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An effort to require large online retailers to collect sales taxes on items bought in Tennessee has been stripped out of a bill on the House floor.

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Tennessee House Republicans have resolved their differences over the state's $37 billion annual spending plan.

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Deep divisions among majority Republicans in the Tennessee House are throwing a monkey wrench into the state's $37 billion annual spending plan.

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The Tennessee House has cleared a bill that would let people use silencers on their guns.

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The Tennessee House is poised to put the finishing touch on months of work on Gov. Bill Haslam's bill that increases the gas tax to fund roadwork and cuts other taxes.

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A previously defeated proposal to amend the state constitution to say that God is the source of Tennesseans' liberties has been resurrected in the House.

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The Tennessee House of Representatives has voted on a bill that would block efforts by Tennessee cities to decriminalize the use of marijuana.

Tennessee Tattoo Bill Headed for House Floor Vote

Apr 11, 2012

A proposal to crack down on the tattooing of minors is headed for a vote on the Tennessee House floor.  The measure sponsored by Democratic Representative Antonio Parkinson was unanimously approved in the House Finance Committee Tuesday. The companion bill is awaiting a vote by the full Senate.  The proposal makes it illegal for anyone without a license to possess tattooing paraphernalia. The measure also encourages underage tattooing incidents be reported to the Health Department.