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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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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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Local Senators announce Arts Grant for Knox County

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – State Senators Becky Massey (R-Knoxville), Randy McNally (R-Oak Ridge) and Richard Briggs (R-Knoxville) today announced that $508,610 in arts grants have been awarded to local arts organizations in Knox County. The grants are distributed by the Tennessee Arts Commission through an appropriation of state funds by the General Assembly,

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Statement from Sen. McNally regarding the announcement of State’s AAA Rating

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — “It comes as no surprise to me that Tennessee would earn a Triple-A Rating,” Sen. McNally said. “This General Assembly has been committed to passing sound, fiscally responsible legislation and this rating is a reflection of our common sense policies. We have been thriving as a state and by now holding the highest bond ratings,

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State Senators approve legislation to curb opioid abuse in Tennessee

NASHVILLE, (April 19, 2016) — The State Senate passed major legislation on Tuesday to combat prescription drug abuse in Tennessee, making the state among the leaders in the country in cracking down on pill mills. Senate Bill 1466, sponsored by Senator Randy McNally (R-Oak Ridge), calls for pain management clinics to be licensed and inspected by the Department of Health.

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