Tennessee DCS – A History of Failures

In December 2022, The Comptroller’s Office Released The Second Of Two Audits In Two Years. This Audit Makes It Clear To State Lawmakers That DCS Has A Long History Of Failures. Since The Time The Department Of Children’s Services Was Created In 1996, DCS Has Faced Recurring Issues That Management Has Struggled To Address.

Read more

Tennessee DCS Given One More Year To Get Their Act Together After Audit Finds Children In State Custody Sexually Abused Or Harassed

The Release By The Tennessee Comptroller Of A Damning Audit Of DCS Prompted Lawmakers To Vote To Allow The Department To Remain In Existence For The Span Of One Year While Improvements Are Made Under New Commissioner Margie Quin.

Read more

As Gun Sales Slow, Tennessee Still Has Higher Sales Per Capita Than Most States This Year

In Tennessee, An Estimated 483,700 Guns Were Sold From January Through July 2022 Based On FBI Background Check Data. Adjusted For Population, This Is Equal To About 71.4 Firearm Sales For Every 1,000 People, The Ninth Highest Gun Sale Rate Among States.

Read more

Biden Signs Bipartisan Gun Control Measure Supported By 29 Republicans

President Joe Biden On Saturday Signed Bipartisan Gun Control Legislation Meant To Take Guns Out Of The Hands Of Individuals Deemed A Threat, Though Critics Say That’s A Violation Of Due Process Rights. The Measure Also Imposes More Thorough Background Checks On Buyers Under The Age Of 21.

Read more

Bipartisan Group Of U.S. Senators Announce Agreement On Gun Control Measure

A Bipartisan Group Of U.S. Senators, Including 10 Republicans And 10 Democrats, Announced On Sunday They’d Reached An Agreement On New Federal Gun Control Legislation.

Read more

Afghan Refugee Vetting Process In Question While TN Targeted For Resettlement

As Governor Lee’s Administration Refuses To Comment About Their Stance On The Influx Of Afghan Refugees Being Relocated To Tennessee, House Speaker Cameron Sexton Voices His Distrust In The Biden Administration’s Vetting Process.

Read more

Biometric Technology Company To Locate Headquarters In TN

Integrated Biometric Technology LLC Announced They Will Be Establishing A New Corporate Headquarters In Franklin, Tennessee. The Headquarters Will Lead To Over One Hundred Jobs In The Region.

Read more

Senator Blackburn And Colleagues Introduce Bill To Report Illegal Alien Attempts To Purchase Firearms

Last Week, Senators Marsha Blackburn, Tom Cotton, Joni Ernst, Thom Tillis , And Josh Hawley Introduced The Illegal Alien NICS Alert Act. The Bill Would Require The National Instant Criminal Background Check System To Notify U.S. Immigration And Customs Enforcement And Relevant Local Law Enforcement When A Firearm Transferee Is Illegally Present In The United States.

Read more