Legislative update

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The 110th General Assembly has returned for the second week of legislative action. This week there was focus on juvenile justice reform, Tennessee’s Higher Education Commission Review, a look at … Read More

Memorial Day 2017

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As we celebrate our nation’s freedom, we honor the courageous men and women dedicated to preserving it. May we celebrate that precious freedom for which our forebearers fought so bravely … Read More

Legislative update

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Senate passes the budget and works towards passing key legislation to adjourn for the year The Senate, along with the House, passed the 2017-2018 $37 billion budget this week and … Read More

Legislative update

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Senate acts on some of the most important bills of the 2017 legislative session as legislative session winds down The Senate continued to make progress this past week in winding … Read More

Legislative update

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This week’s action was highlighted by a visit from President Donald Trump who delivered remarks at The Hermitage in Nashville recognizing the 250th birthday of President Andrew Jackson, before holding … Read More

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Legislation making Tennessee the first state in the nation to offer adults without a degree tuition-free access to community college advances The State Senate approved a wide range of important … Read More

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Senate Committees worked at “full steam” as state senators examined the budgets of the many different agencies and departments of state government and approved a number of important bills.  The budget hearings, … Read More

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GOVERNOR BILL HASLAM’S 2017 BUDGET OVERVIEW Governor Bill Haslam presented his State of the State / Budget Address to lawmakers recently as he and the General Assembly continue a multi-year focus … Read More

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Three Stars of Tennessee Award honors six Tennessee heroes The Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security hosted the annual ceremony to recognize the recipients of the “Three Stars of … Read More

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Lt. Governor Ron Ramsey announces he will not seek re-election   The announcement that Lt. Governor Ron Ramsey will not seek re-election after 24 years of service in the legislature headlined … Read More