Entries by TN Press Release Center

TFA Hails Kelsey’s Push for AG Opinion on Nashville Gun-Show Issue

Press Release from the Tennessee Firearms Association, Dec. 10, 2015: Senator Brian Kelsey asks Tennessee Attorney General for Ruling on local regulation of Gun Shows NASHVILLE, TN: The Tennessee Firearms Association’s Executive Director, John Harris, today expressed support for the move by Senator Brian Kelsey, Chairman of the Senate Judiciary, to obtain an official opinion from […]

Judiciary Chairman Requests Attorney General Opinion on Metro Banning Fairground Gun Shows

Press release from Senate Judiciary Chairman Brian Kelsey, R-Germantown, Dec. 10, 2015: (NASHVILLE) — Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Brian Kelsey (R-Germantown) requested an opinion today from Tennessee Attorney General Herbert Slatery regarding the legality of banning gun shows from publicly owned fairgrounds. The Nashville Metropolitan Fair Commissioners Board recently voted to ban gun shows at […]

Nashville Republican Tapped to Chair Senate Finance Investigations and Oversight Subcommittee

Press release from the Republican Caucus of the Tennessee Senate, Dec. 7, 2015: (NASHVILLE, TN), December 7, 2015 — State Senator Steven Dickerson (R-Nashville) has been appointed Chairman of the Senate Finance Committee’s Investigations and Oversight Subcommittee. The appointment of the powerful subcommittee was made by Senate Finance, Ways and Means Committee Chairman Randy McNally […]

TNDP Calls on Republicans to ‘Reject Donald Trump’

Press release from the Tennessee Democratic Party, Dec. 8, 2015: Tennessee Democratic Party Chair Mancini calls on Tennessee Republicans to Reject Trump’s Dangerous Rhetoric and Plan Trump Delegates and Republican Leadership Silent on Call to Ban Muslims Nashville, Tenn. (December 8, 2015) – Republican Presidential frontrunner Donald Trump’s pledged Tennessee delegates, including elected officials State […]

TNDP Chairwoman: GOP ‘Wasting Time’ with Criticism of UT Diversity Office

Press release from the Democratic Party of Tennessee, Dec. 7, 2015: Tennessee Democratic Party Chair to Tennessee Republican Lawmakers on Their Misplaced Priorities – Holiday Parties over Tennesseans Who Are Hurting? Nashville, Tenn. (December 7, 2015) – Tennessee Democratic Party Chair Mary Mancini released the following statement addressing Republicans and their misplace priorities: “People in […]

Candidates Would Have to Disclose Credit Scores Under New Legislative Proposal

Press release from the Republican Caucus of the Tennessee House of Representatives, Dec. 7, 2015: Representative Sexton, Senator Bailey File “The Voter Accountability and Transparency Act” Of 2015 (NASHVILLE) — State Representative Cameron Sexton (R–Crossville) and State Senator Paul Bailey (R–Sparta) filed first of its kind legislation this week to require all local and state […]

Vanderbilt Poll Gauges Opinions on Immigration in Wake of Paris Attacks

Press release from Vanderbilt University, Dec. 4, 2015: Interest in immigration issues increased in Tennessee following the Nov. 13 terrorist attacks in Paris, especially for members of the Tea Party. The Paris attacks appear to have made immigration a much more important issue for Tea Party members. “The Paris attacks appear to have made immigration […]

GOP State Senators Demand Resignation of UT Knoxville Chancellor Cheek

Press release from the Republican Caucus of the Tennessee State Senate, Dec. 3, 2015: NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Senate Education Committee Chairman Dolores Gresham (R-Somerville) and Senate Government Operations Committee Chairman Mike Bell (R-Riceville) today called for the resignation of University of Tennessee at Knoxville (UTK) Chancellor Jimmy Cheek. The lawmakers made the call after learning […]