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A local state lawmaker is sharing a resolution with his constituents which supports counties that choose to display the Ten Commandments in public buildings.
In a release Friday, State Representative Eric Watson (R- Cleveland) said he would unveil the resolution at Hopewell Church of God in Cleveland this Sunday.
In this Article: Eric Watson
Assistant House Majority Leader Kevin Brooks and House Judiciary Committee Chairman Eric Watson expressed disappointment about the opinion.
In this Article: Kevin Brooks, Eric Watson, Gerald McCormick
An interview with Tennessee Representative Bill Dunn about a recent report issued on the pre-kindergarten program in Tennessee.
In this article: Bill Dunn
Tennessee House of Representatives Speaker Beth Harwell has selected State Rep. Kevin Brooks, R-Cleveland, representing the 24th Legislative District, to represent the state in the coming 60th annual Southern Regional Education Board’s Legislative Work Conference.
In this Article: Kevin Brooks
Gov. Bill Haslam wants Tennessee lawmakers to file 700 fewer legislative proposals next year.In the Article: Beth Harwell
Williams, who joined the state House of Representatives in 2010, related an African proverb about a gazelle and a lion, two animals that must be the fastest animal on the plain to survive.
"The moral of the story for you, the gazelle and the lion is that when the sun rises tomorrow you all will be running," the Cookeville resident said. "So run to win because today is a testament to your speed and agility."
In this Article: Ryan Williams
Governor Bill Haslam’s signature business bill – one that limits non-economic damages lawsuits – passed the state House of Representatives Monday.
Republicans in both the House and Senate have said the bill, setting caps on non-economic damages like pain and suffering, would improve the business climate of the state.
In this Article: Gerald McCormick, Jon Lundberg