• Haslam Takes Action on Remaining Bills Passed by 109th General Assembly

    Friday, May 20, 2016 | 3:11pm

    NASHVILLE – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam today took action on all remaining bills passed by the 109th General Assembly. He returned SJR 467 without his signature and allowed HB 2248 to become law without his signature. The governor issued the statements below on both bills. These are the final among the 27 bills sent to the governor for action.

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  • Haslam Bolsters Drive to 55 Campaign With New College Counseling Program for High Schools

    Thursday, May 19, 2016 | 12:34pm

    NASHVILLE – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam today announced Advise TN, a program to increase the number of students accessing higher education by providing college counselors to 30 public high schools and 10,000 junior and senior students across the state this fall. The new initiative, administered by the Tennessee Higher Education Commission (THEC), supports the state’s Drive to 55 campaign to increase the number of Tennesseans with a postsecondary degree or credential to 55 percent by 2025.

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