Tennessee Senate Approves Final House Redistricting Map

The Tennessee Senate Completed The Final Portion Of The Legislature’s Redistricting Efforts Wednesday, Approving A New State House Map By A 23-6 Vote. The House Map, Along With The State Senate Congressional Maps, Will Head To The Desk Of Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee.

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Tennessee Senate Approves Congressional, State Senate Redistricting Maps

The Tennessee Senate Approved Congressional And State Senate Redistricting Maps Thursday But Delayed A Vote On A State House Map Until Next Week.

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Tennessee Committee Approves New State Senate Map

The Recommended Map For Tennessee’s State Senate Districts Was Presented By The Senate Ad Hoc Committee On Redistricting On Thursday With Far Less Objection Than The Maps For The Tennessee House And Congressional Districts.

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Battle Lines Drawn Over Governor’s Education Funding Review

Gov. Bill Lee And Supporters Call His Statewide Review Of Tennessee’s K-12 Funding Formula An Effort To Target Money To Fit Each Student’s Needs. Critics, In Contrast, Say It Is An Effort To Fast Track And Funnel State Dollars To Private Schools.

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Business Groups Upset With Special Session Outcome

Ford Motor Co. Might Have Been Satisfied With Last-Minute Changes Inserted In Covid-19 Legislation Last Week, But Two Major Business Groups Are Upset With The Haste Of The Special Session And Legislation That Could Put Companies At Risk Of Being Sued.

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Legislature Passes Late Night COVID Omnibus Bill; Allows Ford To Require Masks

The Legislature Backpedaled On Covid-19 Bills Just Enough Early Saturday To Pass A Comprehensive Measure And Still Placate Companies Such As Ford, Which Is To Receive A $900 Million Incentive Package To Build An Electric Truck And Battery Plant In West Tennessee.

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TN Legislature Takes Discretion From District Attorneys General

The House And Senate Both Voted Friday For Legislation Enabling The State Attorney General To Request Courts Appoint District Attorney Pro Tems For Any District Attorney General Who Makes A Blanket Statement Against Prosecuting Certain Classes Of Illegal Activity.

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Republicans Ram Spate Of Bills Through Medical Freedom Special Session

Giving Only A Few Minutes To Digest Massive Bills, Republicans Pushed Legislation Through Committees Thursday.

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Tennessee Legislature Closes In On Approving Overarching COVID Rules Bill

After Discussing More Than Two Handfuls Of Covid-19-Related Bills In Committees Thursday, The Tennessee Legislature Settled Its Focus On One Comprehensive Bill To Address Its Approach Going Forward On Covid-19 Measures.

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