(NASHVILLE), January 19, 2019 — Senate Republican Caucus Chairman Ken Yager (R-Kingston) made the following statement in response to Governor Bill Lee’s inaugural speech:

“It was a very inspiring speech and a great day for Tennesseans.  His speech brought the best out of us today, reminding us that we succeed when we are unified.  I was particularly pleased with his commitment to uplift our rural communities and give them more opportunities to succeed.  I also appreciate his attention to vocational, technical and agricultural education and his overall goal to give Tennessee students a world-class education. I look forward to working with him to meet these important goals.”