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After Initial Hurdle, Cockfighting Bill Sidelined Several Weeks

After Initial Hurdle, Cockfighting Bill Sidelined Several Weeks

by / on February 22, 2013

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

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

by / on January 30, 2013

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.

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Backers of Judge Amendment Expect Last Minute Fight Over Popular Elections

by / on April 26, 2012

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

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Lawmaker Questions Whether Web Pages Deserves a Law

by / on March 5, 2012

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.

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

by / on May 23, 2011

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.

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Tort Reform Bill One Step from Governor’s Pen

by / on May 9, 2011

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

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TDOT Trucks: “Your Message Here”

by / on April 29, 2011

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

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“Open Container” Bill Stalled Again

by / on March 24, 2010

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

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“Open Container” Bill Delayed In House Committee

by / on March 2, 2010

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.

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Open Container Bill Advances in State House

by / on February 24, 2010

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.

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