Legislative Leadership Elected for 109th General Assembly

Republican and Democratic Caucuses in both the House and Senate have now elected leadership for the 109th General Assembly, which will convene on January 13, 2015. Perhaps the most-watched race was for the Republican House Speaker nominee, with current House Speaker Beth Harwell being challenged by Rep. Rick Womick (R-Rockvale).¬† In the House Republican Caucus … Continued

State Issues

Opening Day

UT President Joe DiPietro engaged a number of state lawmakers today, the opening day of the 108th Tennessee General Assembly.¬† The President makes numerous visits to the State Capitol during the legislative session each year to ensure that the University plays a leading, active role in policy discussions impacting the University of Tennessee System and … Continued

State Issues