October is Domestic Violance Awareness month. The Office of Criminal Justice Programs partners with organizations across the state to serve domestic violence victims. They include the Tennessee Coalition To End Domestic and Sexual Violence, You Have the Power,and Tennessee CASA Association.
The annual Flexible Benefits program enrollment/transfer period begins on October 1 and will end on November 1, 2014. If you wish to participate in Medical or Dependent Care accounts in 2015, please note these dates on your calendar. The Flexible Benefits program allows you to pay for eligible medical expenses on a pre-tax basis. It reduces your income taxes and can help you save hundreds of dollars by increasing your spendable income.
Finance and Administration
September 12 - August Revenues
August 22 - State Sponsored Project in Johnson City Receives National Award
August 14 - July Revenues
September 17 - Weakley Co., Wilson Co., and Mississippi TennCare Fraud
September 10 - Hamilton Co. Man Charged with TennCare Fraud
September 9 - Rutherford, Weakley, Hamilton Co. Women Charged TennCare Fraud
Larry B. Martin became commissioner at F&A on August 13, 2013.
Martin had been the interim commissioner since June 1 after former commissioner Mark Emkes´ retirement.
"I want to thank Larry for continuing to serve Tennesseans as the F&A commissioner, " Haslam said. "Putting together the budget is one of the most important things we do, and Larry´s skills and experience with complex systems and organizations is unmatched."
Last year, he joined the governor´s staff as a special assistant to the governor, working alongside Human Resources Commissioner Rebecca Hunter to oversee the implementation of Haslam´s civil service reform, the Tennessee Excellence, Accountability and Management (TEAM) Act; and reviewing state employee compensation.
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