Bill Haslam Newswire (Page 10)

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  1. Haslam on UT-K Diversity Office, Refugee Resettlement Lawsuit: ¯\_(ツ)_/¯Read the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2016 | Nashville Scene

    ... allows the state's most powerful elected official to say, basically: A \_(af )_/A Can you guess which path Gov. Bill Haslam chose when presented with a bill to defund the University of Tennessee's Office for Diversity and Inclusion and a resolution ...

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  2. Lawmakers direct Tennessee to sue feds over refugeesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2016 | USA Today

    Lawmakers direct Tennessee to sue feds over refugees Gov. Bill Haslam allows resolution to become law without his signature. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/27IEKSb NASHVILLE - Despite his concerns, Tennessee's governor said he will allow his state to become the first to sue the federal government over refugee resettlement based on what it considers a violation of the Constitution's 10th Amendment.

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  3. Haslam allows Tennessee refugees lawsuit to move forwardRead the original story

    May 20, 2016 | Washington Times

    Republican Gov. Bill Haslam has decided against a veto of a resolution demanding a lawsuit to be filed over the federal refugee resettlement program in Tennessee. Haslam had expressed concerns about the measure during the legislative session, saying he didn't like the idea of one branch of government telling the attorney general what to do, or the precedent it would set if the state were to hire a private firm.

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  4. Gov Allows TN to Sue Feds Over RefugeesRegarding Obama policy to relocate 10K new refugees.Read the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2016 | The Daily Beast

    Tennesee Gov. Bill Haslam announced Friday he will allow the state to sue the federal government over its refugee resettlement policy, making it the first to do so. The suit will be based on the 10th Amendment and will argue that the federal government isn't complying with the Refugee Act of 1980-the law that instituted a procedure for accepting refugees from countries ravaged by a humanitarian crisis.

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  5. UT Diversity matter protests on step of Tennessee State Capitol in this March 8, 2016 photo.Read the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2016 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    It looks like the University of Tennessee Vice Chancellor of Diversity and Inclusion is leaving his position just in time. Friday, Governor Bill Haslam returned all remaining bills passed by the Tennessee General Assembly, including a controversial bill that would cut funding for the University of Tennessee's Office for Diversity and Inclusion.

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  6. Record-Breaking Number Of Jobs Available In TennesseeRead the original story

    May 20, 2016 | Chattanoogan.com

    ... representing a wide range of educational and skill level requirements. Jobs4TN.gov was initiated by Governor Bill Haslam to help Tennesseans streamline the process of finding a new career. Employers in both the public and private sectors post job ...

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  7. Mississippi superintendent backtracks on transgender policyRead the original story

    May 20, 2016 | Cybercast News Service

    ... in other states have opposed the guidance, with some seeking to join legal challenges. In Tennessee, Gov. Bill Haslam questioned the need for a special legislative session to block it, as some lawmakers have proposed. North Carolina's GOP chairman ...

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  8. Federalism and LGBT Rights in North Carolina: Which Sovereign Has the Final Say?Read the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2016 | JD Supra

    ... the celebration of religious holidays, or to fund or support Sex Week at UT ." [1] Likewise, Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam signed into law on April 27, 2016, a bill that allows mental health professionals to refuse to serve clients whose " goals, ...

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  9. Tennessee editorial roundupRead the original story

    May 11, 2016 | Washington Times

    ... it's the legislature or a college campus." Which seems to be, if not the intention at least something Gov. Bill Haslam is resigned to. Haslam declined to veto the legislation, mildly expressing some concerns but allowing it to become law without his ...

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  10. Tennessee Faces Backlash Over Counseling LawRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2016 | Wall Street Journal

    ... calling off a planned April 2017 conference in Nashville in protest of the Tennessee law, which Republican Gov. Bill Haslam signed on April 27.

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  11. Group cancels event to target Tennessee lawRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2016 | Toledo Blade

    ... counselors say they were able to make the referrals and it worked just fine in the past. Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam signed the legislation that made it law. A spokeswoman for Haslam said the law puts counselors in line with other positions. "The ...

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  12. Gov. Bill Haslam wraps up 10-day trip to Asia Read Story Mark BerginRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2016 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Economic Development Commissioner Randy Boyd joined Haslam on the trip that started May 2, and included stops in Korea, China and Japan. Haslam, Boyd and the Japan Trade Organization hosted an investment seminar in Tokyo focused on Tennessee's business advantages on Wednesday.

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  13. Counseling Association Cancels Tennessee Conference Over Anti-Gay BillRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2016 | On Top Magazine

    The American Counseling Association on Tuesday announced that it was canceling an upcoming conference in Tennessee to protest a state law that allows therapists to turn away LGBT clients. The law, signed by Republican Governor Bill Haslam last month, states that counselors can refuse to treat clients based on their "sincerely held principles," a change from the bill's original language of "sincerely held religious beliefs."

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  14. Counseling group cancels conference to target Tenn. lawRead the original story

    May 11, 2016 | Commercial Dispatch

    ... counselors say they were able to make the referrals and it worked just fine in the past. Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam signed the legislation that made it law. A spokeswoman for Haslam said the law puts counselors in line with other positions. "The ...

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  15. Counseling group cancels conference to target Tennessee lawRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2016 | Northern Michigan News

    ... counselors say they were able to make the referrals and it worked just fine in the past. Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam signed the legislation that made it law. A spokeswoman for Haslam said the law puts counselors in line with other positions. "The ...

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  16. Let Pregnant Ladies Drink in PeaceRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2016 | TheDailyBeast.com

    ... and Wisconsin consider substance abuse during pregnancy grounds for civil commitment, and Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam signed a bill authorizing the arrest and incarceration of women who use drugs-including alcohol-while pregnant. While the ...

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  17. Counseling Group Won't Meet in Tennessee Because of Anti-LGBT LawRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2016 | Advocate

    ... 1840 in early April, and senators had passed their chamber's counterpart, Senate Bill 1556, in February. Gov. Bill Haslam signed the legislation into law in late April. The measure stipulates that "no counselor or therapist providing counseling or ...

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  18. GOP fractures ruin Reagan Day fundraiser in TennesseeRead the original story

    May 10, 2016 | Lewistown Sentinel

    ... It also suggests what hardball tactics may come in the race to succeed term-limited Republican Gov. Bill Haslam in 2018. The head of the county party has no comment on why the party canceled the event. But a flurry of correspondence obtained by the ...

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  19. Counseling association cancels Tennessee conventionRead the original story

    May 10, 2016 | The Gazette

    ... Religious counselors say there were able to make the referrals and it worked just fine in the past. Gov. Bill Haslam signed the legislation that made it law. A spokeswoman for Haslam said the law puts counselors in line with other positions. "The ...

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  20. Counseling Org Cancels Tennessee ConferenceRead the original story

    May 10, 2016 | Courthouse News Service

    The American Counseling Association said Tuesday that it will relocate its 2017 conference, originally planned for Nashville, because of Tennessee's new "discriminatory" religious counseling law. Last month, Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam signed into law a bill that allows counselors and therapists to refuse patients based on their religious beliefs.

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