Why can't Tennessee students read? Bill Lee calls for a Special Legislative Session to address education concerns

Jan 01, 2021 at 10:00 am by Voice Wire 4

Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee recently announced a call for the Tennessee General Assembly to convene for a special legislative session on Jan. 19, 2021, to address urgent issu.... Read More
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Bill Lee announces $50M in new business relief funding

Oct 09, 2020 at 07:00 am by Voice Wire

Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee and the Financial Stimulus Accountability Group (FSAG) recnetly announced an initial $50 million in federal Coronavirus Relief Funds for the new&n.... Read More

Gov. Bill Lee appoints Eagleville senior to State Board of Education

Sep 29, 2020 at 07:00 am by Voice Wire

As teenagers, Garren Hamby's parents were involved in FFA. When their son showed an interest and their previous school district did not offer the program, they uprooted their.... Read More
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Open Letter to Bill Lee: Our teachers and all Tennesseans need your leadership. Where is it?

Aug 14, 2020 at 10:30 am by DeAnnaO

Dear Gov. Lee, I am writing out of concern for the people and prosperity of Tennessee as we continue to navigate through this pandemic. As a public educator, I am keenly awa.... Read More
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Bill Lee announces law enforcement reform effort

Jul 03, 2020 at 08:00 am by Voice Wire

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee announced Thursday, June 2 a partnership with the Tennessee Association of Chiefs of Police, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, The Tennessee D.... Read More
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Bill Lee submits budget with $681M in cuts, dip into $1.5B rainy day fund

Jun 04, 2020 at 01:52 pm by Voice Wire 1

Gov. Bill Lee's administration today outlined new spending plans for state government that reflect significant revenue reductions due to the economic impact of COVID-19. Depa.... Read More
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Tennessee Business Relief Program benefits nonessential businesses impacted by COVID-19

Jun 03, 2020 at 08:00 am by Voice Wire

From the governor's office: NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Tennessee Business Relief Program will direct approximately $200 million in federal Coronavirus Relief Funds thr.... Read More
Day in Corona, April 21

Day in Corona: Rutherford County School Board member seen flying around Nashville in eagle cosplay

Apr 21, 2020 at 11:01 am by Michelle Willard

During the three-hour testing window on Saturday, April 18, 354 COVID-19 tests were performed at the Rutherford County Health Department. Lines of cars wrapped around downtow.... Read More
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Day in Corona: Who does Bill Lee think is 'essential?'

Mar 31, 2020 at 01:25 pm by Michelle Willard 1

From March 25 through March 30, the number of COVID-19 cases doubled in Tennessee. That's what it took for the governor to offer more than thoughts and prayers. But he still.... Read More
Gov. Bill Lee with MTSU's Sidney McPhee and Bud Fischer

Gov. Bill Lee appears in Murfreesboro

Apr 03, 2019 at 02:44 pm by Voice Wire

Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee joined Middle Tennessee State University's president and trustees Wednesday to underscore several of the institution's ready-to-work degree programs th.... Read More