Governor Haslam

Haslam Announces Vol State Workforce Development Grant

Tuesday, October 01, 2013 | 04:35 pm

Grant of $259,700 for laboratory for new computer information science program


GALLATIN – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam today announced a workforce development grant of $259,700 for Volunteer State Community College for establishing a networking laboratory for a new computer information science program.


The governor proposed and the General Assembly approved $16.5 million in this year’s budget for equipment and technology related to workforce development programs at Tennessee colleges of applied technology and community colleges, part of Haslam’s “Drive to 55” effort to increase the number of Tennesseans with post-secondary credentials.

Haslam Announces Chattanooga Workforce Development Grants

Friday, September 27, 2013 | 04:00 pm

Grants totaling $1,290,786 for Chattanooga State Community College, TCAT-Chattanooga


CHATTANOOGA – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam today announced a total of $1,290,786 in workforce development grants for Chattanooga State Community College and the Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Chattanooga.


The governor proposed and the General Assembly approved $16.5 million in this year’s budget for equipment and technology related to workforce development programs at Tennessee colleges of applied technology and community colleges, part of Haslam’s “Drive to 55” effort to increase the number of Tennesseans with post-secondary credentials.


Governor Haslam Announces Community Development Block Grant for Polk County

Friday, September 27, 2013 | 02:06 pm

Grant to Assist with Water Line Extensions

COPPERHILL – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam announced Polk County is a recipient of a Community Development Block Grant that will assist with water line extensions. The project will allow Polk County to meet one of its top priorities of ensuring safe drinking water for all of its residents.

Governor Haslam, Commissioner Hagerty Announce Unilever to Expand Covington Ice Cream Facility

Thursday, September 19, 2013 | 02:32 pm

Global Consumer Goods Giant to Invest $108.7 Million, Add 428 New Jobs

NASHVILLE – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bill Hagerty along with Unilever officials announced today the company will expand operations at its Covington facility. Plans include facility and site improvements for an 11,000 square foot engine room expansion and a 90,000 square foot parking lot expansion resulting in an investment of $108.7 million and the addition of 428 new full-time positions over a four-year period. Upon completion of the project, Unilever expects to have a workforce of nearly 1,000 employees in Covington.