Rep. Tim Rudd, R-Murfreesboro, wants the legislature to remove a Nashville judge for doing her job — making a ruling. If successful, lawyers say it will create a chilling effect.
The Tri-Star State: The Legislature’s Ban On Transgender Athletes Comes Up For Final Votes
A bill that would limit participation of transgender athletes comes to the House and Senate floors, Republican senators move to ban student-athletes’ protests during the national anthem, and a key lawmaker explains why he supports a bill that would allow the governor to force schools to reopen.
The Tri-Star State: Nashville LGBT Chamber Vows Fight Against Discriminatory Bills In The Tennessee Legislature
The Tennessee General Assembly is back this week after shutting down to inclement weather. On the docket for their comeback: Gov. Bill Lee’s constitutional carry proposal. We break down what else to expect.
The Tri-Star State: What’s Behind The Latest Proposal In The Tennessee Legislature Targeting Transgender People
The Tennessee legislature is considering a bill that would limit the participation of transgender athlete’s in sports team. We break down why Republicans are pushing for it. Also on this episode: Sen. Raumesh Akbari, D-Memphis, explains why her caucus will fight the GOP-introduced bills.
The Tri-Star State: What To Expect From The 112th Tennessee General Assembly
House Speaker Cameron Sexton has been reelected to the position and, once again, he is in the middle of controversy.
The Tri-Star State: New Tennessee Democratic Party Chairman Says He’ll Focus On Beating Gov. Bill Lee
Hendrell Remus will now be in charge of the party’s strategy to win more seats in the state legislature — a task that has not been easy in the last decade.
The Tri-Star State: How Outspoken Tennessee Conservatives Are Reacting To The Inauguration
Underpinning the Jan. 6 insurrection was a slew of conspiracy theories about election fraud, even after the courts repeatedly struck down almost every attempt to call votes into question.
The Tri-Star State: What To Expect In The Legislative Special Session On Education
The first week of the 112th Tennessee General Assembly is on the books. Lawmakers debated and passed an agreement for TennCare’s block grant. But, what happens now? Also: an interview with Education Commissioner Penny Schwinn.