Several Democrats in the Kentucky Senate have held on to their memberships in the American Legislative Exchange Council, or ALEC, despite national blowback against the group for its conservative model laws.
Tennessee House Democrats say the Republican majority is moving too quickly through the legislative process. Toward the end of the House floor session Monday, Democratic Representative Jimmy Naifeh took exception to a Republican move to end debate on overhauling a judicial disciplinary panel. Naifeh says the measure is a complex change, and lawmakers were unable to receive any details before the vote took place. Republican Representative Curry Todd made the motion to head straight for a vote. He says the final vote of 86-7 in favor of the bill showed no debate was necessary. House Demo