The state senate voted today to override a veto on a bill allowing handgun carry-permit holders to bring their weapons anywhere alcohol is served. Now the house sponsor says that chamber will follow suit on the veto override next week.
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Governor Phil Bredesen announced his veto of the “guns in bars” law passed this month by the state legislature.
The state Senate Thursday passed the latest version of the so-called “guns in bars” bill. It has new requirements for the signs restaurants put up to keep guns out.
State senators narrowly approved a measure Thursday to allow Tennesseans to elect the state Attorney General.
This year’s so-called “guns in bars” bill gathered momentum in the General Assembly Tuesday in both House and Senate committees.
Voters in the November general election may find a proposed state constitutional amendment on the ballot. Dickson Senator Doug Jackson wants the voters to say that hunting and fishing is a constitutional right.
Friday morning, Tennessee Conservation Voters recognized state lawmakers for their environmental stance during what the group is calling a “surprisingly successful year.”
A new state law that allows handguns to be carried inside restaurants that sell liquor is now headed to the governor’s desk.