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05 /23/ 18
Business Services Executive

Online filing with the Division of Business Services will be unavailable from 4:30 p.m. CDT Friday, May 25, 2018, until 8 a.m. CDT Tuesday, May 29, 2018, due to scheduled system maintenance.

05 /22/ 18
Administrative Hearings Business Services Charitable Solicitations and Gaming Civic Engagement Communications Division of Publications Elections Executive Records Management Secretary of State TSLA UCC

The Tennessee Secretary of State's office and all of its divisions will be closed Monday, May 28, in observance of Memorial Day.

05 /02/ 18
Civic Engagement Executive
The Tennessee Secretary of State’s office is pleased to announce six new members and the continued service of three on the Civic Education and Engagement Advisory Committee.
 
04 /04/ 18
Executive

Former Rep. Tommie F. Brown (D-Chattanooga) hosted a Black History Month program before the 104th Tennessee General Assembly Feb. 23, 2005, to honor the many contributions made by African-American members.

04 /03/ 18
Executive TSLA

Nearly 300 students from across Tennessee will compete in the annual Tennessee History Day state contest in downtown Nashville Saturday.

03 /08/ 18
Civic Engagement Executive

The winners of our 2017 civics essay contest are being honored in the Tennessee State Capitol. The students range from kindergarten to 12th grade representing school systems and programs across the state.

03 /01/ 18
Business Services Executive

02 /22/ 18
Executive

For many victims of domestic abuse, stalking and similar crimes, escaping abusers is no easy task.

01 /23/ 18
Executive

The 2017-2018 edition of the Tennessee Blue Book is dedicated to Governor Bill Haslam.

12 /18/ 17
Civic Engagement Executive

The Tennessee Secretary of State’s office is pleased to announce the winners of its 2017 civics essay contest, an annual initiative created to encourage students to be actively engaged citizens.

12 /11/ 17
Executive TSLA

Tennessee Secretary of State Tre Hargett, Gov. Bill Haslam, Tennessee State Librarian and Archivist Chuck Sherrill and other state leaders officially broke ground on the new home of the Tennessee State Library and Archives Monday.

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
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

Resources:

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