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  • Hurricane Florence Resources

    Information on how to support the Carolinas and for evacuees temporarily relocating to Tennessee.

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  • Excellence in Service Awards

    Governor Haslam honors 23 state employees for outstanding service.

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  • Tennessee’s Top Marks in Academic Standards

    State ranks as most improved in rigor of academic standards

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  • #servingTN

    Learn more about how Tennesseans are serving their fellow citizens through the work of state government.

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  • Tennessee Will Lead

    Learn more about Governor Haslam’s challenge to Tennessee.

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  • TN Together

    Tennessee’s comprehensive plan and set of resources to end the opioid crisis.

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  • TNFosters

    Learn how to become a foster parent or support foster families in Tennessee.

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    • Tennessee Awards $35 Million Across All School Districts To Improve Safety and Security

      Tuesday, September 25, 2018 | 10:53am

      NASHVILLE – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Commissioner of Education Candice McQueen today announced that all 147 school districts in Tennessee have completed the first-ever statewide assessment of school facilities and safety procedures. Additionally, all districts have submitted applications to receive their allocations of the $35 million school security funding and may now use these funds to implement identified school security and safety needs. “We have made security for children at our schools a priority, so there was an urgency to have all schools assessed and the funding allocated to increase school safety as we started the school year,” Haslam said. “I thank the members of the School Safety Working Group for their work to identify solutions, the General Assembly for making these funds available, and state and local public safety officials for promptly completing the assessments.”

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    • Unemployment Remains Near Historic Low Levels in Tennessee

      Thursday, September 20, 2018 | 01:41pm

      NASHVILLE – Tennessee’s unemployment rate remained near historic low levels in August, despite a slight increase, according to the latest statistics released today by Gov. Bill Haslam and Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development Commissioner Burns Phillips. The preliminary, seasonally adjusted statewide unemployment rate for August was 3.6 percent, just 0.1 of a percentage point higher than it was in July. Prior to August, Tennessee’s unemployment rate remained at 3.5 percent for three consecutive months.

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    • Haslam Announces Jennifer Donnals as Director of Communications

      Friday, August 31, 2018 | 09:47am

      NASHVILLE – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam today named Jennifer Donnals as director of communications for his administration. Donnals most recently served as press secretary to the governor. “Over the past three years, Jennifer has been a key member of our team, leading many of our communications and media relations efforts,” Haslam said. “Jennifer’s expertise and relationships both within the administration and without will only help us as we continue to share Tennessee’s successes in education, jobs, and efficient and effective government.”

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    Schedule

    • Valor High School Grand Opening event

      September 26, 2018
      8:30 am CDT

      Valor College Prep, Main Commons, Suite 200

      4531 Nolensville Pike, Nashville, TN

      MEDIA – Open, avail


    • College Completion Community Summit

      September 26, 2018
      10:30 am CDT

      Nashville State Community College, H-Building Art Gallery & Auditorium

      120 White Bridge Road, Nashville, TN

      10:30 a.m. CDT

      MEDIA – Open, avail