The Tennessee Legislature’s Bumpy Road To The End Of Session

Mar 12, 2018
Originally published on March 11, 2018 9:04 am

There were high hopes among state lawmakers at the start of this year’s legislative session that they could get done early and without much controversy as many have elections looming this fall.

But as bills have moved forward, some emotional debates have brought an unwanted spotlight. This past week saw fights over a bill banning bump stocks, a resolution honoring a Memphis community activist and whether autopsy records should be kept open.

Nashville Public Radio’s Jason Moon Wilkins and statehouse reporter Chas Sisk have been following it all.

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