Senator Roberts Gets Highest Possible Rating From the NRA

SPRINGFIELD (October 4, 2018) – Sen. Kerry Roberts is proud to receive the highest possible rating from the National Rifle Association, and their endorsement as he seeks re-election to the state Senate next month.

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Sen. Roberts Gets Highest Rating From American Conservative Union

SPRINGFIELD (October 3, 2018) – Sen. Kerry Roberts is one of only two Senators in the Tennessee legislature to receive the American Conservative Union's highest accolade for adhering to conservative principles during the 2018 legislative session. Roberts, along with Sen. Brian Kelsey, was given the ACU's Award for Conservative Excellence, which is based on an extensive review of how lawmakers voted on a variety of important legislation.

The ratings – done at both the federal and state levels – are an initiative of the American Conservative Union Foundation's Center for Legislative Accountability. “These ratings are designed to reflect how elected officials view the role of government,” the ACU said in a press release announcing its rating for Tennessee lawmakers in 2018.

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Senator Roberts Announces Intern Program; 50 high school seniors selected for campaign

SPRINGFIELD (October 2, 2018) – Today, Senator Kerry Roberts announced that 50 interns have been selected to work on his re-election campaign. Roberts was elected to a four-year term in 2014 with over 70% of the vote to represent Cheatham, Dickson, Hickman, Humphreys, and Robertson counties.

“During the past four years, Dianne and I have met hundreds of young people in chamber leadership programs, FFA, 4-H, and other youth programs,” said Roberts. “These young people are our best and brightest, and we are blessed to have them as part of our team.”

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Senator Roberts announces campaign launch

SPRINGFIELD (September 28, 2018) – Today, Senator Kerry Roberts announced that the public phase of his re-election campaign is officially underway. Roberts was elected in 2014 with over 70% of the vote to represent Cheatham, Dickson, Hickman, Humphreys, and Robertson counties.

“During the past four years, Dianne and I have been to hundreds of events listening to the voters of our district,” said Roberts. “We’ve been blessed to meet so many hard-working Tennesseans. Some candidates only talk to voters when they are campaigning; we’ve been doing it for four years.”

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Sen. Roberts announces over $1.2 million in grants for school districts to improve school safety

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(NASHVILLE) – Today Senator Kerry Roberts (R-Springfield) announced over $1.2 million in state grants for school districts he represents to improve school safety and security. These grants include $357,888 in Safe School grants, which are recurring funds and $878,822 in School Safety and Security grants, which are one-time funds. The General Assembly included $35 million in the 2018/2019 state budget for school safety, which Roberts supported, following recommendations from Governor Haslam’s School Safety Working Group.

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Small business owners endorse Kerry Roberts

NASHVILLE, September 5, 2018—The NFIB Tennessee Political Action Committee has endorsed Senator Kerry Roberts in the Senate District 25 race. The PAC is comprised exclusively of NFIB members.

 

 

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Senate approves Senator Roberts' Fresh Start Act

NASHVILLE (March 29, 2018) — Legislation which helps ensure Tennessee’s occupational licensing does not keep offenders who have served their time in jail from obtaining employment and getting a fresh start in life unanimously passed the Senate on final consideration on Wednesday.

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Senator Roberts proposes bipartisan gun safety legislation

NASHVILLE, (February 5, 2018) – State Senator Kerry Roberts (R-Springfield) and Senate Minority Leader Lee Harris (D-Memphis) today announced bipartisan legislation that would make it cheaper for gun owners to safely store their firearms.  Senate Bill 2476 would exempt the purchase of gun safes from the state’s sales tax.

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Senator Roberts appointed Chairman of Senate Calendar Committee

NASHVILLE, (January 10, 2018) – State Senator Kerry Roberts (R-Springfield) has been appointed Chairman of the Senate Calendar Committee.  The announcement was made yesterday by Lt. Governor Randy McNally (R-Oak Ridge), as the 110th General Assembly reconvened for the 2018 legislative session. The Calendar Committee is responsible for scheduling bills and resolutions for consideration by the State Senate.

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