Entries by Press Release Center

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MTSU Athletic Dept. Makes ‘Questionable Purchases’: State Comptroller

Press Release from the Office of Tennessee Comptroller of the Treasury, Justin P. Wilson, Aug. 29, 2019: Link: https://comptroller.tn.gov/office-functions/investigations/find.html The Tennessee Comptroller’s Office, working in close cooperation with Middle Tennessee State University Audit and Consulting Services, has completed an investigation of questionable activity within the MTSU Athletic Department. The investigation began after Athletic Department officials […]

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TN Wildlife Agency Leasing Fields for Dove Season

Press Release from the State of Tennessee, August 2, 2019: Link: https://www.tn.gov/twra/news/2019/8/2/twra-leasing-fields-for-2019-dove-season.html NASHVILLE — The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency is seeking fields to lease for the upcoming 2019 dove season. The first segment of dove season opens at noon on Sunday, Sept. 1. Mourning doves are a popular game bird and one of the most […]

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Tennessee Cashes in on Multi-Jurisdiction Lawsuit Against LexisNexis

Press release from the Offfice of Tennessee Attorney General Herb Slatery III, July 2, 2019: Link: https://www.tn.gov/attorneygeneral/news/2019/7/2/pr19-24.html TN AG Reaches $5.8 Million Multi-Jurisdiction Settlement with LexisNexis under State False Claims Act The company resold auto crash reports without paying for them Nashville- Attorney General Herbert H. Slatery III and local law enforcement agencies within the […]

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Free-Market Think Tank Suing State Over New Licensing Regs for Auctioneers

Press Release from the Beacon Center of Tennessee, June 26, 2019: Link: https://www.beacontn.org/ New Beacon Lawsuit Looks To Reverse Unconstitutional Law Limiting Free Speech Today, the Beacon Center’s legal arm filed its latest lawsuit against a law passed in the 2019 Legislative Session by the General Assembly. The law would force most online auctioneers to […]

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State Ag Department Unveils Comparative Crop Pricing Tool

Press Release from the State of Tennessee, June 17, 2019: New Electronic Platform for Tennessee Market News Service NASHVILLE – To better assist Tennessee’s farmers and agribusinesses in making informed marketing decisions, the Tennessee Department of Agriculture (TDA) and the United States Department of Agriculture are providing a new electronic data platform for the Tennessee […]

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MTSU Boasts Most Student Transfers via State’s Free Community College Program

Press Release from Middle Tennessee State University, June 19, 2019: Link: https://mtsunews.com/board-of-trustees-june2019-recap/ (Story by By Andrew Oppmann) Middle Tennessee State University is the No. 1 choice of Tennessee Promise students who have transferred from one of the state’s community colleges to a four-year institution. MTSU President Sidney A. McPhee made the announcement at the Tuesday, […]

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Governor Traveling to Asia on Trade Junket

Press Release from the State of Tennessee, June 13, 2019: Five-day economic development trip will include stops in Japan and South Korea Trip will focus on recruiting additional foreign direct investment to Tennessee First international trip for Gov. Lee since taking office in Jan. 2019 NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee and Department of […]