Sen. Jim Summerville Files Constitutional Amendment Addressing Preference

Sen. Jim Summerville (R-Dickson) filed a Constitutional Amendment this week addressing the granting of preference based on race, sex, color, ethnicity, and national origin by state government entities.  At first glance, the legislation seems harmless, but closer analysis reveals a host of concerns. The resolution (SJR0034), a continuation of Summerville’s 2013 legislative package, fails to … Continued

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Sen. Becky Duncan Massey, Sen. Jim Summerville Tour UT

Sen. Becky Duncan Massey (R) Knoxville and Sen. Jim Summerville (R) Dickson were guests of UT President Joe DiPietro, UT Knoxville Chancellor Jimmy Cheek and UT Institute of Agriculture Chancellor Larry Arrington for a tour on Wednesday and Thursday of UT Knoxville and Ag campus facilities. Oak Ridge National Laboratory officials helped host the senators … Continued

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