Finance & Administration

Haslam Announces Departure of F&A Commissioner

Monday, April 15, 2013 | 09:20 am

Expresses deep appreciation for Mark Emkes’ service to the State of Tennessee

NASHVILLE – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam today announced that Finance and Administration Commissioner Mark Emkes will be leaving the administration at the end of May to enjoy retirement and spend more time with his wife in her home country of Spain.

“I am grateful to Mark for the job he’s done as the state’s chief financial officer during the past two and a half years,” Haslam said.  “We’ve presented three responsible, thoughtful and strategic budgets, and he has played a significant role in those efforts.

Haslam Introduces FY 2013-2014 Budget Amendment

Tuesday, April 02, 2013 | 12:43 pm

Legislation includes new health related investments

NASHVILLE – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam today unveiled additions to the FY 2013-2014 budget to be considered by the General Assembly in the coming weeks.  

The governor presented his original budget for FY 2013-14 on January 28, and the supplemental appropriations amendment to SB 502/HB 507 includes additional funding.

December Revenues

Thursday, January 10, 2013 | 09:15 am

NASHVILLE – Tennessee  revenue collections for December came in stronger than the same month a year before.  Finance and Administration Commissioner Mark Emkes reported today that state r

September Revenues

Tuesday, October 09, 2012 | 02:01 pm

NASHVILLE – Sales tax collections in Tennessee continued to show marginal growth in September revenue figures.  Finance and Administration Commissi

Tennessee Ranked Top Tier State for Digital Technology

Monday, October 08, 2012 | 10:50 am

More efficient and effective delivery of state services for taxpayers

NASHVILLE – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam today announced that the state has been recognized as one of the top in the nation for use of digital technology to better serve Tennesseans and streamline operations.  Tennessee was among six states to receive a grade of A- in the 2012 Digital States Survey, which was up from a B+, the state’s grade in the 2010 survey.  Michigan and Utah were the only two states to receive an A.

“Our goal is for Tennessee to be the best managed state in the country, and technology plays a significant role in accomplishing that,” Haslam said.  “We are always looking to improve the way we deliver state services to Tennessee taxpayers, and will continue to enhance online options.”