Post Tagged with: "Doug Jackson"

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

by / on May 27, 2010

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 Again Vetoes “Guns in Bars”

by / on May 18, 2010

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

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Senate Passes New Guns in Bars Bill

by / on April 29, 2010

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.

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State Senate Approves Resolution For An Elected Attorney General

by / on April 22, 2010

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

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“Guns In Bars” Measure Sails Through Senate Committee

by / on April 13, 2010

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

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Hunting and Fishing Amendment Passes Senate

by / on January 28, 2010

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.

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Tennessee Conservation Voters Release Scorecard

by / on October 2, 2009

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

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Guns in Restaurants Headed to Governor Bredesen

by / on May 14, 2009

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

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