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

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    Learn more about Governor Haslam’s challenge to Tennessee.

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

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

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    • Haslam Announces Transportation Grant for City of Knoxville

      Friday, October 19, 2018 | 01:17pm

      KNOXVILLE – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam announced today the award of a transportation alternative grant for $1,865,149 to the city of Knoxville for the Northwest Greenway Connector - Phase 2. This project includes construction of a greenway beginning at a new trailhead at Middlebrook Pike (SR-169) and Third Creek Road and ending at the SR-62 Western Avenue Pedestrian Bridge. The project also includes landscaping, a retaining wall, ADA upgrades and fencing.

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    • Unemployment Across Tennessee Holds Steady in September

      Thursday, October 18, 2018 | 01:39pm

      NASHVILLE – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development Commissioner Burns Phillips today released new labor statistics that showed unemployment across Tennessee continued at near-historic low levels in September. The state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate of 3.6 percent in September mirrored the August 2018 rate and is just 0.3 of a percentage point higher than Tennessee’s all-time low unemployment rate of 3.3 percent.

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    • Haslam Grants Edmund Zagorski Reprieve From Execution

      Thursday, October 11, 2018 | 04:13pm

      NASHVILLE – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam today made the following statement on death row inmate Edmund Zagorski: “I am granting to Edmund Zagorski a reprieve of 10 days from execution of the sentence of death imposed upon by him by a jury in 1984 which was scheduled to be carried out later today. I take seriously the responsibility imposed upon the Tennessee Department of Correction and me by law, and given the federal court’s decision to honor Zagorski’s last-minute decision to choose electrocution as the method of execution, this brief reprieve will give all involved the time necessary to carry out the sentence in an orderly and careful manner.”

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