Gov. Bill Lee met with Senate Speaker Randy McNally and House Speaker Cameron Sexton on Sunday night to discuss how to proceed with the legislative session because of the coronavirus pandemic, sources told WPLN News.
State legislatures all across the nation are suspending business due to the coronavirus pandemic. But in Tennessee, the response from lawmakers has largely split along party lines.
A new gun law that will take effect January 1, 2020 in Tennessee has raised some concerns — even among gun-rights advocates. Many are calling the measure unsafe because it drastically cuts the training required to get a handgun permit.
Listen / The Tennessee House of Representatives voted Wednesday to approve sports gambling in the state. The measure passed on a 58-37 vote, despite facing opposition from Gov. Bill Lee.
A few of Tennessee’s most conservative Republicans may not make Friday’s annual party fundraiser – the Statesman’s Dinner. They object to the chosen speaker, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie.
Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam has vetoed a bill targeting people who organize flash mobs that result in vandalism. But his reasoning has nothing to do with flash mobs.