The attorneys general in Tennessee and North Carolina have reached a settlement with drug companies that could be one of the largest payouts for opioid litigation. Now, they have to convince 4,000 cities, counties and states to drop their pending litigation and sign on.
Tennessee is joining the ongoing battle over the presidential election results. The state’s attorney general filed an amicus brief in the Supreme Court on Wednesday stating Tennessee’s support of Texas’ lawsuit that challenges results in four states.
State lawmakers have now been assigned committees. And Republican leaders say the makeup of some panels was tailored around specific issues.