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March 27th, 2011
Streamlining Regs, Red Tape Will Help Ease Unemployment: Haslam, Ramsey
by Mike Morrow
Republican Gov. Bill Haslam made what to some may have been a startling declaration recently at an economic development meeting.
Responding to a reporter who asked the former Knoxville mayor for an update as to the contents of his job-creation initiative, the recently sworn-in governor replied that the public ought not anticipate a comprehensive, all-encompassing bill or administration-backed piece of legislation aimed at easing unemployment, because there likely isn’t going to be one.
That may come as a surprise to Tennesseans who thought Haslam’s main focus as governor was going to be on putting people back to work. The issue was central to Haslam’s election campaign, in which he pledged to make Tennessee the No. 1 state in the Southeast in job-creation.
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