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Senate Overrides Veto on Guns-in-Bars,House to Follow Suit Next Week

May 27, 2010 at 3:28 pm

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.

Governor Again Vetoes “Guns in Bars”

May 18, 2010 at 5:37 pm

Governor Phil Bredesen announced his veto of the “guns in bars” law passed this month by the state legislature.

Senate Passes New Guns in Bars Bill

April 29, 2010 at 3:48 pm

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 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.

“Guns In Bars” Measure Sails Through Senate Committee

April 13, 2010 at 6:06 pm

This year’s so-called “guns in bars” bill gathered momentum in the General Assembly Tuesday in both House and Senate committees.

Hunting and Fishing Amendment Passes Senate

January 28, 2010 at 6:48 pm

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.

Tennessee Conservation Voters Release Scorecard

October 2, 2009 at 5:37 pm

Friday morning, Tennessee Conservation Voters recognized state lawmakers for their environmental stance during what the group is calling a “surprisingly successful year.”

Guns in Restaurants Headed to Governor Bredesen

May 14, 2009 at 3:32 pm

A new state law that allows handguns to be carried inside restaurants that sell liquor is now headed to the governor’s desk.