Republican candidate for the state senate district 14 special election, Shane Reeves, announced that Congressmen Marsha Blackburn and Scott DesJarlais will be campaigning with him in Murfreesboro this coming Saturday.
Conservative Republican Joe Carr has launched a new series of radio ads on stations throughout the 14th State Senate District.
State Rep. Pat Marsh announced today his endorsement of Shane Reeves for the seat that was vacated by Jim Tracy back in November.
Dates for the special election to fill the open state senate seat for Rutherford and adjoining counties has been set by Governor Haslam.
Republican Candidate for the 14th District Special Election Senate Primary, Shane Reeves, formally announced his campaign treasurer and first fundraiser today led by Campaign Finance Director, Rachel Barrett.
Former State Senator Jim Tracy, who resigned his position this week to accept a job as state director of the USDA, has endorsed Shane Reeves to replace him.
Now that State Senator Jim Tracy has been named Tennessee Director of the USDA, that will leave a void in the upper chamber.
Murfreesboro business man and former owner of Reeves-Sain Family of Medical Services, Shane Reeves, intends to run as a Republican candidate for the 14th State Senatorial District.
Former State Representative Joe Carr formally announces his candidacy to represent Tennessee's 14th Senate District of the Tennessee General Assembly.
State Senate Speaker Pro Tempore Jim Tracy has been named state director of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA).
Senate Speaker Pro Tempore Jim Tracy (R-Shelbyville) made the following statement regarding the efforts of law enforcement this weekend in Murfreesboro and Shelbyville:
Senate Speaker Pro Tempore Jim Tracy (R-Shelbyville) praised action taken by Governor Bill Haslam Monday (9/18/17) to reinstate federal work requirements for able-bodied adults without dependents...
Governor Bill Haslam joined state and local officials at the Patterson Park Community Center to make a special Transportation Alternative Grant announcement.
Senator Jim Tracy (R-Shelbyville) announced the ceremonial signing of Senate Bill 14 which creates a list of rights and protections afforded to Tennessee educators.
Senate Speaker Pro Tempore Jim Tracy (R-Shelbyville), who passed a law in 2009 preventing any city in Tennessee from becoming a "sanctuary city" for illegal aliens, said any action taken by Metro Government of Nashville to try to skirt it will draw a strong legislative response.
Representative Bryan Terry, MD (R-Murfreesboro) and State Senator Jim Tracy (R-Shelbyville) announced the "Blood, Sweat, and Tears Tuition Act", a measure to allow certain individuals to receive "at-cost" tuition at Tennessee public universities.
State Senator Jim Tracy (R-Shelbyville) has been appointed Speaker Pro Tempore of the Tennessee Senate. The announcement was made by Lt. Governor Randy McNally today as the 110th General Assembly concluded their organizational session.
State Senator Jim Tracy wins the 14th District seat by nearly 35-thousand votes over Gayle Jordan.
A Rutherford County man who recently ran for office against State Senator Jim Tracy (District 14), has been arrested in Cumberland County, Tennessee.
"Although I respect the Governor's opinion on many state issues, I am not at all convinced that vetting is being done properly to protect the safety of our citizens..."
State Senator Jim Tracy who serves Rutherford, Bedford, and Moore Counties has earned key endorsements from the National Federation of Independent Business...
State Senator Jim Tracy (R-Shelbyville) has received a more than perfect score of 101 percent from Americans for Prosperity (AFP), as the group named him a "Taxpayer Hero." Senator Tracy represents Bedford, Lincoln, Marshall, Moore and parts of Rutherford Counties.
State Senator Jim Tracy (R-Shelbyville) made the following statement regarding Tennessee joining nine other states in filing a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Education and the Department of Justice:
Rutherford County homebuilder Steve Lane announced he is running for state Senate in district 14, the seat currently occupied by longtime incumbent Sen. Jim Tracy.
State Senator Jim Tracy, R-Shelbyville, made the following statement after Tennessee Comptroller Justin Wilson released a new special investigative report regarding the theft of $162,165 from federal grant funds administered by the Department of Human Services (DHS) to feed hungry children.
State Representative Eddie Smith (R-Knoxville) and State Senator Jim Tracy (R-Shelbyville) officially announced they have filed legislation to restore approximately $261 million that was raided from the state's highway fund between 2001 and 2007.
Senate Transportation and Safety Committee Chairman Jim Tracy, (R-Shelbyville) today released a schedule for meetings across the state to discuss Tennessee's roads and transportation needs.
Senate Transportation Committee Chairman Jim Tracy (R-Shelbyville) called for repayment of $280 million raided from the state's highway fund from 2001 to 2007.
Legislation prohibiting red-light camera enforcement, such as Murfreesboro's system, made it through one legislative committee but could hit a wall in the Senate.
The mother of State Senator Jim Tracy, Betty Jean Smith Tracy, passed away. She died Monday in Shelbyville.
State Senator Bill Ketron (R-Murfreesboro) and Senator Jim Tracy (R-Shelbyville) have been appointed to key committees in the State Senate.
Former Murfreesboro Mayor Tommy Bragg endorsed Lenda Sherrell as his choice for Congressional District 4...
State Senator Jim Tracy who recently ran a close race against Congressman Scott DesJarlais in the 4th District has decided not to challenge the votes that were cast.
Congressman Scott DesJarlais holds a 38-vote lead over State Senator Jim Tracy. Most of the provisional ballots are in from the district's 16 counties, with only 14 of those ballots counted.
The election process is still at work between Jim Tracy who ran against incumbent Congressman Scott DesJarlais. Below is a statement WGNS received from Jim Tracy:
The election is officially over at this point for Jim Tracy, unless he asks for a recount.
The race between Fourth District Congressman Scott DesJarlais and challenger Jim Tracy is as close as a race can be. With all of the precincts reporting, the unofficial tally reported to the state from the district show DesJarlais 35 votes ahead of Tracy.
The funds will be used for planning and construction of a neighborhood park including playground, walking trails, shelter, restroom facilities, picnic tables, benches and associated parking areas.
State Representative Kevin Brooks announced today his endorsement of Jim Tracy over incumbent Scott DesJarlais while the NRA announces they endorse DesJarlais...
A Bell Buckle man by the name of John Anderson is hiking about 700-miles in a trek that he is calling “A Journey to Congress.” Each night, he sleeps in some of the most beautiful valley's and hilltops of Middle Tennessee...
Senator Jim Tracy (R-Shelbyville) and Senator Bill Ketron (R-Murfreesboro) announced today that six arts grants have been awarded in Rutherford County from the Tennessee Arts Commission with a combined total of $59,140.
The Republican Liberty Caucus (RLC) has announced that they endorse Murfreesboro resident Steve Lane for the United States House - Tennessee’s Fourth District.
The Jim Tracy for Congress campaign announced that it raised more than $172,000 in the first quarter of 2014. T
State Sen. Bill Ketron, R-Murfreesboro, was so impressed with intern Sara Mejia-Gomez that he involved her in the research for his proposal to study the feasibility of a monorail from Murfreesboro to Nashville.
Republican Jim Tracy officially filed his petition with the Tennessee State Division of Elections to be a candidate on the ballot for the 4th District Congressional Primary Race on August 7, 2014.
The American Conservative Union (ACU), the nation’s oldest and largest grassroots conservative organization, this week announced State Representative Mike Sparks (R–Smyrna) and State Senator Jim Tracy (R–Shelbyville) have been awarded the A-C-U ‘Defender of Liberty’ award.
Fourth District Congressional candidate Jim Tracy (R-Shelbyville) received a high honor Thursday from the American Conservative Union, the nation’s most prominent conservative policy organization.
“The 4th quarter fundraising numbers clearly show Jim Tracy’s momentum in the 4th District,” said Tracy for Congress Finance Chairman Shane Reeves.
The state Registry of Election Finance has dismissed a complaint filed against state Sen. Jim Tracy over a pancake breakfast he held in 2012 for constituents.
“The 2nd quarter fundraising numbers clearly show Jim Tracy’s support in the 4th district,” said Tracy for Congress Finance Chairman Shane Reeves.
The Jim Tracy for Congress campaign announced in a Wednesday press release it raised $303,000 in the second fundraising quarter.
“It is my hope that the House will reject this bill and focus instead on the most pressing problem in immigration and that is securing the border while rejecting amnesty."
WGNS received an official statement from U-S Congressman Scott DesJarlais, M.D. (Republican of the 4th District Representing Rutherford County).
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