– Mitt Romney today announced the support of Tennessee
Governor Bill Haslam.
Haslam’s focus on balancing the budget and providing state services
efficiently and effectively to taxpayers should be an example to
politicians in Washington,” said Mitt Romney. “His priorities to cut
spending, reduce regulatory burdens, and strengthen a business-friendly
climate are key steps to put our country on the right path once again.
I look forward to working with Governor Haslam to help spread my
pro-growth message and defeat President Obama.”
am proud to announce my support for Mitt Romney. He’s been a
and had the responsibility of leading as an executive by cutting
spending, keeping taxes low and creating a strong environment for job
creation,” Governor Haslam said. “He also has private sector experience
and understands the importance of balancing revenues and expenses. Mitt
is a problem solver, and what we really need in this country right now
is someone that can tackle tough issues. With Mitt Romney in the White
House, Tennesseans can be confident in a leader that is focused on
creating jobs and encouraging prosperity for Americans.”
on Governor Bill Haslam:
Haslam Was Elected The 49th Governor Of Tennessee With The Largest
Margin Of Victory In Any Open Governor’s Race In The State’s History.
priorities are to make Tennessee the No.1 location in the
Southeast for high quality jobs by fostering a business-friendly
environment for recruitment and expansion; to continue the state’s
momentum in education reform with the focus on doing what’s best for
Tennessee children in the classroom; and to ensure the state budget is
managed conservatively and state government is run as efficiently and
effectively as possible while delivering quality service to the
citizens of Tennessee.
to serving as Governor, he was the Mayor of Knoxville for eight years,
and before entering public service, he managed his family’s business,
driving all over the country to find good locations for new truck-stops
and helping it expand to a nationwide business.