parking lot gun bill http://wkms.org en Haslam: Excluding Colleges Key to TN Gun Law Deal http://wkms.org/post/haslam-excluding-colleges-key-tn-gun-law-deal <p></p><p>Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam says excluding college campuses from a bill allowing employees to keep firearms in their vehicles at work is vital. Haslam says he expects lawmakers to compromise on the bill that caused consternation earlier this year. The business lobby opposes the National Rifle Association-backed measure because they say it intrudes on their property rights. Gun advocates argue banning guns in company lots leave workers unarmed during their commute. Wed, 05 Dec 2012 14:38:04 +0000 The Associated Press & Whitney Jones 25310 at http://wkms.org Haslam: Excluding Colleges Key to TN Gun Law Deal Tennessee Lawmakers Trying to Finish Up http://wkms.org/post/tennessee-lawmakers-trying-finish <p><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: 'Times New Roman', serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px; background-color: rgba(255, 255, 255, 0.917969); ">With Tennessee lawmakers on the verge of adjourning several weeks earlier than usual, end-of-session wrangling is as intense as ever. Budget disagreements between the two chambers led to the first conference committee on the spending plan since the acrimonious debate over the income tax more than a decade ago. Mon, 30 Apr 2012 11:28:24 +0000 Associated Press 17797 at http://wkms.org Tennessee Lawmakers Trying to Finish Up