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.
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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.
House leaders also expect one last try to create a completely different system.
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.
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.
Governor Bill Haslam’s signature business bill – one that limits non-economic damages lawsuits – passed the state House of Representatives Monday.
The state Department of Transportation’s HELP trucks and traffic hotline would tout advertising, under a bills that passed in the state legislature Monday.
A move to ban open containers of alcohol in Tennessee cars died in the state legislature Tuesday.
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.
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.