• New Safety Measures, Faster Handgun Permit Process For Military

    Wednesday, July 22, 2015 | 2:47pm

    NASHVILLE – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam, along with Adjutant General Max Haston and Safety and Homeland Security Commissioner Bill Gibbons, announced today temporary security measures and an accelerated handgun carry permit process for members of the military. Following Haslam’s directive in the wake of the tragic shooting in Chattanooga last week, the Tennessee National Guard, starting on July 20, temporarily repositioned its soldiers in storefront recruiting locations to local National Guard armories, allowing the review of the storefront facilities and what additional security measures are necessary to improve security at these locations.

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  • Haslam Appoints Hamilton To Claims Commission

    Tuesday, July 21, 2015 | 12:23pm

    NASHVILLE – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam has named Jim Hamilton of Dyersburg to the Tennessee Claims Commission, replacing Nancy Miller-Herron, whose term expired on June 30. The appointment is for the Western Section and is subject to confirmation by resolution of both houses of the Tennessee General Assembly. The three commissioners hold eight-year terms.

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