Williamson County School Board Member Balks At “Age Appropriate” Book Law

A Member Of The Williamson County School Board Is Pushing Back On An Updated Tennessee Law Regulating School Library Books That Has An Increased Focus On Sex And Violence.

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End-Of-Session Burnout Enables East Bank Bill Passage

Delays In An East Bank Authority Bill That Pushed It Until The End Of The Tennessee Legislative Session Allowed The Measure To Pass Without Debate, Averting Potential Rancor That Could Have Derailed It.

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Tennessee Bill Intended To Bring Greater Oversight To Juvenile Detention Facilities Sent To Summer Study

Legislation That Would Have Required Regular Inspections Of Privately-Owned Juvenile Detention Centers In Tennessee Has Been Deferred To A Summer Study Effectively Killing The Bill Until At Least Next Session.

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Senate Passes Bill Requiring Immigration Status Check For Voters In Tennessee

Tennessee State Senators Voted To Pass Legislation That Will Require Election Coordinators To Compare The Statewide Voter Registration Database With The Department Of Safety Database To Ensure That There Are No Illegal Aliens Registered To Vote.

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Bill Requiring Tennessee Law Enforcement To Report Illegal Aliens To Federal Government Passes On Senate Floor

A Bill To Require Local Law Enforcement Agencies In Tennessee To Report Illegal Immigrants In Their Custody To The Federal Government Was Passed In The State Senate By A 26-7 Vote On Monday.

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Tennessee Spending Millions Already On I-55 Bridge, “Toll Lane” Projects

The Tennessee Department Of Transportation Hired Four Companies Under Contracts Totaling A Maximum Of $56 Million To Start Work On An I-55 Bridge From Memphis To Arkansas And Preliminary Efforts On Three “Toll Lane” Corridors In The State’s Urban Areas, Even Before Announcing Target Areas For Public-Private Partnerships.

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Tennessee Democrats Push For Local Input Into Toll Roads As New State Board Gains Control Of Project

Two Democrat Legislators Are Pushing For Local Governments To Have More Control Over Where The State Builds “Choice Lanes” After Officials Created A Transportation Modernization Board To Oversee The Endeavor.

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2 Tennessee Democrats Ask For Local Approval Of New Toll Lanes

A Pair Of Tennessee Democrats Are Asking For The State To Give Local Governments The Opportunity To Approve Toll Lanes That Run Through Their Jurisdictions; Instead Of Forcing Them To Accept Them Without Any Input.

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