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Imposter Scheme Targeting Tennessee Businesses – AG Slatery & Secretary of States Office Action

Imposter Scheme Targeting Tennessee Businesses – AG Slatery & Secretary of States Office Action

AG Slatery and the Secretary of State’s Office Announce Action against Michigan Operators of Government Imposter Scheme Targeting Tennessee Businesses Nashville- Attorney General Herbert H. Slatery III and the Secretary of State’s office announced a lawsuit against Michigan-based Labor Law Poster Service (LLPS, Inc.), Council for Corporations, LLC, ANS, Inc., and several members of a […]

Gov. Bill Lee Announces Intervention for Tennessee Students

Gov. Bill Lee Announces Intervention for Tennessee Students

Today, Tennessee Governor Bill Lee announced special session legislation addressing K-12 student learning loss and the adverse effects on Tennessee students’ proficiency in reading and math after extended time away from the classroom due to COVID-19. “COVID-19 has disrupted every aspect of education and we are on the cusp of severe consequences for our students […]

Momentum Builds for Civil Forfeiture Reform in Tennessee – Activists Meet at Annual Bill of Rights Dinner

Momentum Builds for Civil Forfeiture Reform in Tennessee – Activists Meet at Annual Bill of Rights Dinner

In front of a group of more than one hundred activists at the annual Bill of Rights Dinner in Knoxville, organizer Erik Wiatr described Civil Asset Forfeiture (CAF) as one of the greatest threats to individual property rights. Master of Ceremonies Mayor Glen Jacobs of Knox County recalled a meeting in which he found it […]

Lee Replaces Miller in 4th Judicial District – Gov. Bill Lee Announces Judicial Appointments

Lee Replaces Miller in 4th Judicial District – Gov. Bill Lee Announces Judicial Appointments

Today, Tennessee Governor Bill Lee announced appointments to judicial positions across the state. “I am proud to announce the appointment of these highly qualified individuals, and I value the experience they will bring to their respective judicial districts,” said Gov. Lee. “I’m confident they will serve Tennessee with integrity.” The following Tennesseans have been appointed: […]

AG Slatery and Bipartisan Coalition Push FDA to Examine Progress in Opioid Fight

AG Slatery and Bipartisan Coalition Push FDA to Examine Progress in Opioid Fight

Attorney General Herbert H. Slatery III joined a broad coalition of 48 attorneys general in pushing federal regulators to examine recent progress in their fight against opioid abuse. The bipartisan coalition seeks a progress report regarding recent steps taken by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to combat the opioid crisis, given the new authorities […]

TDH County Health Departments Offer COVID-19 Vaccination by Appointment

TDH County Health Departments Offer COVID-19 Vaccination by Appointment

Tennessee county health departments are now booking appointments for people in Phase 1 populations of the Tennessee COVID-19 Vaccination Plan and those aged 75 and up who wish to receive COVID-19 vaccinations. Tennesseans can follow a simple, three-step process to learn when they’re eligible for vaccination and register for a vaccination appointment: 1. Find Your Phase Tennesseans […]

Tennessee Makes Rapid Progress in Vaccinating Highest Risk Populations

Tennessee Makes Rapid Progress in Vaccinating Highest Risk Populations

Tennessee is making great progress in rapidly vaccinating those at highest-risk of serious illness and death from COVID-19. Within four weeks of Tennessee receiving its first doses of COVID-19 vaccine, more than 221,000 people in the state have received vaccinations, and the Tennessee Department of Health is distributing COVID-19 vaccinations as rapidly as supplies are […]

Gov. Lee Announces New COVID-19 Vaccine Eligibility Tool

Gov. Lee Announces New COVID-19 Vaccine Eligibility Tool

Tuesday, Tennessee Governor Bill Lee announced a new digital tool to help inform Tennesseans when they will be eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. “In addition to creating a strong infrastructure for distribution, we’re currently one of the top states in the nation for total doses administered, vaccinating more than 150,000 Tennesseans in just two weeks,” […]

State Legislation Filed to Eliminate Essential Employees Distinction

State Legislation Filed to Eliminate Essential Employees Distinction

Pre-filing of legislation is well underway in the Tennessee legislature and the 112th General Assembly will soon be considering the policy proposals of Tennessee’s House and Senator members. Earlier this week, legislation was filed prohibiting state or local government entities from classifying businesses as “essential” or “non-essential” for the purpose of mandated closures or restricting […]

GOVERNOR LEE, COMMISSIONER ROLFE ANNOUNCE REVANCE THERAPEUTICS TO RELOCATE GLOBAL HEADQUARTERS TO NASHVILLE

GOVERNOR LEE, COMMISSIONER ROLFE ANNOUNCE REVANCE THERAPEUTICS TO RELOCATE GLOBAL HEADQUARTERS TO NASHVILLE

Silicon Valley biotechnology innovator in aesthetics, therapeutics and financial technology Company will invest more than $10 million in Nashville operations Project will create nearly 150 jobs over five years   NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee, Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe and Revance Therapeutics (NASDAQ: RVNC) officials announced today that […]

Mask Mandates and Executive Orders Challenged by Lawsuits in Multiple Tennessee Courts

Mask Mandates and Executive Orders Challenged by Lawsuits in Multiple Tennessee Courts

Submitted by David Seal, Three lawsuits originating in Davidson and Williamson Counties could have statewide implications on the ability of local governments, mayors, and school districts to impose mask mandates and limit constitutional rights by executive order. All three suits challenge the authority of executive orders issued by Tennessee Governor Bill Lee, orders that serve […]

Gov. Lee Announces Reemployment Act to Support Tennessee National Guard

Gov. Lee Announces Reemployment Act to Support Tennessee National Guard

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee today announced the first bill of his administration’s legislative package for the 2021 General Assembly. The Reemployment Act from the Department of the Military will provide reemployment protections to Tennessee National Guard service members who are called to state active duty. “Over the coming weeks, we will be offering a preview […]

ESA School Voucher Case Appealed to Tennessee Supreme Court

ESA School Voucher Case Appealed to Tennessee Supreme Court

Parents from Davidson and Shelby Counties have appealed the ESA Voucher decision to the Tennessee Supreme Court so their children can attend a school that meets their educational needs. Like other Tennessee parents seeking alternatives to public schools, their fate is now in the hands of Tennessee’s highest court. A Davidson County Chancellor ruled earlier […]

AG Slatery Announces $113 Million Settlement with Apple over iPhone Throttling

AG Slatery Announces $113 Million Settlement with Apple over iPhone Throttling

Attorney General Herbert H. Slatery III, along with a coalition of over 30 attorneys general, announced a $113 million settlement with Apple, Inc. regarding Apple’s 2016 decision to throttle consumers’ iPhone speeds in order to address unexpected shutdowns in some devices. Based on the multistate investigation, the attorneys general allege that Apple discovered that battery […]

Tennessee House Republicans reelect Jeremy Faison as caucus chairman

Tennessee House Republicans reelect Jeremy Faison as caucus chairman

Members of the Tennessee House Republican Caucus reelected Jeremy Faison, R-Cosby, as caucus chairman during a leadership meeting held inside the House Chamber of the Tennessee State Capitol on Nov.24. Faison was first elected to the leadership position in 2019. As Republican caucus chairman, Faison will preside over meetings and is the second ranking officer […]

Former Rep. Bill Dunn to Join Tennessee Department of Education

Former Rep. Bill Dunn to Join Tennessee Department of Education

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee announced Monday that former House Speaker Pro Tem Bill Dunn (R-Knoxville) will join the Tennessee Department of Education as a senior advisor to Commissioner Penny Schwinn. “Bill Dunn is one of the most experienced and thoughtful advocates for education in our state who has dedicated his career in state government to […]

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