Governor’s Budget Contains Significant Higher Education Investments
Governor Bill Haslam delivered his sixth State of the State Address tonight before a joint session of the 109th General Assembly, where he outlined his policy and budget priorities for Fiscal Year 2016-2017. The Governor’s $34.8 billion spending plan contains significant investments in public higher education.
Governor Delivers State of the State Address Tonight
Governor Haslam will deliver his sixth State of the State Address tonight to members of the General Assembly, formalizing his policy priorities for the coming session and outlining his proposed spending plan for the upcoming fiscal year.
Lawmakers Unanimously Advance UT Budget
The University of Tennessee had one of its busiest weeks on the Hill so far this session, as lawmakers in three legislative committees heard the proposed UT budget and questioned higher education leadership on a variety of topics. President Joe DiPietro outlined for lawmakers the urgent situation faced by the UT System: A $377M forecasted … Continued
Governor Delivers State of the State Address
Governor Bill Haslam delivered the State of the State Address tonight–the first of his second term as Governor. The yearly address is an important part of the legislative process, formalizing the Governor’s policy priorities and setting the tone for the next few months of legislative debate and action. The Governor made clear that his focus … Continued
Haslam to Deliver State of the State Tonight
Tonight, Governor Bill Haslam will address a joint session of the House and Senate in his annual State of the State address to kick off the first regular session of the 109th General Assembly. The yearly address is an important part of the legislative process, formalizing Gov. Haslam’s policy priorities and setting the tone for … Continued