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Tuition Deferment Program partnership announced by APSU, National Guard

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – On Monday, June 17th, 2019, Austin Peay State University (APSU) and the Tennessee Army National Guard announced they’re partnering on a special tuition deferment program for Guard members.

Lt. Col. John Rigdon, commander for the Recruiting and Retention Battalion of the Tennessee Army National Guard, greets retired Lt. Gen. Ronald Bailey, vice president for External Affairs at Austin Peay State University. (APSU)

Lt. Col. John Rigdon, commander for the Recruiting and Retention Battalion of the Tennessee Army National Guard, greets retired Lt. Gen. Ronald Bailey, vice president for External Affairs at Austin Peay State University. (APSU)

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LG Electronics unveils $360 Million Dollar Home Appliance Factory in Clarksville Tennessee

 

LG ElectronicsClarksville, TN – Today, May 29th, 2019, LG Electronics held a ribbon cutting ceremony to unveil its new million-square-foot home appliance manufacturing facility in Clarksville, Tennessee, where the company is now producing its top-rated washing machines* for the U.S. market.

The $360 million factory, believed to be the most advanced, integrated washing machine production plant in the world, already employs more than 550 American workers who are supporting continued production ramp-up – helping to accelerate delivery of LG’s innovative home appliances to better meet U.S. consumer demand.

(From left to right): U.S. Rep. Mark Green, President & CEO of LG Electronics North America William Cho, Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee, President of the LG Home Appliance and Air Solutions Company Dan Song and South Korean Consul General Young-jun Kim cut the ceremonial ribbon for LG’s state-of-the-art washing machine factory in Clarksville, Tennessee.

(From left to right): U.S. Rep. Mark Green, President & CEO of LG Electronics North America William Cho, Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee, President of the LG Home Appliance and Air Solutions Company Dan Song and South Korean Consul General Young-jun Kim cut the ceremonial ribbon for LG’s state-of-the-art washing machine factory in Clarksville, Tennessee.

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Austin Peay State University to keep local job market strong with new survey, business, industry summit

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) has developed a national reputation in recent years for its innovative practices, and in the next few months, the University will take another step forward by attempting to predict the future.

Austin Peay State University President Alisa White speaks at a previous industry summit. (APSU)

Austin Peay State University President Alisa White speaks at a previous industry summit. (APSU)

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APSU’s Woodward Library celebrate National Library Week April 7th-13th

 

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Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – This week, Austin Peay State University’s Felix G. Woodward Library joins libraries of all types in celebrating the many ways libraries build strong communities by providing critical resources, programs and expertise.

Austin Peay State University’s Felix G. Woodward Library celebrates National Library Week. (APSU)

Austin Peay State University’s Felix G. Woodward Library celebrates National Library Week. (APSU)

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Marsha Blackburn Report: This Week From Washington – April 1st, 2019

 

Senator Marsha Blackburn

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U.S. SenateWashington, D.C. – Tennessee Tuesday is always my favorite day of the week.

Senator Lamar Alexander and I welcomed another great group of Tennesseans to our nation’s capital for coffee, conversation, and pictures this week.

If you plan to be in the Washington, D.C. area on a Tuesday when the Senate is in session, we would love if you join us for this Tennessee tradition. Constituents attending will have the opportunity to meet and have their picture taken with their senators while enjoying a coffee and pastries. 

Tennessee Tuesday

Tennessee Tuesday

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Tennessee Governor Bill Lee’s School Choice Agenda Gains Momentum in Tennessee General Assembly

 

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Tennessee State GovernmentNashville, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Lee’s charter school bill passed in both the Tennessee General Assembly House and Senate education committees just one day after Governor Lee’s education savings account proposal advanced from the House curriculum subcommittee. 

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee

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Tennessee Governor Bill Lee Announces $14.8 Million in Broadband Accessibility Grants

 

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Tennessee State GovernmentNashville, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Lee announced $14.8 million in broadband accessibility grants that will expand broadband service to more than 8,300 households and businesses in 17 counties across Tennessee.

“I am pleased to announce that we are getting our rural areas up to speed and expanding broadband in the areas that need it most,” said Lee. “I am committed to ensuring connectivity in every corner of our state as broadband impacts our goals for health care, education, economic development and beyond.”

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee

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Tennessee Begins 2019 With Continued Low Unemployment

 

Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development

Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce DevelopmentNashville, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Lee and Department of Labor and Workforce Development Commissioner Jeff McCord announced this week a preliminary statewide unemployment rate of 3.3 percent for January 2019.

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Tennessee Governor Bill Lee Signs Executive Order Addressing Public Safety

 

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee Establishes Tennessee Criminal Justice Investment Task Force 

Tennessee State GovernmentNashville, TN – Wednesday, March 6th, Tennessee Governor Bill Lee issued an executive order to establish the Tennessee Criminal Justice Investment Task Force as promised during his State of the State address on Monday evening.

The sixth executive order issued under his leadership comes after Governor Lee outlined comprehensive plans to address public safety in Tennessee amid higher rates of violent crime and recidivism.

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee

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Tennessee Governor Bill Lee Delivers State of the State Address

 

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Tennessee State GovernmentNashville, TN – Monday night, Tennessee Governor Bill Lee delivered his first State of the State address and presented budget priorities to a joint session of the General Assembly in the House Chamber.

Governor Lee proposed a strong, conservative budget with a record-breaking deposit to the Rainy Day Fund that will lift the state savings account to a historic high $1.1 billion.

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee presents conservative budget, highlights public safety and education efforts.

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee presents conservative budget, highlights public safety and education efforts.

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