Cordell Hull Closes to Public In Light of Coronavirus Concerns
On Friday afternoon, House Speaker Cameron Sexton and Lt. Governor Randy McNally announced the closure of Cordell Hull Legislative Office Building due to public health concerns surrounding the coronavirus.
Governor’s FOCUS Act Clears House Education Committee
HB 2578, known as the Focus on College and University Success (FOCUS) Act, was passed out of House Education Administration and Planning Committee on Tuesday. The bill, the next step in Governor Haslam’s Drive to 55 initiative and sponsored in the House by Rep. Gerald McCormick (R-Chattanooga), would call for the six four-year universities currently … Continued
Counselors-in-Training Bill Nears Critical House Subcommittee
The Senate adopted SB514 last week, disregarding the concerns of Counseling, Social Work and Psychology professionals and training programs across the state. The legislation is predicated on the incorrect notion that the practice of social work and psychological counseling is more fundamentally about providing spiritual and personal advice. In practice, however, the professions of social … Continued