advisory committee. The panel intends to raise awareness of the important role U.S. foreign policy plays in Tennessee's economic growth and security. Tennessee is a national leader in foreign investment, and in 2011 alone the state exported $30 billion
there are always those who claim that things should be done differently. But no one can stand here today and dispute the economic growth we have enjoyed over the last 40 months," he said while running for re-election in 1990. He opened his bid for that
Corker has introduced the Commitment to Prosperity Act, or CAP Act, to hold spending to 20 percent of the gross domestic product . Spending now is 24.7 percent supported by borrowing.
Flood Preparedness Program. The goal is to improve public safety, protect environmental and cultural resources and support economic growth by reducing the amount of damage that could be caused by future flooding by reviewing the lessons learned in the May 2010
interview on CNBC Monday, revered business leaders Warren Buffett and Jack Welch said rising gas and food prices could limit economic growth by hurting consumer spending on other things. Welch said the increase in gas prices sucked $100 billion out of the economy
its headquarters in the Cool Springs business district, said Franklin Mayor Ken Moore. The area is experiencing strong economic growth and the quality of life in this community is unequaled anywhere. Franklin looks forward to welcoming Carlisle Transportation
University of Tennessee researchers are predicting modest economic gains for the state through the first half of 2013, but they say significant economic improvement is still a year or two away.
of dollars just to keep up with demand. "It's important not only to keep it maintained, but to also respond to the economic growth we're fortunate enough to have here in Nashville," said Gwen Glascock, with Metro Public Works. For the next 11 months
professionals in fields such as banking, business and economics, as well as students and community members interested in the economic growth of the region are expected to attend the half-day conference set for Sept. 21 at the Embassy Suites Hotel and Conference