Press release from the Department of Economic & Community Development; Sept. 10, 2012:  NASHVILLE – Gov. Bill Haslam today announced that Commissioner of Economic and Community Development Bill Hagerty will take a temporary leave of absence to volunteer as a member of the Romney/Ryan presidential readiness team in Washington, D.C. Hagerty’s unpaid leave will run […]


Statement from Tennessee Lt. Gov. Ron Ramsey; August 31, 2012:  The fall election season has begun. The Republican National Convention has concluded and the party has nominated two excellent men to lead it through November and beyond: Gov. Mitt Romney and Rep. Paul Ryan. I was proud to represent both my party and my state […]


President Barack Obama on No Child Left Behind Flexibility; Remarks Distributed by the White House Press Office, Sept. 23, 2011: East Room, 10:24 A.M. EDT THE PRESIDENT: Thank you so much. Everybody, please have a seat. Well, welcome to the White House, everybody. I see a whole bunch of people who are interested in education, […]

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