grants

Press release from the Tennessee Department of Transportation; August 10, 2012:  Nashville, TN – Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) announced today that nearly $2.1 million in Tennessee Scenic Byways grants have been awarded for three projects across Tennessee. The grants are funded by the Federal Highway Administration as part of their National Scenic Byways Program. […]

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Press release from  the Tennessee Department of Transportation; August 10, 2012:  NASHVILLE— The Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) announced today that federal and state aeronautics grants totaling $376,623 have been approved for five Tennessee airports. Airports receiving grants include: Lebanon (Wilson County) – Lebanon Municipal Airport Smyrna (Rutherford County) – Smyrna Airport Millington (Shelby County) […]

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Op-Ed from Tennessee Lt. Gov. Ron Ramsey; August 6, 2012:  Our Republican majority in the state legislature have reached many of our goals these past two years. I’m very proud of our accomplishments. But there is still much left to do. One example is education reform. Some might find this surprising. After all, Tennessee won […]

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Press release from the Office of Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam; August 1, 2012:  MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) Commissioner John Schroer announced today the award of a $229,789 transportation enhancement grant to the town of Newbern to fund the Depot Connection Project. The project aims to improve […]

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Press release from the Tennessee Department of Transportation; July 30, 2012:  NASHVILLE— The Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) announced today that federal and state aeronautics grants totaling $18.3 million have been approved for 20 Tennessee airports. The grants are made available through the Tennessee Department of Transportation’s Aeronautics Division. The Division administers federal and state […]

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Press release from the Department of Environment & Conservation; July 5, 2012:  NASHVILLE – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Department of Environment and Conservation Commissioner Bob Martineau announced today more than $318,000 in grants to support solid waste management activities in communities across Tennessee. The Tennessee General Assembly established development districts in 1966 to do […]

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Press release from the Office of Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam; June 22, 2012: OAK RIDGE – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) Commissioner John Schroer today announced a nearly $800,000 grant to transform Jackson Square in Oak Ridge. The $798,687 transportation enhancement grant is for Phase I of the Jackson Square […]

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A legislative effort to prevent the public from seeing certain information state government wants to collect from businesses seeking millions in Tennessee taxpayer-financed handouts got bogged down Monday night amid concerns over the bill’s scope. Lawmakers on the floor of the Tennessee Senate debated for about half an hour whether the Department of Economic and […]

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Haslam, Parton Pair Up

by Andrea Zelinski on January 19, 2012

Dolly Parton is planning to build the nation’s first snow and water park in Nashville, and taxpayers are going to help foot the bill — an unknown amount about which officials hemmed and hawed at a Thursday announcement. Gov. Bill Haslam is promising Parton new road turnoffs and infrastructure grants for the country music star’s […]

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Press Release from Department of Environment and Conservation; Jan. 19, 2012:  Environment and Conservation Will Host Grant Workshops Feb. 13  NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation is now accepting applications for Local Parks and Recreation Fund grants to help communities create and expand parks and recreation services. The department is contacting local […]

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 Press Release from Tennessee Department of Transportation; Jan. 11, 2012: $209,500 Provides for Infrastructure and Other Improvements NASHVILLE- The Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) announced today that state aeronautics grants totaling $209,500 have been approved for 3 Tennessee airports. Airports receiving grants include: Elizabethton Municipal Airport Gibson County Airport Tri-Cities Regional Airport For more details […]

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State of Tennessee Press Release; Dec. 30, 2010: NASHVILLE—Governor Phil Bredesen announced today that federal aeronautics grants totaling $3,202,614 have been approved for eleven Tennessee airports. Airports receiving grants include (click on each link for details): Cleveland Municipal Airport (.pdf) Gatlinburg-Pigeon Forge Airport (.pdf) Greeneville-Greene County Airport (.pdf) Mark Anton Municipal Airport (.pdf) McGhee-Tyson Airport […]

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