Monthly Archives: August 2009

Norris Elevated to Chair Elect of the Southern Legislative Conference

August 19, 2009

Norris Elevated to Chair Elect of the Southern
Legislative Conference

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Tennessee Senate Majority Leader Mark Norris (R-Collierville) was chosen to serve as Chair Elect of the Southern Legislative Conference (SLC), the Southern Office of the Council of State Governments (CSG),

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Programs would expand access to affordable basic telephone service says Senator Ketron

August 18, 2009

Programs would expand access to affordable basic
telephone service says Senator Ketron

(NASHVILLE, TN), August 18, 2009 — Many low income citizens who are eligible for basic telephone service discounts in Tennessee have not applied for assistance according to State Senator Bill Ketron (R-Murfreesboro),

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Whitaker, Yager, Cobb and local officials to discuss tourism in Rhea County on Wednesday, August 19

August 17, 2009

Subject:  Whitaker, Yager, Cobb and local officials to discuss tourism in Rhea County on Wednesday, August 19 

(NASHVILLE, TN), August 17,

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PRESERVATION TRUST, STATE OF TENNESSEE PARTNER TO

August 11, 2009

PRESERVATION TRUST,
STATE OF TENNESSEE PARTNER TO

State-controlled park now covers more than 850 acres, protecting 98 percent of the original 1862 battle site

(Pocahontas, Tenn.) – The Civil War Preservation Trust (CWPT), the nation’s largest nonprofit organization dedicated to protecting the historic landscapes at Civil War battlefields,

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Posted in News, Sen. Mark Norris
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STATEMENT FROM SENATE EDUCATION CHAIRMAN DOLORES GRESHAM REGARDING RELEASE OF AUDIT SHOWING RECOVERY OF $425,725 IN OVERBILLING IN DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION CONTRACT

August 6, 2009

STATEMENT FROM  SENATE EDUCATION CHAIRMAN DOLORES
GRESHAM REGARDING RELEASE OF AUDIT SHOWING RECOVERY OF $425,725 IN OVERBILLING
IN DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION CONTRACT

(NASHVILLE, TN), August 6, 2009 – “The Comptroller’s audit report is alarming.   

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Posted in News, Sen. Dolores Gresham
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Governor Bredesen signs “Silver Alert System” legislation

August 6, 2009

Governor Bredesen signs “Silver Alert System”
legislation

(NASHVILLE, TN), August 6, 2009 – Governor Phil Bredesen signed legislation on Tuesday creating a “Silver Alert System” that would work like the “Amber Alert System” to help locate missing individuals who have Alzheimer’s disease or related dementias. 

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Arts Build Communities Grant Application Deadline Approaches for Middle Tennessee Counties says Sen. Yager

August 5, 2009

Arts Build Communities Grant Application Deadline
Approaches for
Middle Tennessee Counties says Sen. Yager
 

(NASHVILLE, TN), August 5, 2009State Senator Ken Yager (R-Harriman) today called for local arts organization to apply for the Arts Build Communities Grants program. 

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