2013 TN General Assembly

2013 TN General Assembly
6:30 am
Thu February 14, 2013

Votes Expected on TN Constitutional Amendments

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Tennessee’s Senate is expected to vote on two constitutional amendments today. One would prohibit any state or local taxation of payroll or earned personal income, and the other would allow the governor to appoint appellate judges, subject to legislative confirmation.

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8:17 am
Wed February 13, 2013

TN House takes up parking lot guns bill

Tennessee State Capitol Building
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Tennessee House leaders who last year fended off a bill to overrule businesses seeking to ban firearms in their parking lots appear to be giving up the fight. House Majority Leader Gerald McCormick says he and fellow Republicans just want to put the measure behind them so they can move on to other more pressing issues.  

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2013 TN General Assembly
3:36 pm
Fri February 8, 2013

Tennessee "Guns in Trunks" Legislation Seems Likely to Pass House

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.

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