June 30, 2017

Senator Yager Announces Signing of Middle College Scholarship Program

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Senator Ken Yager (R-Kingston) announced today that Senate Bill 720 has been signed into law. The law creates a Middle College Scholarship Program to offset costs for bright high school students looking to get a head start on their college degrees. Middle College is a public community college program that, in partnership with the local education agency …

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May 7, 2017

Constituent Survey Results

Below are the results from the 2017 constituent survey. Thanks to the 5,023 constituents who took the time to respond. For a specific county, click on the links associated with it. Short Description of Questions Concealed Carry Permits Death Penalty School Vouchers Handgun Carry on Campus Illegal Immigrant Benefits IMPROVE ACT Medical Marijuana Motorcyclist Helmets Maintenance Outsourcing Maintenance Outsourcing #2 Recreational Marijuana Bible as …

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April 20, 2017

Yager amendment would raise reimbursement rates for direct support professional caring for Tennessee’s most vulnerable citizens

NASHVILLE – A proposal raising the rate of reimbursement for professionals providing care to Tennessee’s most vulnerable citizens was presented by State Senator Ken Yager (R-Kingston) today during a meeting of the Senate Finance Committee’s Appropriation Subcommittee.  Yager presented the $21 million amendment to increase the current reimbursement rate of $8.73 per hour by $1.00 for direct support professionals who …

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March 25, 2017

TSEA Visits Senator Yager

Morgan County TSEA, in no particular order, Tanya Beene, Steve Potter, Vicky Landrum, Martin Landrum, Phyllis Pennington, Sam Harvey, John Bowsher TSEA Group Photo, in no particular order: Don Howard, Dan Grange, Melissa Berboa (Andersson Co.), Harold Jones (Scott/Campbell Co.), Tom Herdow, Many Runyan, Rosie Taylor Tealeaf (Rhea Co.0, Deana Daugherty (Cumberland Co.), Joy-Lene Harris (White co.), Terrele Gregorey (TSEA Putnam)

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