Activist Justin Jones led a group of protesters in trying to force their way into the State Capitol building Monday.
The Tennessee Highway Patrol blocked their way, NewsChannel 5 reported. One woman was detained. They were told they could not enter due to COVID-19 precautions. Read More
A newspaper claims that House Speaker Glen Casada’s former chief of staff once bragged to a reporter that he had bugged legislative committee meeting rooms and now a Democratic leader is calling for an investigation. Joel Ebert of The Tennessean reported last week that the ex-chief of staff, Cade… Read More
State Rep. Karen Camper (D-TN-87) has been elected by the Tennessee House Democratic Caucus to be the House minority leader for the 111th General Assembly. The Tennessee Journal On the Hill reported the election Monday. The Memphis politician is the first black to be elected the House’s Democratic leader. Democrats… Read More
The final action of the Tennessee House of Representatives 2017 session of the Tennessee General Assembly was for Rep. Tilman Goins (R-Morristown) to roll a bill he sponsored this year, HB16/SB38, to 2018, after a conference committee could not reconcile the differences between the House and the Senate. The bill… Read More