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July 14, 2016

Yager announces reelection bid

KINGSTON, Tenn. – State Senator Ken Yager (R-Kingston) announced today his bid for reelection to the Tennessee State Senate. Yager, unopposed in his reelection bid, is seeking his third term to the state Senate. “It is an honor to serve,” Yager said. “I take my responsibility to serve very seriously and am guided by one – and only one – principal: constituents come …

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July 7, 2016

Sen. Yager announces $50k grant for Wartburg

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — State Senator Ken Yager (R-Kingston) announced today that the city of Wartburg in Morgan County will receive a $50,000 grant from Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT).   The Community Transportation Planning Grant will fund a biking and pedestrian plan that will determine needs and objectives, coordinate with interested agencies, engage public involvement, and develop design concepts for a transportation system …

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June 1, 2016

Sen. Yager opposed Obama administration’s Suboxone rules change

NASHVILLE — State Senator Ken Yager (R-Kingston) has filed comments with the federal Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) over the U.S. Health and Human Service’s proposed rule to increase the highest patient limit for physicians to treat opioid use under the Controlled Substance Act from 100 to 200.  Yager said the action by the Obama Administration would aggravate …

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