Haslam to Focus on Post-Secondary Education

Today, Governor Bill Haslam kicked off his effort to review higher education in Tennessee.  He hosted the three higher education boards, UT, TBR, and THEC, as well as representatives from TSAC, TICUA, Tennessee Business Roundtable, Tennessee Chamber of Commerce and Industry, and some legislators from the House and Senate.  Presenters, invited by Haslam, were: Bill … Continued

Higher Education Reform

Haslam Kicks Off Higher Ed Review This Morning

Governor Haslam kicks off his review of higher education this morning at the Governor’s residence from 10:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.  Present at the meeting are members of the UT Board of Trustees, the Board of Regents, the Higher Education Commission, and the Tennessee Independent Colleges and Universities, as well business leaders and national education … Continued

Higher Education Reform

NRA Lays Pressure on TN GOP to Pass Guns-In-Parking-Lots

The National Rifle Association has issued a guns survey to candidates running for election to the Tennessee General Assembly. Not surprisingly, included in the survey are questions surrounding the guns-in-parking-lots legislation. One of those questions bluntly asks, “As a legislator, would you follow the demands of party leadership even if they run contrary to the … Continued

Gun Legislation