Lt. Governor

Press Release from the Middle Tennessee State University Survey Group, March 2, 2011: Obama would lose to a Republican opponent, but his low approval rating has stabilized MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Tennesseans take a dim view of teacher tenure but show no consensus on whether to do away with collective bargaining power for teacher unions, the […]

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Press Release from Gov. Bill Haslam, Feb. 1, 2011: Acting Education Commissioner Requests Personnel Plan and Transition Plan from Administrators NASHVILLE – Governor Bill Haslam today asked Memphis and Shelby County school leaders to ensure that everything is done in the best interest of students as they meet the state’s legal requirements if consolidation is […]

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Press Release from Lt. Gov. Ron Ramsey, R-Blountville; Aug. 17, 2010: (Nashville) – Lt. Governor Ron Ramsey (R-Blountville) has appointed Rutherford County Schools Assistant Superintendent for Engineering and Construction Gary Clardy to the Energy Efficient Schools Initiative (EESI). EESI provides funds to K-12 schools for energy efficiency projects. It approves technical guidelines and provides assistance […]

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Press Release from Lt. Gov. and GOP Candidate for Governor Ron Ramsey; Aug. 2, 2010; Tax Holiday Set for August 6 – 8 (NASHVILLE) – Local businesses and consumers will get a boost from the “sales tax holiday” set to begin this Friday, August 6 and ending Sunday, August 8 according to Lt. Governor Ron […]

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Press Release from Lt. Gov. Ron Ramsey, R-Blountville; July 8, 2010: (Nashville) – Lt. Governor Ron Ramsey (R-Blountville) today urged President Obama to oppose a Federal Communications Commission plan to classify broadband as a common-carrier service, allowing much heavier regulation of the Internet. Three of the five members of the FCC, including its Chairman, are […]

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Press Release from Lt. Gov. Ron Ramsey, R-Blountville; June 30, 2010: (Nashville) – Lt. Governor Ron Ramsey (R-Blountville) today received the Patriotic Employer Award from Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR). ESGR is a Department of Defense (DoD) organization established to promote cooperation and understanding between Guard and Reserve component members and their […]

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The lieutenant governor says he’s talked with several health directors in the state and the Tennessee Medical Association about how such a plan might be effectively implemented.

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Press Release from Ron Ramsey for Governor, March 10, 2010: (NASHVILLE): Lt. Governor Ron Ramsey is proud to announce today his team of community leaders from across Tennessee’s First Congressional District as his campaign gains momentum building grassroots support. “Having strong leadership in East Tennessee has always been part of a winning formula when running […]

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Lawmakers will spend this week trying to figure out how Tennessee can get in line for federal education monies. Although teachers’ union opposition to linking student test scores with educators pay and tenure has been getting most of the attention, there’s a lot more to the grant requirements than just that.

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Lt. Gov. Ramsey asks Attorney General Bob Cooper what Tennessee can do now to prepare a legal fight against the federal health care overhaul. But Cooper said last week he was in no hurry to file a lawsuit.

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