Gov. Bill Lee and state officials give an update on the coronavirus outbreak in Tennessee.
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Tennessee lawmakers grapple with COVID-19 vaccination requirements, exemptions
The rollout of new vaccines to combat the COVID-19 pandemic has brought vaccine laws into the spotlight, leading Tennessee legislators to consider an array of bills that could impact vaccine policies ...
Legislative Update: State budget takes center stage in remaining days of session
Meanwhile, it is the state budget that will be the central focus of attention during the final weeks before adjournment. Finance and Administration Commissioner Butch Eley briefed members of the ...
Lee’s budget amendments include tax holidays, technical schools
The topline items included in the budget amendment, which still requires legislative approval, are a restoration of the governor’s $250 million mental health trust fund, an $80 million plan to clear ...
Legislative Update: Bill to prevent 'vaccine passports' moves forward in Tennessee
Attorney General Herbert H. Slatery III joined a lawsuit challenging a mandate from the Biden Administration that would prevent states from lowering taxes for four years.
Bill on handling of fetal remains advances in Tennessee
Tennessee Republicans are backing legislation that would require medical providers to cremate or bury fetal remains from surgical abortions over objections that doing so could stigmatize a legally ...
The Latest: Arizona AG says governor can't block mask rules
PHOENIX — Arizona’s attorney general has issued a new opinion saying that Pima County can continue to enforce its pandemic face mask mandate in spite of Gov. Doug Ducey’s order ...
The Latest: Wife of Montana governor also tests positive
The governor will be working from their home in Bozeman. NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee is joining other Republican ... suggests the protection the Moderna vaccine gives against COVID-19 ...
The Latest: Tennessee governor opposes vaccine passports
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee is joining other Republican governors who are speaking against so-called coronavirus vaccine passports, which are being developed in some areas to let inocul ...
Viral thoughts: Why COVID-19 conspiracy theories persist
So when the 29-year-old Tennessee man got his COVID-19 shot at his local Walmart last month ... as lawmakers voted to approve Gov. Ralph Northam’s proposed changes to a bill that will allow adults to ...
Tennessee legislature passes bill authorizing local school boards, governor to open schools during emergencies
The decision to open or close Tennessee ... such as the COVID-19 pandemic or natural disasters. They can consult health officials on the decision and delegate the authority to school directors. The ...
East Tennessee counties, including Knox County, are now vaccinating people ages 16 & older
On Wednesday, they said all providers in Knox County were encouraged to offer COVID-19 vaccines to anyone 16 years old ... ages are now eligible in that county." According to Gov. Bill Lee and the ...