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12 /11/ 17
Executive TSLA

Tennessee Secretary of State Tre Hargett, along with Gov. Bill Haslam, Lt. Gov.

11 /20/ 17
Business Services Executive

11 /13/ 17
Charitable Solicitations and Gaming Executive
10 /03/ 17
Executive TSLA

The Johnson County Public Library is receiving a $100,000 Library Construction Grant from the Tennessee State Library and Archives to expand its current facility.

09 /19/ 17
Civic Engagement Executive
09 /06/ 17
Civic Engagement Elections Executive

Tennessee Secretary of State Tre Hargett is proud to officially launch the state’s new online voter registration system.

09 /05/ 17
Charitable Solicitations and Gaming Executive
08 /17/ 17
Business Services Executive

05 /15/ 17
Business Services Executive

05 /10/ 17
Elections Executive

Secretary of State Tre Hargett would like to congratulate three administrators of elections who passed the state certification exam Tuesday, May 2, 2017.

04 /12/ 17
Executive TSLA

He was the first Tennessean to serve as president of the United States – and his legacy remains hotly debated to this day.

04 /05/ 17
Executive TSLA

Following months of research and competitions at the local and district levels, more than 300 students from across the state will present their projects at the annual Tennessee History Day competition in downtown Nashville Saturday.

03 /27/ 17
Executive TSLA

As the legislative session winds down, I am cautiously optimistic that the General Assembly will include funding for a new Tennessee State Library and Archives building in the next state budget.

03 /06/ 17
Executive TSLA

Sen. Douglas Henry was one of the most distinguished as well as the longest serving member of Tennessee General Assembly. There was simply no one else like him.

02 /17/ 17
Business Services Executive
02 /14/ 17
Business Services Executive

Read the report and listen to the teleconference: Tennessee Quarterly Business and Economic Indicators Reports

02 /08/ 17
Executive TSLA

Over a five-year period, World War I ravaged Europe, the Middle East and parts of north Africa, overturning governments and costing millions of lives.

01 /30/ 17
Executive TSLA

The Bobby Martindale Memorial Library in Grand Junction will receive a major upgrade thanks to a $100,000 library construction grant from the Tennessee State Library and Archives.

01 /17/ 17
Civic Engagement Executive
01 /05/ 17
Elections Executive

Secretary of State Tre Hargett would like to congratulate three administrators of elections who passed the state certification exam Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2016.

12 /20/ 16
Elections Executive

Tennessee’s presidential electors met at the State Capitol Monday to cast their ballots for president of the United States. The Volunteer State has 11 of the total 538 electoral votes that make up the U.S. Electoral College.

12 /14/ 16
Elections Executive

Official election results from the Nov. 8, 2016, general election are now available.

12 /05/ 16
Business Services Executive

The Tennessee Attorney General released the following announcement today:

11 /30/ 16
Charitable Solicitations and Gaming Executive

In the wake of devastating wildfires in East Tennessee, Secretary of State Tre Hargett is urging people to use caution when trying to help fire victims.

11 /17/ 16
Business Services Executive

Read the report and listen to the teleconference: Tennessee Quarterly Business and Economic Indicators Reports

11 /07/ 16
Elections Executive
11 /04/ 16
Elections Executive

Tennesseans showed up in strong numbers to vote early for the Nov. 8 general election.

11 /02/ 16
Civic Engagement Executive

Tennessee students are now part of a major milestone after successfully voting in the first-ever statewide Student Mock Election.

10 /19/ 16
Elections Executive
10 /18/ 16
Civic Engagement Executive

"Early voting" is officially underway in Tennessee's first ever statewide Student Mock Election. Teachers from schools across the state were able to begin entering their results yesterday.

10 /17/ 16
Business Services Executive
10 /06/ 16
Elections Executive

Time is running out to get registered to vote. The deadline to register to vote in the November general election is Tuesday, Oct. 11.

09 /06/ 16
Executive TSLA

Tennessee is famous for many things, but some people may not realize the state once was a hotbed for the marble industry.

09 /01/ 16
Elections Executive

Secretary of State Tre Hargett is urging Tennesseans to use #GoVoteTN on social media as a way to encourage others to register to vote.

08 /18/ 16
Business Services Executive

Read the report and listen to the teleconference: Tennessee Quarterly Business and Economic Indicators Reports

08 /16/ 16
Business Services Executive

The Division of Business Services has a new online feature that allows business entities formed outside the state of Tennessee to complete an application for certificate of authority, upload a current certificate of existence from their

08 /11/ 16
Civic Engagement Elections Executive

This fall students across Tennessee will be able to do something most kids can't: vote for president of the United States.

08 /03/ 16
Elections Executive
07 /15/ 16
Civic Engagement Elections Executive

Early voting for the August 4 state primary and county general election is now underway. Voting will continue Mondays through Saturdays and end Saturday, July 30.

06 /29/ 16
Charitable Solicitations and Gaming Executive

The Division of Charitable Solicitations and Gaming has a new name. Effective July 1, it’s now the Division of Charitable Solicitations, Fantasy Sports and Gaming.

06 /22/ 16
Executive TSLA

Six Tennessee students finished among the top ten in their categories at National History Day this month.

05 /10/ 16
Business Services Executive
04 /19/ 16
Civic Engagement Elections Executive
04 /11/ 16
Executive TSLA

Nearly 70 students will be representing Tennessee at National History Day later this summer. Those students placed first or second in their categories at Tennessee History Day on Saturday.

04 /06/ 16
Executive TSLA

After months of intensive research and successes at local and district level competitions, 250 students from all parts of Tennessee will present their projects at the annual Tennessee History Day competition, which will be held in downto

03 /30/ 16
Charitable Solicitations and Gaming Executive

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03 /10/ 16
Business Services Executive
03 /03/ 16
Elections Executive

The Division of Elections reports a record number of Tennesseans voted in the March 1 presidential preference primary or "SEC Primary."

02 /29/ 16
Elections Executive

The Division of Elections would like to remind Tennesseans how to make voting in the March 1 presidential preference primary, or "SEC Primary," go as smoothly as possible.

02 /24/ 16
Elections Executive
02 /22/ 16
Elections Executive

Tennesseans planning to vote early in the March 1 presidential preference primary, or "SEC Primary," need to visit their polling locations by tomorrow. Early voting ends Tuesday, February 23.

02 /22/ 16
Business Services Executive
02 /17/ 16
Executive TSLA

Here's a quick geography quiz: Where in Tennessee would one find Bell County?

The short answer is, "nowhere." But oh, what might have been.

02 /10/ 16
Civic Engagement Elections Executive

Early voting for the March 1 presidential preference primary, or "SEC Primary," begins today.

02 /05/ 16
Executive

Secretary of State Tre Hargett dedicated the newly released 2015-2016 edition of the Blue Book to the late U.S. Sen. Howard H. Baker, Jr. of Scott County on Thursday.

02 /01/ 16
Civic Engagement Elections Executive

In 2016, Tennessee will play a bigger role than ever before in deciding who will be the next president of the United States.

01 /28/ 16
Civic Engagement Elections Executive
01 /15/ 16
Civic Engagement Elections Executive

By Secretary of State Tre Hargett

01 /12/ 16
Elections Executive

Secretary of State Tre Hargett would like to congratulate eight administrators of elections who passed the state certification exam on Monday, December 14, 2015.

01 /08/ 16
Executive TSLA

A free exhibit highlighting the impact the New Deal had on Tennessee will remain on display in the lobby of the Tennessee State Library and Archives building for at least a few more weeks.

01 /06/ 16
Executive TSLA

J.L. "Bud" Alley was a participant in one of the bloodiest battles during the Vietnam War, which was fought in the Ia Drang Valley in November of 1965.

01 /04/ 16
Business Services Executive
12 /17/ 15
Elections Executive

Thursday marks an important milestone on the road to the White House, which will cross Tennessee during the 2016 election cycle.

12 /14/ 15
Business Services Executive

Tennessee Secretary of State Tre Hargett would like to announce a decrease in service fees for documents filed online with the Division of Business Services.

12 /02/ 15
Executive TSLA

The Library and Archives preserves millions of precious documents, photographs and maps that chronicle Tennessee’s rich history.

12 /02/ 15
Elections Executive

On Tuesday, December 1, 2015, Secretary of State Tre Hargett presented a list of presidential primary candidates to the State Election Commission.

11 /19/ 15
Business Services Executive

Read the report and listen to the teleconference:

11 /16/ 15
Division of Publications Executive

The 2015-2016 edition of the Tennessee Blue Book will be dedicated to the late U.S. Sen. Howard H. Baker, Jr. of Scott County.

11 /02/ 15
Charitable Solicitations and Gaming Executive
10 /14/ 15
Elections Executive

Secretary of State Tre Hargett would like to congratulate six administrators of elections who passed the state certification exam on Friday, September 25, 2015.

10 /07/ 15
Business Services Executive
09 /08/ 15
Business Services Executive

The Division of Business Services is implementing changes to its courtesy notice letters as well as its notification letters for registrations that are scheduled to expire or be administratively dissolved or revoked.

09 /01/ 15
Elections Executive

Special thanks to award winning country music artist Kix Brooks for providing the voice over for "Why Your Vote Matters."

08 /27/ 15
Executive TSLA

As anyone who has visited a public library recently can tell you, libraries are more than just places to check out books.

08 /25/ 15
Business Services Executive

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