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Bill on handling of fetal remains advances in Tennessee

By KIMBERLEE KRUESI Associated Press NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Tennessee Republicans are backing legislation that would require medical providers to cremate or bury fetal remains from...

Tennessee legislature passes “permitless carry” handgun bill

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF) - On Monday, the Tennessee House of Representatives passed a “permitless carry” gun bill after some contentious debate. The measure has been...

Tennessee gov revives K-12 mental health trust fund push

Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee is reviving a proposal to put $250 million towards helping expand mental health services for children.

Tennessee lawmakers sending gov permitless carry gun bill

By JONATHAN MATTISE Associated Press NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee will soon be able to sign off on his proposal to let most...

Tennessee lawmakers pass transgender sports ban

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WDEF) — The Tennessee House has approved the transgender sports bill, sending it to the Governor's desk for his signature. It bans transgender...

Tennessee Senate passes permitless carry bill, folks react

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF) - The Constitutional Carry or Permitless bill means the majority of law abiding citizens over 21 in Tennessee won't need a...

Tennessee Senate approves removing most gun carry permits

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - The Tennessee Senate has advanced legislation that would allow most adults 21 and older to carry firearms - concealed or...

Can teachers kick disruptive students out of their class?

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - The Tennessee Senate has advanced a proposal that would allow teachers to remove students from the classroom permanently despite concerns...

Tennessee panel votes to move Confederate bust from Capitol

By KIMBERLEE KRUESI and TRAVIS LOLLER Associated Press NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - A Tennessee panel has voted to remove the state Capitol’s bust of a Confederate...

Tennessee Senate OKs anti-trans athlete bill

By KIMBERLEE KRUESI Associated Press NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Tennessee’s GOP-dominant Senate has advanced legislation that would ban transgender athletes from participating in girls’ sports. On Monday,...
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