Post Tagged with: "Attorney General"

Legislative Committees Announced, Pave Way for GOP Priorities

Legislative Committees Announced, Pave Way for GOP Priorities

January 10, 2013 at 4:53 pm

State lawmakers have now been assigned committees. And Republican leaders say the makeup of some panels was tailored around specific issues.

Tennessee AG Signs on to Craigslist Plea

August 24, 2010 at 4:21 pm

Tennessee’s Attorney General is urging Craigslist to get rid of its Adult Services section. Bob Cooper is one of 17 state attorneys general who’ve signed a letter to the website’s CEO and founder.

Judge Wants Modifications to Fisk Art Deal

August 20, 2010 at 3:49 pm

A judge wants to see more options before allowing Fisk University to sell a 50% stake in its famed art collection to an out-of-state museum. A court decision issued Friday rejects the current proposal but affirms Fisk can’t afford to hold onto its art.

Ruling Due in Fisk Art Case, University Counting on a Favorable Outcome

August 20, 2010 at 5:20 am

A ruling over whether Fisk University can sell a stake in its famed art collection is due from a Nashville judge today. The historically black institution has said that if the answer is no, the university may have to suspend operations.

State Senate Approves Resolution For An Elected Attorney General

April 22, 2010 at 5:17 pm

State senators narrowly approved a measure Thursday to allow Tennesseans to elect the state Attorney General.

Move To Elect State Attorney General Hits Snag In Senate

April 19, 2010 at 11:06 pm

A proposed amendment to the state constitution stumbled in the Tennessee Senate Monday night as several lawyers said they didn’t like the idea of an elected attorney general.

“Health Freedom Act” Ready For State House Vote

April 13, 2010 at 11:02 pm

The push against a federal health care overhaul continued Tuesday in the state legislature. A proposal that seeks to overturn the federal law is now ready for a vote in the Tennessee House of Representatives.

State Wins Case Against Consumer Depot

January 11, 2010 at 3:13 pm

The state attorney general says he’s one step closer to securing refunds and restitution for customers of Nashville-based Consumer Depot.

AG Appeals Guns in Bars Ruling

December 22, 2009 at 5:23 pm

The Tennessee Attorney General will appeal a ruling that overturned a law allowing handguns in restaurants that serve alcohol. The notice of appeal was filed Tuesday.

Attorney General Cracks Down on Notario Publico Ads

September 16, 2009 at 5:02 pm

The Tennessee attorney general is continuing to crack down on Spanish notaries with misleading advertising.