Registry Delves Into Fire-Hall Check-Cashing Complaint Against State Rep. Paul Sherrell

The Tennessee Registry Of Election Finance Is Looking Into A Complaint That State Rep. Paul Sherrell Wrote Checks From His Campaign Account To Local Fire Halls And Asked For Cash Back, Potentially Pocketing It While Campaigning This Year.

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TN Legislature Reaches Agreement On Campaign Finance Reporting Bill

Tennessee’s Legislature Came To A Compromise On A Campaign Finance Reporting Bill That Will Add Requirements For Political Action Committees, Political Candidates And Some Nonprofits.

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Registry Board Seeks Order On Cothren’s Subpoena Objection

The Tennessee Registry Of Election Finance Is Requesting A Court Order Requiring Cade Cothren To Explain Why He Refused To Show Up When Subpoenaed To Testify About A Political Action Committee.

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FBI Expediting TN House Corruption Investigation

Although 10-12 People Are Believed To Have Been Subpoenaed As Part Of The Federal Investigation Into The Use Of The Bogus Company, Reporters Have Been Able To Find Only Three Who Would Admit It This Week, Including Cameron Sexton, Esther Helton And Bud Hulsey. Paul Sherrell And Jason Zachary Would Not Comment.

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Ethics Bill Designed To Clamp Down On Legislative Corruption Still In Works

Amid Local And Federal Probes Into Lawmakers And Shady Campaign Vendors, State Rep. Sam Whitson Is Planning To Introduce Legislation That Could Tighten Disclosure Requirements And Do Much More, An Effort To Cut Out Criminal Activity.

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TN Rep Bud Hulsey Confirms He Was Served With Federal Subpoena

Only One State House Member Other Than Speaker Cameron Sexton Admitted Wednesday To Being Subpoenaed This Week To Testify Before A Federal Grand Jury.

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House Speaker, Lawmakers Get Federal Subpoenas In Corruption Probe

A Federal Grand Jury Has Subpoenaed Tennessee House Speaker Cameron Sexton And Possibly Several Other Lawmakers In An Investigation Of Corruption In The Legislature.

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Lee Denies Any Knowledge Of National Guard Offer For Voucher Vote

For The Second Time, Gov. Bill Lee Denied Knowledge Monday Of A National Guard Promotion Offer To Rep. John Mark Windle In Return For A Vote In Favor Of The Education Savings Account Bill In 2019.

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Speaker Firing Two Suspended Employees Linked To FBI Investigation

Two Legislative Staff Members Suspended Since An FBI Raid On The Cordell Hull Building In January 2021 Are Being Fired, Just Days After Rep. Robin Smith Resigned Her Post And Pleaded Guilty To Wire Fraud.

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Rep. Griffey Spent $6000 With Cattleya Group, But Work Wasn’t Done

According To Expense Reports For Republican Rep. Bruce Griffey Of Paris, He Paid $6,000 To Cattleya For Campaign Work In January 2019. According To A Review Of Griffey’s Campaign Finance Disclosures, The Payment Was The Largest Single Sum Of Money Griffey Spent During The 2020 Campaign Cycle.

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