Building Commission Expected To Vote In Favor Of Removing Forrest Bust From Capitol (Update)

The State Building Commission voted on Thursday, giving final approval for the relocation of the bust of Nathan Bedford Forrest from the Capitol to the Tennessee State Museum.

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Study Committee Seeks Answers To Illegal Immigration In TN

On Tuesday July 15, 10AM CST, The Joint Study Committee On Refugee Issues Met Live For The Second Time In The Cordell Hull Building In Nashville, TN. They Heard Presentations From The Governor’s Office, Department Of Children’s Services And The Fiscal Review Committee.

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TN Doctors Request Independent Investigation Of Lee’s Handling Of Pandemic

A Group Of Doctors In Tennessee Is Asking For The Justice Department To Perform An Independent Investigation Into The Way Governor Bill Lee Handled The COVID-19 Pandemic After The Firing Of The Tennessee Department Of Health’s Medical Director Over Vaccines.

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Southern Legislative Conference Begins In Nashville

Officials From 15 States Converged On Nashville Saturday To Kick Off The 75th Southern Legislative Conference, An Annual Conference Where Current And Former State Officials, Legislators, And Industry Leaders Meet To Share Policy Ideas. The Event Runs From July 10-14.

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Davidson County Election Commission Chair Fired Over Nashville Taxpayer Protection Act

Chairman Of Davidson County Election Commission, Jim Delanis Claimed He Was Fired Over His Support For The Nashville Taxpayer Protection Act.

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Tennessee Continues Search for Statewide Turnaround Superintendent

The Tennessee Department Of Education Is Preparing Its Third Search To Find A Statewide Turnaround Superintendent. This Position Is The First Of Its Kind And Overlooks All The Turnaround Schools In The State.

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Criticism Continues For State’s $2.5M ‘Tennessee On Me’ Tourism Campaign

When The Promotions Featuring Gov. Bill Lee And Country Music Star Brad Paisley Began For The New “Tennessee On Me” Tourism Initiative, It Took Many Of Lee’s Republican Colleagues By Surprise.

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Tennessee Tourism Tab: $2.5M For Airline Vouchers

The New Tourism Campaign, “Tennessee On Me,” Paid For With $2.5 Million Set Aside For Tourism In The State’s New Budget, Gives A $250 Airline Voucher To Anyone Who Books A Two-Night Stay In One Of Four Tennessee Cities, With Some Stipulations.

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Former Tennessee Cop Pleads Guilty To Manslaughter

On July 1, A Former Metro Police Officer, Andrew Delke, Pleaded Guilty To Voluntary Manslaughter In A 2018 Case That Involved The Shooting Of Daniel Hambrick. Delke Was Sentenced To Three Years In Prison, But According To His Lawyer, He May Only Serve 18 Months.

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