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Senator Jackson announces grant to upgrade sewer treatment for Dyersburg

NASHVILLE, TN, (September 6, 2018)  State Senator Ed Jackson (R-Jackson) announced today that Dyersburg is set to receive a $498,774 Community Development Block Grant.  Jackson made the announcement after receiving notification from the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development which administers the grant program under a procedure authorized by the Tennessee General Assembly.

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Senator Jackson announces over $2.2 million in Community Development Block Grants for Senate District 27

(NASHVILLE) July 12, 2018 – State Senator Ed Jackson (R-Jackson) announced today that Senate District 27 will receive over $2.2 million in Community Development Block Grants (CDBG) from the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development (ECD). These grants are designed to assist cities and counties with infrastructure needs.

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Legislation sponsored by Senator Ed Jackson set to take effect July 1 will positively impact the lives of many Tennesseans

(NASHVILLE, Tenn.) – Two major bills sponsored by Senator Ed Jackson (R-Jackson) and passed by the General Assembly are among 153 new laws which will become effective in Tennessee on July 1.  One new law addresses opioid addiction by helping to ensure effective treatment methods are utilized,

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Sen. Jackson announces $100,000 for Dyersburg Army Air Base Veterans’ Museum

(NASHVILLE) May 15, 2018 – State Senator Ed Jackson (R-Jackson) announced today that $100,000 was appropriated in the 2018/2019 state budget recently adopted by the Tennessee General Assembly for the Dyersburg Army Air Base Veterans’ Museum. The appropriation, which was sponsored by Senator Jackson, will go towards maintenance of the museum.

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Senator Jackson passes key opioid treatment and enforcement measure

Bill complements Haslam Administration legislative package

 

NASHVILLE — A critical measure in the fight to eradicate opioid addiction passed the General Assembly in the final days of the most recent legislative session. Sponsored by State Senator Ed Jackson (R-Jackson),

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Senate approves Reentry Incentive Grant program which aims to reduce recidivism in Tennessee jails

NASHVILLE — Legislation authorizing a pilot program to award grants to local county sheriffs or probation departments that are successful in reducing recidivism was approved by the full Senate today.  Senate Bill 1865, sponsored by Senator Ed Jackson (R-Jackson), would provide $1 million in grants to fund a three-year successful reentry program in four Tennessee counties.

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Senator Ed Jackson applauds State Building Commission approval for funding of two multi-million dollar projects in Madison County

(NASHVILLE), March 9, 2018 – Senator Ed Jackson (R-Jackson) applauded action taken by the State Building Commission today to approve two new multi-million dollar projects in Madison County.  A New Tennessee Bureau of Investigation Crime Lab and Regional Headquarters – a $24.5 million dollar project – received approval for the early design phase.

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Senator Jackson receives ACU Award for Conservative Excellence

NASHVILLE – State Senator Ed Jackson (R-Jackson) recently received the highest rating from the American Conservative Union Foundation (ACU).  While the group recognizes lawmakers who score above 80 percent in each state to receive awards for their commitment to conservative principles, Jackson met the criteria of the highest tier reserved for legislators who score 90 percent or above earning him the Award for Conservative Excellence. 

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TDMHSAS Presents Major Pre-Arrest Diversion Infrastructure Grant to Madison County

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – State Senator Ed Jackson (R-Jackson) today joined Madison County Sheriff John Mehr and Representative Jimmy Eldridge (R-Jackson) as Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse (TDMHSAS) Commissioner Marie Williams awarded a major mental illness grant to the Madison County Criminal Justice Complex. 

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National conservative organizations spotlight Sen. Jackson as their “Legislator of the Week”

(NASHVILLE, Tenn.) –  The American Legislative Exchange Council, America’s largest nonpartisan, voluntary membership organization of state legislators, and Freedom Works, a national organization which promotes free markets and individual liberty, has named Senator Ed Jackson (R-Jackson) their State Legislator of the Week.  Each week,

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