Proposal Would Change Tennessee Law To Let For-Profit Companies Run Charter Schools

Tennessee Charter School Law, Which Currently Allows Only Nonprofit Organizations To Run The Independently Operated Public Schools, Would Open The Door To For-profit Companies Under A Bill Approved Wednesday By A Key Legislative Committee.

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Right-To-Work Constitutional Amendment Passes Tennessee Senate A Second Time

A Proposal To Add Tennessee’s Right-to-work Law To The State Constitution Came One Step Closer To Passage Monday When It Passed The State Senate For A Second Time.

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Government Schools Again Ask Lee for More Money Despite Failing Record on Basic Academics

On Monday, As Tennessee Gov. Lee Prepared For The State Of The State Address, Teachers Were Putting Pressure On Lee To Give More Funding To Education Despite Low Student Literacy Rates, Test Scores And Overall Poor Educational Rankings.

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Tennessee Democrats Call For $1B Investment Toward A ‘Path To Recovery’

Tennessee Senate Democrats Are Calling For A $1 Billion Investment In Public Health Clinics, School Renovation, Clean Energy Jobs And Broadband Internet Expansion Ahead Of Gov. Bill Lee’s State Of The State Address Today.

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Tennessee Looking To Allow Concealed Carry Without Permit

Republican lawmakers in several states have been lobbying to allow concealed carry for guns, even without a permit, and Tennessee looks to be following in their lead. It is already legal in fifteen states, with nine other states looking to implement similar laws.

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TennCare Block Grant Authorization Approved By Tennessee Senate

Senators Approve Block Grant Authorization On A Party Line Vote Of 25-6. The House Is Scheduled To Take Up The Authorization Proposal This Morning For A Likely Final Vote.

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Federal Government Approves Tennessee’s Medicaid Block Grant Waiver

Tennessee Has Become The First State To Receive Federal Approval For A Medicaid Block Grant Waiver, However, Some Say The Incoming Biden Administration Is Likely To Reverse This Promptly.

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