Tennessee Chamber of Commerce http://wkms.org en Tennessee "Guns in Trunks" Legislation Seems Likely to Pass House http://wkms.org/post/tennessee-guns-trunks-legislation-seems-likely-pass-house <p></p><p>Tennessee’s so-called “guns in trunks” legislation is up for a vote of the full Senate Monday night, and it now appears set for smooth sailing in the state House. Speaker Beth Harwell says it will likely pass. Fri, 08 Feb 2013 21:36:04 +0000 Blake Farmer (Nashville Public Radio) 27845 at http://wkms.org Tennessee "Guns in Trunks" Legislation Seems Likely to Pass House Tennessee Chamber of Commerce to Replace President http://wkms.org/post/tennessee-chamber-commerce-replace-president <p>The Tennessee Chamber of Commerce is replacing its president following two years of spirited legislative debates over business measures ranging from firearms at the workplace to discrimination against gay employees.&nbsp;</p><p> Tue, 12 Jun 2012 13:08:31 +0000 Associated Press 18326 at http://wkms.org Tennessee Chamber of Commerce to Replace President Ramsey Chides Chamber of Commerce for Gun Focus http://wkms.org/post/ramsey-chides-chamber-commerce-gun-focus <p>Tennessee Senate Speaker Ron Ramsey is chiding the state&rsquo;s Chamber of Commerce for focusing on a bill guaranteeing workers the right to store firearms in vehicles parked on company lots.&nbsp; Ramsey told the group Wednesday there are far more important business issues pending in the Legislature, like making it easier to deny unemployment insurance to fired employees.&nbsp; While the Republican acknowledged the guns-in-parking-lots measure involves prickly property rights issues, he says he expects to reach a compromise on the matter.&nbsp; Ramsey also criticized the Chamber&#39;s sup Thu, 05 Apr 2012 14:10:05 +0000 Associated Press 17524 at http://wkms.org Ramsey Chides Chamber of Commerce for Gun Focus