From left, Rick Yakubic, Senator Ken Yager and Mark Farley pose for a photo with the Legislator of the Year award.

NASHVILLE, TN (SPECIAL TO WLAF) – State Senator Ken Yager (R-Kingston) received the Legislator of the Year Award from the Tennessee Development District Association. Yager was presented with the award last week by Mark Farley, executive director of the Upper Cumberland Development District and Richard Yakubic, executive director of the East Tennessee Development District. 

“As representatives of the Tennessee Development District Association, the Association wanted to recognize Sen. Yager with the Legislator of the Year Award for his incessant support of the Development Districts and his sponsorship of the stop gap funding bill that we received in this fiscal year.” said Yakubic and Farly. “We feel honored to be able to work with Sen. Yager exuding his compassion to make a positive impact in his district and throughout the state.” (WLAF NEWS PUBLISHED – 01/31/2024-6AM)