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After Initial Hurdle, Cockfighting Bill Sidelined Several Weeks

After Initial Hurdle, Cockfighting Bill Sidelined Several Weeks

February 22, 2013 at 1:33 pm

An effort to make cock fighting a felony has been put off until next month. The proposal’s sponsor says he’s waiting until he can get law enforcement authorities to testify in person.

Wine-in-Grocery Stores Bill Allows Locals to Opt In

Wine-in-Grocery Stores Bill Allows Locals to Opt In

January 30, 2013 at 3:03 pm

This year’s push to have wine sold in Tennessee grocery stores formally begins Thursday. Two key lawmakers will host a press conference to detail plans allowing each county and city to vote on wine in grocery stores for themselves.

Backers of Judge Amendment Expect Last Minute Fight Over Popular Elections

April 26, 2012 at 2:39 pm

House leaders also expect one last try to create a completely different system.

Lawmaker Questions Whether Web Pages Deserves a Law

March 5, 2012 at 6:16 am

The state House last week passed what they called the “Small Business Incentive Act.” But at least one state lawmaker says it’s not much more than a name.

As General Assembly Comes To Close, Anti-Terrorism Bill Watered-Down

May 23, 2011 at 8:43 am

One of the hottest issues of the 2011 General Assembly was a so-called anti-terrorism bill that began life as an attack on the religion of Islam. A much shorter version that proposal passed Saturday, only hours before lawmakers went home.

Tort Reform Bill One Step from Governor’s Pen

May 9, 2011 at 8:21 pm

Governor Bill Haslam’s signature business bill – one that limits non-economic damages lawsuits – passed the state House of Representatives Monday.

TDOT Trucks: “Your Message Here”

April 29, 2011 at 5:48 am

The state Department of Transportation’s HELP trucks and traffic hotline would tout advertising, under a bills that passed in the state legislature Monday.

“Open Container” Bill Stalled Again

March 24, 2010 at 5:45 am

A move to ban open containers of alcohol in Tennessee cars died in the state legislature Tuesday.

“Open Container” Bill Delayed In House Committee

March 2, 2010 at 7:46 pm

Legislation that would ban car passengers from having an open container of alcohol hit a three-week delay in the Tennessee House Tuesday. Lawmakers on a key committee say they worry that measure will affect innocent travelers.

Open Container Bill Advances in State House

February 24, 2010 at 7:05 pm

A bill to ban open containers of alcohol in Tennessee cars passed a hurdle today in the state legislature when it won approval of a House subcommittee.