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Tennessee Treasurer Pushes Pension Funding: 5 Questions

Chances are that no matter where a distressed public pension is based, it shares a pitfall with others: not getting its full required payment, says Tennessee Treasurer David Lillard Jr. The 60-year-old Republican pushed for a law signed by Governor Bill Haslam in May that requires cities, school districts and other governmental units with ... (more)

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Related Topix: Tennessee Government, Tennessee, Pension, Personal Finance, US Governors, Retirement

Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Jackson Sun

Tennessee gets high marks in child welfare reportTennessee gets high...

Tennessee gets high marks in child welfare report Kids Count Data Book ranks Tennessee among five states that have made the biggest gains Check out this story on jacksonsun.com: http://www.jacksonsun.com/story/news/local/tennessee/2014/07/22/tennessee-gets-high-marks-child-welfare-report/13021463/ Gov. Bill Haslam lauded the state on Tuesday for ... (more)

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, US Governors, Illinois, Teenagers, Standardized Testing, Education

Cybercast News Service

Southwest, South score low on child-welfare index

Several states in the Deep South and Southwest have earned dismal scores on an annual child-welfare index that cited poverty and single-parent house households as worrisome trends that must be turned around for things to improve.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Financial Markets, Springfield, TN

WBIR-TV Knoxville

American flag stolen from 102-year-old WWII veteran

An American flag presented by the governor to 102-year-old veteran Charles Kayhart was stolen from his Greeneville home.

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Related Topix: Greeneville, TN, US Military, US Army, US Governors, Banking, Greene County Bancshares, Financial Services, Greene County, TN

WTVC

The Political Landscape of Common Core

"I have been fairly strong in my comments about how critical it is to not back up on Common core," said Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam.

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Related Topix: Tennessee Government, Tennessee, US News, US Senate, Edward Kennedy, Democrat

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Beretta: Gun law forcing move out of Maryland

The well-known gun maker said it will move to a new production facility it is building in the Nashville suburb of Gallatin that is set to open in mid-2015.

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Related Topix: Accokeek, MD, US Governors, Martin O'Malley

The Washington Post

What 2014 is all about. You decide.

What is this election year about? Is it jobs and the economy? Immigration and the border crisis? Obamacare? Women's health issues? The VA scandal? The minimum wage? A world in turmoil? The image of House Republicans? Anger toward Washington? Power? The signals are mixed.

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Related Topix: Women's Health, Health, US News, US Politics

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Switched

Workers At A Subway Sandwich Shop Vote To Unionize

Workers at a Subway location in Bloomsbury, N.J., on Friday voted in favor of joining the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union.

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Related Topix: Bloomsbury, NJ, Life, Food, Fast Food, US Governors

Business & Heritage Clarksville

UBS gains footprint in Nashville

NASHVILLE: Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam, Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bill Hagerty, Nashville Mayor Karl Dean along with UBS officials announced today the company will establish a shared services center in Nashville.

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Related Topix: Nashville, TN, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Bob Corker, Tennessee, Tennessee Government, US Governors

Knoxville News Sentinel

Political notebook: Alexander backs proposed amendments on Tennessee ballot

Sen. Lamar Alexander has declared his support for passage of all four amendments to the state constitution that will be on the November ballot, including an abortion measure that is so far generating the most controversy and campaign fundraising activity.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Lamar Alexander, US Senate, Republican, Abortion, Knoxville, TN, US Governors, Sports

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Knoxville News Sentinel

New state Supreme Court appointees still on ballot for old jobs

While an intense campaign has developed over whether three Democrat-appointed justices should be retained on Tennessee's Supreme Court, the combatants on both sides are not taking a stance on two Republicans chosen by Gov. Bill Haslam who are also on the statewide ballot.

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Related Topix: US News, US Governors, Tennessee, Tennessee Government, Phil Bredesen, Sports

WTVC

UAW Congratulates Volkswagen and Employees

Last week the UAW announced the opening of a new local union office to continue efforts for the union to represent Volkswagen employees in Chattanooga.

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Herald-Citizen

Prescription drug drop boxes part of Prescription For Success campaign

It has been about a month and a half since Gov. Bill Haslam unveiled his Prescription for Success plan to help curb prescription drug abuse in Tennessee.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Putnam County, TN, Cookeville, TN

Clarksville Online

Tennessee Recognized for high performance in SNAP Program

The Tennessee Department of Human Services has been recognized by the United States Department of Agriculture for high performance in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program .

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Related Topix: Tennessee Government, Tennessee, US News, United States Department of Agriculture, Agriculture, Science, Life, Food, Nutrition, US Governors

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Watersblogged

First Wave of Newly Branded 'Made in Tennessee' Tourism...

Tennessee Department of Tourist Development has announced its new brand campaign in an effort to bring global attention to the state's tourism assets.

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Related Topix: Tennessee, Tennessee Government, Marketing, Nashville, TN, US Governors, VML, Advertising

Patterico

Questioning The New Tennessee Law Aimed At Protecting Unborn Babies

Beginning July 1 of this year, a strongly opposed bill signed earlier this year by Governor Haslam went into effect.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Healthcare Law, Law, Drugs, US Governors

Chattanoogan.com

Hamilton Count Republican Leaders Accept A Democrat

In today's political world we are seeing blurred lines between the two major parties.

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Related Topix: US News, Hamilton County, TN, Chattanooga, TN, US Governors

WTVC

Police 'Sick Out' Grows in Memphis, Gov. Offers Help from THP

Gov. Bill Haslam says the state is offering to dedicate Tennessee Highway Patrol troopers to help Memphis deal with a rash of sick calls from police officers upset about cuts to their health care benefits.

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Knoxville News Sentinel

Early voting numbers exceed expectations on first day

Gov Bill Haslam is kidded by his wife, Crissy, for taking longer than her to early vote Friday at the City-County Building.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Knox County, TN, Farragut, TN, Sports

WATE-TV Knoxville

Century II utility improvement project begins next week in Downtown Knoxville

A new federal earthquake map is shaking things up a bit for about a large portion of the United States.

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Related Topix: Knoxville, TN, US Governors, Alcoa, TN, Maryville, TN

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