“By continuing to fuel the jobs machine we have created here in Tennessee, we lift up the already high quality of life here in this great state. Jobs are created when businesses put capital at risk, so we have focused on fostering the best, most predictable business environment.” – Governor Bill Haslam


We must build on our job growth and economic success by continuing to develop a skilled and trained workforce while providing a low-tax and predictable business environment.

Since 2011…

  • 400,000 net new jobs have been created. 
  • The state’s unemployment rate has hit record lows and continues to outpace the national rate.
  • Tennessee is one of the lowest taxed states in the nation.
  • Investments in infrastructure to ensure Tennesseans have a safe, reliable transportation network to access the jobs of the future.
Chart of Unemployment Rates