Tennessee Legislature

Behind the Headlines
6:56 pm
Fri April 19, 2013

Radio Roundtable: TN Legislature Votes To Allow New Municipal School Districts Statewide

Mayor Stan Joyner of Collierville and Mayor Sharon Goldsworthy of Germantown
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The Tennessee State Legislature has voted to lift all restrictions on creating new municipal school districts throughout the state.

If Governor Haslam signs the bill, what will be the future of those schools in Shelby County?

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Behind the Headlines
4:53 pm
Fri February 8, 2013

Radio Roundtable: Forrest Park, School Budgets, And Guns In Parking Lots

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.

This week's panel includes guest-host Pierre Kimsey, Bill Dries of the Memphis Daily News, Michael Kelley of the Commercial Appeal, and Jackson Baker of the Memphis Flyer.

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Behind the Headlines
5:44 am
Fri May 11, 2012

Radio Roundtable: The New Shelby County Unified School District


Today the Behind the Headlines Roundtable looks at the future of the new Shelby County Unified school district.

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5:05 am
Mon April 23, 2012

State Capitol Report: Flurry of Bills As Lawmakers Wrap-Up Session

State of Tennessee

Lawmakers at the state Capitol are eager to go home—so much so they’re going to try to wrap everything up this week.  That means the gears of government turn a little faster.  The House and Senate will kick into overdrive, likely passing reams of legislation in a few days. It’s a strange time—where controversial proposals come out of nowhere and legislation thought long dead suddenly rises from the grave.

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Mid-South News
6:30 am
Mon March 12, 2012

State Capitol Report: Employers Not Keen About Guns at Work

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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.

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