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Gov. Bill Haslam has backed off a bill that would allow for larger class sizes in Tennessee schools, and top lawmakers are editing a bill that would shield certain financial information submitted by companies in their applications for taxpayer-funded grants. More updates here on Haslam’s legislative agenda.

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Middle-income families are the ones facing the most pressure on tuition increases at state colleges and universities, Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam said Friday. And he reiterated a theme he’s been hitting on a lot lately — that health care costs are the reason higher education is getting financially squeezed in Tennessee. Haslam was commenting on […]

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State of the State Address by Gov. Bill Haslam; March 14, 2011: Lieutenant Governor Ramsey, Speaker Harwell, Speaker Pro Tem Jamie Woodson, Speaker Pro Tem Judd Matheny, Members of the 107th General Assembly, Justices, Constitutional Officers, friends, guests, fellow Tennesseans and my wonderful wife Crissy: I stand here tonight to report on the state of […]

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The number of people riding the Nashville-to-Lebanon commuter line is on an uptick, according to regional transportation officials. But it still has a long way to go to meet the ridership goals planners originally promised.

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