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  1. Tennessee Moves to Make Bible Its State BookRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | US News & World Report

    ... Thomas Carmody, who admitted it could "a constitutional problem" and had "become a distraction." Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam opposes the Bible bill. Even though he said, "My faith is the most important thing in my life to me," Haslam noted to the AP ...

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  2. House Speaker Beth Harwell, R-Nashville, gestures at Rep. Jerry...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | Salt Lake Tribune

    ... he said. The measure would need to be approved by the Senate before heading to the desk of Republican Gov. Bill Haslam, who opposes it. The governor wouldn't tell reporters whether he'd veto the measure. Senate sponsor Steve Southland told the ...

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  3. Holy Bible edges Jackson Bible to claim good book titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | Windsor Beacon

    ... designated as the official state book because of its cultural and historical significance." A spokesman for Gov. Bill Haslam said the governor didn't think the bill was very respectful. Lt. Gov. Ron Ramsey said he thought the bill "belittled" the ...

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  4. Should the Bible be declared the Tennessee State Book? State reps continue debateRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | Alabama Live

    ... when Constitutional concerns were raised. In Nashville, Sexton has also met with resistance from Republican Gov. Bill Haslam, Republican Speaker of the House Beth Harwell, Republican Senate Speaker Ron Ramsey and the Republican Majority Leader for ...

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  5. TN lawmakers to Feds: Give us funds for Medicaid expansion, just not Obamacare moneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | Business Journal

    ... federal government to do so is highly unlikely. It's an option favored by Republican governors, including Gov. Bill Haslam, but one the White House has opposed. Just weeks ago, a Senate committee killed Haslam's Insure Tennessee proposal for the ...

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  6. McQueen helps honor CHS top 17Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | Cleveland Daily Banner

    ... The director of schools praised the new commissioner, saying, "I think it was a great move by the governor" (Bill Haslam). McQueen told of a time when she and friends decided to hike to the top of mountain in New England, to be the first to see the ...

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  7. Haslam signs Tennessee guns-in-parking-lots billRead the original story

    Apr 7, 2015 | WAFF-TV Huntsville

    Gov. Bill Haslam has signed legislation that allows workers to sue their employers if they are fired for storing guns in cars parked on company lots. The state in 2013 enacted a law to give handgun-carry permit holders the right to store their firearms in vehicles on company lots regardless of their employers' wishes.

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  8. House Votes to Take Tennessee Capitol Complex Off Guns BillRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2015 | The Daily News

    The House voted Monday to remove the Tennessee Capitol from a bill to expand the areas where people with handgun carry permits can be armed, a move supported by Republican Gov. Bill Haslam. The chamber voted 72-14 against the amendment inserted by the Senate last week.

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  9. County Budget Proposal Includes $6 Million DilemmaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2015 | The Daily News

    ... possibility, in separate interviews, of some additional state funding based on recent talks with Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam's administration. "There are a lot of factors," added county finance director Mike Swift . "They haven't factored in any ...

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  10. Memphis judge dies of self-inflicted woundRead the original story

    Apr 7, 2015 | WTVC

    ... from Chief Justice Sharon Lee praising the Shelby County chancellor, who was appointed to the bench by Gov. Bill Haslam last October. The statement calls Carr "a highly respected member of the legal community" and says "we were proud to have this ...

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  11. Haslam touts plan to pay adults' tech college tuitionRead the original story

    Apr 7, 2015 | University Business

    Gov. Bill Haslam wants to invest millions of dollars in a program that he says will put thousands of adult Tennesseans through college and into higher-paying jobs. Haslam's latest effort to encourage college completion, the Tennessee Reconnect grant, offers eligible adults the chance to get tuition-free training at a technical college starting this fall.

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  12. Rep. Terry's Military Healthcare Support Bill Moves ForwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | WGNS-AM Murfreesboro

    Legislation sponsored by State Representative Bryan Terry designed to better support the healthcare needs of military men and women across the state moved forward this week as the House State Government Committee voted unanimously in support of the bill. As amended, House Bill 425 authorizes healthcare providers who are in the National Guard to provide volunteer clinic services in a Tennessee military armory for those in need.

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  13. News briefs from around Tennessee at 1:58 a.m. EDTRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2015 | The Wichita Eagle

    The House voted Monday to remove the Tennessee Capitol from a bill to expand the areas where people with handgun carry permits can be armed, a move supported by Republican Gov. Bill Haslam. The chamber voted 72-14 against the amendment inserted by the Senate last week.

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  14. Niswonger honored with award from Tennessee governorRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2015 | The Times Bulletin

    Van Wert native Scott Niswonger was among ten recipients of the 2015 Governor's Arts Awards, presented March 17 at the Tennessee Residence. Nashville - Governor and First Lady Haslam awarded Tennessee's highest honor in the arts to ten recipients who represent the best in arts and culture in Tennessee on Tuesday evening, March 17, 2015 .

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  15. Why Gov. Bullock's Plan to Expand Medicaid Is Wrong for MontanansRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2015 | Townhall

    ... that does not expand Medicaid" when the legislature refused to send him a bill to do it. Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam expected the special deal he worked with the Obama administration would easily sail through the legislature, but his allies at ...

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  16. Carr Found Dead, Police Suspect SuicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2015 | The Daily News

    Shelby County Chancellor Oscar "Bo" Carr was found dead of a gunshot wound Monday, April 6, in his car on the parking lot of Memphis Country Club. Carr was appointed Chancery Court Judge this past October by Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam.

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  17. TN House approves guns-in-parks bill, spurns guns in CapitolRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... The move doesn't strip the amendment, but sends the bill back to the Senate and keeps it from the desk of Gov. Bill Haslam. The House already passed the bill without the amendment; without the amendment the bill prevents any local government from ...

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  18. Tennessee Wants To Make It Easier To Carry Guns In Parks Days Before NRA ConventionRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2015 | Switched

    ... parks, with exceptions for those used by schools, according to the Knoxville News-Sentinel . Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam (R) has raised concerns about the bill, and it's unclear whether he'll sign it into law. As mayor of Knoxville in 2009, Haslam ...

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  19. Luttrell's $1.1 Billion Budget Plan Goes to Commission WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2015 | The Daily News

    ... possibility, in separate interviews, of some additional state funding based on recent talks with Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam's administration. Luttrell's budget proposal includes a 1.7 percent pay raise for county government employees and 127 fewer ...

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  20. More Gas For Haslam's "Drive to 55"Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2015 | WTVC

    Governor Bill Haslam travels across the state this week to highlight an initiative, for adults to attend a Tennessee college of Applied Technology for free. Tennessee Reconnect is a last-dollar scholarship program that was part of Haslam's Tennessee Promise legislation passed last year.

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