Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee Gives His First State Of The State Address
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Tennessee lawmakers want to take over AG's power to file federal suits. Here's how it would work.
The bill raised concerns from legal experts and the attorney general's office, who argue it may violate separation of powers and lead to inefficiency.
House panel votes to advance bill on slavery reparations
A House panel advanced a decades-long effort to pay reparations to the descendants of slaves by approving legislation Wednesday that would create a commission to study the issue.
State of the Union: Right-to-Work Policy Makes Its Way to the State Constitution
See also: "The State of Labor in Tennessee: Speaking with workers’ rights advocates and union organizers about the ongoing fight for worker protections." After the frantic first weeks of the COVID-19 ...
In a historic vote, a House panel advances a bill to form a reparations commission.
The bill — labeled H.R. 40 after the unfulfilled Civil War-era promise to give former slaves “40 acres and a mule” — faces an uphill path amid opposition from Republicans and many Democrats.
Tennessee State Library And Archives Hosts Ribbon Cutting And Grand Opening Ceremony
The Tennessee State Library and Archives hosted a ribbon cutting and grand opening ceremony with dignitaries, elected officials and Library and Archives staff on Monday to celebrate the opening of its ...
Aide recounts alleged groping by Cuomo — Lee Zeldin announces bid for governor — UFT grills mayoral hopefuls — Push to gut climate law blocked
Andrew Cuomo has described in excruciating detail how, she alleges, the governor reached under her shirt and aggressively groped her at his Albany mansion. In an interview with the Times Union, the ...
Gov. Bill Lee is as close as ever to passing criminal justice reform. Here's what he's doing.
Gov. Bill Lee is nearing a victory on his long-anticipated criminal justice reform agenda, legislation that seeks to curb the number of nonviolent people returning to prison and give inmates being ...
Bill on handling of fetal remains advances in Tennessee
While Gov. Bill Lee hasn't publicly weighed in on the bill, the Republican has repeatedly stressed his opposition ... landed in the state budget Churchill: Stefanik or (Andrew) Giuliani for governor?
Tennessee Senate OKs bill to let parents keep children from taking part in school lessons on LGBTQ topics
A bill allowing Tennessee parents to block their children from taking part in school lessons involving LGBTQ topics cleared the state Senate on Monday after heated debate over the measure, which ...
Arkansas governor vetoes transgender youth treatment ban
FILE – In this April 8, 2020 photo, Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson gives the State of the State in the senate chamber of the state Capitol in Little Rock, Ark. Hutchinson vetoed legislation that would ...
John Shearer: Late U.S. Senator Bill Brock’s Brothers Proudly Recall His, Their Father’s Public Service
But despite that, he and his older brother, Bill Brock, pushed on for a stronger second political party locally. As both Pat and their much-younger brother, Frank, reminisced over the phone recently ...
As GOP shifts strategy from election lawsuits to laws, voting rights advocates warn of Tennessee
But on March 8, Gov. Kim Reynolds, a Republican, signed a controversial election bill into law, making Iowa one of the first states to ... interact with other state agencies. Lee said her organization ...