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Tennessee Governor Bill Lee’s COVID-19 Bulletin #4

 

Tennessee State GovernmentNashville, TN – Today, Monday, March 23rd, 2020, Tennessee Governor Bill Lee provided an update on Tennessee’s efforts around coronavirus (COVID-19) relief.

Governor Lee’s daily press conferences can be viewed live each day this week at 3:00pm CT here. Governor Lee has also established a website specific to coronavirus (COVID-19) updates which can be found here.

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee

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Access Tennessee Government Services with new MyTN Mobile App

 

Tennessee Department of Finance and AdministrationNashville, TN – A new mobile app is making it easier for Tennesseans to access state government services. “MyTN” is now available for download from the Apple and Android store.  

Visit MyTN.gov to easily download to your device by clicking the Apple or Android store icons.

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Tennessee Governor Bill Lee Delivers 2020 State of the State Address

 

Focuses on public education, fiscal conservatism, and rural development

Tennessee State GovernmentNashville, TN – Today, Monday, February 3rd, 2020, Tennessee Governor Bill Lee delivered his State of the State address, showcasing Tennessee’s progress over the past year and outlining his legislative and budget priorities for the coming year.

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee

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UT Study: Uninsured Up Slightly in Tennessee, but TennCare Satisfaction High

 

Tennessee Division of TennCareNashville, TN – Affordability continues to be a major hindrance to obtaining health insurance as the percentage of all Tennesseans, adults and children, without coverage increased from 6.7 percent in 2018 to 6.9 percent this year, according to a new report by the Boyd Center for Business and Economic Research at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.

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Tennessee December Revenues Higher than Expected, Show Increase from Previous Year

 

Tennessee State GovernmentNashville, TN – Tennessee Department of Finance and Administration Commissioner Larry Martin has announced that revenues for December posted higher than expected and exceeded the monthly revenues from the previous year. 

State revenues for December were $1.4 billion, which is a growth of 11.34 percent and $139.9 million more than December 2016.

Tennessee Department of Finance reports December revenues higher than expected.

Tennessee Department of Finance reports December revenues higher than expected.

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University of Tennessee Study shows Tennessee’s Uninsured Number Up Slightly, But Still Near 20-Year Low

 

University of TennesseeKnoxville, TN – A University of Tennessee, Knoxville report released today shows that Tennessee’s overall uninsured rate increased from the 2016 level of 5.5 percent to 6 percent in 2017.  Nonetheless, the reported uninsured rate is still at one of the lowest levels in the past two decades.

The report entitled The Impact of TennCare: A Survey of Recipients, 2017, released by UT’s Boyd Center for Business and Economic Research, summarizes findings from a survey conducted between May and July 2017.

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2017 Tennessee Legislative First Session Final Report – Part 11

 

Written by Curtis Johnson
Tennessee State Representative

Tennessee State Representative - District 68Nashville, TN – The first session of the 110th Tennessee General Assembly adjourned on May 10th, 2017, after passing major legislation that will benefit Tennesseans for generations to come. This is Part 11 of a 12 Part report.

This includes a measure making Tennessee the first state in the nation to offer all adults without a degree tuition-free access to community college; a new law rebuilding a safe and reliable transportation network, while reallocating revenues to maximize taxpayers’ return on that investment; and a bill which provides a responsible path to improve access to broadband through investment, deregulation, and education. 

Action in the General Assembly also included passage of a balanced budget which takes on no new debt, as well as legislation protecting the elderly, enhancing the state’s robust job growth, cracking down on crime, and boosting efforts as the fastest improving state in the nation in K-12 student achievement.  Following is a report on key legislation passed this year.

Tennessee State Representative Curtis Johnson

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Tennessee’s Uninsured Numbers Decline for Third Year according to UT Study

 

TennCareKnoxville, TN – For the third year in a row, the estimated number of uninsured people in Tennessee dropped, according to a report released today by the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Boyd Center for Business and Economic Research, which is housed in the Haslam College of Business.

The percentage of uninsured people in Tennessee—5.5 percent—is the lowest in the past 20 years.

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Tennessee Survey Hopes to Improve Services for Victims of Crime

 

Tennessee State GovernmentNashville, TN – A Tennessee agency is looking for information from victims of crime in an effort to better meet their needs. The state has created an online survey that officials hope crime victims will respond to.

The website address is: www.TNsurvivorsurvey.org, and the survey will be available until February 1st, 2016.

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Tennessee’s Annual Financial Report Complete

 

State of TennesseeNashville, TN – The State of Tennessee has completed its annual financial report for fiscal year 2013-14. The Department of Finance and Administration’s Division of Accounts produces the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR), for which the state has repeatedly received national recognition for financial reporting.

“Tennessee strives for excellence in maintaining a system of general accounts embracing all the financial transactions of state government and providing a complete and responsible report on state finances,” Commissioner Larry Martin said. “Citizens can be proud of our effort to provide detailed analysis and disclosure in financial reporting, not only to meet national standards, but to deliver a high level of service to Tennesseans.”

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