Alexander, Corker Statements on the Storm Devastation in Tennessee

Posted on February 6, 2008

U.S. Senators Lamar Alexander (R-TN) and Bob Corker (R-TN) made the following statements today regarding the storm devastation in Tennessee. “Our thoughts and prayers go out to every Tennessean impacted last night by the storms, particularly those whose loved ones were injured or killed,” said Alexander. “We are continuing today to be in communication with Governor Bredesen and with local officials and will do everything within our ability to respond to the needs of the Tennesseans and the communities affected in a comprehensive and timely fashion. We urge everyone today who may be affected by additional storms to take proper precautions and consider safety first.” “We are continuing to follow reports of the extensive damage, injuries and tragic fatalities caused by the severe weather across Tennessee, and our thoughts and prayers are with all of those families who have been devastated by this disaster,” said Corker. “I know that local and state officials are working hard and providing much-needed leadership and support for their citizens, and we stand ready to offer any assistance we can.”