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Governor Haslam Legacy Extends to Judiciary
Governor Haslam Legacy Extends to Judiciary

One of the biggest issues affecting Tennessee is the opioid epidemic. Governor Haslam praised state judges for their efforts in developing and presiding over recovery courts...

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VIDEO: Governor Announces $1M Grant for Mercury Boulevard Sidewalks
VIDEO: Governor Announces $1M Grant for Mercury Boulevard Sidewalks

Governor Bill Haslam joined state and local officials at the Patterson Park Community Center to make a special Transportation Alternative Grant announcement.

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Governor Reacts to Healthcare Talk in Washington
Governor Reacts to Healthcare Talk in Washington

Governor Bill Haslam took time from his grant announcement in Murfreesboro to talk about healthcare.

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Tennessee Right to Life Commends Governor Haslam for Support and Signing of Post-Viability Abortion Ban
Tennessee Right to Life Commends Governor Haslam for Support and Signing of Post-Viability Abortion Ban

The state's leading pro-life organization celebrated passage of its priority legislation during a ceremonial bill signing by Governor Bill Haslam today at Legislative Plaza.

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Gas Tax Passes; Local Reps Vote No - Senators Yes
Gas Tax Passes; Local Reps Vote No - Senators Yes

Despite a no vote from all four State House lawmakers from Rutherford County, Governor Haslam's bill to raise the gas tax passes the lower chamber.

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It's
It's "School Board Appreciation" Week

Governor Bill Haslam has declared Jan. 22-28, 2017 as School Board Appreciation Week in Tennessee.

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Governor Proposes Gas Tax Increase
Governor Proposes Gas Tax Increase

Governor Haslam is proposing legislation that would raise the state's gas tax in an effort to pay for transportation needs.

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Mayor McFarland Speaks on Gas Tax Proposal
Mayor McFarland Speaks on Gas Tax Proposal

Murfreesboro Mayor Shane McFarland was among the community leaders from across the state to join Governor Haslam as the IMPROVE Act was unveiled.

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TN Governor has proclaimed October 3-9, 2016 Child Health Week
TN Governor has proclaimed October 3-9, 2016 Child Health Week

The Tennessee Department of Health encourages all Tennesseans to put the health and well-being of children first during Child Health Week and every day of the year.

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Democratic Part Questions Governor Haslam Fundraiser Event
Democratic Part Questions Governor Haslam Fundraiser Event

The Democratic Party in Tennessee is questioning Governor Bill Haslam's actions of holding a private political fundraiser for a Republican candidate at the Executive Residence on Monday.

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Gov. Haslam announces $1.12 Million for Energy Efficiency Projects
Gov. Haslam announces $1.12 Million for Energy Efficiency Projects

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) Commissioner Bob Martineau today announced more than $1 million in grants for energy efficiency projects.

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MEMORIAL DAY: Governor Honors Fallen Heroes
MEMORIAL DAY: Governor Honors Fallen Heroes

On this Memorial Day Weekend, Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam joined Tennessee Department of Veterans Services Commissioner Many-Bears Grinder and Major General Terry "Max" Haston of the Tennessee Military Department to pay tribute to seven service members killed in action.

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State Representative from Rutherford County wants our Governor OUT
State Representative from Rutherford County wants our Governor OUT

State Representative Rick Womack, who is a Republican, wants the governor of Tennessee impeached...

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Governor: Drive to 55 a Success
Governor: Drive to 55 a Success

Gov. Haslam's initiatives to boost postsecondary education degrees in Tennessee are showing success.

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Governor Declares May
Governor Declares May "Putting Investors First" month

Governor Bill Haslam has proclaimed May 2015 "Putting Investors First" Month as a way to recognize the importance the investment profession as foundation of a strong and growing state economy.

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Governor Haslam releases new budget numbers for the state
Governor Haslam releases new budget numbers for the state

The supplemental appropriations amendment to SB1399/HB1374 reflects $30 million more in recurring funding, which tracks closely to the governor's original budget proposal presented to the General Assembly on February 9.

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Froze to death at their home
Froze to death at their home

Tennessee's Health Commissioner said that neighbors checking on neighbors is the best means of preventing hypothermia deaths. He said most of those who died of hypothermia probably had people who were worried about them but couldn't get out to check on them.

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State Lawmakers to Meet in Special Session on Healthcare
State Lawmakers to Meet in Special Session on Healthcare

Governor Haslam has issued a proclamation convening an "extraordinary session" of the 109th General Assembly to consider "Insure Tennessee," a two year pilot program to provide health care coverage to Tennesseans who do not currently have access to health insurance or have limited options.

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Governor Haslam says he is Behind the Teachers
Governor Haslam says he is Behind the Teachers

Gov. Bill Haslam has unveiled several proposals intended to support Tennessee teachers.

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Technology Training Center Groundbreaking in Smyrna
Technology Training Center Groundbreaking in Smyrna

Several government officials and business leaders dug the first dirt on the site of a new technology training center in Smyrna.

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The Governor of Tennessee Says to Get a Flu Shot
The Governor of Tennessee Says to Get a Flu Shot

Governor Bill Haslam and Health Commissioner John Dreyzehner, MD, MPH, are stressing the importance of Tennesseans receiving their influenza vaccinations this flu season.

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WGNS Releases press information submitted by the TN Firearms Association

The Tennessee Firearms Association claims that recent documents show the Haslam administration manipulated the "Fiscal Note Process" in order to kill "Pro-Gun Legislation." WGNS has decided to release the exact information the organization sent to local media outlets on Monday afternoon.

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NEW INFORMATION: Governor Defends TCAP Score Delay
NEW INFORMATION: Governor Defends TCAP Score Delay

NASHVILLE - We've been continuing to follow the story about TCAP results being delayed. Now, Governor Haslam is weighing in.

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Gov. Bill Haslam's Anti Meth Bill inching towards passing
Gov. Bill Haslam's Anti Meth Bill inching towards passing

According to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, 1,685 meth labs were seized in Tennessee last year.

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Governor Haslam Announces $625,007 Grant for Equipment Funding in Murfreesboro and Thanks Rep. Dawn White
Governor Haslam Announces $625,007 Grant for Equipment Funding in Murfreesboro and Thanks Rep. Dawn White
While in town, Governor Haslam announced a grant of $625,007 to fund equipment needed at the Tennessee College of Applied Technology in Murfreesboro. Gov. Haslam also spoke candidly about the role of local politicians…
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Governor Haslam directly mentions Smyrna Nissan plant in State of the State Monday
Governor Haslam directly mentions Smyrna Nissan plant in State of the State Monday
“I am very excited about the new workforce training center that the Governor has proposed today in partnership with Nissan in Smyrna."
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