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The Tennessee Senate has passed a bill that would punish protesters who block traffic and obstruct emergency vehicles from responding to an emergency.

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A transgender bathroom bill in Tennessee has failed in a state Senate committee. 

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A Tennessee committee has voted down a bill to protect drivers from lawsuits if they hit protesters who are blocking traffic. 

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The state of Tennessee has filed a lawsuit against the federal government over the refugee resettlement program.

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Tennessee's state attorney general says bills in the General Assembly that would outlaw abortions after a fetal heartbeat is detected by ultrasound may not be able to stand up in court. 

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Tennessee state lawmakers are scheduled to convene the 110th General Assembly January 10th.

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As the Tennessee General Assembly adjourned for the year on Friday, here is a look at some of the winning and losing legislation from this year's session.

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The Tennessee Legislature has passed a measure that would reduce and eventually eliminate the Hall tax on investment income. The Hall tax imposes a general levy of 6% on investment income, with some exceptions. 

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Tennessee’s House has failed to override Governor Bill Haslam's veto of a bill that would designate the Bible as the official state book. 

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College and university faculty and staff in Tennessee may soon be able to arm themselves with handguns on campuses. The Tennessee state Senate passed the measure Tuesday 28 to 5. 

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