GOVERNOR HASLAM, COMMISSIONER HAGERTY ANNOUNCE FEDERAL-MOGUL TO EXPAND CURRENT OPERATIONS IN RUTHERFORD COUNTY

NASHVILLE—Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bill Hagerty along with Federal-Mogul officials announced today the company will invest $6.2 million to expand its current distribution facility in Smyrna, Tennessee and create 135 new jobs in Rutherford County. “We are thankful for Federal-Mogul and their continued investment

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Senator Ketron honored in special award for legislative achievements by Tennessee Development Districts

Monday, April 14, 2014 (NASHVILLE, TN)  April 11, 2014– State Senator Bill Ketron (R-Murfreesboro) has been recognized by the Development Districts Association in Tennessee (TDDA)  for legislative achievements benefitting the people of the 13th Senatorial District, which he represents.  Ketron received the award on Thursday, April 10 as the group

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Legislative Leaders, Governor Haslam and Heart Association to Kick Off Walking Challenge in Conjunction With National Walking Day

Monday, March 31, 2014 (NASHVILLE, Tenn.) Governor Bill Haslam, Lt. Governor Ron Ramsey, House Speaker Beth Harwell, Senate Republican Caucus Chairman Bill Ketron and Assistant Republican Leader Kevin Brooks will join the American Heart Association to recognize National Walking Day, the American Heart Association’s annual icon day encouraging Americans to

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Judiciary Committee approves legislation sponsored by Senator Ketron to strengthen penalties against spectators at animal fights

Thursday, March 27, 2014 (NASHVILLE, TN) March 26, 2013 — The Senate Judiciary Committee has approved legislation, sponsored by Senator Bill Ketron (R-Murfreesboro), which strengthens penalties against spectators attending animal fights. Senate Bill 2366 makes it a Class A misdemeanor offense to be a spectator at any animal fight with

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Ketron wins Senate Transportation Committee approval of Murfreesboro to Nashville Monorail Study

Thursday, March 13, 2014 (NASHVILLE, Tenn.) State Senator Bill Ketron (R-Murfreesboro) won approval today of key legislation calling for a study to determine the feasibility of a monorail public transportation system along the I-24 Nashville Southeast Corridor that connects downtown Murfreesboro to Nashville. Senate Bill 2515, which was approved by

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U.S. Humane Society in Tennessee Names Senator Ketron “Legislator of the Year”

Friday, February 28, 2014 NASHVILLE, The U.S. Humane Society recognized Senator Bill Ketron (R-Murfreesboro) and Representative Jon Lundberg (R-Bristol) this week with Humane Legislator of the Year awards for their dedication to protecting animals from cruelty. Leighann Lassiter, the group’s state director said the award reflected work done by the

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Legislation provides greater accountability and transparency in the TNInvestco Program

Monday, February 24, 2014 (NASHVILLE), The Senate has approved legislation, sponsored by Senators Bill Ketron (R-Murfreesboro) and Doug Overbey (R-Maryville), that provides greater accountability and transparency in the state’s TNInvestco Program. TNInvestco is a program administered by the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development (EDC) that provides benefits to

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Senator Ketron Urges Local Citizens to join Telephone Townhall Meeting on Wednesday

Friday, February 14, 2014 (NASHVILLE, Tenn.), February 14, 2014 — State Senator Bill Ketron (R-Murfreesboro) today announced that he has scheduled a Telephone Townhall Meeting to talk to citizens regarding issues before the Tennessee General Assembly and to listen to their concerns. The call will take place on Wednesday, February

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Tennessee Economic Accolades

Friday, January 10, 2014 Presented here is a list of many of the reasons why Tennessee is a great place to do business: Lowest debt per capita among all 50 states (Tax Foundation) Third lowest state and local taxes among states (Tax Foundation) #1 in Southeast for GDP in 2012

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New Report on Bullying in Tennessee schools confirms 5,478 cases last year

Thursday, October 31, 2013 (NASHVILLE, Tenn.) A new report on the number of bullying cases in Tennessee’s public schools was released by the state’s Department of Education today showing there were 7,555 cases reported during the 2012-13 school year. According to the data submitted to the state’s Department of Education

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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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