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$1-Million T-DOT Grant To Improve Mercury Blvd. Sidewalks
$1-Million T-DOT Grant To Improve Mercury Blvd. Sidewalks

State Senators Bill Ketron and Shane Reeves report that a $1-million grant will be used to improve sidewalks on Mercury Boulevard.

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Senators Congratulate Murfreesboro City Schools
Senators Congratulate Murfreesboro City Schools

State Senator Shane Reeves (R-Murfreesboro) and Senator Bill Ketron (R-Murfreesboro) congratulated students, parents and the staff in the Murfreesboro Public School District for being identified as a top 10 district based on improvement in 6-8 grade English language arts (ELA).

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Sens. Ketron and Tracy announce $78,320 in art grants awarded in Rutherford County
Sens. Ketron and Tracy announce $78,320 in art grants awarded in Rutherford County

State Senators Bill Ketron (R-Murfreesboro) and Jim Tracy (R-Shelbyville) announced today that 13 organizations throughout Rutherford County will receive $78,320 in grants from the Tennessee Arts Commission.

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Sen. Ketron Presents Resolution to Country Music Legend Randy Travis
Sen. Ketron Presents Resolution to Country Music Legend Randy Travis

State Senator Bill Ketron (R-Murfreesboro) presented country music legend Randy Travis with a resolution recently to recognize the singer songwriter for his many contributions to country music and his continued support for stroke research and awareness.

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Wine in Grocery Stores Begins Friday
Wine in Grocery Stores Begins Friday

Not only can you get milk and bread at your local grocery store, starting Friday, you can pick up wine.

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Ketron Throws Support to Randy McNally for Senate Speaker
Ketron Throws Support to Randy McNally for Senate Speaker

State Senator Bill Ketron has thrown his support for Senate Speaker to Randy McNally, taking his name out of consideration

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Ketron Guides
Ketron Guides "Aging Caregiver Bill" through Senate Finance Committee

State Senator Bill Ketron (R-Murfreesboro) guided passage of legislation through the Senate Finance Committee, which aims to help aging caregivers who care for a child or ward with an intellectual disability.

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Senate Passes Cybersecurity Legislation
Senate Passes Cybersecurity Legislation

Cybersecurity legislation was passed by the State Senate on Wednesday tightening up Tennessee's law regarding breach notification requirements to protect consumers. The bill is sponsored by Senator Bill Ketron (R-Murfreesboro).

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Senators Say RuCo Faired Well in State Budget
Senators Say RuCo Faired Well in State Budget

Rutherford County fared well with the passage of the 2015 - 2016 state budget according to Senate Republican Caucus Chairman Bill Ketron (R-Murfreesboro) and Senate Transportation Committee Chairman Jim Tracy (R-Shelbyville), who represent the county in the State Senate.

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Senate Approves Legislation Sponsored by Senator Ketron Implementing an Online Verification Program for Uninsured Motorists
Senate Approves Legislation Sponsored by Senator Ketron Implementing an Online Verification Program for Uninsured Motorists

There are approximately 40,000 crashes a year that involve uninsured motorists.

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Ketron Not Surprised by State Supreme Court Decision to Uphold Tennessee’s Voter ID Law
Ketron Not Surprised by State Supreme Court Decision to Uphold Tennessee’s Voter ID Law
Senate Republican Caucus Chairman Bill Ketron (R-Murfreesboro) said today he was pleased but not surprised by the Tennessee Supreme Court decision upholding the state’s voter ID law. Ketron, who sponsored the legislation which implemented the law, said the state’s Constitution and federal decisions on the matter clearly showed lawmakers had the right to protect the integrity of elections in the state.
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Ketron lauds state’s ranking as lowest indebted state in the nation
Ketron lauds state’s ranking as lowest indebted state in the nation
Senate Republican Caucus Chairman  Bill Ketron (R-Murfreesboro) said today he is “very proud” of Tennessee’s new ranking as the lowest indebted state in the nation.  The ranking came from Fitch Ratings which released a special report on state pensions last week.
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Governor Haslam directly mentions Smyrna Nissan plant in State of the State Monday
Governor Haslam directly mentions Smyrna Nissan plant in State of the State Monday
“I am very excited about the new workforce training center that the Governor has proposed today in partnership with Nissan in Smyrna."
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Tennessee Lawmakers will be limited on the number of bills they can file
Tennessee Lawmakers will be limited on the number of bills they can file
About 4,600 bills are presented every two years in the Tennessee General Assembly. Local State Senator Bill Ketron told us that lawmakers will be limited on what they can file during this session…
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