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June 9, 2021

Senator Ken Yager elected Chairman of the Tennessee Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations

NASHVILLE (June 9, 2021) — State Senator Ken Yager (R-Kingston) was elected today as Chairman of the Tennessee Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations (TACIR). The 25-member group is made up of public officials from state, county and municipal governments as well as two private citizens and two members of the executive branch.  “I appreciate the confidence that the members have …

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June 4, 2021

Sen. Yager announces Lamar Alexander Parkway has been extended to Oak Ridge to recognize Alexander’s commitment to the Oak Ridge Corridor

KNOXVILLE – State Senator Ken Yager (R-Kingston) today announced that Lamar Alexander Parkway has been extended to Oak Ridge as a result of legislation passed recently by the Tennessee General Assembly.  Yager said the extension is in recognition of the former Governor of Tennessee and U.S. Senator’s leadership and commitment to the Department of Energy’s missions in Oak Ridge.    …

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March 12, 2021

Senate approves legislation to protect adopted children from abuse

Bill aims to prevent tragedies after horrific death of two adopted children in Roane County (NASHVILLE) – The Tennessee Senate today unanimously approved legislation requiring adoptive parents receiving subsidies to annually provide the Department of Children’s Services (DCS) with medical or school enrollment records to ascertain a health check.  State senators cast their votes in favor of the legislation while …

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