Higher Ed Commission Tasked With Developing TN State Funding Plan

A Joint Legislative Committee Looking Into The State’s Historic Funding Of Tennessee State University Tabbed The Tennessee Higher Education Commission To Plot Out A Plan To Help The Institution Makeup For State Funding Issues Throughout The Years.

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Senator Joey Hensley Faces Questioning About Alleged Unethical Prescriptions and Sex Scandal

State Investigators Testified That Hensley Wrote 47 Prescriptions For Opioids And Other Controlled Substances For His Second Cousin, With Whom He Was Having A Sexual Relationship, Between 2011 And 2018.

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Tennessee Legislature Budget Proposals Stray From Lee’s Plan

Tennessee Legislature State Budget Proposals Plan To Add $250 Million To The State’s Pension Fund While Cutting $100 Million From Gov. Lee’s $200 Million Proposal For Local Govt Grants And $100 Million From His $200 Million Broadband Expansion Proposal To Cover The Funds Allotted To The State Pension.

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Tennessee Craft Brewer’s Distribution Journey Takes Another Step Forward

Another Win For Tennessee Craft Brewers Who Wish To Expand Their Distribution Network With The Passing Of House Bill 189 In Committee.

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Missing Elderly Citizens To Be Found Faster Through New TN Law (updated)

Under New Legislation, Law Enforcement Would Be Asked To Immediately Begin An Investigation, After Receiving The Appropriate Information About The Missing Person’s Physical & Mental Status, And Enter The Missing Person Into The National Crime Information Center Within 4 Hours Of Verifying The Incident.

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Rape Survivors Protection Act Advances In Tennessee House

Sexual Assault Survivors May Soon Be Able To Track Their Submitted Rape Kits If House Bill 0039 Makes Its Way Through The Legislature. “Memphis had about 12,000 untested kits, The next closest jurisdiction to that was Knoxville with 400 and Nashville with 200.”

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Tennessee Titans To Keep 50% Of East Bank Sales Tax Revenue Under Proposed Bill Amendment

A Tennessee Senate Subcommittee Has Thrown Its Support Behind Allowing The Tennessee Titans To Keep The Sales Tax On Purchases In Nissan Stadium And To Retain 50% Of Sales Tax Revenue From A Proposed East Bank Development On Its 130-Acre Plot.

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Governor Lee Wants Constitutional Carry Bill For Safer Tennessee

Governor Bill Lee Has Continued To Show His Support For Tennessee’s Constitutional Carry Bill As It Passes Through The House. The Bill Was Voted On By The Finance, Ways, And Means Committee And Will Move On To The Calendar And Rules Committee.

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Legislation Seeks To Better Equip Tennessee’s Volunteer Firefighters

Several Proposals Currently Being Considered By The Tennessee Senate Aim To Provide Some Needed Benefits To Volunteer Firefighters In The State.

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