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


September 26, 2018 615-741-8760

(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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