Latest Bill Haslam News

Former Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam tapped for think tank post

Jun. 29, 2020 4:03 AM EDT

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Former Tennessee Republican Gov. Bill Haslam has been recommended to join a nonpartisan think tank at the Smithsonian Institution, the White House announced. The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars advises Congress and the executive branch on global issues, the...

Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee speaks about protecting seniors, in the East Room of the White House, Thursday, April 30, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Tennessee gov offers National Guard to test at businesses

May. 22, 2020 6:34 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Gov. Bill Lee on Friday promised business leaders that he would send the National Guard to help their companies with COVID-19 testing should they ask for it. Lee made the announcement while speaking on a livestream for a Tennessee Chamber of Commerce and Industry event, where the...

Former Gov. Bill Haslam, wife launch school tutoring program

May. 12, 2020 9:29 AM EDT

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Former Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and his wife Crissy are launching a new statewide program designed to help elementary school students who are at risk of falling behind in studies due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Haslams announced Tuesday that they will partner with Boys &...