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Press release from the Office of Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam; August 17, 2012: NASHVILLE – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam announced today the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has granted his disaster declaration request for Washington and its surrounding counties after severe storms and flash flooding occurred Aug. 5, 2012. The declaration includes Carter, Greene, Hawkins, […]

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Gov. Bill Haslam said Tuesday his conversations with legislators “have been very positive” regarding his budget proposal that will be addressed head-on in the next few days. Haslam, capitalizing on a recent increase in revenues, unveiled an amendment this week to his original $30.2 billion budget plan announced in March. It includes $71.3 million in […]

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Press Release from Bill Haslam, Governor of the State of Tennessee, 7 May 2011: Requests Assistance for Benton, Carroll, Crockett, Dyer, Gibson, Henderson, Henry, Houston, Lake, Lauderdale, Madison, Montgomery, Obion, Shelby and Stewart counties NASHVILLE – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam has asked President Obama to declare 15 counties as federal disaster areas due to a […]

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Press Release from the Senate Democratic Caucus, Feb. 15, 2011: Bill would extend previous sales tax break to April 30 NASHVILLE – Senate Democrats were joined by Governor Bill Haslam on Tuesday in recommending that tax relief for May 2010 flood victims be extended through the end of April. “Many of our hardest-hit constituents were […]

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State of Tennessee Press release, Dec. 11, 2009: Five More Counties Requested for Primary Disaster Designation NASHVILLE – Governor Phil Bredesen today announced the U.S. Department of Agriculture has approved his request for federal farm assistance for 16 Tennessee counties due to excessive rain and flooding that occurred in September and October. “Farming is challenging […]

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