Gov. Bill Haslam announced Tuesday he has placed some of his private business investments in a blind trust.
The major exceptions are his undisclosed share of the family-owned Pilot Corp. chain of truck stops and a real estate holding outside Tennessee.
“Tennesseans are very familiar with my relationship with Pilot and know that I’m committed to holding my administration to the highest ethical standards,” the governor said in a statement.
Haslam formed the trust before taking office on Jan. 15. He said he will not take a salary from the state while serving as governor. The Nashville law firm Waller Lansden Dortch and Davis will manage the