TOP PHOTO: Senator Ken Yager is shown here kicking off his off Get-Out-the-Vote Bus Tour at Jacksboro back in October. (Left to right) State Rep. Dennis Powers, U S Senator Bill Hagerty and State Sen. Ken Yager.

State Representative Dennis Powers shares a photo of the opening of the 2021 legislative session.

NASHVILLE, TN (SPECIAL TO WLAF) – As the General Assembly began the new 2021 legislative session on Tuesday, State Senator Ken Yager (R-Kingston) encourages local citizens to contact him regarding issues of importance to them.  Yager represents Campbell, Fentress, Morgan, Rhea, Roane, Pickett and Scott Counties in District 12 in the Tennessee Senate.

“We have a lot of important issues on our agenda this year beginning with a special session on education,” said Senator Yager.  “I invite all local citizens to call, email or write me regarding their concerns on the issues we face in Tennessee.”

Yager plans to implement an online survey in early February to gauge constituent views on key issues that will come before lawmakers in 2021.  He has repeatedly utilized constituent surveys during his legislative tenure which helps guide his decisions on important votes.  More details regarding the survey will be posted soon.

“I want as much input as possible from the people I represent regarding legislation before us this year.  I also stand ready to help citizens navigate state government services, whether it is unemployment benefits, TennCare, or other state services.”

Sen. Yager can be reached by email at this address. by telephone at 615. 741.1449 or by mail at 425 5th Avenue North, Suite 704 Cordell Hull Building, Nashville, TN 37243. (WLAF NEWS PUBLISHED – 01/12/2021-1PM)