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TN Senate passes ‘neutered’ teacher arming bill

TN Senate passes ‘neutered’ teacher arming bill

April 18, 2013 at 1:57 pm

The Tennessee Senate has signed off on a plan to allow retired police officers who are teachers to carry a gun in class. But several Republican lawmakers objected, saying the proposal doesn’t go far enough.

GOP Blocks Campfield’s Welfare-for-Grades Bill

GOP Blocks Campfield’s Welfare-for-Grades Bill

April 11, 2013 at 5:53 pm

A proposal tying welfare payments to a child’s report card has been pulled from consideration for the year. The bill lost support before coming to a vote on the floor of the Tennessee Senate.

Democrats Help Pass College ID Voter Law in Senate

Democrats Help Pass College ID Voter Law in Senate

March 14, 2013 at 6:56 pm

Despite some opposition from his own party yesterday, a Murfreesboro Republican won passage of a measure that would make college IDs sufficient forms of voter identification.

Lottery CEO Salary Slowing Budget Approval

Lottery CEO Salary Slowing Budget Approval

March 11, 2013 at 5:38 am

The $500,000 pay package of the state lottery’s CEO is holding up approval of the agency’s annual budget. Rebecca Hargrove is one of the highest-paid lottery executives in the country.

Bill Forces Schools to Tell Parents of Homosexual Behavior

Bill Forces Schools to Tell Parents of Homosexual Behavior

January 30, 2013 at 6:43 pm

State legislation known as “don’t say gay” has been revived. The bill now includes a requirement that school counselors notify parents if they learn of students – quote – “engaging in or at risk of engaging in” injurious behavior.

Disavowed Democrat Appears with Republican Campfield

Disavowed Democrat Appears with Republican Campfield

August 13, 2012 at 2:50 pm

The Democratic nominee for U.S. Senate – disavowed by the Tennessee party– appeared today alongside an outspoken GOP state lawmaker. Mark Clayton is still trying to prove he really is a Democrat after his decisive primary win.

“Don’t Say Gay” Bill Protested, Deferred

May 18, 2011 at 1:28 pm

About a hundred Nashville high school students demonstrated downtown today, chanting “It’s OK to say gay!” in opposition to the proposed state legislation known as “Don’t Say Gay.”

Senator Expands Parental Involvement Bill

May 16, 2011 at 11:07 pm

Knoxville Senator Stacey Campfield brought a new twist to his parental involvement bill Monday night – a requirement that a parent sign off on every thing a student does that’s not part of formal classwork.

Gun on Campus Deferred for the Year

May 4, 2011 at 5:36 pm

A bill to allow college faculty and staff to carry legal guns on campus was deferred for a year — finally — by a vote of five to three in the Senate Judiciary Committee Wednesday.

Campus Police Continue Opposition to Guns at School

May 3, 2011 at 10:14 pm

Police chiefs from the University of Tennessee system will gather again Wednesday to fight a proposed law to let faculty and staff carry legal firearms on their campuses.

Colleges Not on Board with Guns on Campus

March 7, 2011 at 1:02 pm

Tennessee is one of at least half a dozen states this year that’s considering allowing concealed guns on college campuses. But, colleges are saying, “no thanks.”

Minority Contract Issue Keeps State Legislature in Session

June 7, 2010 at 8:18 am

State lawmakers may have passed a budget, but disagreement over minority contracts in Tennessee is keeping them from adjourning for the year.

Anti-Gay Education Legislation Blocked Again

April 7, 2010 at 5:20 pm

A measure to bar educational programs that recognize any sexual orientation but heterosexual was side-tracked for a second year today. The state Board of Education will study the issue, again.