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SEN. BILL KETRON, SPONSOR OF LEGISLATION WHICH ALLOWS FOR THE SALE OF WINE IN GROCERY STORES, WILL MAKE FIRST MIDDLE TENNESSEE PURCHASE AT PUBLIX ON FRANKLIN ROAD IN MURFREESBORO

NASHVILLE — June 28, 2016 – State Senator Bill Ketron (R-Murfreesboro), the sponsor of legislation allowing for the sale of wine in grocery stores in Tennessee, will make one of the first purchases in Middle Tennessee at an event at Publix Super Market at Victory Village in Murfreesboro on July 1 at 8:00 am.

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Governor Haslam signs multiple laws sponsored by Sen. Bill Ketron including Public Private Partnership (P3) legislation

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Tennessee’s new “Public-Private Transportation Act of 2016” was among seven other pieces of legislation that was signed by Governor Bill Haslam on Thursday at a ceremony marking enactment of bills sponsored by Senator Bill Ketron (R-Murfreesboro).

The Public Private Partnership (P3) legislation aims to improve safety,

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End of Session Newsletter

To my Friends and Neighbors,

Session has officially adjourned. It was a long and exhausting journey but I am proud of all that we’ve accomplished and look forward to what we can do during the 110th General Assembly. In my time as a legislator, I have maintained a steadfast focus on transportation,

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I recently spoke with Charter Local Edition Host Brad Pomerance about my successful battle against cancer and proposed legislation regarding cost-sharing parity for cancer medication

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Ketron wins Senate approval of Public Private Partnership (P3) legislation to meet growing transportation needs

April 5, 2016  (NASHVILLE) – State Senator Bill Ketron (R-Murfreesboro) won approval of legislation on Monday that would provide a framework to allow Private Public Partnership (P3) agreements for certain transportation projects. The bill aims to improve safety, reduce congestion and increase capacity on Tennessee’s roads, as well as encourage economic growth.

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Statement from Senator Bill Ketron regarding Steel Technologies announcement

March 30, 2016

State Senator Bill Ketron made the following statement regarding the announcement that Steel Technologies LLC officials will build a new 83,000 square foot facility in Smyrna. Steel Technologies will invest $18 million to build the Smyrna manufacturing facility, the company’s second location in Rutherford County,

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Senator Ketron honored as "Legislator of the Year" by Tennessee Development Districts Greater Nashville Regional Council

(NASHVILLE, TN), March 28, 2016 — State Senator Bill Ketron (R-Murfreesboro) has been recognized by the Development Districts Association in Tennessee (TDDA) for legislative achievements benefiting the people of the 13th Senatorial District, which he represents in Rutherford County. Ketron received the award on Thursday, March 24 as the group gathered for a statewide meeting in Nashville.

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STATEMENT FROM SENATE REPUBLICAN CAUCUS CHAIRMAN BILL KETRON REGARDING THE ANNOUNCEMENT THAT LT. GOVERNOR RON RAMSEY WILL NOT SEEK RE-ELECTION

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Senate Republican Caucus Chairman Bill Ketron (R-Murfreesboro) released the following statement regarding the announcement by Lt. Governor Ron Ramsey that he will not be seeking re-election:

“I am so proud of Lt. Governor Ron Ramsey and the accomplishments that he has made in the Tennessee Senate for the people of this state.

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Capitol Hill Week 3/4/2016

Iran Divestment Act — The Senate State and Local Government Committee approved a bill this week to identify persons investing in the energy sector of Iran and prohibit the state from contracting with them. Thirty other states have passed similar legislation to Senate Bill 377,

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Capitol Hill Week 2/26/2016

Pace quickens on Capitol Hill as Senate Committees continue to examine budget proposals and approve a wide variety of bills

The pace quickened on Capitol Hill this week as lawmakers considered a wide variety of bills and continued to review budget requests from departments and agencies of state governments.

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This site is where you can find all the latest information about my work for Tennessee’s 13th Senate District. You can learn more about me and where I stand on the major issues affecting our district and state. I look forward to representing you for the next 4 years in the State Senate.

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Honored to serve,
Senator Bill Ketron

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Murfreesboro, TN 37130
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