President DiPietro Goes Before Senate Education Committee

University of Tennessee President Joe DiPietro presents the UT System budget and outlook to the legislature’s Senate Education Committee today, March 7, at 8:30 am central, 9:30 am eastern time. You can watch live at: Click on “Senate-Education” in the events listing. For as-they-happen updates to your Twitter feed, follow @UTAdvocator on Twitter. To … Continued

State Issues

Gun Bills Make Debut in Senate Committees

Nashville – Tuesday, two bills authored by the National Rifle Association and sponsored by Senator Mike Faulk (R-Church Hill) made their debut before two Senate Committees. In the Senate Judiciary Committee, SB3002 would prevent any employer – public or private – from prohibiting an employee from storing a firearm in their vehicle while on the … Continued

Gun Legislation

NRA, Others Preparing for Major Gun Votes

Groundwork is quietly being laid by the National Rifle Association in an attempt to pass some of the broadest gun possession legislation in the state’s history. SB3002 (Faulk, R-Church Hill) would rewrite state law and allow permit holders to store firearms in their personal vehicles at their places of employment. Tennessee’s business advocates, individual employers, … Continued

Gun Legislation