Tennessee House of Representatives

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Name: Tennessee House of Representatives
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

State veterinarian association names Bell best legislator

Recognizing his commitment to the welfare of animals and to the impact legislation may have on the veterinary profession, the Tennessee Veterinary Medical Association (TVMA) recently presented Sen. Mike Bell with the 2014 TVMA Legislator of the Year ... [Published Daily Post-Athenian - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Tennessee On Slavery: Sorry Not Sorry

Let’s have a half-round of applause for the brave souls in the Tennessee House of Representatives, who boldly voted Wednesday to express “profound regret” for both slavery and for segregation, although the chamber couldn’t quite bring itself to ... [Published Wonkette - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Tennessee kills school board lobbying bill

Rep. Jeremy Durham, R-Franklin, said House Bill 2293 grew out of a conversation he had with concerned Williamson County parents. (Photo:John Partipilo / The Tennessean / File)Tennessee’s local school boards have retained final say over their lobbying ... [Published Tennessean - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Tennessee Becomes First State To Offer Free Tuition To All Graduating High School Students

Earlier today, Consumerist reported on a town in Michigan that is footing the bill for recent high school graduates to attend public universities and community colleges. Little did we know that was small potatoes compared to a program brewing in Tennessee. ... [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Tennessee Becomes First State To Offer Free Tuition To All Graduating High School Students

( Ninja IX ) Earlier today, Consumerist reported on a town in Michigan that is footing the bill for recent high school graduates to attend public universities and community colleges. Little did we know that was small potatoes compared to a program ... [Published The Consumerist - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Political and Pulpit Sex Scandals Should Christians and Christian Journalists View Them Differently Than Non-Believers

Paul Stanley is the Political Opinion Editor for The Christian Post. He is a former member of the Tennessee House of Representatives and State Senate and can be followed on Twitter ... ... [Published Big News Network - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

State House approves'In God We Trust' display

_ MURFREESBORO — The Tennessee House of Representatives agreed today to display the “In God We Trust” national motto at the state Capitol, state Rep. Mike Sparks said.“It’s exciting to be a small part of history up here,” the Smyrna Republican lawmaker ... [Published Daily News Journal - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

Tennessee bill that would block PSE sales to drug offenders goes to governor's desk

WASHINGTON — The Consumer Healthcare Products Association on Tuesday applauded Tennessee state Rep. Tony Shipley, R-Kingsport, after his legislation — House Bill 1257 — passed out of the Tennessee House of Representatives. The bill, which passed the Senate ... [Published Drug Store News - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

Bill signed to eliminate statute of limitation on rape cases

MEMPHIS, TN -(WMC-TV) - The Tennessee House of Representatives voted unanimously Monday to pass a bill eliminating the statute of limitations on rape and aggravated rape cases filed within three years of the crime.The bill, which was co-sponsored by Senator ... [Published WMCTV.com - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

CHPA Applauds House Passage of Drug Offender Block List

WASHINGTON, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Consumer Healthcare Products Association (CHPA) today applauded Tennessee state Representative Tony Shipley (R-Kingsport) after his legislation—House Bill 1257—passed out of the Tennessee House of Representatives. ... [Published PR Newswire: Policy & Public Interest - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 1 reports

Bill ending forced annexation clears Tennessee House panel

NASHVILLE, TN (WJHL) - Legislation approved in the Tennessee House of Representatives panel Wednesday would effectively end a city's ability to forcibly annex a community without property owner's approval in an election.Under current law, a city can annex ... [Published WATE - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Mar 25 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 2 reports

Pro-Azerbaijani forces failed passing anti-Armenian resolution in Tennessee

A key committee of the Tennessee House of Representatives rejected, today, an anti-Armenian resolution initiated by pro-Azerbaijan forces, once again dealing a serious setback to Baku's efforts to undermine the independence of the Republic of Nagorno ... [Published PANORAMA.am - Mar 26 2014]

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"This measure will prevent tens of thousands of Marylanders from facing life-altering criminal penalties simply for possessing a less harmful substance than alcohol. But there is still more work to be done. Although it is a step in the right direction, this legislation will not do anything to eliminate the problems associated with relegating the sales of marijuana to the underground market" reads a statement from the Marijuana Policy Coalition of Maryland
...Bell has been a consistent ally of the veterinary community," said Meagan Frazier. "Sen. Bell has always been a tremendous advocate for our industry, and we are proud of his service to our state."
...alone with their families and pastors, hopefully with no outside involvement, to work through the many issues they are faced with," said Edmondson. "But unlike the average couple in my church, they won't have that luxury."
"I sure hope this puts more people behind bars," said Memphis Area Women's Council Executive Director Deborah Clubb. "I also wish it would send a message that we won't tolerate this evil behavior, that we won't let people walk around getting away with this."

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HIGH TIMES Legislative Roundup: April 21 [Published High Times - Apr 22 2014]
State veterinarian association names Bell b... [Published Daily Post-Athenian - Apr 18 2014]
Charles Lee White to speak at Freedom Fund banquet [Published Winston County Journal - Apr 17 2014]
Tennessee On Slavery: Sorry Not Sorry [Published Wonkette - Apr 17 2014]
Tennessee kills school board lobbying bill [Published Tennessean - Apr 17 2014]
Tennessee Becomes First State To Offer Free Tui... [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - Apr 17 2014]
Tennessee Becomes First State To Offer Free Tui... [Published The Consumerist - Apr 16 2014]
Tenn. House passes cannabis oil bill 97-0 [Published Leaf Chronicle - Apr 16 2014]
Political and Pulpit Sex Scandals Should Christ... [Published Big News Network - Apr 11 2014]
Political and Pulpit Sex Scandals: Should Chris... [Published Christian Post - Apr 10 2014]
Clemmons qualifies to represent District 55 in ... [Published Lebanon Democrat - Apr 10 2014]
State House approves'In God We Trust' display [Published Daily News Journal - Apr 09 2014]
United Nations Banned From Overseeing Tennessee... [Published Inquisitr - Apr 09 2014]
Tennessee bill that would block PSE sales to dr... [Published Drug Store News - Apr 09 2014]
Bill signed to eliminate statute of limitation ... [Published WMCTV.com - Apr 09 2014]
CHPA Applauds House Passage of Drug Offender Bl... [Published FinanzNachrichten.de - Apr 08 2014]
CHPA Applauds House Passage of Drug Offender Bl... [Published PR Newswire: Policy & Public Interest - Apr 08 2014]
Bishop Mark Williams offers prayer for state Ho... [Published Cleveland Banner - Apr 07 2014]
Bill ending forced annexation clears Tennessee ... [Published WATE - Apr 03 2014]
Chick-fil-A Once Again Topples KFC as Nations T... [Published Christian Post - Apr 02 2014]
Bill would end local government employees runni... [Published Daily News Journal - Apr 02 2014]
Candidates for Aug. election have until Thursda... [Published State Gazette - Mar 30 2014]
Should moms of 'drug babies' face charges? [Published HLNTV.com - Mar 27 2014]
State House passes Christian, Newsom bills [Published WATE - Mar 27 2014]
Pro-Azerbaijani forces failed passing anti-Arme... [Published PANORAMA.am - Mar 26 2014]
Beloved Tennessean columnist Gail Kerr has died [Published Daily News Journal - Mar 26 2014]
Tennessean Announces Death Of Columnist Gail Kerr [Published NewsChannel 5 - Mar 25 2014]
Tennessee Panel Rejects Pro-Azerbaijan Measure [Published Armenian Weekly - Mar 25 2014]
GUEST COLUMN: State elected officials need to r... [Published Daily News Journal - Mar 24 2014]
Pam Strickland: Be proactive about babies born ... [Published Knox News Sentinel - Mar 21 2014]
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Tennessee On Slavery: Sorry Not Sorry [Published Wonkette - Apr 17 2014]
Let’s have a half-round of applause for the brave souls in the Tennessee House of Representatives, who boldly voted Wednesday to express “profound regret” for both slavery and for segregation, although the chamber couldn’t quite bring itself to ...
Tennessee Becomes First State To Offer Free Tui... [Published The Consumerist - Apr 16 2014]
( Ninja IX ) Earlier today, Consumerist reported on a town in Michigan that is footing the bill for recent high school graduates to attend public universities and community colleges. Little did we know that was small potatoes compared to a program ...
CHPA Applauds House Passage of Drug Offender Bl... [Published PR Newswire: Policy & Public Interest - Apr 08 2014]
WASHINGTON, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Consumer Healthcare Products Association (CHPA) today applauded Tennessee state Representative Tony Shipley (R-Kingsport) after his legislation—House Bill 1257—passed out of the Tennessee House of Representatives. ...
Tennessee House Just Plain Doesn’t ‘Get’ This ‘... [Published Wonkette - Mar 20 2014]
Earlier this year, Tennessee faced the terrifying possibility that workers at a Volkswagen plant in Chattanooga might vote to unionize. And while the UAW ultimately lost the election, the wise Republicans who control the Tennessee House of Representatives ...
Tennessee needs Medicaid expansion now [Published Democratic National Committee: Blog - Feb 14 2014]
Medicaid expansion is one of the most important issues to face the Tennessee General Assembly in more than 20 years. This decision will affect the lives nearly a quarter of a million working men and women in Tennessee, and now is the time to make a ...
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