Post Tagged with: "Beverly Marrero"

Assault on a Pregnant Woman Would Be Two Charges Under New Law

Assault on a Pregnant Woman Would Be Two Charges Under New Law

by / on April 23, 2012

The state Senate passed a bill Monday night to fine-tune the definition of a fetus involved in a homicide. The accused would face two charges of homicide if an embryo dies along with the mother.

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Senators Challenge, Defend Tort Reform Job Claims

by / on April 19, 2011

Tennessee lawmakers debated whether Governor Bill Haslam’s tort reform bill would actually result in more jobs, in a marathon session of the Senate Judiciary Committee Tuesday.

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Senate Passes Measure Banning an Income Tax

by / on March 9, 2011

A bill calling for a constitutional amendment to prevent Tennessee from ever having an income tax, passed by a wide margin in the state Senate Wednesday.

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Sponsors Retreat from Bill Lumping Other Unions with Teachers

by / on February 22, 2011

A bill filed by Democrats late last week throws police and firemen into the debate over stripping collective bargaining rights from teachers. But the sponsors are immediately backing away from the legislation.

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Abortion Bill Heads to Governor

by / on April 20, 2010

A bill that keeps state tax dollars from funding abortions is now headed for the governor.

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Education Bill Passed In Time for Race to the Top Application

by / on January 16, 2010

Large, bipartisan majorities in both houses approved the bill that for the first time would allow student achievement scores to be factored into a teacher’s job rating.

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