Tag Archives: Ken Yager

SENATE MAJORITY CAUCUS ELECTS LEADERSHIP FOR 113th GENERAL ASSEMBLY

(From L to R): Caucus Secretary Dawn White (R-Murfreesboro), Caucus Chairman Ken Yager (R-Kingston), Caucus Treasurer Ferrell Haile (R-Gallatin), Lt. Governor Randy McNally, Caucus Chaplain Shane Reeves (R-Murfreesboro), Senate Majority Leader Jack Johnson (R-Franklin), Caucus Vice-Treasurer Bill Powers (R-Clarksville). Lt. Governor McNally, Senate Majority Leader Jack Johnson and Republican Caucus …

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Sen. Yager secures $25 million for joint higher education facility in Fentress County

Contact:  Zachary Clark (615) 741-2255 or email: zachary.clark@capitol.tn.gov (NASHVILLE, TN), April 25, 2022 — Senator Ken Yager (R-Kingston) announces the Tennessee General Assembly has approved $25 million for a new joint facility for Roane State Community College and the Tennessee College of Applied Technology Oneida/Huntsville in Fentress County. The funding is included …

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Committee approves report on refugee issues

(NASHVILLE, TN), January 27, 2022 — The Joint Study Committee on Refugee Issues today approved a report that includes a series of recommendations related to refugee issues in Tennessee that could become the basis for future legislation. The committee was formed by Lt. Gov. Randy McNally (R-Oak Ridge) and House …

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Governor Lee, Commissioner Rolfe Announce Kairos Power to Establish Low-Power Demonstration Reactor in Oak Ridge

Nuclear power company will invest $100 million in low-power demonstration reactor siteLow-power demonstration reactor will be at East Tennessee Technology Park NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee, Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe and Kairos Power officials announced today that the privately funded, advanced nuclear engineering …

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Yager elected chairman of TACIR

State Senator Ken Yager has been elected 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. As we reported Monday, …

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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 …

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