Rep. Glen Casada says he has a lot of questions for the State Textbook Commission due to what he calls “biased” material in the social studies books currently being used by Tennessee schoolchildren. The Joint Subcommittee of Government Operations is scheduled to meet Wednesday with and review the governor-appointed panel and decide whether it should […]
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Lebanon Republican’s request for info pushed off by Department of General Services
But TN Farm Bureau says bill getting bad rap, objects to derisive ‘Ag Gag’ moniker
Rep. Mike Stewart, who voted against the so-called “ag-gag” bill, is still waiting for an Attorney General’s opinion on the constitutionality of the legislation, which arrived on Gov. Bill Haslam’s desk only just at the end of last week. Haslam has until May 15 to veto it, sign it or let it become law automatically […]
Legislation moves authority for arbitrating hurt-on-the-job claims from courts to state Labor Dept.
New limits on what Nashville-area lawmakers can charge taxpayers take effect in 2015
Applause and cheers went up in both the House and Senate Friday afternoon when Senate Bill 279 dealing with annexation passed by a vote of 59-32, sending the legislation to Gov. Bill Haslam’s desk. Sent to a conference committee earlier in the day because of the differences between amendments filed by the sponsors in the […]
Governor’s administration played role in hammering out provisions
Chambers at odds over county opt-out provisions
After almost two hours of debate, a contentious livestock-abuse reporting bill cleared the state House of Representatives Wednesday with the minimal vote necessary for a chamber majority, 50-42-2. The legislation requires individuals who record cruelty to livestock to submit those unedited images to law enforcement within 48 hours or face being charged with a Class […]