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Tennessee Awards $35 Million Across All School Districts To Improve Safety and Security

 

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Tennessee State GovernmentNashville, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam and Commissioner of Education Candice McQueen today announced that all 147 school districts in Tennessee have completed the first-ever statewide assessment of school facilities and safety procedures.

Additionally, all districts have submitted applications to receive their allocations of the $35 million school security funding and may now use these funds to implement identified school security and safety needs.

Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam.

Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam.

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Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam announces Completion of Statewide School Safety Assessment, Releases $35 Million To Improve School Security

 

Tennessee School Officials, Departments of Safety and Homeland Security, Education Take Significant Steps to Enhance Tennessee Students’ Safety

Tennessee State GovernmentNashville, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam today announced the first-ever statewide assessment of school facilities and safety procedures will be fully completed by the end of August, with unprecedented school security funding now available to school districts to implement identified school security and safety needs.

In March, the governor’s School Safety Working Group recommended the statewide review of school facilities and safety procedures and precautions.

Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam.

Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam.

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Tennessee Highway Patrol Participates in Statewide “Safe on Seventy” Traffic Enforcement Campaign

 

Tennessee Highway Patrol

Tennessee Highway Patrol - THPNashville, TN – The Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) is partnering with the Tennessee Highway Safety Office (THSO), Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT), and local law enforcement agencies across Tennessee in an effort to keep one of the state’s busiest roads safe. 

Enforcement efforts will focus on U.S. Hwy 70 statewide. This is a strict traffic enforcement campaign that will take place on July 31st and August 3rd. This intensified enforcement effort is referred to as “Safe on Seventy.”

U.S. Hwy. 70 runs West to East through 36 counties in Tennessee encompassing 538 miles. U.S. Hwy. 70 ends at the North Carolina state line.  Along the route, the roadway runs parallel to several U.S. and state highways, including those in all three of the state’s major cities (Memphis, Nashville, and Knoxville).

Tennessee Highway Patrol teams up with Law enforcement to keep motorists safe on U.S. Highway 70.

Tennessee Highway Patrol teams up with Law enforcement to keep motorists safe on U.S. Highway 70.

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TDOT to Suspend All Lane Closure Activity for the Memorial Day Weekend

 

Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT)

Tennessee Department of Transportation - TDOTNashville, TN – Motorists won’t be delayed by road construction as they travel Tennessee’s highways this Memorial Day weekend.

The Tennessee Department of Transportation will suspend all construction-related lane closures on interstates and state routes beginning at 12:00noon on Friday, May 25th through 6:00am on Tuesday, May 29th, 2018.

No Road Construction Delays for Holiday Travelers. (Tennessee Department of Transportation)

No Road Construction Delays for Holiday Travelers. (Tennessee Department of Transportation)

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Tennessee General Assembly Passes 2018-2019 Budget

 

Written by Curtis Johnson
Tennessee State Representative

Tennessee State Representative - District 68

Nashville, TN – The Tennessee House passed several key bills this week, including the state budget and major legislation to curb opioid abuse, as the 2018 session of the Tennessee General Assembly draws to a close.  The $37.5 billion “no growth” budget proposes state government spending for the next fiscal year that begins July 1st, 2018 and extends to June 30, 2019.

The balanced budget addresses opioid abuse, school safety, teacher funding, rural economic development and job growth, while allocating additional funds for the care of Tennessee’s most vulnerable citizens.  The bill focuses on the four “e’s” of Tennessee:  employment, education, economic opportunity and enforcement of the law.

Tennessee State Representative Curtis Johnson

Tennessee State Representative Curtis Johnson

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Tennessee Highway Patrol seeks information on Dickson County Fatal Hit and Run Crash involving Pedestrian

 

Tennessee Highway Patrol - THPNashville, TN – The Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) is seeking the public’s assistance that may aid in the investigation of a fatal hit-and-run crash in Dickson County. In the early hours of April 14th, 2018, preliminary information indicates a silver or grey Honda Civic, model years 1996-1998 was traveling North on Highway 46 around 4:30am-5:00am when the vehicle struck and killed a pedestrian.

The vehicle has damage to the right front corner of the vehicle. It’s missing the right side of the front bumper and may have damage to its hood, fender, and headlight with possible damage to the windshield as well.

The car in this photo may resemble the vehicle, but it is possible the car was a two door.

The car in this photo may resemble the vehicle, but it is possible the car was a two door.

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Curtis Johnson: News from the Tennessee Capitol, April 1st, 2018

 

Written by Curtis Johnson
Tennessee State Representative

Tennessee State Representative - District 68

Nashville, TN – Tennessee Representative Joe Pitts was honored Thursday, March 29th, 2018 on the House Floor for his twelve years of service to his constituents in the 67th District and the citizens of Tennessee. 

Rep. Pitts earlier this year announced that he would not run for re-election to the House.

His wife, Cynthia, joined him on the House Floor. 

As for his future plans, Rep. Pitts said, “I don’t know what my future holds, but I know who holds my future.”

Tennessee Representative Joe Pitts honored by colleagues on the House Floor, Thursday, March 29th, 2018.

Tennessee Representative Joe Pitts honored by colleagues on the House Floor, Thursday, March 29th, 2018.

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Tennessee to Undertake First Ever Security Assessment of All Schools and Target $30 Million to Address Immediate Security Needs

 

Tennessee State GovernmentNashville, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam today announced his approval of recommendations submitted by the school safety working group he appointed earlier this month to make immediate enhancements to school safety.

Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam Approves School Safety Working Group Recommendations - Puts Forth Plan to Significantly Increase Available Funding for School Safety and Implement a Statewide Technology Application for Anonymous Reporting of Threats and Suspicious Activity.

Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam Approves School Safety Working Group Recommendations – Puts Forth Plan to Significantly Increase Available Funding for School Safety and Implement a Statewide Technology Application for Anonymous Reporting of Threats and Suspicious Activity.

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Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security Partners with the Town of Dover to Offer Driver Services to Citizens

 

Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland SecurityStewart County, TN – The Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security has recently added the Town of Dover as an issuance partner for renewals and replacement of driver licenses and identification cards.

The Town of Dover’s administrative offices are located at 625 Donelson Parkway in Dover, TN.

Sewart County will provide citizens additional ways to renew driver license.

Sewart County will provide citizens additional ways to renew driver license.

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Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam Forms Working Group To Review School Safety, Make Immediate Safety Recommendations To Enhance Security

 

Montgomery County Sheriff John Fuson named to Governor’s School Safety Working Group

Tennessee State GovernmentNashville, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam has formed a working group of leaders from the executive branch, General Assembly, safety, education and mental health to immediately begin reviewing school safety in Tennessee and provide recommendations to enhance the security of school children.

 While all schools in Tennessee currently have safety plans in place, the Governor’s School Safety Working Group will convene this week to review the policies, procedures and process of developing and implementing those plans, as well as other school safety measures, including communication and collaboration among law enforcement, educators and mental health professionals.

Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam.

Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam.

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