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Tennessee lawmakers return for 2021 legislative session

By JONATHAN MATTISE and KIMBERLEE KRUESI Associated Press NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Tennessee lawmakers have returned to Nashville for their annual session amid a pandemic and...

Sen. Mike Bell explains the Covid lawsuit protection bill he sponsored

"It's important to make sure that our businesses can reopen without the burden of frivolous lawsuits."

Tennessee lawmakers convene for special session

Will consider Covid-19 liability issues, telehealth & new protest laws for the Capitol grounds.

Tennessee lawmakers convene for special session

Tennessee lawmakers are heading back to the Capitol to address legislation that would provide health care providers, schools and businesses broad protections against coronavirus lawsuits.

Lee calls special session to address COVID-19 liability

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Gov. Bill Lee has announced he’s calling lawmakers back to the Capitol to address legislation that would provide health care...

Tennessee lawmaker says he has COVID-19

A Tennessee state lawmaker says he has tested positive for COVID-19, the illness caused by the new coronavirus.

Rep. Mike Carter apologizes for comment to black lawmaker

“I made an inappropriate and deeply regretful comment that hurt my friend Joe’s feelings."

Tennessee Committee advances bills to loosen gun restrictions

Bill would end need to get a gun carry permit.

Transgender sport bill advances as lawmakers return to work

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee lawmakers marked their return to their legislative offices by advancing an anti-transgender proposal after abruptly recessing three months ago...

Tennessee lawmakers pass budget, recess amid virus outbreak

Tennessee lawmakers have shut down their 2020 session early in reaction to widespread disruptions caused by the coronavirus after passing a dramatically reduced spending plan for the upcoming year.
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