In January, some members of the Knox County legislative delegation sent a formal request to House Speaker Beth Harwell (R-Nashville) to create a formal joint hearing to investigate and hear testimony related to diversity activities and programs throughout Tennessee public higher education. The hearing has been set for Wednesday, March 2 and will include both full House … Continued

State Issues

Diversity and Guns: Today in the Tennessee Legislature

Today, the House Civil Justice Subcommittee heard HB118 (Faison, R-Cosby).  The legislation is the companion bill to SB142 (Ramsey, R-Blountville) relative to firearms in personal vehicles which passed in the Senate last week.  The legislation as drafted, would allow valid handgun carry permit holders to transport and store firearms and ammunition in personal motor vehicles … Continued

Gun Legislation