• Remembering the price of freedom

    By virtue of living in this country, all of us have been given a gift. No matter our personal woes or economic circumstances, we are blessed to breath [...]

  • Efficient and effective governance

    One week ago, the General Assembly completed its work for the year. It was a successful session which built on past accomplishments and extended our c [...]

  • The Tennessee Way

    Below are remarks given by Lt. Governor Ramsey upon being elected Speaker of the Senate for a fifth time. First, as always, I must give my thanks to [...]

  • Merry Christmas from my family to yours

    Christmas time affords us many opportunities. As the season of giving, Christmas allows us an occasion to show our appreciation for each other through [...]

  • LETTER: Honor their sacrifice

    We are blessed to live in an outstanding state in an outstanding country. Despite a presidential administration whose actions consistently instill a s [...]

Remembering the price of freedom

By virtue of living in this country, all of us have been given a gift. No matter our personal woes or economic circumstances, we are blessed to breathe free air in the United States of America. Our God-given rights to speech, religion and personal de [...]

Efficient and effective governance

One week ago, the General Assembly completed its work for the year. It was a successful session which built on past accomplishments and extended our commitment to excellence in education and efficiency in government. The people of Tennessee placed t [...]

Tennessee General Assembly adjourns for the year

(NASHVILLE, Tenn.), April 22, 2015 - The first year of the 109th General Assembly adjourned late this evening completing its work deliberately and efficiently. “I have said it before and I will say it again: it matters who governs. The Tennessee way [...]

Lt. Governor Ramsey re-elected Speaker of the Senate

The State Senate re-elected Lt. Governor Ron Ramsey today as Tennessee’s 33 senators met at noon on the first organizational day of the 109th General Assembly. This will be Ramsey’s fifth two-year term as Tennessee’s Lieutenant Governor and Speaker o [...]

The Tennessee Way

Below are remarks given by Lt. Governor Ramsey upon being elected Speaker of the Senate for a fifth time.First, as always, I must give my thanks to God. Everything I am and everything I have achieved is possible only through Him. I make a conscious e [...]

Merry Christmas from my family to yours

Christmas time affords us many opportunities. As the season of giving, Christmas allows us an occasion to show our appreciation for each other through the exchange of gifts. For me, my favorite gift is not something that can be wrapped and placed und [...]

STATEMENT: President Obama comes to Nashville

Barack Obama plans to stop in Nashville tomorrow to sell his unconstitutional plan to grant amnesty to illegal immigrants because Nashville is a welcoming city.Indeed, Nashville is a welcoming city and Tennessee is a welcoming state. We embrace with [...]

Giving Thanks

Today, I am grateful for many things. As I scroll through the news on the internet and read reports of unrest both here and abroad, I am thankful that my family lives in an amazing state like Tennessee.My appreciation is not just that our state gover [...]

STATEMENT: Lt. Governor Ramsey on amnesty executive order

16 days after his party lost a vote of confidence at the ballot box, Barack Obama has announced that he will take unilateral and unconstitutional action contrary to the clear policy preferences of most American citizens.Amnesty, no matter how you dre [...]

LETTER: Honor their sacrifice

We are blessed to live in an outstanding state in an outstanding country. Despite a presidential administration whose actions consistently instill a sense of uneasiness about the future, we still live in the freest nation in the history of the world. [...]

STATEMENT: Lt. Governor Ramsey on 6th Circuit gay marriage decision

Eight years ago, Tennessee voters went to the polls and voted overwhelmingly for a constitutional amendment to define marriage as a union between one man and one woman.Today's ruling by the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals explicitly affirms our state' [...]

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