Capitol Hill Conversation – Support for Amended Civil Service Bill Could Cross Party Lines

 

A bill that would change civil service rules is likely to get final approval this week.

A bill that would change civil service rules is likely to get final approval this week.

Governor Bill Haslam says that the most important thing he can do this year is change civil service rules for the state’s 46,000 workers. The proposal was met with sharp criticism from the state employees association. But with a few tweaks, the TSEA announced last week it would be able to support the amended bill. The legislation is likely to get final votes this week, though it hasn’t exactly sailed through the state House. WPLN’s Joe White talks to Blake Farmer about why.

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