Early Voting Begins October 17

Early voting begins on Wednesday, October 17 in Tennessee and will continue until Thursday, November 1.  Utilized by many for its convenience, early voting allows voters to select any early voting location operated by their local election commission office (you are not bound to the precinct listed on your voter registration card). As of January … Continued

Elections

Gov. Haslam Appoints Two New Members to Higher Education Boards

Freeman to Tennessee Board of Regents, Jubran to University of Tennessee Board of Trustees NASHVILLE – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam today announced the appointments of two new members to boards overseeing Tennessee’s public colleges and universities. Darrell Freeman of Brentwood will represent the 7th Congressional District on the Tennessee Board of Regents. Raja Jubran of … Continued

State Issues

House Speaker Beth Harwell, Rep. Mark White Visit UTHSC

House Speaker Beth Harwell (R-Nashville) and Representative Mark White (R-Memphis) visited the University of Tennessee Health Science Center yesterday to tour the campus, interact with students, and discuss the institution’s mission and multiple impacts on education, research, and outreach.  Also highlighted at the meeting was UTHSC’s substantial statewide economic impact. Some findings from UTHSC’s latest … Continued

Advocacy Events

Higher Education and the National Party Platforms

The excitement surrounding national political party conventions has been buzzing across the nation for months.  Recently approved at these conventions are national party platforms that address policy issues in a variety of areas.  These platforms, both lengthy documents, each mention higher education and some potential policy options.  For your information, excerpts relative to higher education … Continued

Federal Issues

48 Days

There are 48 days until early voting begins.  Are you registered to vote?  Do you know where your candidates stand on the issues?  The clock is ticking, but there is still time for you to register to vote and to learn about the candidates. In Tennessee, you must submit an application for voter registration at … Continued

Federal Issues