Topic: Tennessee District Attorney General
Measures Encourage Fair Competition For Tennessee Businesses
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development is taking new measures to ensure employers in the construction industry are protecting workers who are injured on the job or need unemployment benefits.
Legislation that became effective July 1st, 2013 gives the Department the authority to issue civil penalties against construction service providers who have avoided workers’ compensation and unemployment insurance tax premiums. «Read the rest of this article»
370 Agencies to Receive $21.1 Million Total in Highway Safety Grants to Improve Safety on Tennessee Roadways
Nashville, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam, Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) Commissioner John Schroer and the Governor’s Highway Safety Office (GHSO) Director Kendell Poole today announced $21.1 million in grants to Tennessee agencies to support highway traffic safety efforts.
The funds support the mission of the GHSO. The goal is to save lives and reduce injuries on Tennessee roadways through leadership, innovation, coordination and program support in partnership with numerous public and private organizations. «Read the rest of this article»
House Bill 1117/Senate Bill 1200 Adding Offenses To the Victims Compensation Fund
Nashville, TN – Tennessee State Representative Joe Pitts from House District 67 generously takes the time to provides the readers of Clarksville Online with updates on issues which are currently on the legislative agenda for the Tennessee House of Representatives which may be of interest to the residents of Clarksville-Montgomery County.
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Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation arrested and charged a Dickson County man for murdering his wife.
TBI arrested 23-year-old Morris Long tonight when he was discharged from Vanderbilt Medical Center. He was charged with first degree murder for the death of his wife 21-year-old Ashlee Long. On December 22nd, 2012, Ashlee Long’s mother and stepfather discovered her beaten to death in her bed at her residence located at 106 Bishop Lane in Burns, TN.
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Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation yesterday arrested a Smith County man after an investigation into allegations of sexual activity with a minor was requested by the District Attorney General.
Jerry Ryan Lewis, 21, of Elmwood, TN was indicted by the Smith County grand jury on two counts of statutory rape for engaging in sexual activity with a minor child between April and September 2011 in Carthage, TN. He was arrested last night and booked into the Smith County Jail on $2,000 bond.
Nashville, TN -The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation today arrested a Smith County woman for soliciting a minor after opening an investigation at the request of the District Attorney General last month.
Sabra Swaims Gentry, 35, of Brush Creek, TN was indicted by the Smith County grand jury on one count of solicitation of a minor after sending sexually explicit texts and having sexually explicit conversations with a minor in November 2012.
Gentry is the former cheerleading coach at Smith County High School. She was arrested and booked into the Smith County Jail today.
332 Agencies to Receive Funds to Improve Safety on Tennessee Roadways
Montgomery County Agencies Receive $355,121.32
Nashville, TN – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) Commissioner John Schroer today announced more than $16.2 million to support highway safety in Tennessee.
The funds support the mission of the Governor’s Highway Safety Office (GHSO) to save lives and reduce injuries on Tennessee roadways through leadership, innovation, coordination and program support in partnership with numerous public and private organizations.
“We continue to work with local and state agencies to make our roadways safer,” Haslam said. “These grants will support the efforts of highway safety agencies and advocates to reduce the number of people killed and injured in traffic crashes in Tennessee each year.” «Read the rest of this article»