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GOVERNOR HASLAM, COMMISSIONER BOYD HOST TENNESSEE INVESTMENT SEMINAR IN TOKYO

More than 200 Japanese business leaders learn about Tennessee’s business advantages TOKYO, JAPAN – During an economic development trip in Asia, Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Economic and Community Development Commissioner Randy Boyd along with the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) co-hosted an investment seminar focused on Tennessee’s business advantages …

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Corker Statement on the 2016 Presidential Election

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) issued the following statement today regarding the 2016 presidential election:  “Here’s my message to the Republican Party leaders: Focus more on listening to the American people and less on trying to stifle their voice. “What’s happening in the Republican primary is the result …

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Corker Says Failure to Impose Consequences for Iran’s Ballistic Missile Violations Sets Dangerous Precedent for Enforcement of Nuclear Deal

WASHINGTON – At the first oversight hearing on expected implementation of the Iran nuclear agreement, U.S. Senator Bob Corker (R-Tenn.), chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, warned that the Obama administration’s failure to impose consequences for Iran’s violation of an international ban on ballistic missile testing sets a dangerous …

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Corker Votes Against Highway Bill

Says Legislation Doesn’t Solve the Real Problem, Kicks the Can Down the Road   WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) today released the following statement after voting against the conference report on the Senate and House of Representatives highway bills.   “I am extremely disappointed that both Republicans and Democrats have …

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