Senator Yager takes oath / invites citizen input

Senator Yager and wife, Malinda

Senator Yager and wife, Malinda

(NASHVILLE), January 9, 2013  — State Senator Ken Yager (R-Harriman) took the oath of office on Tuesday in Nashville as the 108th General Assembly was gaveled into session.  The oath was administered by Supreme Court Justice William C. Koch during the legislature’s three-day organizational session which will end on Thursday.

“I am grateful for the continued opportunity to serve in the State Senate and sincerely appreciate the voters’ confidence in the recent election,” said Senator Yager.  “I thoroughly enjoy my service in the General Assembly and am mindful that the people have given me this privilege.  I also want to remind citizens that I always invite their input and hope that they will call upon me anytime they want to express their views or if they need help with state government services.”

Yager represents District 12 which includes Campbell, Fentress, Morgan, Rhea, Roane, Pickett and Scott Counties.  The telephone number of the Nashville legislative office is (615) 741-1449, or he can be reached toll-free at (1-800) 449-TENN (8366) extension 11449.  His e-mail address is [email protected], while the mailing address is 6 Legislative Plaza, Nashville, TN  37243.

In addition, Senator Yager has a website to help keep constituents informed about legislative events.  The website is located on the Internet at  Similarly, Senator Yager will be utilizing two social media sources, Facebook and Twitter, to get information to the citizens of the 12th Senatorial District.  Citizens can access these accounts by sending Senator Yager a request by email or online at [email protected] or!/ken.yager.16.


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