Knoxville

Press release from the University of Tennessee; August 15, 2012:  KNOXVILLE – Responding to the challenge from national and state leaders to increase and encourage more innovation, the University of Tennessee helped establish nine startup companies based on technology developed by UT faculty over the last fiscal year, more than doubling the total from a […]

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Press release from the Tennessee Courts System; July 3, 2012: Nashville, Tenn. – The Tennessee Supreme Court has reversed a lower court’s decision and reinstated a Tennessee Board of Professional Responsibility (TBPR) hearing panel’s ruling suspending a Knoxville attorney due to misconduct. While working at the Knoxville law firm of Kennerly, Montgomery & Finley, William […]

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The upper chamber voted 28-0 to ban elected and appointed public officeholders from using a get out of jail free card for misconduct performed on the taxpayers’ time. Three lawmakers abstained, including one who says the state should look at removing diversion for other crimes, too.

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Press Release from Senate Democratic Caucus; Aug. 18, 2010: Campfield at Odds with East Tennesseans’ Support of Early Childhood Education KNOXVILLE – In repeatedly making erroneous and misleading comments about Tennessee’s highly successful pre-K program, Rep. Stacey Campfield (R-Knoxville), the Republican nominee for State Senate District 7, has proven himself out of step with the […]

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Press Release from Bill Haslam for Governor; July 13, 2010: NASHVILLE – The generosity and support from thousands of Tennesseans puts Republican gubernatorial candidate and Knoxville Mayor Bill Haslam in the strongest position heading into the Early Voting period. Disclosure filings from Haslam’s campaign show the successful two-term Mayor of Knoxville raised $1.7 million from […]

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