A soon-to-be signed adoption law in Tennessee is stirring fears of an economic backlash. Companies and conventions have threatened to stop doing business with the state because of legislation that allows faith-based adoption agencies to refuse placements based on their religious beliefs.
It’s time to start all over again. After a couple of months recess the Tennessee General Assembly will reconvene this week. But WPLN’s Sergio Martínez-Beltrán says lawmakers have been busy in the “offseason” and have already filed about 100 bills.
Criminal justice reform, school vouchers and refugee resettlement. Those are some of the issues Republican Governor Bill Lee has pushed for during his first 11 months in office. Lee recently sat down with WPLN’s Sergio Martínez-Beltrán to talk about his first year. Here’s their conversation.
In 2019 Tennesseans saw a lot of “news” from the state Capitol. A new governor, two new speakers of the House of Representatives, and the state’s first ever school voucher law.
If there’s one thing we at Nashville Public Radio love more than a recipe that uses Thanksgiving leftovers in an unexpected way, it’s making that delightful recipe while listening to podcasts.