January 17, 2020

Senator Yager to visit Petros water line project site

(NASHVILLE, Tenn.) – State Senator Ken Yager (R-Kingston) will be visiting the water line project in Petros on Friday, January 17th, at 3:30 p.m.  This project is one of four projects that were funded by a recent State grant through the Department of Environment and Conservation. Who: State Senator Ken Yager What: Visiting Petros water line improvements When: Friday, January 17th, 2019, 3:30 p.m. …

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January 10, 2020

Statement from Senator Ken Yager regarding Governor Lee’s grant announcement at the Tennessee College of Applied Technology Jacksboro

(NASHVILLE), January 9, 2020  — Senator Ken Yager (R-Kingston) made the following statement regarding Governor Bill Lee’s visit to the Tennessee College of Applied Technology (TCAT) Jacksboro where he announced a $750,000 GIVE Act grant.  Yager was co-prime sponsor of the Governor’s Investment in Vocational Education (GIVE) Act<https://publications.tnsosfiles.com/acts/111/pub/pc0203.pdf> in the General Assembly last year. Sen. Yager said, “We welcome Governor …

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January 9, 2020

Statement from Senator Ken Yager regarding Governor Lee’s grant announcement at the Tennessee College of Applied Technology Oneida/Huntsville

(NASHVILLE), January 9, 2020  — Senator Ken Yager (R-Kingston) made the following statement regarding Governor Bill Lee’s visit to the Tennessee College of Applied Technology (TCAT) Oneida/Huntsville where he announced a $1 million GIVE Act grant.  Yager was co-prime sponsor of the Governor’s Investment in Vocational Education (GIVE) Act<https://publications.tnsosfiles.com/acts/111/pub/pc0203.pdf> in the General Assembly last year. Sen. Yager said, “We welcome …

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December 27, 2019

Sen. Yager receives Rod Bragg Recovery Hero Award

SEE ATTACHED PHOTO:  Judge James Cotton, Sen. Yager and other court supporters NASHVILLE — State Senator Ken Yager (R-Kingston) has been named the 2019 recipient of the Rod Bragg Recovery Hero Award from the Tennessee Association of Recovery Court Professionals (TARCP).  Yager received the prestigious honor for his unwavering support of Recovery/Drug Courts across Tennessee. “We are very fortunate to …

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December 27, 2019

Sen. Yager receives Rod Bragg Recovery Hero Award

NASHVILLE — State Senator Ken Yager (R-Kingston) has been named the 2019 recipient of the Rod Bragg Recovery Hero Award from the Tennessee Association of Recovery Court Professionals (TARCP).  Yager received the prestigious honor for his unwavering support of Recovery/Drug Courts across Tennessee. “We are very fortunate to have some of the best courts in Tennessee in our senatorial district, …

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December 27, 2019

Sen. Yager receives Rod Bragg Recovery Hero Award

NASHVILLE — State Senator Ken Yager (R-Kingston) has been named the 2019 recipient of the Rod Bragg Recovery Hero Award from the Tennessee Association of Recovery Court Professionals (TARCP).  Yager received the prestigious honor for his unwavering support of Recovery/Drug Courts across Tennessee.  “We are very fortunate to have some of the best courts in Tennessee in our senatorial district, including the Morgan …

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December 26, 2019

Sen. Yager opposed to removal of Cordell Hull’s name from state legislative office building

(NASHVILLE), December 26, 2019 — State Senator Ken Yager (R-Kingston) said today he opposes a proposal to remove Cordell Hull’s name from the state’s legislative office building so that it can be named for former Governor Winfield Dunn.  The building was named for Hull, who is best known as the longest-serving U.S. Secretary of State, a year after its completion …

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December 18, 2019

Sen. Yager, Rep. Calfee to Attend Volkswagen Check Presentation to Michael Dunn Center

(NASHVILLE, Tenn.) –State Senator Ken Yager (R-Kingston) and State Representative Kent Calfee (R-Kingston) will attend a Volkswagen check presentation to the Michael Dunn Center (MDC), an organization to help adults with intellectual or developmental disabilities. In 2018, Senator Yager wrote Volkswagen as part of his initiative to raise money for MDC. Also in attendance will be two Volkswagen employees supported by MDC, as well …

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December 18, 2019

Sen. Yager, Rep. Calfee to Attend Volkswagen Check Presentation to Michael Dunn Center

(NASHVILLE, Tenn.) –State Senator Ken Yager (R-Kingston) and State Representative Kent Calfee (R-Kingston) will attend a Volkswagen check presentation to the Michael Dunn Center (MDC), an organization to help adults with intellectual or developmental disabilities. In 2018, Senator Yager wrote Volkswagen as part of his initiative to raise money for MDC. Also in attendance will be two Volkswagen employees supported by MDC, as well …

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December 16, 2019

Statement from Senator Ken Yager regarding the award of a major Site Development Grant benefitting Morgan and Roane Counties

(NASHVILLE), December 16, 2019 — State Senator Ken Yager (R-Kingston) made the following statement regarding the announcement that the Industrial Development Boards of Morgan, Roane and Cumberland Counties will receive a $1 million Site Development Grant for the Plateau Partnership Park from the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development.  The funds will be used for infrastructure to construct a …

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December 10, 2019

Senator Yager to Present Portrait of John Rhea to Rhea County Historical Society

(NASHVILLE, Tenn.) – State Senator Ken Yager (R-Kingston) will donate a portrait of John Rhea to the Rhea County Historical Society tomorrow, Wednesday, December 11th at 2:00 p.m. The presentation will take place at the Rhea County Courthouse in the Museum downstairs. Randy Boyd, Interim President of the University of Tennessee, will also be in attendance.  John Rhea, a pioneer, statesman, and early advocate of higher …

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December 6, 2019

Senator Yager to be Grand Marshal in Oliver Springs Christmas Parade

(NASHVILLE, Tenn.) – State Senator Ken Yager (R-Kingston) will be the Grand Marshal in the Oliver Springs Christmas Parade on Saturday, December 21st at 7:00 p.m. He will be traveling in the front of the parade in a convertible car. Who: State Senator Ken Yager, Grand Marshal What: Oliver Springs Christmas Parade When: Saturday, December 7th, 6:00 p.m. Where: Begins at Oliver Springs High School ###

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December 4, 2019

Senator Yager to visit Dayton City School

(NASHVILLE, Tenn.) – State Senator Ken Yager (R-Kingston) will be visiting Dayton City School on Thursday, December 5th at 2:00pm.  He will be doing a walk-through of the school and visiting several classrooms. Who: State Senator Ken Yager What: Visiting Dayton City School When: Thursday, December 5th, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. EST Where: 520 Cherry Street, Dayton, TN 37321 ###

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December 4, 2019

Senator Yager to participate in Harriman Christmas Parade

(NASHVILLE, Tenn.) – State Senator Ken Yager (R-Kingston) will participate in the Harriman Christmas Parade, themed “A Country Christmas” on Thursday, December 5th at 7:00 p.m. He will be in the front of the parade in a convertible car.  Who: State Senator Ken Yager What: Harriman Christmas Parade When: Thursday, December 5th, 7:00 p.m. Where: Parade begin from Georgia Street headed west towards downtown ###

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December 4, 2019

Senator Yager to be Grand Marshal in Rockwood Christmas Parade

(NASHVILLE, Tenn.) – State Senator Ken Yager (R-Kingston) will be the Grand Marshal in the Rockwood Christmas Parade on Monday, December 7th at 7:00 p.m. He will be traveling in the front of the parade in a convertible car. Who: State Senator Ken Yager, Grand Marshal What: Rockwood Christmas Parade When: Monday, December 9th, 7:00 p.m. ###

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December 4, 2019

Senator Yager invites TDEC Commissioner David Salyers to tour Morgan County

(NASHVILLE, Tenn.) – State Senator Ken Yager (R-Kingston) will visit Wartburg and Coalfield with the Commissioner for the Department of Environment and Conservation, David Salyers, on Monday, December 9th, at 11:30am. Commissioner Salyers is touring Morgan County at the invitation of Senator Yager.  They will start at the Roane State Campus in Wartburg to meet with local marina owners, then visit Frozen Head State …

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November 8, 2019

Sen. Yager, Rep. Windle announce $45,000 Infrastructure Planning Grant for Wartburg

(NASHVILLE) – State Senator Ken Yager (R-Kingston) and State Representative John Mark Windle (D-Livingston) announced today that the City of Wartburg will receive a $45,000 Infrastructure Planning grant from the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development (TNECD).  The grant is part of the Rural Economic Opportunity (REO) fund designed to better address unique water and sewer needs of rural Tennessee counties, particularly those …

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November 7, 2019

Senator Yager to present senate proclamation honoring Dixie Lee at the unveiling of the Dixie Lee historical marker

(NASHVILLE, Tenn.) – State Senator Ken Yager (R-Kingston) will be attending the Dixie Lee historical marker dedication ceremony and presenting the family with a senate proclamation honoring her life.  The ceremony will be at 4:00pm EST on November 8th, 2019 at the corner of Maple Street and Oak Street in Harriman. Who: State Senator Ken Yager What: Dedication of historical marker and presentation …

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November 7, 2019

Statement from Senator Ken Yager regarding grants for Roane State Community College, TCAT Jacksboro and TCAT Oneida

(NASHVILLE), November 7, 2019 — State Senator Ken Yager (R-Kingston) made the following statement regarding the announcement that two Tennessee Colleges of Applied Technology (TCATs) and one Community College in Senate District 12 will receive major grants under provisions of the Governor’s Investment in Vocational Education (GIVE) Act which he co-sponsored.  Roane State Community College will receive $999,950 under the grant program for Fast Forward …

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