• Haslam Announces Next Phase of Public Safety Action Plan

    Thursday, January 14, 2016 | 2:08pm

    MEMPHIS – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam today announced the next phase of his administration’s multi-year, comprehensive action plan to help make Tennessee safer. According to the latest data from Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, the overall crime rate has decreased 14.8 percent since 2010.

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  • Haslam Appoints Roger Amos Page to Tennessee Supreme Court

    Thursday, January 07, 2016 | 12:11pm

    NASHVILLE – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam today appointed Roger Amos Page of Madison County to the Tennessee Supreme Court, replacing Justice Gary R. Wade, who retired in September. Page, 60, has been a judge on the Tennessee Court of Criminal Appeals since his appointment by Haslam in December 2011, writing more than 330 appellate opinions. He previously served as a circuit court judge for the 26th Judicial District, which includes Chester, Henderson and Madison counties. In that position, he presided over more than 300 civil and criminal jury trials.

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  • Haslam Appoints Ayers Circuit Court Judge for 19th Judicial District

    Wednesday, October 21, 2015 | 3:02pm

    NASHVILLE – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam has appointed Jill Bartee Ayers of Clarksville as Circuit Court Judge for Division IV of the 19th Judicial District, a position created by the Tennessee General Assembly earlier this year. The 19th Judicial District serves Montgomery and Robertson counties.

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  • Haslam Announces David Smith as Communications Director

    Tuesday, September 22, 2015 | 10:54am

    NASHVILLE – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam today announced that longtime press secretary David Smith will now serve as director of communications for his administration. “Dave has been a valued part of our team since the 2010 campaign, and I’m excited to have him take on this expanded role,” Haslam said. “Dave is trusted, respected and well liked both by folks in state government and by the media. His experience will serve him well as he drives our message on education, job creation and efficient and effective government."

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  • Haslam Takes ' Tennessee Story ' to Israel

    Wednesday, September 02, 2015 | 4:16pm

    TEL AVIV – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Economic and Community Development (ECD) Commissioner Randy Boyd are on a business trip to Israel focused on expanding relationships between the Tennessee and Israeli business communities, encouraging bilateral trade and investment opportunities specifically focused on high tech, biotech and health care firms. Israel attracts significant venture capital investment and is particularly strong in start-up and commercialization activity.

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  • Haslam In Union City To Discuss Region's Transportation And Infrastructure Needs

    Tuesday, August 25, 2015 | 3:48pm

    UNION CITY – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) Commissioner John Schroer sat down with local and state officials in Union City today to discuss the region’s transportation and infrastructure needs.  In a morning meeting at the Obion County Public Library, Haslam and Schroer discussed the functionality and capacity of Tennessee’s state roads and highways, safety issues around roads and bridges, and the impact infrastructure has on economic development efforts in urban and rural communities.

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  • Haslam In Crossville To Discuss Region's Transportation and Infrastructure Needs

    Monday, August 24, 2015 | 12:43pm

    CROSSVILLE – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) Commissioner John Schroer sat down with local and state officials in Crossville today to discuss the region’s transportation and infrastructure needs.  In a morning meeting at the Art Circle Public Library, Haslam and Schroer discussed the functionality and capacity of Tennessee’s state roads and highways, safety issues around roads and bridges, and the impact infrastructure has on economic development efforts in urban and rural communities.

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  • Haslam In Shelbyville To Discuss Region's Transportation And Infrastructure Needs

    Thursday, August 20, 2015 | 3:00pm

    SHELBYVILLE – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) Commissioner John Schroer sat down with local and state officials in Shelbyville today to discuss the region’s transportation and infrastructure needs.  In an afternoon meeting at the Shelbyville Chamber of Commerce, Haslam and Schroer discussed the functionality and capacity of Tennessee’s state roads and highways, safety issues around roads and bridges, and the impact infrastructure has on economic development efforts in urban and rural communities.

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  • Haslam in Murfreesboro To Discuss Region's Transportation And Infrastructure Needs

    Thursday, August 20, 2015 | 11:45am

    MURFREESBORO – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) Commissioner John Schroer sat down with local and state officials in Murfreesboro today to discuss the region’s transportation and infrastructure needs.  In a morning meeting at the Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce, Haslam and Schroer discussed the functionality and capacity of Tennessee’s state roads and highways, safety issues around roads and bridges, and the impact infrastructure has on economic development efforts in urban and rural communities.

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  • Haslam In Kingsport To Discuss Region's Transportation And Infrastructure Needs

    Monday, August 17, 2015 | 12:08pm

    KINGSPORT – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) Commissioner John Schroer sat down with local and state officials in Kingsport today to discuss the region’s transportation and infrastructure needs.  In a morning meeting at the Chamber of Commerce, Haslam and Schroer discussed the functionality and capacity of Tennessee’s state roads and highways, safety issues around roads and bridges, and the impact infrastructure has on economic development efforts in urban and rural communities.

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