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Stories with person: Bill Haslam
  • Board to use $2M grant to help increase graduation rates 
    Updated: Nov-24-15 12:00 pm

    NASHVILLE, Tennessee - The Tennessee Board of Regents says it will invest a $2 million grant received from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation into programs that will help increase graduation rates, especially among first-generation and low-income students.

  • Haslam: 'People in Tennessee are scared' about refugees 
    Updated: Nov-23-15 8:31 pm

    NASHVILLE, Tennessee - Gov. Bill Haslam said Monday that a new level of fear has gripped Tennesseans following the terrorist attacks in Paris.

  • Tennessee GOP leader wants Guard to round up Syrian refugees 
    Updated: Nov-18-15 5:29 pm

    NASHVILLE, Tennessee - With several GOP governors calling to stop Syrian refugees from entering their states in the wake of the Paris attacks, one Republican leader in Tennessee wants to take that matter further: He says the National Guard should round up the refugees and return them to federal immigration centers.

  • Tennessee editorial roundup 
    Updated: Nov-18-15 4:33 pm

    Recent editorials from Tennessee newspapers:

  • Haslam: Decide road priorities before talking funding 
    Updated: Nov-10-15 5:09 am

    NASHVILLE, Tennessee - Republican Gov. Bill Haslam is calling on state lawmakers to decide on Tennessee's priorities on future road projects before resolving the politically tricky issue of finding a way to pay for them.

  • Sen. Alexander to host Monday education talk in Chattanooga 
    Updated: Nov-09-15 5:02 am

    CHATTANOOGA, Tennessee - Republican U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander is hosting a round table on higher education issues at Chattanooga State Community College on Monday.

  • Half-staff flags honor former US Sen. Fred Thompson 
    Updated: Nov-03-15 4:01 am

    NASHVILLE, Tennessee - Gov. Bill Haslam has ordered flags over the state Capitol and all state office buildings be flown at half-staff in honor and memory of former U.S. Sen. Fred Thompson.