Gov. Bill Haslam speaks about his first year in office in an interview with The Associated Press on Thursday, Dec. 8, 2011, at the state Capitol in Nashville, Tenn. The Republican governor said tough ... more 
Gov. Bill Haslam speaks about his first year in office in an interview with The Associated Press on Thursday, Dec. 8, 2011, at the state Capitol in Nashville, Tenn. The Republican governor said tough economic times make it unlikely the state will be able to afford a reduction in the state's Hall income tax on interest and dividends or of the estate tax in the coming year. (AP Photo/Erik Schelzig) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Erik Schelzig
Fri, Dec 9, 2011 2:48 PM EST