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Tennessee Disability Coalition opposes new state mask law

NASHVILLE, Tennessee (WTVF) – The Tennessee Disability Coalition opposes the new Omnibus law passed by the state legislature. A spokesperson for TDC said it violated the Americans with Disabilities Act. Despite promises that change could come, some families in Tennessee fear it will impact children with disabilities. Without Tristan Hart’s high school photography program, his new hobby probably would never ...

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TN governor pushes “Right to Work” amendment; Union leaders say his decision to keep cheap labor

NASHVILLE, Tennessee (WKRN) – The so-called “Right to Work” amendment will be on the ballot next November. The push led by leading Republicans will take what is already state law and enshrine it in the state constitution if voters approve it. Union leaders say this is another attempt to keep wages low and consolidate Tennessee as a state at will ...

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Governor Lee Launches “Operation Open Road” to Tackle Holiday Supply Chain Problems

NASHVILLE, Tennessee. – Today Tennessee Governor and Chairman of the Republican Governors’ Public Policy Committee Bill Lee launched “Operation Open Road,” calling on the Biden administration to resolve the supply chain crisis by suspending heavy regulations. Lee, along with 14 other governors, have pledged to take state-level action to help the trucking industry. “Republican governors across the country have pledged ...

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Assistant Governor of Tennessee warned new COVID law was illegal

NASHVILLE, Tennessee (AP) – Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee’s office has warned lawmakers that their sprawling bill limiting COVID-19 restrictions would violate federal law that protects people with disabilities and put the state at risk of losing federal funds, according to records obtained by The Associated Press. The Republican-controlled legislature ignored the advice and passed the bill anyway. Less than two ...

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Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee hires out-of-state cops regardless of vaccinations: NPR

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee speaks to reporters on Tuesday, January 19, 2021 in Nashville, Tennessee. He posted a video Wednesday urging law enforcement officers across the country to join the Tennessee Highway Patrol. Mark Humphrey / AP hide caption toggle legend Mark Humphrey / AP Tennessee Governor Bill Lee speaks to reporters on Tuesday, January 19, 2021 in Nashville, Tennessee. ...

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Tennessee GOP Prime Fees Create Ethical Dilemma For Judge Candidates

NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Republican Party’s approval earlier this year of a plan to require candidates for elected federal, state and county positions pay a fee to run in a GOP primary generates a ethical and political heartburn cases for state judges and judicial candidates. Legal angst stems from a Sept. 7 opinion from the state’s judicial ethics committee on ...

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MS Senate Subcommittee gets to work on how to spend $ 1.8 billion in ARPA funds | Mississippi Politics and News

Monday’s meeting marks the first hearing of the ARPA Study Board On Monday, the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) study committee in the Mississippi State Senate held its first meeting to discuss and consider recommendations on how to spend the $ 1.8 billion in funds. federal. Throughout the subcommittee hearing, senators heard from various speakers, including State Senator Mack “Bodi” ...

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Around the State | Tennessee State Securities

Tennessee grocery store reopens weeks after mass shooting COLLIERVILLE, Tennessee (AP) – A Tennessee grocery store that was closed for weeks after a man shot one person and injured 14 others reopened on Wednesday. The Kroger store in the upscale Memphis suburb of Collierville opened its doors to customers with $ 4 million in renovations, company spokeswoman Teresa Dickerson said. ...

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Former President Donald Trump endorses Idaho governor

WOOD (Idaho statesman– As Idaho’s primary races continue to escalate for next year, former President Donald Trump has weighed in on who he thinks should lead the Gem state. In an email from Trump’s Political Action Committee, the former president announced his endorsement of Lt. Gov. Janice McGeachin, with Trump calling McGeachin “a true supporter of MAGA from the very ...

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Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, Inc. Appoints Craig Pommells as Chief Financial Officer | Tennessee State Securities

LEBANON, Tennessee, November 8, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, Inc. (“Cracker Barrel” or the “Company”) (Nasdaq: CBRL) today announced that Craig pommels will join the Company to become its Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, with an expected start date of December 6. He will report to the President and Chief Executive Officer of ...

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