Bill Lee

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Bill Lee said : “Tony Mathews has served the Department of Human Services well and I thank him for his willingness to take on this important role,” External link

wrcbtv Tuesday, November 24, 2020 7:32:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee said : "Our law prohibits abortion based on the race, gender, or diagnosis of Down syndrome of the child and the court's decision will save lives," External link

timesfreepress Sunday, November 22, 2020 1:44:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee said : “Our law prohibits abortion based on the race, gender, or diagnosis of Down syndrome of the child and the court’s decision will save lives,” External link

wrcbtv Saturday, November 21, 2020 10:48:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee said : “Our law prohibits abortion based on the race, gender, or diagnosis of Down syndrome of the child and the court’s decision will save lives,” External link

foxnews Saturday, November 21, 2020 4:42:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee said : "Our law prohibits abortion based on the race, gender, or diagnosis of Down syndrome of the child and the court's decision will save lives," External link

nzherald Saturday, November 21, 2020 9:52:00 AM EAT

Bill Lee said : “Our law prohibits abortion based on the race, gender, or diagnosis of Down syndrome of the child and the court’s decision will save lives,” External link

hjnews Saturday, November 21, 2020 6:55:00 AM EAT

Bill Lee said : “Our law prohibits abortion based on the race, gender, or diagnosis of Down syndrome of the child and the court’s decision will save lives,” External link

gazette Saturday, November 21, 2020 6:41:00 AM EAT

Bill Lee said : “Our law prohibits abortion based on the race, gender, or diagnosis of Down syndrome of the child and the court’s decision will save lives,” External link

seattlepi Saturday, November 21, 2020 6:17:00 AM EAT

Bill Lee added : “Let me just say, we’re not going to mandate how a family gathers at Thanksgiving. I want to be real clear about that,” “But what we will do is encourage Tennesseans to think hard about that” External link

wate Thursday, November 19, 2020 4:15:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee added : “Let me just say, we’re not going to mandate how a family gathers at Thanksgiving. I want to be real clear about that,” “But what we will do is encourage Tennesseans to think hard about that” External link

wkrn Thursday, November 19, 2020 12:59:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee said : “We’ve had less than one-percent of our schools at any one time be closed or partially closed because of this. We have 700,000 out of one million kids in person in school and less than a tenth of a percent throughout most of that period of time of kids being absent from school because of cases of COVID. That’s a really good result,” External link

wkrn Wednesday, November 18, 2020 5:01:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee told : “One of the most important aspects of our response is building a dependable infrastructure to distribute the approved COVID-19 vaccines as they become available in our state,” External link

washingtonexaminer Wednesday, November 18, 2020 4:58:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee said ( about Tennessee Department ) : “As our economy continues to recover, major investments like this from Genuine Parts Company are even more vital for our state. I’d like to thank such a storied company for investing in Wilson County and being part of our efforts to get Tennessee’s economy back on track,” External link

wkrn Wednesday, November 18, 2020 1:31:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee said : “We are grateful that Fraley and Schilling has made the decision to expand its operations in Knoxville,” External link

wate Tuesday, November 17, 2020 10:39:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee said : “We are disappointed by the administration’s inexplicable inability to comply with the requirements in the Great American Outdoors Act,” External link

gazette Saturday, November 14, 2020 12:01:00 AM EAT

Bill Lee said : “As federal unemployment benefits end, we want to ensure Tennesseans have the tools needed to skill up and gain long-term employment,” External link

newschannel5 Thursday, November 12, 2020 11:11:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee said : “We run one of the — as I have learned–one of the most efficient Medicaid programs in America,” External link

wate Thursday, November 12, 2020 6:21:00 AM EAT

Bill Lee said : “We run one of the–as I have learned–one of the most efficient Medicaid programs in America,” External link

wkrn Thursday, November 12, 2020 1:30:00 AM EAT

Bill Lee told ( about Tennessee Department ) : “The future of Tennessee depends on education funding,” External link

washingtonexaminer Wednesday, November 11, 2020 4:54:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee said : “We certainly hope that there will be an opportunity for meaningful increases in teacher base we have,” External link

washingtonexaminer Wednesday, November 11, 2020 4:54:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee said : “Ultimately, the Legislature makes the decision regarding the proposals that we make in our budget,” External link

washingtonexaminer Wednesday, November 11, 2020 4:54:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee told : "There's no doubt there's a correlation between mask-wearing and lower hospitalizations," External link

arkansasonline Wednesday, November 11, 2020 3:12:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee said : “Bill Dunn is one of the most experienced and thoughtful advocates for education in our state who has dedicated his career in state government to improving outcomes for Tennessee’s students,” External link

newschannel5 Wednesday, November 11, 2020 6:01:00 AM EAT

Bill Lee told : “Very grateful for the work teachers have done,” External link

wkrn Wednesday, November 11, 2020 2:23:00 AM EAT

Bill Lee said : “The funding for (education savings accounts) was taken out of this current year’s budget because it was obviously not going to be implemented this year,” "But I certainly will continue to — pending the outcome of the court — pursue choices for parents and students" External link

siouxcityjournal Wednesday, November 11, 2020 12:53:00 AM EAT

Bill Lee told : “I think that it’s not clear yet what the outcome is and it won’t be clear until the process is seen to the end,” External link

wrcbtv Tuesday, November 10, 2020 7:41:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee said ( about Tennessee Gov ) : “I’ve got to be focused on what’s the very best for Tennessee and that includes working with the federal administration regardless of who that is, ” External link

wrcbtv Tuesday, November 10, 2020 7:41:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee said : “Bill Dunn is one of the most experienced and thoughtful advocates for education in our state who has dedicated his career in state government to improving outcomes for Tennessee’s students,” External link

wkrn Tuesday, November 10, 2020 4:01:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee said : "As you've seen today, there's a lot of proposals out there that we will be evaluating. I suspect that we'll fall somewhere close to those projections but hard to say. But there will be cuts. Appropriately so," External link

newschannel5 Tuesday, November 10, 2020 4:29:00 AM EAT

Bill Lee said : "I have a great deal of hope for where we're headed in this state," "Our economy is moving forward. Our unemployment rates are significantly lower. Our revenues are stronger than anticipated. So, we're making plans now for appropriate spending, moving forward. We absolutely are looking forward to plans that will include costs but will be scaled back from before" External link

newschannel5 Tuesday, November 10, 2020 4:29:00 AM EAT

Bill Lee said : “Bill Dunn is one of the most experienced and thoughtful advocates for education in our state who has dedicated his career in state government to improving outcomes for Tennessee’s students,” “Bill is a man of impeccable integrity, and his counsel will be critical to our success as we navigate one of the most challenging school years in our state’s history. We’re incredibly grateful for Bill’s willingness to continue his public service at the Department of Education and I look forward to working with him on behalf of all Tennessee students” External link

wate Tuesday, November 10, 2020 12:59:00 AM EAT

Bill Lee said : "I think that every mayor certainly ought to consider and look at the case counts in their state, look at the growth of hospitalizations coming from their community. They certainly ought to be considering it," External link

newschannel5 Thursday, October 29, 2020 12:31:00 AM EAT

Bill Lee said : "At the end of the day, personal responsibility is the only way. People will choose or not choose to socially distance, or choose or not choose to wear a mask or to wash their hands. They will make that personal decision," "What we can do is encourage and remind them that personal responsibility can protect them. That will never not change. That will never not be part of the solution" External link

newschannel5 Thursday, October 29, 2020 12:31:00 AM EAT

Bill Lee said ( about Danielle Barnes ) : “Commissioner Barnes has been a trusted public servant and valuable member of our administration,” “She will be missed, and I wish her the best in her return to the private sector” External link

washingtonexaminer Wednesday, October 28, 2020 9:16:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee said : “Maria and I are deeply saddened by the loss of life and injuries sustained from the school bus crash in Meigs County today,” “We offer prayers of comfort to the families who are hurting tonight and our full support to the community in the days ahead” External link

wwlp Wednesday, October 28, 2020 3:55:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee said : "Maria and I are deeply saddened by the loss of life and injuries sustained from the school bus crash in Meigs County today," External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, October 28, 2020 1:38:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee said : "jumpstart park creation in park-poor neighborhoods," External link

trust2 Tuesday, October 27, 2020 12:54:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee said : "jumpstart park creation in park-poor neighborhoods," External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, October 27, 2020 12:18:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee said : “This new site will help Tennesseans quickly and easily find important information as they navigate decisions for themselves and their families,” “We are committed to acting in the most transparent manner possible and are continuously working to ensure we provide timely and relevant data” External link

fox13memphis Tuesday, October 20, 2020 9:50:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee said : “This new site will help Tennesseans quickly and easily find important information as they navigate decisions for themselves and their families,” “We are committed to acting in the most transparent manner possible and are continuously working to ensure we provide timely and relevant data” External link

newschannel5 Tuesday, October 20, 2020 9:48:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee said : “Tennessee is committed to supporting the growth of advanced manufacturing, and in the automotive sector, the focus is on electric vehicles,” External link

wkrn Tuesday, October 20, 2020 6:21:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee said : “Next week, Belmont will once again shine a light on our great state, putting the eyes of the world on Tennessee just 11 days before Americans cast their vote for the President of the United States,” External link

washingtonexaminer Monday, October 19, 2020 9:16:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee said : “Statewide, one-size-fits-all mandates are not as effective in many cases as local decision making,” External link

al Monday, October 19, 2020 4:26:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee said : “People wear masks because they believe there is a reason to do so and I believe that they will increasingly understand that as their local officials advocate for that,” External link

al Monday, October 19, 2020 4:26:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee said : “Statewide, one-size-fits-all mandates are not as effective in many cases as local decision making,” External link

news-yahoo Sunday, October 18, 2020 9:18:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee said : “People wear masks because they believe there is a reason to do so and I believe that they will increasingly understand that as their local officials advocate for that,” External link

news-yahoo Sunday, October 18, 2020 9:18:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee said : "Statewide, one-size-fits-all mandates are not as effective in many cases as local decision-making," External link

arkansasonline Sunday, October 18, 2020 12:35:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee said : "People wear masks because they believe there is a reason to do so and I believe that they will increasingly understand that as their local officials advocate for that," External link

arkansasonline Sunday, October 18, 2020 12:35:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee said : “People wear masks because they believe there is a reason to do so and I believe that they will increasingly understand that as their local officials advocate for that,” External link

wkrn Saturday, October 17, 2020 6:09:00 AM EAT

Bill Lee said : “Statewide, one-size-fits-all mandates are not as effective in many cases as local decision making,” External link

wkrn Saturday, October 17, 2020 6:09:00 AM EAT

Bill Lee explained : “Given the unprecedented disruption that the COVID-19 pandemic and extended time away from the classroom has had on Tennessee’s students, my Administration will work with the General Assembly to bring forward a solution for this school year that alleviates any burdens associated with educator evaluations and school accountability metrics,” External link

wkrn Saturday, October 17, 2020 6:09:00 AM EAT

Bill Lee said : “Next week, Belmont will once again shine a light on our great state, putting the eyes of the world on Tennessee just 11 days before Americans cast their vote for the President of the United States,” External link

messenger-inquirer Saturday, October 17, 2020 5:36:00 AM EAT

Bill Lee said : "Accountability and teacher evaluations should be paused this year," External link

newschannel5 Saturday, October 17, 2020 5:26:00 AM EAT

Bill Lee said : "We can't fill in the gaps with reading or math or learning loss without understanding where they are," External link

newschannel5 Saturday, October 17, 2020 5:26:00 AM EAT

Bill Lee said : “Statewide, one-size-fits-all mandates are not as effective in many cases as local decision making,” External link

gazette Saturday, October 17, 2020 3:31:00 AM EAT

Bill Lee said : “People wear masks because they believe there is a reason to do so and I believe that they will increasingly understand that as their local officials advocate for that,” External link

gazette Saturday, October 17, 2020 3:31:00 AM EAT

Bill Lee said : “Statewide, one-size-fits-all mandates are not as effective in many cases as local decision making,” External link

eagletribune Saturday, October 17, 2020 3:29:00 AM EAT

Bill Lee said : “People wear masks because they believe there is a reason to do so and I believe that they will increasingly understand that as their local officials advocate for that,” External link

eagletribune Saturday, October 17, 2020 3:29:00 AM EAT

Bill Lee said : “Statewide, one-size-fits-all mandates are not as effective in many cases as local decision making,” External link

click2houston Saturday, October 17, 2020 2:51:00 AM EAT

Bill Lee said : “People wear masks because they believe there is a reason to do so and I believe that they will increasingly understand that as their local officials advocate for that,” External link

click2houston Saturday, October 17, 2020 2:51:00 AM EAT

Bill Lee said : "Statewide, one-size-fits-all mandates are not as effective in many cases as local decision making," External link

startribune Saturday, October 17, 2020 2:51:00 AM EAT

Bill Lee said : "People wear masks because they believe there is a reason to do so and I believe that they will increasingly understand that as their local officials advocate for that," External link

startribune Saturday, October 17, 2020 2:51:00 AM EAT

Bill Lee said : “Statewide, one-size-fits-all mandates are not as effective in many cases as local decision making,” External link

TorontoStar Saturday, October 17, 2020 2:41:00 AM EAT

Bill Lee said : “People wear masks because they believe there is a reason to do so and I believe that they will increasingly understand that as their local officials advocate for that,” External link

TorontoStar Saturday, October 17, 2020 2:41:00 AM EAT

Bill Lee said : “Statewide, one-size-fits-all mandates are not as effective in many cases as local decision making,” External link

seattlepi Saturday, October 17, 2020 2:37:00 AM EAT

Bill Lee said : “People wear masks because they believe there is a reason to do so and I believe that they will increasingly understand that as their local officials advocate for that,” External link

seattlepi Saturday, October 17, 2020 2:37:00 AM EAT

Bill Lee said : “Given the unprecedented disruption that the COVID-19 pandemic and extended time away from the classroom has had on Tennessee’s students, my Administration will work with the General Assembly to bring forward a solution for this school year that alleviates any burdens associated with educator evaluations and school accountability metrics,” “Accountability remains incredibly important for the education of Tennessee’s students, and we will keep this year’s assessments in place to ensure an accurate picture of where our students are and what supports are needed to regain learning loss and get them back on the path to success” External link

wate Friday, October 16, 2020 9:35:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee explained : “Given the unprecedented disruption that the COVID-19 pandemic and extended time away from the classroom has had on Tennessee’s students, my Administration will work with the General Assembly to bring forward a solution for this school year that alleviates any burdens associated with educator evaluations and school accountability metrics,” External link

wkrn Friday, October 16, 2020 8:20:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee explained : “Given the unprecedented disruption that the COVID-19 pandemic and extended time away from the classroom has had on Tennessee’s students, my Administration will work with the General Assembly to bring forward a solution for this school year that alleviates any burdens associated with educator evaluations and school accountability metrics,” External link

wkrn Friday, October 16, 2020 6:51:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee said : “Given the unprecedented disruption that the COVID-19 pandemic and extended time away from the classroom has had on Tennessee’s students, my Administration will work with the General Assembly to bring forward a solution for this school year that alleviates any burdens associated with educator evaluations and school accountability metrics,” “Accountability remains incredibly important for the education of Tennessee’s students, and we will keep this year’s assessments in place to ensure an accurate picture of where our students are and what supports are needed to regain learning loss and get them back on the path to success” External link

wate Friday, October 16, 2020 6:32:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee said : “It’​s important that we track this and that is why we have daily interaction with health officials and federal officials,” External link

wkrn Friday, October 16, 2020 2:15:00 AM EAT

Bill Lee added : “We don’t know what December looks like relative to today,” External link

wkrn Friday, October 16, 2020 2:15:00 AM EAT

Bill Lee said : “There were specific reasons why that reprieve was requested, and you look at those and they were connected to the situation at the time in April, May and June,” External link

wkrn Friday, October 16, 2020 2:15:00 AM EAT

Bill Lee insisted : "You know, I think I do model that," "I feel safe and, when I don't, I wear a mask" External link

newschannel5 Friday, October 16, 2020 1:54:00 AM EAT

Bill Lee said : “Under budget and under time rarely occur independently, and they even more rarely occur both at the same time,” External link

washingtonexaminer Wednesday, October 14, 2020 7:07:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee said : “This is an incredibly important, great day for Oak Ridge and for all of the volunteer state,” External link

wate Wednesday, October 14, 2020 4:37:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee said : “It creates an environment for more economic activity, for more companies to come here, for more jobs to be created in this community, for more lives to be changed by the economic activity that will be coming this way as a result of what’s been done here today,” External link

wate Wednesday, October 14, 2020 4:37:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee said ( about Harold Mayne Nicholls ) : “I am granting Harold Wayne Nichols a temporary reprieve from execution until December 31, 2020, due to the challenges and disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic,” External link

wate Monday, October 12, 2020 1:59:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee said ( about Harold Mayne Nicholls ) : “I am granting Harold Wayne Nichols a temporary reprieve from execution until December 31, 2020, due to the challenges and disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic,” External link

wkrn Sunday, October 11, 2020 11:46:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee said : “We think they should look at that,” External link

wkrn Saturday, October 10, 2020 1:02:00 AM EAT

Bill Lee added : “Could be a long time before we are in that again and certainly ought to look at the law as it stands,” External link

wkrn Saturday, October 10, 2020 1:02:00 AM EAT

Bill Lee said : “Small businesses are the backbone of our economy and supporting them through these difficult times has been one of the core missions of the Financial Stimulus Accountability Group,” External link

washingtonexaminer Thursday, October 8, 2020 9:51:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee said : “Small businesses are the backbone of our economy and supporting them through these difficult times has been one of the core missions of the Financial Stimulus Accountability Group,” “The SERG program will provide further relief to small businesses, especially those who may not have been able to access previous federal and state relief funds” External link

newschannel5 Thursday, October 8, 2020 7:02:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee said : “Small businesses are the backbone of our economy and supporting them through these difficult times has been one of the core missions of the Financial Stimulus Accountability Group,” “The SERG program will provide further relief to small businesses, especially those who may not have been able to access previous federal and state relief funds” External link

newschannel5 Wednesday, October 7, 2020 11:15:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee said : “Small businesses are the backbone of our economy and supporting them through these difficult times has been one of the core missions of the Financial Stimulus Accountability Group,” “The SERG program will provide further relief to small businesses, especially those who may not have been able to access previous federal and state relief funds” External link

wrcbtv Wednesday, October 7, 2020 10:26:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee said : “Small businesses are the backbone of our economy and supporting them through these difficult times has been one of the core missions of the Financial Stimulus Accountability Group,” External link

wkrn Wednesday, October 7, 2020 9:36:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee said : “Smaller companies tend to go where where bigger ones do,” External link

taipeitimes Wednesday, October 7, 2020 8:13:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee told : “My behavior really hasn’t changed as a result of someone else’s diagnosis,” External link

wkrn Wednesday, October 7, 2020 12:56:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee said : “I don’t think we should be afraid of it,” “I think we should respect it appropriately and make decisions as such” External link

wkrn Wednesday, October 7, 2020 12:56:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee said : “I think we should take COVID-19 very, very seriously,” “I think fear is not the right response for what we face in this country. I think concern, seriousness, action, and appropriate steps, but fear is not something that we should use as a strategy to fight COVID-19” External link

wkrn Wednesday, October 7, 2020 7:29:00 AM EAT

Bill Lee told : “My behavior really hasn’t changed as a result of someone else’s diagnosis,” External link

wrcbtv Wednesday, October 7, 2020 4:15:00 AM EAT

Bill Lee said : "Any time this legislature passes a bill that they believe is constitutional and that the citizens of Tennessee agree is appropriate law for our state, then our state should defend it," External link

newschannel5 Wednesday, October 7, 2020 2:43:00 AM EAT

Bill Lee said : “Now we have some data to substantiate what we expected,” External link

wkrn Saturday, October 3, 2020 6:12:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee said : “Maria and I are praying for President Trump and First Lady Melania’s recovery, and for all affected by this virus,” External link

wkrn Saturday, October 3, 2020 8:09:00 AM EAT

Bill Lee said : “Now we have some data to substantiate what we expected,” External link

wkrn Friday, October 2, 2020 6:21:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee said : “Now we have some data to substantiate what we expected,” External link

wkrn Thursday, October 1, 2020 5:47:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee said : “So that…we will know how to use these tests most effectively in our state,” External link

wkrn Thursday, October 1, 2020 3:15:00 AM EAT

Bill Lee said : “Tennessee’s response continues to be one of the most targeted in the country and a continued State of Emergency ensures we have access to additional federal funds, ensure our health care capacity is stable and loosen restrictions that would otherwise hinder our response time,” “COVID-19 is still a serious problem and I encourage every Tennessean to continue social distancing and doing their part to make wise choices and help mitigate the spread of the virus” External link

wate Wednesday, September 30, 2020 7:49:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee said : “Now we have some data to substantiate what we expected,” External link

wkrn Wednesday, September 30, 2020 6:14:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee said : “Tennessee’s response continues to be one of the most targeted in the country and a continued State of Emergency ensures we have access to additional federal funds, ensure our health care capacity is stable and loosen restrictions that would otherwise hinder our response time,” “COVID-19 is still a serious problem and I encourage every Tennessean to continue social distancing and doing their part to make wise choices and help mitigate the spread of the virus” External link

wkrn Wednesday, September 30, 2020 1:28:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee promised : "We'll continue to distribute federal resources prudently to address the pressing needs of Tennessee businesses to get our economy back on track," External link

arkansasonline Wednesday, September 30, 2020 10:15:00 AM EAT

Bill Lee said : “It’s a special blessing to have this company in this season in this day make an investment in this community,” External link

wkrn Tuesday, September 29, 2020 11:40:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee said : “Tennessee’s response continues to be one of the most targeted in the country and a continued State of Emergency ensures we have access to additional federal funds, ensure our health care capacity is stable and loosen restrictions that would otherwise hinder our response time,” External link

newschannel5 Tuesday, September 29, 2020 11:36:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee said : “Tennessee’s response continues to be one of the most targeted in the country and a continued State of Emergency ensures we have access to additional federal funds, ensure our health care capacity is stable and loosen restrictions that would otherwise hinder our response time,” “COVID-19 is still a serious problem and I encourage every Tennessean to continue social distancing and doing their part to make wise choices and help mitigate the spread of the virus” External link

wate Tuesday, September 29, 2020 11:10:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee promised : “We’ll continue to distribute federal resources prudently to address the pressing needs of Tennessee businesses to get our economy back on track,” External link

wkrn Tuesday, September 29, 2020 10:16:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee said : “Now we have some data to substantiate what we expected,” External link

wkrn Tuesday, September 29, 2020 10:16:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee said : “Now we have some data to substantiate what we expected,” External link

wkrn Tuesday, September 29, 2020 6:23:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee said : “Now we have some data to substantiate what we expected,” External link

wkrn Monday, September 28, 2020 10:34:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee said : “Metro Nashville in fact, per capita, has received more federal funding than any other county in the state through this pandemic,” “That’s why I responded to the mayor and said that we would not be adding additional funding to Metro Nashville, per his request” External link

wkrn Monday, September 28, 2020 5:59:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee said : “Now we have some data to substantiate what we expected,” External link

wkrn Sunday, September 27, 2020 10:06:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee said : “Now we have some data to substantiate what we expected,” External link

wkrn Saturday, September 26, 2020 10:26:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee wrote ( about Tennessee Gov ) : "We are proud that Nissan has called Tennessee home for 37 years," External link

news-yahoo Saturday, September 26, 2020 1:41:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee said : “We want to ensure this relief makes it to as many small businesses as possible who are hurting from the impacts of the pandemic,” External link

newschannel5 Saturday, September 26, 2020 5:26:00 AM EAT

Bill Lee said : “The Frontier League is honored to become a Partner League with Major League Baseball,” External link

forbes Saturday, September 26, 2020 3:39:00 AM EAT

Bill Lee said : “Now we have some data to substantiate what we expected,” External link

wkrn Friday, September 25, 2020 10:44:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee said : “Metro Nashville in fact, per capita, has received more federal funding than any other county in the state through this pandemic,” “That’s why I responded to the mayor and said that we would not be adding additional funding to Metro Nashville, per his request” External link

wkrn Friday, September 25, 2020 6:08:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee said : “Now we have some data to substantiate what we expected,” External link

wate Friday, September 25, 2020 2:22:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee said : “Now we have some data to substantiate what we expected,” External link

wkrn Friday, September 25, 2020 1:53:00 AM EAT

Bill Lee said : “Metro Nashville in fact, per capita, has received more federal funding than any other county in the state through this pandemic,” “That’s why I responded to the mayor and said that we would not be adding additional funding to Metro Nashville, per his request” External link

wkrn Thursday, September 24, 2020 6:15:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee said : “We should continue to engage in this dialogue. The task force will continue to bring forth ideas. I would look at any idea that the legislature brings forth, certainly that will improve our understanding of how policing operates in this state and particularly if law enforcement believes and agrees that that's an appropriate step,” External link

newschannel5 Thursday, September 24, 2020 2:21:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee said ( about Tennessee Department ) : “This data highlights the immense challenges that the COVID-19 pandemic has created for our students and educators,” “The vast majority of students learn best in-person with their teacher, and we’ll continue to help provide a safe environment for Tennessee students to get their educational journeys back on track” External link

fox13memphis Thursday, September 24, 2020 1:16:00 AM EAT

Bill Lee said : “Tennessee’s lakes and rivers are a critical feature of our state’s economy and natural beauty,” External link

newschannel5 Thursday, September 24, 2020 12:04:00 AM EAT

Bill Lee said : “Metro Nashville in fact, per capita, has received more federal funding than any other county in the state through this pandemic,” “That’s why I responded to the mayor and said that we would not be adding additional funding to Metro Nashville, per his request” External link

wkrn Wednesday, September 23, 2020 6:18:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee said ( about Tennessee Gov ) : "Preserving Tennessee's thriving economy has been one of my top priorities throughout this pandemic," External link

timesfreepress Wednesday, September 23, 2020 3:11:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee said : "I am very pleased with the work that our commissioner has done so far" External link

timesfreepress Wednesday, September 23, 2020 3:11:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee said : “Metro Nashville in fact, per capita, has received more federal funding than any other county in the state through this pandemic,” “That’s why I responded to the mayor and said that we would not be adding additional funding to Metro Nashville, per his request” External link

wkrn Tuesday, September 22, 2020 10:53:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee said : “Metro Nashville in fact, per capita, has received more federal funding than any other county in the state through this pandemic,” “That’s why I responded to the mayor and said that we would not be adding additional funding to Metro Nashville, per his request” External link

wkrn Tuesday, September 22, 2020 6:25:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee said : “Metro Nashville in fact, per capita, has received more federal funding than any other county in the state through this pandemic,” “That’s why I responded to the mayor and said that we would not be adding additional funding to Metro Nashville, per his request” External link

wkrn Monday, September 21, 2020 6:42:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee responded : “I must share my deep concern that, of the $93 million in Coronavirus Relief Fund dollars spent to date by your administration, only $5.7 million has been budgeted for relief to businesses,” “This concern is heightened by the ongoing challenges ahead for Nashville business owners who have already endured some of the most restrictive limitations on commercial activity, as well as a recently enacted property tax increase” External link

patriotpost Monday, September 21, 2020 6:10:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee said : “Metro Nashville in fact, per capita, has received more federal funding than any other county in the state through this pandemic,” “That’s why I responded to the mayor and said that we would not be adding additional funding to Metro Nashville, per his request” External link

wkrn Sunday, September 20, 2020 10:31:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee said : “Metro Nashville in fact, per capita, has received more federal funding than any other county in the state through this pandemic,” “That’s why I responded to the mayor and said that we would not be adding additional funding to Metro Nashville, per his request” External link

wkrn Sunday, September 20, 2020 6:44:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee said : “Metro Nashville in fact, per capita, has received more federal funding than any other county in the state through this pandemic,” “That’s why I responded to the mayor and said that we would not be adding additional funding to Metro Nashville, per his request” External link

wkrn Saturday, September 19, 2020 10:38:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee said : “Metro Nashville in fact, per capita, has received more federal funding than any other county in the state through this pandemic,” “That’s why I responded to the mayor and said that we would not be adding additional funding to Metro Nashville, per his request” External link

wkrn Saturday, September 19, 2020 2:57:00 AM EAT

Bill Lee said : "There are circumstances where I don't wear a mask because I don't feel like I'm at risk in that situation," External link

newschannel5 Friday, September 18, 2020 5:42:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee said : “I think we need to get Nashville’s economy moving forward,” External link

wkrn Friday, September 18, 2020 7:39:00 AM EAT

Bill Lee explained : “My approach has been to lift restrictions on businesses as soon as possible,” “It’s been to utilize best practices from a health standpoint to protect the lives of Tennesseans and mitigate the spread of the virus” External link

wkrn Friday, September 18, 2020 7:39:00 AM EAT

Bill Lee said : "NASCAR has been a great partner to us in that they've worked with us to develop what we believe will be a safe opportunity that can be a model for the country to watch," External link

newschannel5 Friday, September 18, 2020 6:58:00 AM EAT

Bill Lee told : "I was in Bristol a few weeks ago for the NASCAR race where some 25,000 fans attended and saw that race -- and health officials reported weeks later that there were no cases associated with that," External link

newschannel5 Friday, September 18, 2020 6:58:00 AM EAT

Bill Lee said : "NASCAR has been a great partner to us in that they've worked with us to develop what we believe will be a safe opportunity that can be a model for the country to watch," External link

newschannel5 Friday, September 18, 2020 5:50:00 AM EAT

Bill Lee told : "I was in Bristol a few weeks ago for the NASCAR race where some 25,000 fans attended and saw that race -- and health officials reported weeks later that there were no cases associated with that," External link

newschannel5 Friday, September 18, 2020 5:50:00 AM EAT

Bill Lee said : "There are circumstances where I don't wear a mask because I don't feel like I'm at risk in that situation," External link

newschannel5 Friday, September 18, 2020 2:48:00 AM EAT

Bill Lee explained : "The reality is that Metro Nashville has received, of the coronavirus relief funds, $121 million set aside specifically through the federal government for Metro Nashville. They were one of the few counties that actually received designated funding from the federal government. There are 95 counties. Providing funding for Davidson County additionally, beyond the millions of dollars they currently have, means taking away funding from the other 94 other counties and that's something that, for me to consider that the strategy that I’m investing in, aligns with the state’s strategy and Metro Nashville’s does not," External link

newschannel5 Friday, September 18, 2020 1:53:00 AM EAT

Bill Lee said : "We need Nashville to open up. We need conventions to be here. We need to operate safely, but we need our economy moving forward there's a great cost to Tennessee when we restrict businesses and close down our economy," External link

newschannel5 Friday, September 18, 2020 1:53:00 AM EAT

Bill Lee said : "Metro Nashville is the least rapidly recovering economy of all metro regions in the United States as of right now; that means in my view, that our strategy in that particular place - from an economic standpoint - is not an effective one. And that includes restrictions on businesses and their ability to operate, to employee, to generate revenue for our state. And to the degree that we can lift those restrictions as soon as possible, that's the strategy that I’ve taken and that’s the strategy that I think we should take all across the state," External link

newschannel5 Friday, September 18, 2020 1:53:00 AM EAT

Bill Lee said : “I respectfully request that you reprioritize your Coronavirus Relief Fund budget to relief our shared commitment to economic recovery and allocated the full remainder of your unbudgeted $27.3 million toward economic relief for businesses,” External link

newschannel5 Friday, September 18, 2020 12:55:00 AM EAT

Bill Lee said : "That's something that for me to consider, I have to believe that the strategy that I am investing in is one that is consistent and aligned with the state's strategy," External link

newschannel5 Friday, September 18, 2020 12:55:00 AM EAT

Bill Lee said : "When the pandemic began, we had a global crisis with a global supply chain challenge, states were competing for supplies," "That circumstance created the need for rapid procurement that wouldn't allow for the traditional process, but that is in the midst of a state of emergency which continues to this day -- and that will continue to happen during the state of emergency" External link

newschannel5 Friday, September 11, 2020 2:42:00 AM EAT

Bill Lee said : "I'm not familiar with any relationships," External link

newschannel5 Friday, September 11, 2020 2:42:00 AM EAT

Bill Lee said : "While we have all had to adjust and adapt during these unprecedented circumstances, Tennessee's business climate has remained strong and welcoming to companies around the globe," External link

prnewswire Thursday, September 10, 2020 10:33:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee said : “Through this partnership, our state has created one of the most comprehensive and collaborative law enforcement advancements in recent Tennessee history while also working to recruit top-tier talent to our force,” “I am confident the outcomes of this partnership will help ensure our law enforcement officials are effectively protecting communities across the state while serving every Tennessean with dignity and respect” External link

newschannel5 Thursday, September 10, 2020 9:15:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee said : "We were operating under an emergency procurement process, which means we needed to find someone who was local and could produce them quickly," External link

newschannel5 Tuesday, September 8, 2020 8:52:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee said : “The ad hoc committee is doing what they should do, which is review this unprecedented process to make sure that we’re all working together in the way that we should,” “It’s an appropriate process, and we’ve worked together with them to make sure that we can answer all the questions they have” External link

washingtonexaminer Friday, September 4, 2020 5:25:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee answered : "Given that stance, why should Tennesseans heed your admonitions to practice social distancing and wear masks?" External link

newschannel5 Friday, September 4, 2020 2:59:00 AM EAT

Bill Lee told : “Improve our recidivism rate for one, and lower our crime rate at the same time,” External link

wkrn Wednesday, September 2, 2020 2:30:00 AM EAT

Bill Lee said : “When I proposed to support the creation of the Center for Rural Health and Research at ETSU, I did so because of the strong foundation of the partnership between Ballad Health and ETSU, and because, as I said then, I believed this partnership would lead to more investment into Northeast Tennessee,” External link

4-traders Thursday, August 27, 2020 9:36:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee said : “We also have to look for a long-term repair to our state’s economy, get Tennesseans back to the stability of good paying jobs,” “As the process of economic recovery continues, and employers desperately need employees, the department will begin the process of reinstating work search requirements” External link

washingtonexaminer Wednesday, August 26, 2020 5:36:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee said : “I think the media plays a really important role in allowing people in their community to see what’s going on in their community,” “I can’t, I don’t see a reason why members of the community, members of the media wouldn’t be allowed into a public high school football game. I don’t know much of the details about it, but I think it would be appropriate at any time for the media to be at a public high school football game” External link

fox13memphis Wednesday, August 26, 2020 12:29:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee said : “We’re worked really heard to make sure what we do goes with the framework of the constitution,” External link

newschannel5 Wednesday, August 26, 2020 2:33:00 AM EAT

Bill Lee said ( about Tennessee Department ) : “Tennessee is a world-renowned destination, and I look forward to the time when we can gather together again at our festivals, sporting events, and more,” External link

wate Wednesday, August 26, 2020 12:41:00 AM EAT

Bill Lee said : “We make a big mistake in this country, especially in the political world of politicizing everything,” External link

wkrn Tuesday, August 25, 2020 1:31:00 AM EAT

Bill Lee asked : “Wearing a mask. Is that a liberal idea or conservative idea?” External link

wkrn Tuesday, August 25, 2020 1:31:00 AM EAT

Bill Lee said : “You also see that I am not firing back at people that are firing at me,” “I don’t spend a lot of time looking at the vitriolic stuff out there that is being written about me or others” External link

wkrn Tuesday, August 25, 2020 1:31:00 AM EAT

Bill Lee told : “I think what we saw was a courthouse on fire and businesses being broken into and vehicles being damaged. We saw lawlessness that needed to be addressed immediately. And that was done so,” External link

news-yahoo Monday, August 24, 2020 2:09:00 AM EAT

Bill Lee told : “I think what we saw was a courthouse on fire and businesses being broken into and vehicles being damaged. We saw lawlessness that needed to be addressed immediately,” External link

foxnews Saturday, August 22, 2020 5:48:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee said : “The COVID-19 pandemic has only further elevated the importance of access to reliable, affordable broadband internet to facilitate telemedicine, distance learning, and telecommuting,” External link

wate Saturday, August 22, 2020 7:22:00 AM EAT

Bill Lee déclaré : «Le système judiciaire a examiné en profondeur le dossier de Lee H. sur près de 30 ans (…). Le jugement et la peine restent valables et je ne vais pas intervenir» External link

mali-web Friday, December 6, 2019 2:47:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee déclaré ( about Lee Hall ) : "Le système judiciaire a examiné en profondeur le dossier de Lee Hall sur près de 30 ans (...). Le jugement et la peine restent valables et je ne vais pas intervenir" External link

msn-fr Friday, December 6, 2019 2:10:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee déclaré ( about Lee Hall ) : "Le système judiciaire a examiné en profondeur le dossier de Lee Hall sur près de 30 ans (...). Le jugement et la peine restent valables et je ne vais pas intervenir" External link

estrepublicain Friday, December 6, 2019 1:45:00 PM EAT



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pitcher8.11%EN08/18/201718/08/2017
candidate1.35%EN08/11/201711/08/2017
commissioner6.76%EN08/03/201703/08/2017
businessman2.70%EN08/02/201702/08/2017
ceo of medical1.35%EN08/01/201701/08/2017
head2.70%EN11/08/201608/11/2016
orthodoxe1.35%FR11/07/201607/11/2016
vice president1.35%EN08/05/201605/08/2016
chief10.81%EN07/27/201627/07/2016
sanford police chief6.76%EN07/27/201627/07/2016
managing director4.05%EN07/06/201606/07/2016
director1.35%EN07/06/201606/07/2016
general manager1.35%EN06/10/201610/06/2016
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Bill LeeEN63.64%
Bill LeeFR19.19%
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Bill Lee said : “Tony Mathews has served the Department of Human Services well and I thank him for his willingness to take on this important role,” External link

wrcbtv Tuesday, November 24, 2020 7:32:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee said : "Our law prohibits abortion based on the race, gender, or diagnosis of Down syndrome of the child and the court's decision will save lives," External link

timesfreepress Sunday, November 22, 2020 1:44:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee said : “Our law prohibits abortion based on the race, gender, or diagnosis of Down syndrome of the child and the court’s decision will save lives,” External link

wrcbtv Saturday, November 21, 2020 10:48:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee said : “Our law prohibits abortion based on the race, gender, or diagnosis of Down syndrome of the child and the court’s decision will save lives,” External link

foxnews Saturday, November 21, 2020 4:42:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee said : "Our law prohibits abortion based on the race, gender, or diagnosis of Down syndrome of the child and the court's decision will save lives," External link

nzherald Saturday, November 21, 2020 9:52:00 AM EAT

Bill Lee said : “Our law prohibits abortion based on the race, gender, or diagnosis of Down syndrome of the child and the court’s decision will save lives,” External link

hjnews Saturday, November 21, 2020 6:55:00 AM EAT

Bill Lee said : “Our law prohibits abortion based on the race, gender, or diagnosis of Down syndrome of the child and the court’s decision will save lives,” External link

gazette Saturday, November 21, 2020 6:41:00 AM EAT

Bill Lee said : “Our law prohibits abortion based on the race, gender, or diagnosis of Down syndrome of the child and the court’s decision will save lives,” External link

seattlepi Saturday, November 21, 2020 6:17:00 AM EAT

Bill Lee added : “Let me just say, we’re not going to mandate how a family gathers at Thanksgiving. I want to be real clear about that,” “But what we will do is encourage Tennesseans to think hard about that” External link

wate Thursday, November 19, 2020 4:15:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee added : “Let me just say, we’re not going to mandate how a family gathers at Thanksgiving. I want to be real clear about that,” “But what we will do is encourage Tennesseans to think hard about that” External link

wkrn Thursday, November 19, 2020 12:59:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee said : “We’ve had less than one-percent of our schools at any one time be closed or partially closed because of this. We have 700,000 out of one million kids in person in school and less than a tenth of a percent throughout most of that period of time of kids being absent from school because of cases of COVID. That’s a really good result,” External link

wkrn Wednesday, November 18, 2020 5:01:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee told : “One of the most important aspects of our response is building a dependable infrastructure to distribute the approved COVID-19 vaccines as they become available in our state,” External link

washingtonexaminer Wednesday, November 18, 2020 4:58:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee said ( about Tennessee Department ) : “As our economy continues to recover, major investments like this from Genuine Parts Company are even more vital for our state. I’d like to thank such a storied company for investing in Wilson County and being part of our efforts to get Tennessee’s economy back on track,” External link

wkrn Wednesday, November 18, 2020 1:31:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee said : “We are grateful that Fraley and Schilling has made the decision to expand its operations in Knoxville,” External link

wate Tuesday, November 17, 2020 10:39:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee said : “We are disappointed by the administration’s inexplicable inability to comply with the requirements in the Great American Outdoors Act,” External link

gazette Saturday, November 14, 2020 12:01:00 AM EAT

Bill Lee said : “As federal unemployment benefits end, we want to ensure Tennesseans have the tools needed to skill up and gain long-term employment,” External link

newschannel5 Thursday, November 12, 2020 11:11:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee said : “We run one of the — as I have learned–one of the most efficient Medicaid programs in America,” External link

wate Thursday, November 12, 2020 6:21:00 AM EAT

Bill Lee said : “We run one of the–as I have learned–one of the most efficient Medicaid programs in America,” External link

wkrn Thursday, November 12, 2020 1:30:00 AM EAT

Bill Lee told ( about Tennessee Department ) : “The future of Tennessee depends on education funding,” External link

washingtonexaminer Wednesday, November 11, 2020 4:54:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee said : “We certainly hope that there will be an opportunity for meaningful increases in teacher base we have,” External link

washingtonexaminer Wednesday, November 11, 2020 4:54:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee said : “Ultimately, the Legislature makes the decision regarding the proposals that we make in our budget,” External link

washingtonexaminer Wednesday, November 11, 2020 4:54:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee told : "There's no doubt there's a correlation between mask-wearing and lower hospitalizations," External link

arkansasonline Wednesday, November 11, 2020 3:12:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee said : “Bill Dunn is one of the most experienced and thoughtful advocates for education in our state who has dedicated his career in state government to improving outcomes for Tennessee’s students,” External link

newschannel5 Wednesday, November 11, 2020 6:01:00 AM EAT

Bill Lee told : “Very grateful for the work teachers have done,” External link

wkrn Wednesday, November 11, 2020 2:23:00 AM EAT

Bill Lee said : “The funding for (education savings accounts) was taken out of this current year’s budget because it was obviously not going to be implemented this year,” "But I certainly will continue to — pending the outcome of the court — pursue choices for parents and students" External link

siouxcityjournal Wednesday, November 11, 2020 12:53:00 AM EAT

Bill Lee told : “I think that it’s not clear yet what the outcome is and it won’t be clear until the process is seen to the end,” External link

wrcbtv Tuesday, November 10, 2020 7:41:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee said ( about Tennessee Gov ) : “I’ve got to be focused on what’s the very best for Tennessee and that includes working with the federal administration regardless of who that is, ” External link

wrcbtv Tuesday, November 10, 2020 7:41:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee said : “Bill Dunn is one of the most experienced and thoughtful advocates for education in our state who has dedicated his career in state government to improving outcomes for Tennessee’s students,” External link

wkrn Tuesday, November 10, 2020 4:01:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee said : "As you've seen today, there's a lot of proposals out there that we will be evaluating. I suspect that we'll fall somewhere close to those projections but hard to say. But there will be cuts. Appropriately so," External link

newschannel5 Tuesday, November 10, 2020 4:29:00 AM EAT

Bill Lee said : "I have a great deal of hope for where we're headed in this state," "Our economy is moving forward. Our unemployment rates are significantly lower. Our revenues are stronger than anticipated. So, we're making plans now for appropriate spending, moving forward. We absolutely are looking forward to plans that will include costs but will be scaled back from before" External link

newschannel5 Tuesday, November 10, 2020 4:29:00 AM EAT

Bill Lee said : “Bill Dunn is one of the most experienced and thoughtful advocates for education in our state who has dedicated his career in state government to improving outcomes for Tennessee’s students,” “Bill is a man of impeccable integrity, and his counsel will be critical to our success as we navigate one of the most challenging school years in our state’s history. We’re incredibly grateful for Bill’s willingness to continue his public service at the Department of Education and I look forward to working with him on behalf of all Tennessee students” External link

wate Tuesday, November 10, 2020 12:59:00 AM EAT

Bill Lee said : "I think that every mayor certainly ought to consider and look at the case counts in their state, look at the growth of hospitalizations coming from their community. They certainly ought to be considering it," External link

newschannel5 Thursday, October 29, 2020 12:31:00 AM EAT

Bill Lee said : "At the end of the day, personal responsibility is the only way. People will choose or not choose to socially distance, or choose or not choose to wear a mask or to wash their hands. They will make that personal decision," "What we can do is encourage and remind them that personal responsibility can protect them. That will never not change. That will never not be part of the solution" External link

newschannel5 Thursday, October 29, 2020 12:31:00 AM EAT

Bill Lee said ( about Danielle Barnes ) : “Commissioner Barnes has been a trusted public servant and valuable member of our administration,” “She will be missed, and I wish her the best in her return to the private sector” External link

washingtonexaminer Wednesday, October 28, 2020 9:16:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee said : “Maria and I are deeply saddened by the loss of life and injuries sustained from the school bus crash in Meigs County today,” “We offer prayers of comfort to the families who are hurting tonight and our full support to the community in the days ahead” External link

wwlp Wednesday, October 28, 2020 3:55:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee said : "Maria and I are deeply saddened by the loss of life and injuries sustained from the school bus crash in Meigs County today," External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, October 28, 2020 1:38:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee said : "jumpstart park creation in park-poor neighborhoods," External link

trust2 Tuesday, October 27, 2020 12:54:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee said : "jumpstart park creation in park-poor neighborhoods," External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, October 27, 2020 12:18:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee said : “This new site will help Tennesseans quickly and easily find important information as they navigate decisions for themselves and their families,” “We are committed to acting in the most transparent manner possible and are continuously working to ensure we provide timely and relevant data” External link

fox13memphis Tuesday, October 20, 2020 9:50:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee said : “This new site will help Tennesseans quickly and easily find important information as they navigate decisions for themselves and their families,” “We are committed to acting in the most transparent manner possible and are continuously working to ensure we provide timely and relevant data” External link

newschannel5 Tuesday, October 20, 2020 9:48:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee said : “Tennessee is committed to supporting the growth of advanced manufacturing, and in the automotive sector, the focus is on electric vehicles,” External link

wkrn Tuesday, October 20, 2020 6:21:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee said : “Next week, Belmont will once again shine a light on our great state, putting the eyes of the world on Tennessee just 11 days before Americans cast their vote for the President of the United States,” External link

washingtonexaminer Monday, October 19, 2020 9:16:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee said : “Statewide, one-size-fits-all mandates are not as effective in many cases as local decision making,” External link

al Monday, October 19, 2020 4:26:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee said : “People wear masks because they believe there is a reason to do so and I believe that they will increasingly understand that as their local officials advocate for that,” External link

al Monday, October 19, 2020 4:26:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee said : “Statewide, one-size-fits-all mandates are not as effective in many cases as local decision making,” External link

news-yahoo Sunday, October 18, 2020 9:18:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee said : “People wear masks because they believe there is a reason to do so and I believe that they will increasingly understand that as their local officials advocate for that,” External link

news-yahoo Sunday, October 18, 2020 9:18:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee said : "Statewide, one-size-fits-all mandates are not as effective in many cases as local decision-making," External link

arkansasonline Sunday, October 18, 2020 12:35:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee said : "People wear masks because they believe there is a reason to do so and I believe that they will increasingly understand that as their local officials advocate for that," External link

arkansasonline Sunday, October 18, 2020 12:35:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee said : “People wear masks because they believe there is a reason to do so and I believe that they will increasingly understand that as their local officials advocate for that,” External link

wkrn Saturday, October 17, 2020 6:09:00 AM EAT

Bill Lee said : “Statewide, one-size-fits-all mandates are not as effective in many cases as local decision making,” External link

wkrn Saturday, October 17, 2020 6:09:00 AM EAT

Bill Lee explained : “Given the unprecedented disruption that the COVID-19 pandemic and extended time away from the classroom has had on Tennessee’s students, my Administration will work with the General Assembly to bring forward a solution for this school year that alleviates any burdens associated with educator evaluations and school accountability metrics,” External link

wkrn Saturday, October 17, 2020 6:09:00 AM EAT

Bill Lee said : “Next week, Belmont will once again shine a light on our great state, putting the eyes of the world on Tennessee just 11 days before Americans cast their vote for the President of the United States,” External link

messenger-inquirer Saturday, October 17, 2020 5:36:00 AM EAT

Bill Lee said : "Accountability and teacher evaluations should be paused this year," External link

newschannel5 Saturday, October 17, 2020 5:26:00 AM EAT

Bill Lee said : "We can't fill in the gaps with reading or math or learning loss without understanding where they are," External link

newschannel5 Saturday, October 17, 2020 5:26:00 AM EAT

Bill Lee said : “Statewide, one-size-fits-all mandates are not as effective in many cases as local decision making,” External link

gazette Saturday, October 17, 2020 3:31:00 AM EAT

Bill Lee said : “People wear masks because they believe there is a reason to do so and I believe that they will increasingly understand that as their local officials advocate for that,” External link

gazette Saturday, October 17, 2020 3:31:00 AM EAT

Bill Lee said : “Statewide, one-size-fits-all mandates are not as effective in many cases as local decision making,” External link

eagletribune Saturday, October 17, 2020 3:29:00 AM EAT

Bill Lee said : “People wear masks because they believe there is a reason to do so and I believe that they will increasingly understand that as their local officials advocate for that,” External link

eagletribune Saturday, October 17, 2020 3:29:00 AM EAT

Bill Lee said : “Statewide, one-size-fits-all mandates are not as effective in many cases as local decision making,” External link

click2houston Saturday, October 17, 2020 2:51:00 AM EAT

Bill Lee said : “People wear masks because they believe there is a reason to do so and I believe that they will increasingly understand that as their local officials advocate for that,” External link

click2houston Saturday, October 17, 2020 2:51:00 AM EAT

Bill Lee said : "Statewide, one-size-fits-all mandates are not as effective in many cases as local decision making," External link

startribune Saturday, October 17, 2020 2:51:00 AM EAT

Bill Lee said : "People wear masks because they believe there is a reason to do so and I believe that they will increasingly understand that as their local officials advocate for that," External link

startribune Saturday, October 17, 2020 2:51:00 AM EAT

Bill Lee said : “Statewide, one-size-fits-all mandates are not as effective in many cases as local decision making,” External link

TorontoStar Saturday, October 17, 2020 2:41:00 AM EAT

Bill Lee said : “People wear masks because they believe there is a reason to do so and I believe that they will increasingly understand that as their local officials advocate for that,” External link

TorontoStar Saturday, October 17, 2020 2:41:00 AM EAT

Bill Lee said : “Statewide, one-size-fits-all mandates are not as effective in many cases as local decision making,” External link

seattlepi Saturday, October 17, 2020 2:37:00 AM EAT

Bill Lee said : “People wear masks because they believe there is a reason to do so and I believe that they will increasingly understand that as their local officials advocate for that,” External link

seattlepi Saturday, October 17, 2020 2:37:00 AM EAT

Bill Lee said : “Given the unprecedented disruption that the COVID-19 pandemic and extended time away from the classroom has had on Tennessee’s students, my Administration will work with the General Assembly to bring forward a solution for this school year that alleviates any burdens associated with educator evaluations and school accountability metrics,” “Accountability remains incredibly important for the education of Tennessee’s students, and we will keep this year’s assessments in place to ensure an accurate picture of where our students are and what supports are needed to regain learning loss and get them back on the path to success” External link

wate Friday, October 16, 2020 9:35:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee explained : “Given the unprecedented disruption that the COVID-19 pandemic and extended time away from the classroom has had on Tennessee’s students, my Administration will work with the General Assembly to bring forward a solution for this school year that alleviates any burdens associated with educator evaluations and school accountability metrics,” External link

wkrn Friday, October 16, 2020 8:20:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee explained : “Given the unprecedented disruption that the COVID-19 pandemic and extended time away from the classroom has had on Tennessee’s students, my Administration will work with the General Assembly to bring forward a solution for this school year that alleviates any burdens associated with educator evaluations and school accountability metrics,” External link

wkrn Friday, October 16, 2020 6:51:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee said : “Given the unprecedented disruption that the COVID-19 pandemic and extended time away from the classroom has had on Tennessee’s students, my Administration will work with the General Assembly to bring forward a solution for this school year that alleviates any burdens associated with educator evaluations and school accountability metrics,” “Accountability remains incredibly important for the education of Tennessee’s students, and we will keep this year’s assessments in place to ensure an accurate picture of where our students are and what supports are needed to regain learning loss and get them back on the path to success” External link

wate Friday, October 16, 2020 6:32:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee said : “It’​s important that we track this and that is why we have daily interaction with health officials and federal officials,” External link

wkrn Friday, October 16, 2020 2:15:00 AM EAT

Bill Lee added : “We don’t know what December looks like relative to today,” External link

wkrn Friday, October 16, 2020 2:15:00 AM EAT

Bill Lee said : “There were specific reasons why that reprieve was requested, and you look at those and they were connected to the situation at the time in April, May and June,” External link

wkrn Friday, October 16, 2020 2:15:00 AM EAT

Bill Lee insisted : "You know, I think I do model that," "I feel safe and, when I don't, I wear a mask" External link

newschannel5 Friday, October 16, 2020 1:54:00 AM EAT

Bill Lee said : “Under budget and under time rarely occur independently, and they even more rarely occur both at the same time,” External link

washingtonexaminer Wednesday, October 14, 2020 7:07:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee said : “This is an incredibly important, great day for Oak Ridge and for all of the volunteer state,” External link

wate Wednesday, October 14, 2020 4:37:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee said : “It creates an environment for more economic activity, for more companies to come here, for more jobs to be created in this community, for more lives to be changed by the economic activity that will be coming this way as a result of what’s been done here today,” External link

wate Wednesday, October 14, 2020 4:37:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee said ( about Harold Mayne Nicholls ) : “I am granting Harold Wayne Nichols a temporary reprieve from execution until December 31, 2020, due to the challenges and disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic,” External link

wate Monday, October 12, 2020 1:59:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee said ( about Harold Mayne Nicholls ) : “I am granting Harold Wayne Nichols a temporary reprieve from execution until December 31, 2020, due to the challenges and disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic,” External link

wkrn Sunday, October 11, 2020 11:46:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee said : “We think they should look at that,” External link

wkrn Saturday, October 10, 2020 1:02:00 AM EAT

Bill Lee added : “Could be a long time before we are in that again and certainly ought to look at the law as it stands,” External link

wkrn Saturday, October 10, 2020 1:02:00 AM EAT

Bill Lee said : “Small businesses are the backbone of our economy and supporting them through these difficult times has been one of the core missions of the Financial Stimulus Accountability Group,” External link

washingtonexaminer Thursday, October 8, 2020 9:51:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee said : “Small businesses are the backbone of our economy and supporting them through these difficult times has been one of the core missions of the Financial Stimulus Accountability Group,” “The SERG program will provide further relief to small businesses, especially those who may not have been able to access previous federal and state relief funds” External link

newschannel5 Thursday, October 8, 2020 7:02:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee said : “Small businesses are the backbone of our economy and supporting them through these difficult times has been one of the core missions of the Financial Stimulus Accountability Group,” “The SERG program will provide further relief to small businesses, especially those who may not have been able to access previous federal and state relief funds” External link

newschannel5 Wednesday, October 7, 2020 11:15:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee said : “Small businesses are the backbone of our economy and supporting them through these difficult times has been one of the core missions of the Financial Stimulus Accountability Group,” “The SERG program will provide further relief to small businesses, especially those who may not have been able to access previous federal and state relief funds” External link

wrcbtv Wednesday, October 7, 2020 10:26:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee said : “Small businesses are the backbone of our economy and supporting them through these difficult times has been one of the core missions of the Financial Stimulus Accountability Group,” External link

wkrn Wednesday, October 7, 2020 9:36:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee said : “Smaller companies tend to go where where bigger ones do,” External link

taipeitimes Wednesday, October 7, 2020 8:13:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee told : “My behavior really hasn’t changed as a result of someone else’s diagnosis,” External link

wkrn Wednesday, October 7, 2020 12:56:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee said : “I don’t think we should be afraid of it,” “I think we should respect it appropriately and make decisions as such” External link

wkrn Wednesday, October 7, 2020 12:56:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee said : “I think we should take COVID-19 very, very seriously,” “I think fear is not the right response for what we face in this country. I think concern, seriousness, action, and appropriate steps, but fear is not something that we should use as a strategy to fight COVID-19” External link

wkrn Wednesday, October 7, 2020 7:29:00 AM EAT

Bill Lee told : “My behavior really hasn’t changed as a result of someone else’s diagnosis,” External link

wrcbtv Wednesday, October 7, 2020 4:15:00 AM EAT

Bill Lee said : "Any time this legislature passes a bill that they believe is constitutional and that the citizens of Tennessee agree is appropriate law for our state, then our state should defend it," External link

newschannel5 Wednesday, October 7, 2020 2:43:00 AM EAT

Bill Lee said : “Now we have some data to substantiate what we expected,” External link

wkrn Saturday, October 3, 2020 6:12:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee said : “Maria and I are praying for President Trump and First Lady Melania’s recovery, and for all affected by this virus,” External link

wkrn Saturday, October 3, 2020 8:09:00 AM EAT

Bill Lee said : “Now we have some data to substantiate what we expected,” External link

wkrn Friday, October 2, 2020 6:21:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee said : “Now we have some data to substantiate what we expected,” External link

wkrn Thursday, October 1, 2020 5:47:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee said : “So that…we will know how to use these tests most effectively in our state,” External link

wkrn Thursday, October 1, 2020 3:15:00 AM EAT

Bill Lee said : “Tennessee’s response continues to be one of the most targeted in the country and a continued State of Emergency ensures we have access to additional federal funds, ensure our health care capacity is stable and loosen restrictions that would otherwise hinder our response time,” “COVID-19 is still a serious problem and I encourage every Tennessean to continue social distancing and doing their part to make wise choices and help mitigate the spread of the virus” External link

wate Wednesday, September 30, 2020 7:49:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee said : “Now we have some data to substantiate what we expected,” External link

wkrn Wednesday, September 30, 2020 6:14:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee said : “Tennessee’s response continues to be one of the most targeted in the country and a continued State of Emergency ensures we have access to additional federal funds, ensure our health care capacity is stable and loosen restrictions that would otherwise hinder our response time,” “COVID-19 is still a serious problem and I encourage every Tennessean to continue social distancing and doing their part to make wise choices and help mitigate the spread of the virus” External link

wkrn Wednesday, September 30, 2020 1:28:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee promised : "We'll continue to distribute federal resources prudently to address the pressing needs of Tennessee businesses to get our economy back on track," External link

arkansasonline Wednesday, September 30, 2020 10:15:00 AM EAT

Bill Lee said : “It’s a special blessing to have this company in this season in this day make an investment in this community,” External link

wkrn Tuesday, September 29, 2020 11:40:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee said : “Tennessee’s response continues to be one of the most targeted in the country and a continued State of Emergency ensures we have access to additional federal funds, ensure our health care capacity is stable and loosen restrictions that would otherwise hinder our response time,” External link

newschannel5 Tuesday, September 29, 2020 11:36:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee said : “Tennessee’s response continues to be one of the most targeted in the country and a continued State of Emergency ensures we have access to additional federal funds, ensure our health care capacity is stable and loosen restrictions that would otherwise hinder our response time,” “COVID-19 is still a serious problem and I encourage every Tennessean to continue social distancing and doing their part to make wise choices and help mitigate the spread of the virus” External link

wate Tuesday, September 29, 2020 11:10:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee promised : “We’ll continue to distribute federal resources prudently to address the pressing needs of Tennessee businesses to get our economy back on track,” External link

wkrn Tuesday, September 29, 2020 10:16:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee said : “Now we have some data to substantiate what we expected,” External link

wkrn Tuesday, September 29, 2020 10:16:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee said : “Now we have some data to substantiate what we expected,” External link

wkrn Tuesday, September 29, 2020 6:23:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee said : “Now we have some data to substantiate what we expected,” External link

wkrn Monday, September 28, 2020 10:34:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee said : “Metro Nashville in fact, per capita, has received more federal funding than any other county in the state through this pandemic,” “That’s why I responded to the mayor and said that we would not be adding additional funding to Metro Nashville, per his request” External link

wkrn Monday, September 28, 2020 5:59:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee said : “Now we have some data to substantiate what we expected,” External link

wkrn Sunday, September 27, 2020 10:06:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee said : “Now we have some data to substantiate what we expected,” External link

wkrn Saturday, September 26, 2020 10:26:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee wrote ( about Tennessee Gov ) : "We are proud that Nissan has called Tennessee home for 37 years," External link

news-yahoo Saturday, September 26, 2020 1:41:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee said : “We want to ensure this relief makes it to as many small businesses as possible who are hurting from the impacts of the pandemic,” External link

newschannel5 Saturday, September 26, 2020 5:26:00 AM EAT

Bill Lee said : “The Frontier League is honored to become a Partner League with Major League Baseball,” External link

forbes Saturday, September 26, 2020 3:39:00 AM EAT

Bill Lee said : “Now we have some data to substantiate what we expected,” External link

wkrn Friday, September 25, 2020 10:44:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee said : “Metro Nashville in fact, per capita, has received more federal funding than any other county in the state through this pandemic,” “That’s why I responded to the mayor and said that we would not be adding additional funding to Metro Nashville, per his request” External link

wkrn Friday, September 25, 2020 6:08:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee said : “Now we have some data to substantiate what we expected,” External link

wate Friday, September 25, 2020 2:22:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee said : “Now we have some data to substantiate what we expected,” External link

wkrn Friday, September 25, 2020 1:53:00 AM EAT

Bill Lee said : “Metro Nashville in fact, per capita, has received more federal funding than any other county in the state through this pandemic,” “That’s why I responded to the mayor and said that we would not be adding additional funding to Metro Nashville, per his request” External link

wkrn Thursday, September 24, 2020 6:15:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee said : “We should continue to engage in this dialogue. The task force will continue to bring forth ideas. I would look at any idea that the legislature brings forth, certainly that will improve our understanding of how policing operates in this state and particularly if law enforcement believes and agrees that that's an appropriate step,” External link

newschannel5 Thursday, September 24, 2020 2:21:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee said ( about Tennessee Department ) : “This data highlights the immense challenges that the COVID-19 pandemic has created for our students and educators,” “The vast majority of students learn best in-person with their teacher, and we’ll continue to help provide a safe environment for Tennessee students to get their educational journeys back on track” External link

fox13memphis Thursday, September 24, 2020 1:16:00 AM EAT

Bill Lee said : “Tennessee’s lakes and rivers are a critical feature of our state’s economy and natural beauty,” External link

newschannel5 Thursday, September 24, 2020 12:04:00 AM EAT

Bill Lee said : “Metro Nashville in fact, per capita, has received more federal funding than any other county in the state through this pandemic,” “That’s why I responded to the mayor and said that we would not be adding additional funding to Metro Nashville, per his request” External link

wkrn Wednesday, September 23, 2020 6:18:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee said ( about Tennessee Gov ) : "Preserving Tennessee's thriving economy has been one of my top priorities throughout this pandemic," External link

timesfreepress Wednesday, September 23, 2020 3:11:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee said : "I am very pleased with the work that our commissioner has done so far" External link

timesfreepress Wednesday, September 23, 2020 3:11:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee said : “Metro Nashville in fact, per capita, has received more federal funding than any other county in the state through this pandemic,” “That’s why I responded to the mayor and said that we would not be adding additional funding to Metro Nashville, per his request” External link

wkrn Tuesday, September 22, 2020 10:53:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee said : “Metro Nashville in fact, per capita, has received more federal funding than any other county in the state through this pandemic,” “That’s why I responded to the mayor and said that we would not be adding additional funding to Metro Nashville, per his request” External link

wkrn Tuesday, September 22, 2020 6:25:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee said : “Metro Nashville in fact, per capita, has received more federal funding than any other county in the state through this pandemic,” “That’s why I responded to the mayor and said that we would not be adding additional funding to Metro Nashville, per his request” External link

wkrn Monday, September 21, 2020 6:42:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee responded : “I must share my deep concern that, of the $93 million in Coronavirus Relief Fund dollars spent to date by your administration, only $5.7 million has been budgeted for relief to businesses,” “This concern is heightened by the ongoing challenges ahead for Nashville business owners who have already endured some of the most restrictive limitations on commercial activity, as well as a recently enacted property tax increase” External link

patriotpost Monday, September 21, 2020 6:10:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee said : “Metro Nashville in fact, per capita, has received more federal funding than any other county in the state through this pandemic,” “That’s why I responded to the mayor and said that we would not be adding additional funding to Metro Nashville, per his request” External link

wkrn Sunday, September 20, 2020 10:31:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee said : “Metro Nashville in fact, per capita, has received more federal funding than any other county in the state through this pandemic,” “That’s why I responded to the mayor and said that we would not be adding additional funding to Metro Nashville, per his request” External link

wkrn Sunday, September 20, 2020 6:44:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee said : “Metro Nashville in fact, per capita, has received more federal funding than any other county in the state through this pandemic,” “That’s why I responded to the mayor and said that we would not be adding additional funding to Metro Nashville, per his request” External link

wkrn Saturday, September 19, 2020 10:38:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee said : “Metro Nashville in fact, per capita, has received more federal funding than any other county in the state through this pandemic,” “That’s why I responded to the mayor and said that we would not be adding additional funding to Metro Nashville, per his request” External link

wkrn Saturday, September 19, 2020 2:57:00 AM EAT

Bill Lee said : "There are circumstances where I don't wear a mask because I don't feel like I'm at risk in that situation," External link

newschannel5 Friday, September 18, 2020 5:42:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee said : “I think we need to get Nashville’s economy moving forward,” External link

wkrn Friday, September 18, 2020 7:39:00 AM EAT

Bill Lee explained : “My approach has been to lift restrictions on businesses as soon as possible,” “It’s been to utilize best practices from a health standpoint to protect the lives of Tennesseans and mitigate the spread of the virus” External link

wkrn Friday, September 18, 2020 7:39:00 AM EAT

Bill Lee said : "NASCAR has been a great partner to us in that they've worked with us to develop what we believe will be a safe opportunity that can be a model for the country to watch," External link

newschannel5 Friday, September 18, 2020 6:58:00 AM EAT

Bill Lee told : "I was in Bristol a few weeks ago for the NASCAR race where some 25,000 fans attended and saw that race -- and health officials reported weeks later that there were no cases associated with that," External link

newschannel5 Friday, September 18, 2020 6:58:00 AM EAT

Bill Lee said : "NASCAR has been a great partner to us in that they've worked with us to develop what we believe will be a safe opportunity that can be a model for the country to watch," External link

newschannel5 Friday, September 18, 2020 5:50:00 AM EAT

Bill Lee told : "I was in Bristol a few weeks ago for the NASCAR race where some 25,000 fans attended and saw that race -- and health officials reported weeks later that there were no cases associated with that," External link

newschannel5 Friday, September 18, 2020 5:50:00 AM EAT

Bill Lee said : "There are circumstances where I don't wear a mask because I don't feel like I'm at risk in that situation," External link

newschannel5 Friday, September 18, 2020 2:48:00 AM EAT

Bill Lee explained : "The reality is that Metro Nashville has received, of the coronavirus relief funds, $121 million set aside specifically through the federal government for Metro Nashville. They were one of the few counties that actually received designated funding from the federal government. There are 95 counties. Providing funding for Davidson County additionally, beyond the millions of dollars they currently have, means taking away funding from the other 94 other counties and that's something that, for me to consider that the strategy that I’m investing in, aligns with the state’s strategy and Metro Nashville’s does not," External link

newschannel5 Friday, September 18, 2020 1:53:00 AM EAT

Bill Lee said : "We need Nashville to open up. We need conventions to be here. We need to operate safely, but we need our economy moving forward there's a great cost to Tennessee when we restrict businesses and close down our economy," External link

newschannel5 Friday, September 18, 2020 1:53:00 AM EAT

Bill Lee said : "Metro Nashville is the least rapidly recovering economy of all metro regions in the United States as of right now; that means in my view, that our strategy in that particular place - from an economic standpoint - is not an effective one. And that includes restrictions on businesses and their ability to operate, to employee, to generate revenue for our state. And to the degree that we can lift those restrictions as soon as possible, that's the strategy that I’ve taken and that’s the strategy that I think we should take all across the state," External link

newschannel5 Friday, September 18, 2020 1:53:00 AM EAT

Bill Lee said : “I respectfully request that you reprioritize your Coronavirus Relief Fund budget to relief our shared commitment to economic recovery and allocated the full remainder of your unbudgeted $27.3 million toward economic relief for businesses,” External link

newschannel5 Friday, September 18, 2020 12:55:00 AM EAT

Bill Lee said : "That's something that for me to consider, I have to believe that the strategy that I am investing in is one that is consistent and aligned with the state's strategy," External link

newschannel5 Friday, September 18, 2020 12:55:00 AM EAT

Bill Lee said : "When the pandemic began, we had a global crisis with a global supply chain challenge, states were competing for supplies," "That circumstance created the need for rapid procurement that wouldn't allow for the traditional process, but that is in the midst of a state of emergency which continues to this day -- and that will continue to happen during the state of emergency" External link

newschannel5 Friday, September 11, 2020 2:42:00 AM EAT

Bill Lee said : "I'm not familiar with any relationships," External link

newschannel5 Friday, September 11, 2020 2:42:00 AM EAT

Bill Lee said : "While we have all had to adjust and adapt during these unprecedented circumstances, Tennessee's business climate has remained strong and welcoming to companies around the globe," External link

prnewswire Thursday, September 10, 2020 10:33:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee said : “Through this partnership, our state has created one of the most comprehensive and collaborative law enforcement advancements in recent Tennessee history while also working to recruit top-tier talent to our force,” “I am confident the outcomes of this partnership will help ensure our law enforcement officials are effectively protecting communities across the state while serving every Tennessean with dignity and respect” External link

newschannel5 Thursday, September 10, 2020 9:15:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee said : "We were operating under an emergency procurement process, which means we needed to find someone who was local and could produce them quickly," External link

newschannel5 Tuesday, September 8, 2020 8:52:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee said : “The ad hoc committee is doing what they should do, which is review this unprecedented process to make sure that we’re all working together in the way that we should,” “It’s an appropriate process, and we’ve worked together with them to make sure that we can answer all the questions they have” External link

washingtonexaminer Friday, September 4, 2020 5:25:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee answered : "Given that stance, why should Tennesseans heed your admonitions to practice social distancing and wear masks?" External link

newschannel5 Friday, September 4, 2020 2:59:00 AM EAT

Bill Lee told : “Improve our recidivism rate for one, and lower our crime rate at the same time,” External link

wkrn Wednesday, September 2, 2020 2:30:00 AM EAT

Bill Lee said : “When I proposed to support the creation of the Center for Rural Health and Research at ETSU, I did so because of the strong foundation of the partnership between Ballad Health and ETSU, and because, as I said then, I believed this partnership would lead to more investment into Northeast Tennessee,” External link

4-traders Thursday, August 27, 2020 9:36:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee said : “We also have to look for a long-term repair to our state’s economy, get Tennesseans back to the stability of good paying jobs,” “As the process of economic recovery continues, and employers desperately need employees, the department will begin the process of reinstating work search requirements” External link

washingtonexaminer Wednesday, August 26, 2020 5:36:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee said : “I think the media plays a really important role in allowing people in their community to see what’s going on in their community,” “I can’t, I don’t see a reason why members of the community, members of the media wouldn’t be allowed into a public high school football game. I don’t know much of the details about it, but I think it would be appropriate at any time for the media to be at a public high school football game” External link

fox13memphis Wednesday, August 26, 2020 12:29:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee said : “We’re worked really heard to make sure what we do goes with the framework of the constitution,” External link

newschannel5 Wednesday, August 26, 2020 2:33:00 AM EAT

Bill Lee said ( about Tennessee Department ) : “Tennessee is a world-renowned destination, and I look forward to the time when we can gather together again at our festivals, sporting events, and more,” External link

wate Wednesday, August 26, 2020 12:41:00 AM EAT

Bill Lee said : “We make a big mistake in this country, especially in the political world of politicizing everything,” External link

wkrn Tuesday, August 25, 2020 1:31:00 AM EAT

Bill Lee asked : “Wearing a mask. Is that a liberal idea or conservative idea?” External link

wkrn Tuesday, August 25, 2020 1:31:00 AM EAT

Bill Lee said : “You also see that I am not firing back at people that are firing at me,” “I don’t spend a lot of time looking at the vitriolic stuff out there that is being written about me or others” External link

wkrn Tuesday, August 25, 2020 1:31:00 AM EAT

Bill Lee told : “I think what we saw was a courthouse on fire and businesses being broken into and vehicles being damaged. We saw lawlessness that needed to be addressed immediately. And that was done so,” External link

news-yahoo Monday, August 24, 2020 2:09:00 AM EAT

Bill Lee told : “I think what we saw was a courthouse on fire and businesses being broken into and vehicles being damaged. We saw lawlessness that needed to be addressed immediately,” External link

foxnews Saturday, August 22, 2020 5:48:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee said : “The COVID-19 pandemic has only further elevated the importance of access to reliable, affordable broadband internet to facilitate telemedicine, distance learning, and telecommuting,” External link

wate Saturday, August 22, 2020 7:22:00 AM EAT

Bill Lee déclaré : «Le système judiciaire a examiné en profondeur le dossier de Lee H. sur près de 30 ans (…). Le jugement et la peine restent valables et je ne vais pas intervenir» External link

mali-web Friday, December 6, 2019 2:47:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee déclaré ( about Lee Hall ) : "Le système judiciaire a examiné en profondeur le dossier de Lee Hall sur près de 30 ans (...). Le jugement et la peine restent valables et je ne vais pas intervenir" External link

msn-fr Friday, December 6, 2019 2:10:00 PM EAT

Bill Lee déclaré ( about Lee Hall ) : "Le système judiciaire a examiné en profondeur le dossier de Lee Hall sur près de 30 ans (...). Le jugement et la peine restent valables et je ne vais pas intervenir" External link

estrepublicain Friday, December 6, 2019 1:45:00 PM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
chairman1.35%EN12/08/201708/12/2017
pitcher8.11%EN08/18/201718/08/2017
candidate1.35%EN08/11/201711/08/2017
commissioner6.76%EN08/03/201703/08/2017
businessman2.70%EN08/02/201702/08/2017
ceo of medical1.35%EN08/01/201701/08/2017
head2.70%EN11/08/201608/11/2016
orthodoxe1.35%FR11/07/201607/11/2016
vice president1.35%EN08/05/201605/08/2016
chief10.81%EN07/27/201627/07/2016
sanford police chief6.76%EN07/27/201627/07/2016
managing director4.05%EN07/06/201606/07/2016
director1.35%EN07/06/201606/07/2016
general manager1.35%EN06/10/201610/06/2016
attorney4.05%EN04/23/201423/04/2014
lawyer8.11%EN11/22/201322/11/2013
police chief33.78%EN12/04/201204/12/2012
jefe de policía1.35%ES03/18/201218/03/2012
republican opponent1.35%EN11/05/200805/11/2008
Names Lang Count
Bill LeeEN63.64%
Bill LeeFR19.19%
Bill LeePT17.17%


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