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  • Governor and First Lady Haslam Launch TNFosters Campaign

    Monday, December 05, 2016 | 10:16am

    NASHVILLE – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and First Lady Crissy Haslam on Monday launched TNFosters, an awareness campaign that will work with a variety of non-governmental organizations to encourage more Tennesseans to become foster parents. TNFosters will also showcase innovative methods citizens have created to support foster parents and the children they serve, from a church that has built a safe room to a non-profit organization that helps celebrate foster children’s birthdays.

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  • Haslam Issues Executive Order To Assist Disaster Survivors

    Thursday, December 01, 2016 | 4:55pm

    NASHVILLE – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam today issued Executive Order No. 61 suspending certain state laws in order to ensure wildfire and severe weather disaster survivors have access to important health care services, consumer rights protections, and availability of state services as they recover. “The citizens affected by the wildfires and severe storms have already been through so much, we want to make it easier for them to receive the care and services they need as they begin to pick up the pieces and rebuild their lives,” Haslam said. “The state is doing and will continue to do everything we can to support the victims and survivors of these devastating disasters.”

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  • Sevier County Resource Page

    Thursday, December 01, 2016 | 11:55am

    Information for Sevier County Residents and Businesses and Those Who Want to Help

    The Tennessee Emergency Management Agency (TEMA), in coordination with departments of Tennessee State Government, has compiled information to assist businesses and residents in Sevier County as they work to rebuild their lives following the devastating wildfires and to direct those who are interested in helping our Sevier County neighbors.

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