In a late-night, last-minute vote, the Tennessee Senate passed what would become one of the most restrictive anti-abortion bills in the country. The measure (SB2196/HB2263) had been championed by Gov. Bill Lee, although he said it was not a priority once the coronavirus pandemic struck in the state.
Listen / Gov. Bill Lee’s Education Savings Account plan might be in trouble in the state Senate. Republican Dolores Gresham, the chairwoman of the Senate Education Committee, says major changes to the school voucher proposal are needed before there’s agreement.
Listen / Two hundred sixty-nine pages. That’s the length of a new report put out Wednesday by the Tennessee Comptroller’s Office on “Sex Week,” the annual sex education program at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.