pody (R-Lebanon) has three new committee appointments in the Senate, including a leadership role as Vice-Chairman of the Senate Energy, Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee.  Today, Lt. Gov. Randy McNally (R-Oak Ridge) announced this vice-chairmanship appointment, in addition to his appointment to the Transportation and Safety Committee,

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Local lawmakers congratulate Hallsdale-Powell Utility District on securing over $13 million in Wastewater Construction Loans

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Lt. Governor Randy McNally (R-Oak Ridge) and State Senators Richard Briggs (R-Knoxville) and Becky Massey (R-Knoxville) congratulate the Hallsdale-Powell Utility District on receiving $13,100,000 in Wastewater Construction Loans. The loan approval was announced by Gov. Bill Haslam and Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) Commissioner Bob Martineau.

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Lt. Gov. McNally and Sen. Yager announce approval of $3.1 million low interest loan for Oak Ridge Pump Station Rehabilitation and Improvements Project

(NASHVILLE, Tenn.), June 23, 2017 – Lt. Governor Randy McNally and Senator Ken Yager (R-Kingston) said today they have been informed by Governor Haslam and the Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) that the City of Oak Ridge will receive $3.1 million for the Oak Ridge Pump Station. The project will be funded with a 20-year loan with an interest rate of 1.69 percent.

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State Senators welcome $512,160 in art grants to Knox County

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Lt. Governor Randy McNally (R-Oak Ridge) and State Senators Richard Briggs (R-Knoxville) and Becky Massey (R-Knoxville) announced today that Knox County has been awarded $512,160 in grants from the Tennessee Arts Commission. These grants benefit organizations in the categories of project grants, arts education grants and operating support grants.

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Local lawmakers praise $5.7 million grant for TCAT Training Facility in Anderson County

(NASHVILLE, Tenn.), November 17, 2016 – Senator Randy McNally (R-Oak Ridge), Representative John Ragan (R-Oak Ridge) and Representative Dennis Powers (R-Jacksboro) said today that the Tennessee College of Applied Technology Knoxville will receive a $5.7 million Drive to 55 Capacity Fund Grant to be used for a training facility in Anderson County.

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SENATE MAJORITY CAUCUS ELECTS LEADERSHIP FOR 110th GENERAL ASSEMBLY

McNally nominated for Lt. Governor, while Norris is re-elected Majority Leader and Ketron as Republican Caucus Chairman

NASHVILLE — Tennessee Senate Republicans met Thursday, November 17 in Nashville to elect leaders for the 110th General Assembly where they voted unanimously to nominate Senator Randy McNally (R-Oak Ridge) to the top leadership post as Lt.

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Senator McNally receives top honors from MADD for his efforts to stop drunk driving

NASHVILLE — State Senator Randy McNally (R-Oak Ridge) has been named “Legislator of the Year” by Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD). The group praised McNally and eight other Tennessee lawmakers who shared the honors for their leadership in the General Assembly to stop drunk driving.

“This award means a lot to me,” said Senator McNally,

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Major new laws to address drunk driving in Tennessee to become effective on Friday

NASHVILLE — Several major new laws addressing drunk driving are among a wide range of legislation that will become effective on July 1 as Tennessee ushers in a new fiscal year. The new laws focus on strengthening penalties for the worst offenders, ensuring a criminal history background check is conducted to detect prior DUI arrests,

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Area Lawmakers announce $72,190 in Anderson County Arts Grants

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — State Senator Randy McNally (R-Oak Ridge), Senator Ken Yager (R-Kingston), Representative John Ragan (R-Oak Ridge), Representative Dennis Powers (R-Jacksboro) and Representative Kent Calfee (R-Kingston) announced today that six arts grants have been awarded to five organizations in Anderson County from the Tennessee Arts Commission with a combined total of $73,010.

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