Entries by Press Release Center

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State Parks Across TN Hosting Guided Hikes on June 1 for National Trails Day

Press Release from the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation, May 14, 2019: NASHVILLE – Tennessee State Parks will celebrate National Trails Day with free guided hikes at all 56 state parks on Saturday, June 1. This will be the third of the state parks’ signature hikes this year, following First Day Hikes in January […]

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McPeak Leaving Role as Commerce & Insurance Commissioner

Press Release from the State of Tennessee, May 13, 2019: Link: https://www.tn.gov/commerce/news/2019/5/13/tdci-commissioner-mcpeak-announces-departure-for-private-sector.html TDCI Commissioner McPeak Announces Departure for Private Sector; Governor Bill Lee Names Deputy Commissioner Carter Lawrence as Interim Commissioner NASHVILLE – Tennessee Department of Commerce & Insurance (TDCI) Commissioner Julie Mix McPeak announces today she is leaving Tennessee state government in order to […]

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Former Jackson Co. Nonprofit Head Indicted

Press Release from the Office of Tennessee Comptroller of the Treasury Justin P. Wilson, May 13, 2019: An investigation by the Tennessee Comptroller’s Office, in conjunction with the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Office of the Inspector General for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, and the Internal Revenue Service Criminal Investigation Division, […]

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Congressman Rose Proposes Bill to Offer ‘Capital Formation’ Aid to Small Businesses

Press Release from the Office of Republican Tennessee Congressman John Rose, May 10, 2019: Rose Fights for Small Businesses in Rural Communities Link: https://johnrose.house.gov/media/press-releases/rose-fights-small-businesses-rural-communities WASHINGTON, D.C. – Wednesday, marking the midpoint of National Small Business Week, Congressman John Rose (TN-6) advocated for the proud small business owners in rural communities of Tennessee’s Sixth Congressional District […]

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Strengthening Literacy in Middle TN a Priority for Dollar General

Press Release from the Dollar General Literacy Foundation, May 8, 2019: Link: https://www.dgliteracy.org/about-us/ Goodlettsville, Tenn. – May 8, 2019—The Dollar General Literacy Foundation awarded more than $1.8 million in literacy grants to middle Tennessee schools, nonprofits and literacy organizations today at the Nashville Public Library. “In keeping with Dollar General’s mission of Serving Others, we […]

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TFA: Speaker Casada Needs to Go

Press Release from The Tennessee Firearms Association, May 9, 2019: Link: https://tennesseefirearms.com/2019/05/tennessee-firearms-association-calls-for-house-members-to-remove-speaker-casada/ Tennessee Firearms Association is calling for members of the Tennessee House of Representatives to vote to remove Glen Casada as Speaker of the Tennessee House based on investigations surrounding the lewd text messaging, the attempted coverup, intentionally false statements to reporters, and related […]

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Carthage Tractor Supply to Feature Local Vendors at Market Day Event May 18

Press Release from Tractor Supply Company, May 8, 2019: Tractor Supply Market Day Highlights Local Artisans, Producers and Craft Makers Free event invites community to shop homemade, homegrown goods on Saturday, May 18 Carthage, TN (May 2019) — Carthage is full of skilled makers, bakers and producers, and the Carthage Tractor Supply store is bringing […]

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TN Firearms Association: 2019 Legislative Session a Bust for Gun Rights

Press Release from the Tennessee Firearms Association, May 3, 2019: Link: https://tennesseefirearms.com/2019/05/legislature-adjourns-after-passage-of-bad-legislation-and-refusal-to-consider-constitutional-carry/ Legislature Adjourns after ‘Alice in Wonderland’ Session: Creates Unnecessary 2nd Class of ‘Concealed Only’ Permit General Assembly passed bad bills and refused to consider constitutional carry By John Harris TFA Executive Director The Tennessee Legislature adjourned from the first half of its two […]

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Lee Declares First TN Legislative Session a Resounding Success

Press Release from the Office of Republican Tennessee Governor Bill Lee, May 2, 2019: Gov. Bill Lee Lauds General Assembly in Working Together to Pass Conservative Reforms $38.5 Billion Budget Passes Unanimously NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Today, Tennessee Governor Bill Lee marked the close of the 2019 legislative session, a session which included the unanimous passage […]