The bill says local districts shall require each school to display 'In God We Trust" in a prominent location such as an entry, cafeteria or common area.
The State Legislature has passed a bill that would require public schools in Tennessee to report to the state Department of Education on their use of corporal punishment.
Governor Haslam has signed a bill banning anyone under 16 from using a tanning bed in Tennessee.
Tennessee lawmakers are trying to prevent DUI offenders from getting their hands on alcohol. A bill to that effect has advanced in the Tennessee House.
Tennessee lawmakers have passed a bill to require public schools to prominently display the national motto, "In God We Trust."
Representative Bryan Terry, MD (R-Murfreesboro), has passed legislation through the House Finance, Ways and Means Subcommittee for an opioid hotline.
Major legislation passed the Senate Commerce and Labor Committee Monday that would accelerate investment in mobile broadband infrastructure and prepare the State of Tennessee for the next wave of economic development in the digital economy via 5G technology.
There's a push in the state legislature to end emissions testing in Rutherford and five other Tennessee counties where it's currently required.
Throughout the first half of the 110th Tennessee General Assembly, the House Insurance and Banking Committee was particularly active in the legislative process.
Despite a no vote from all four State House lawmakers from Rutherford County, Governor Haslam's bill to raise the gas tax passes the lower chamber.
An unexpected denial letter in the mail, a surprise bill at the pharmacy counter: many Tennessee consumers are discovering the prescription coverage benefits they signed up for are not the benefits they actually receive.
Governor Haslam is proposing legislation that would raise the state's gas tax in an effort to pay for transportation needs.
Murfreesboro Mayor Shane McFarland was among the community leaders from across the state to join Governor Haslam as the IMPROVE Act was unveiled.
Members of the Murfreesboro City Council will meet with a lobbyist this week concerning legislative priorities for the 2017 Tennessee General Assembly.
State House Speaker Beth Harwell has announced the formation of a task force to look into improving and expanding TennCare.
A local state representative's bill requiring ultrasound images be shown or described to women seeking abortions has been withdrawn. The House Health subcommittee was ready to send Representative Rick Womick's bill to a study committee for the summer.
The state House has passed the wine in supermarkets legislation. It made it through the lower chamber on a 71-to-15 vote.
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