(NASHVILLE) – State Senator Ken Yager(R-Kingston) has received a perfect score from the National Federation of Small Business (NFIB) for his voting record on issues affecting small businesses. NFIB scored members of the 111thGeneral Assembly on important bills that were considered during the 2019-2020 legislative sessions. The voting record was recently released to members of the organization and the public.

“Small businesses are Tennessee’s true job creators and remain vital economic engines,

especially in small and rural communities like those I represent in Senate District 12,” said Senator Yager. “I am always inspired by visiting these businesses and appreciate NFIB for their work in helping these businesses promote job growth in our state. Many of our small businesses have been hit hard by the pandemic and we must continue to make them a priority in our economic recovery efforts so they can thrive, grow and prosper.”

Senator Yagers’s flawless NFIB Voting Record in 2019-2020 demonstrated a dedicated commitment to protecting small businesses in his district,” NFIB Tennessee State Director Jim Brown said. “He unquestionably is a true friend of small business and is helping Tennessee entrepreneurs survive, grow and thrive.”

Senator Yager is also a past recipient of NFIB’s Guardian of Small Business award, the most prestigious honor that NFIB bestows on legislators in recognition of their efforts to support small businesses.

Click here to see the results for all legislators and an explanation of the reform issues<https://assets.nfib.com/nfibcom/Tennessee-Voting-Record-07-20-2020-FINAL.pdf>.