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May 11, 2020

Sen. Yager and Rep. Powers announce COVID-19 funds for two Campbell County health centers

(NASHVILLE) — State Senator Ken Yager (R-Kingston) and Representative Dennis Powers (R-Jacksboro) today announced that two Campbell County health centers have been chosen for federal funding for expansion of COVID-19 testing.  The funds were awarded by the U.S. Health Resources and Services (HRSA) as part of the U.S. response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Community Health of East Tennessee, Inc. in …

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May 8, 2020

Editorial from Sen. Ken Yager / You can serve your community by ensuring you are counted in the 2020 census

Earlier this year, I wrote an editorial encouraging constituents in the 12th senatorial district to complete the 2020 census form which has been mailed. At the halfway mark in time set aside to complete and return the forms (or go online), COVID-19 happened. The population count influences funding for local programs and services that are critical to the well-being of …

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May 5, 2020

Senator Yager and Representative Powers announce $1.48 million TDOT grant for LaFollette

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — State Senator Ken Yager (R-Kingston) and Representative Dennis Powers (R-Jacksboro) announced today that the city of LaFollette in Campbell County will receive a $1.48 million grant from the Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) for Phase 4 of construction of sidewalks along both sides of W. Beech Street and South Tennessee Avenue. The project includes Americans with Disabilities …

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