General Assembly Completes First Week of Legislative Business, Special Session to Begin Tuesday
The 112th Tennessee General Assembly completed its first week of legislative business Friday.
Committee Appointments for the 109th General Assembly
On Saturday, January 17, 2015, lawmakers convened to inaugurate incumbent Governor Bill Haslam and confirm committee assignments for the 109th General Assembly. The House Education Committee has been divided into two separate committees—the shift due in part to the high volume of legislation that the former Education Committee considered in each session. The change is … Continued
Senate, House Committee Assignments Made
House Speaker Beth Harwell (R-Nashville) and Lieutenant Governor Ron Ramsey (R-Blountville) announced committee assignments for the 108th General Assembly this morning. In the Senate, Senator Dolores Gresham (R-Somerville) was reappointed as Education Chairman. Senators Reggie Tate (D-Memphis) and Steve Dickerson (R-Nashville) were named first and second Vice-Chairmen, respectively. Other members of the Senate Education Committee … Continued