Craft Brewer Distribution Bill Signed By Lee

Johnson City Brewing Owner Eric Latham Started The Process Four Years Ago To Get Small Craft Brewers The Right To Self-Distribute Outside Of County Lines In Tennessee. Latham Learned Monday His Efforts And The Efforts Of Many Others Have Led To The Bill Gov. Bill Lee Signed Into Law Last Week.

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Tennessee General Assembly Approves $1 Million for Coal Industry

TN Legislators Passed A Bill That Will Allow The State To Regain Control Of A Coal Industry That Has Been Seriously Lacking In Production In Recent Years. Initial Agreements Showed That Oversight Of The Industry Would Come At No Cost To The State, But The New Bill Will Leave Tennessee Paying Nearly $1 Million Per Year.

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Tennessee Senate Passes Lee’s Top Criminal Justice Priorities

The Tennessee Senate Passed Two Criminal Justice Reform Bills Wednesday That Aim To Alter How Many Tennesseans Go To Jail For Minor Offenses And To Require Mandatory Supervision Once People Leave Prison.

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Senate Approves Constitutional Amendment To Change How Tennessee Attorney General Is Selected

Senate Joint Resolution 1 Calls For Both Chambers Of The General Assembly To Confirm The Tennessee Supreme Court’s Nomination For Attorney General Rather Than Allowing The High Court To Appoint The Attorney General Through A Secret Vote Of Justices.

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Tennessee Power Companies To Look Outside TVA For Electricity Sources

Local Power Companies In Tennessee Are Looking To Find Outside Sources Of Electricity, After Using The Tennessee Valley Authority For Over 80 Years. Using Outside Sources Could Lead To Cheaper Electricity.

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Senate And House Speakers Re-elected As Tennessee Legislature Convenes

Tennessee State Capitol Security Was Heightened Because Of Warnings Of A Protest As House Members Took The Oath Of Office.

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Tennessee Legislature Convenes Today With Education Issues At Forefront

Tennessee Lawmakers Return To Nashville Today To Begin The 2021 Legislative Session And Soon Will Take Up Legislation On Key Education Issues.

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FBI Raids Bring Legislative Money Laundering Investigation To Light

Friday morning, the FBI descended upon the homes and offices of several of our state’s legislative staff throughout Nashville and across Middle Tennessee.

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