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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Lawmakers Easing Off Brakes On Nashville’s East Bank Authority Bill

Legislation To Create A Special Authority To Oversee The 130-Acre East Bank Area Surrounding The Titans Stadium In Nashville Could Be Reaching The Finish Line, Even As Outside Forces Try To Wave A Caution Flag.

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Tennessee Lt. Gov. Randy McNally Says Expulsion Restriction Rule Could Pose Problems

Tennessee’s Lieutenant Governor Believes A Bill Prohibiting Local Governments From Returning Expelled Lawmakers To The Legislature Could Fail A Constitutional Challenge.

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NES Goes Before Metro Nashville Council, Lists Off Reasons Why It No-Bid Street Light Contract

Nashville Electric Service Officials Appeared Before Two Metro Nashville Council Committees Monday To Defend A $47 Million No-Bid Contract To Upgrade The City’s Street Lights To LED Fixtures. The Utility Provider Told Council Members To Compare Its Deal To Philadelphia’s, Which Actually Cost 12% Less Per Street Light Fixture, Was Competitively Bid Out And Has A Faster Completion Timeline.

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Nashville Airport Board Legislation Ruled Unconstitutional

Metro Nashville Has Control Of The Nashville Airport Authority Again. A Three-Judge Panel That A Tennessee Law To Create An Eight-Member Board With Two Appointees Each For The Mayor, Governor, House Speaker And Senate Speaker Is Unconstitutional And That New Board Is Now Vacated.

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