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  • GOP senator says NLRB college sports ruling endangers women's Title IX sports

    Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., said Thursday that a recent ruling by a National Labor Relations Board regional director in favor of college sports unionization is a threat to college athletics in general and to women's sports under Title IX in particular. In a joint speech on the Senate floor,...

  • NLRB subpoenas Senator Corker, others in dispute over VW organizing vote

    Twenty people, primarily Tennessee Republican officials and their staff members, were subpoenaed by the United Auto Workers Wednesday as part of the union's effort to reverse an organizing election at a Chattanooga Volkswagen plant it lost in February. The union said their testimony was needed...

  • Senate to vote on Tennessee's $32.4B spending plan

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The state Senate is ready to vote on a $32.4 billion spending plan for the budget year beginning in July. The Senate Finance Committee voted 9-2 on Wednesday to advance the budget plan to a full Senate vote. The plan removes previously planned salary increases for...

  • Tennessee legislative session nearing conclusion

    Legislative leaders are hoping to adopt Tennessee's annual spending plan as early as this week, clearing the way to the conclusion of the legislative session.

  • Bestselling author to headline Tennessee Republican Assembly conference

    Freeman NASHVILLE, Tenn (Legal Newsline) – Kevin Freeman, a New York Times bestselling author, will speak at the Tennessee Republican Assembly conference this year. TRA will hold its annual conference, entitled “Assessing America’s Risk of Economic Warfare and Collapse,” on March...

  • Tennessee patent troll bill to be heard by subcommittee

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Legal Newsline) — Legislation that would allow any Tennessee business or individual to sue if threatened by a so-called “patent troll” is being considered by a House subcommittee this week. Bell The legislation, Senate Bill 1967/House Bill 2117, is one of 38 bills...

  • Lawmakers mull full repeal of Tenn. whiskey law

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — State lawmakers are considering an outright repeal of a 2013 law that established, for the first time, a legal definition of Tennessee whiskey. Supporters of the move in the House State Government Committee said Tuesday that the law enacted last year unfairly benefits...

  • States looking at $0 community college tuition

    Nothing sparks consumer demand like the word "free," and politicians in some states have proposed the idea of providing that incentive to get young people to attend community college.

  • Jack Daniel's opposes changing Tenn. whiskey law

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — If it isn't fermented in Tennessee from mash of at least 51 percent corn, aged in new charred oak barrels, filtered through maple charcoal and bottled at a minimum of 80 proof, it isn't Tennessee whiskey. So says a year-old law that resembles almost to the letter the...

  • Jack Daniel's opposes changing Tennessee whiskey law

    If it isn't fermented in Tennessee from mash of at least 51 percent corn, aged in new charred oak barrels, filtered through maple charcoal and bottled at a minimum of 80 proof, it isn't Tennessee whiskey. So says a year-old law that resembles almost to the letter the process used to make Jack...

  • Workers request VW not help UAW if feds order re-vote

    Three workers at a Volkswagen plant in Chattanooga, Tenn., filed a complaint with the National Labor Relations Board Wednesday saying it must prevent the German auto company from providing any further assistance to the United Auto Workers in its efforts to organize the workers. The complaint is...

  • NLRB to allow Volkswagen workers to weigh in on UAW's complaint

    Five workers at a Volkswagen plant in Chattanooga, Tenn., were granted permission by the National Labor Relations Board Monday to weigh in on an effort by the United Auto Workers to overturn the VW workers' vote rejecting collective bargaining. A regional NLRB director said that owing to the...



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