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News laws sponsored by Haile to curb opiate abuse, promote adoption will become effective July 1

(NASHVILLE, Tenn.) – July 1 marks the enactment of 153 new laws in Tennessee, including major legislation sponsored by Senate Speaker Pro Tempore Ferrell Haile (R-Gallatin) to curb opiate abuse.  The new law, which is part of Governor Bill Haslam’s TN Together initiative, seeks to prevent opioid addiction,

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Senator Ferrell Haile Appointed Speaker Pro Tempore

(NASHVILLE) – Lt. Governor Randy McNally (R-Oak Ridge) announced the appointment of Senator Ferrell Haile (R-Gallatin) as Speaker Pro Tempore of the Senate. The announcement was made yesterday on the Senate floor. Senator Haile replaces Jim Tracy, who resigned late last year to accept a presidential appointment.

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Senator Haile receives prestigious award for his efforts on behalf of abused and neglected children

NASHVILLE – State Senator Ferrell Haile (R- Gallatin) has been named “Legislator of the Year” in Tennessee for his efforts on behalf of abused and neglected children.  The award from Tennessee Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) Association was presented to Haile on Tuesday in Nashville.

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SENATE HEALTH AND WELFARE COMMITTEE LOOKS AT WAYS TO PREVENT ADVERSE CHILDHOOD EXPERIENCES IN TENNESSEE

NASHVILLE — The Senate Health and Welfare Committee tackled the problem of preventing Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) during their recent fall meeting in Nashville, calling for more coordination to ensure at-risk children are being served.  Lawmakers on the committee heard from the state’s foremost experts representing various departments and agencies of state government and the Tennessee Academy of Pediatrics regarding actions being taken to prevent ACEs and its wide-ranging impact on Tennesseans.

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Senate approves legislation calling for one full semester of Tennessee history in state’s public schools

NASHVILLE, April 25, 2017 — The Senate unanimously approved a bill Monday evening that would require Tennessee’s public schools to go back to teaching at least one full semester of Tennessee history.  Senate Bill 631, sponsored by Deputy Speaker Ferrell Haile (R-Gallatin),

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State Senators approve bills aiding the families of law enforcement officers and emergency responders who are killed in the line of duty

NASHVILLE — The Senate State and Local Government Committee approved two bills this week aiding the families of law enforcement officers who are killed in the line of duty.  Senate Bill 1059, sponsored by Senator Janice Bowling (R-Tullahoma), calls for a $250,000 death benefit from the State of Tennessee for any firefighter,

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Senator Haile appointed Deputy Speaker of the Tennessee Senate

(NASHVILLE, TN), January 12, 2017 – State Senator Ferrell Haile (R-Gallatin) has been appointed Deputy Speaker for the Tennessee Senate for the 110th General Assembly. The announcement was made by Lt. Governor Randy McNally as senators wrapped up a week of organizational duties for the 2017-2018 legislative sessions.

Haile was also appointed 1st Vice Chairman of the Senate Health and Welfare Committee and as a member of the Finance Committee and the Education Committee.

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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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Sen. Haile Appointed to Senate Finance Investigations and Oversight Subcommittee

NASHVILLE — State Senator Ferrell Haile (R-Gallatin) has been appointed to the Senate Finance Committee’s Investigations and Oversight Subcommittee. The appointment of the powerful subcommittee was made by Senate Finance, Ways and Means Committee Chairman Randy McNally (R-Oak Ridge) as the General Assembly prepares to convene the 2016 legislative session on January 12.

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Sen. Dickerson appointed Chairman of the Senate Finance Investigations and Oversight Subcommittee

(NASHVILLE, TN), December 7, 2015 — State Senator Steven Dickerson (R-Nashville) has been appointed Chairman of the Senate Finance Committee’s Investigations and Oversight Subcommittee. The appointment of the powerful subcommittee was made by Senate Finance, Ways and Means Committee Chairman Randy McNally (R-Oak Ridge) as the General Assembly prepares to convene the 2016 legislative session on January 12.

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