Tennessee Legislature http://wknofm.org en Radio Roundtable: TN Legislature Votes To Allow New Municipal School Districts Statewide http://wknofm.org/post/radio-roundtable-tn-legislature-votes-allow-new-municipal-school-districts-statewide <p>The <a href="http://www.capitol.tn.gov/">Tennessee State Legislature</a>&nbsp;has <a href="http://wapp.capitol.tn.gov/apps/billinfo/BillSummaryArchive.aspx?BillNumber=SB0592&amp;ga=108">voted to lift</a> all restrictions on creating new municipal school districts throughout the state.</p><p>If <a href="http://www.tn.gov/governor/about.shtml">Governor Haslam</a> signs the bill, what will be the future of those schools in Shelby County?</p> Fri, 19 Apr 2013 23:56:21 +0000 Justin Willingham 29764 at http://wknofm.org Radio Roundtable: TN Legislature Votes To Allow New Municipal School Districts Statewide Radio Roundtable: Forrest Park, School Budgets, And Guns In Parking Lots http://wknofm.org/post/radio-roundtable-forrest-park-school-budgets-and-guns-parking-lots <p>This week on the Behind the Headlines Radio Roundtable, the panel discusses renaming Forrest Park, the merged-school budget, and a guns-in-parking lots bill from the Tennessee State Legislature.</p><p>This week's panel includes guest-host Pierre Kimsey, Bill Dries of the <a href="http://memphisdailynews.com"><em>Memphis Daily News</em></a>, Michael Kelley of the <em><a href="http://www.commercialappeal.com">Commercial Appeal</a></em>, and Jackson Baker of the <a href="http://memphisflyer.com"><em>Memphis Flyer</em></a>.</p> Fri, 08 Feb 2013 22:53:27 +0000 Justin Willingham 26530 at http://wknofm.org Radio Roundtable: Forrest Park, School Budgets, And Guns In Parking Lots Radio Roundtable: The New Shelby County Unified School District http://wknofm.org/post/radio-roundtable-new-shelby-county-unified-school-district <p>&nbsp;</p><p>Today the Behind the Headlines Roundtable looks at the future of the new Shelby County Unified school district.</p><p> Fri, 11 May 2012 10:44:30 +0000 Justin Willingham 13641 at http://wknofm.org Radio Roundtable: The New Shelby County Unified School District State Capitol Report: Flurry of Bills As Lawmakers Wrap-Up Session http://wknofm.org/post/state-capitol-report-flurry-bills-lawmakers-wrap-session <p>Lawmakers at the state Capitol are eager to go home&mdash;so much so they&rsquo;re going to try to wrap everything up this week.&nbsp; That means the gears of government turn a little faster.&nbsp; The House and Senate will kick into overdrive, likely passing reams of legislation in a few days. It&rsquo;s a strange time&mdash;where controversial proposals come out of nowhere and legislation thought long dead suddenly rises from the grave. Mon, 23 Apr 2012 10:05:03 +0000 Joe White & Bradley George 12408 at http://wknofm.org State Capitol Report: Flurry of Bills As Lawmakers Wrap-Up Session State Capitol Report: Employers Not Keen About Guns at Work http://wknofm.org/post/state-capitol-report-employers-not-keen-about-guns-work <p>Big business pushed back against a bill up for debate in the Tennessee legislature that would allow gun owners to keep their firearms in their cars at work, as long as they have a permit and keep the guns locked up. Mon, 12 Mar 2012 11:30:15 +0000 Bradley George & Joe White 10187 at http://wknofm.org State Capitol Report: Employers Not Keen About Guns at Work