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LEADER NORRIS REELECTED CHAIRMAN OF THE TENNESSEE ADVISORY COMMISSION ON INTERGOVERNMENTAL RELATIONS

TACIR discusses proposed Tennessee Broadband Accessibility Act

(NASHVILLE, Tenn.), January 27, 2017 — Senate Majority Leader Mark Norris (R-Collierville) has been reelected Chairman of the Tennessee Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations (TACIR).  The election took place during a two-day meeting of the group in Nashville on January 26 and 27 where members discussed the proposed Tennessee Broadband Accessibility Act. 

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Senate Majority Leader Norris visits 2 schools

Legislator tours Hardwick Clothes

From the Cleveland Dailey Banner / January 25, 2017

By BRIAN GRAVES Banner Staff Writer

State Senate Majority Leader Mark Norris (R-Collierville) paid a trip to Bradley County Tuesday as he monitors the success of the Labor Education Alignment Program.

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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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Norris praises Drive to 55 Capacity Fund Grant for TCAT Memphis

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Senate Majority Leader Mark Norris (R-Collierville) hailed the grant as a giant step forward.

“Shelby County is home to more medical device manufacturers and suppliers than almost any county in the United States. The medical device industry is Tennessee’s largest exporter, responsible for 17,000 local jobs.

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Norris reelected to serve on Southern States Energy Board Executive Committee

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Senate Majority Leader Mark Norris (R-Collierville) was reelected to serve on the Executive Committee of the Southern States Energy Board at its annual meeting held September 25-27 in Rogers, Arkansas.

The nonprofit energy organization serves board members representing 16 states and two territories and is led by an executive committee of 12 members.

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Statement of Senate Majority Leader Mark Norris on Blue Cross Blue Shield announcement

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Senate Majority Leader Mark Norris (R-Collierville) made the following statement concerning Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee’s decision to withdraw from the Affordable Care Act Marketplace in Memphis, Nashville and Knoxville.

“Blue Cross’s decision is the latest canary in the coalmine. This is the collapse of coverage Commissioner McPeak warned about last month.

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Norris recognized as 2016 MADD Legislator of the Year

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Senate Majority Leader Mark Norris (R-Collierville) has been selected as a 2016 Mothers Against Drunk Driving Legislator of the Year. The award is given to state legislators across the country for efforts at the state level ensure the safety of all drivers on the road as well as advocating for the victims of impaired driving.

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Norris updates lawmakers on work being done by TACIR to expand broadband access

NASHVILLE — Senate Majority Leader Mark Norris (R-Collierville) released the following memo updating members of the Tennessee General Assembly regarding the work being done by the Tennessee Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations (TACIR), which he chairs, to expand broadband access in Tennessee:

To: Members of the General Assembly
From: Senator Mark Norris
Date: July 13,

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LEADER NORRIS RESPONDS TO THOSE WHO SIGNED REFUGEE RESETTLEMENT RESOLUTION PETITION AFTER ATTORNEY GENERAL AGREES TO LET TENNESSEE PROCEED WITH LAWSUIT

The Attorney General has agreed to let us proceed with the lawsuit!

Dear Friends,

As recent events have dramatically demonstrated, enforcement of the law is essential to our safety. It is essential to our sense of order and society. It is critical to the preservation of Liberty.

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Statement from Senate Majority Leader Mark Norris regarding tragedy in Dallas

Senate Majority Leader Mark Norris (R-Collierville) made the following statement regarding the killing of five police officers in Dallas:

“Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends.” (King James, John 15.13)

“Our thoughts and prayers are with the police officers,

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