In recent months roughly a dozen cities have passed laws to make it harder to get pseudoephedrine.
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State lawmakers want police to be able to use drones, but only in ways they specifically authorize. Some of the first proposed rules governing unmanned aircraft in Tennessee are cruising through the legislature.
A shot at nullifying federal gun laws in Tennessee died in the state Senate Wednesday. A vocal committee chairman sped along debate and ultimately cast the deciding vote.
Bills in the Tennessee legislature that attempt to block the enforcement of federal gun laws in the state are unconstitutional. That’s according to a just-released opinion from the state’s top lawyer.
State legislation meant to undermine Vanderbilt University’s anti-discrimination policy for student groups is rising from the ashes. Last year a similar bill was slapped down with Governor Bill Haslam’s first veto.
Tennessee’s Senate is calling for the state to have more control over its own commerce. The legislators passed a bill Tuesday declaring the 20th century view of the federal Commerce Clause to be unfair to Tennessee.
The state Senate passed a bill Monday night to fine-tune the definition of a fetus involved in a homicide. The accused would face two charges of homicide if an embryo dies along with the mother.
The state Senate has passed a bill that might lead to Tennessee running health care programs.
Or maybe not.
State Senators still face a vote this week on a “health care compact,” after the Republican sponsoring the measure refused to put it aside for the summer.
Eleven years ago the Tennessee Supreme Court found that the state constitution protects a woman’s right to an abortion. But Monday the state Senate approved a measure to allow voters to overturn that decision.
Tennessee is a step closer to telling the federal government that the state won’t implement the health care overhaul Congress passed last year.
A measure to change the state constitution so that voters can directly choose the Tennessee Attorney General was approved by a legislative committee Tuesday.
Tennessee Republicans are proposing to elect the state’s Attorney General. WPLN’s Jacqueline Fellows and Joe White discuss the politics of changing a constitutional statute that’s over 100 years old.
Tennessee’s Senate has joined the state House in passing bills that tell the federal government the state isn’t happy with national health care.
State senators narrowly approved a measure Thursday to allow Tennesseans to elect the state Attorney General.
A proposed amendment to the state constitution stumbled in the Tennessee Senate Monday night as several lawyers said they didn’t like the idea of an elected attorney general.
A veteran state senator made an abrupt political about-face Thursday, announcing that she will, after all, run for her Senate seat. The decision could potentially stop a domino affect for Republicans.
Even though the U.S. Congress has not passed an overhaul of health care, the Tennessee Senate took steps Wednesday to block a national insurance system.
Large, bipartisan majorities in both houses approved the bill that for the first time would allow student achievement scores to be factored into a teacher’s job rating.