There is a tragic, toxic feud taking place in Tennessee between some grassroots activists and the Legislature. Part of the tragedy is what it means for grassroots relating to legislators moving forward. The grassroots don’t like the way legislators are acting. Equally tragic is what it will mean for legislators relating to grassroots moving forward. [...]
Posts Tagged Tennessee Legislature
The news is pretty much officially in. I’m hoping it’s not more of the same promise to adhere to Conservative principles on the stump and tuck them away in a drawer once elected. But the jury is still out on Tennessee’s GOP Senators when one considers the merits of SB 0083 which just passed the [...]
EDITOR’S NOTE: The views assigned to Senator Johnson in this post are incorrect and led to an incorrect characterization of both Senator Johnson and his views. For a full explanation, retraction and apology see, “Principles Can be Pesky, or, I Owe Jack Johnson anApology!” Questions are powerful things. Yesterday, at Nashville’s First Tuesday meeting, I [...]
Did the release of a memo violate the Confidentiality provision of the General Assembly’s Sexual Harassment Policy?
As soon as news resurfaced that Kent Williams had been involved in a sexual harassment incident I did a mental “facepalm” thinking, “There goes any opportunity to rationally discuss Kent Williams!” The Left immediately began using the story to divert attention away from Williams and the Tennessee Democratic Party leadership’s conspiracy to derail the Tennessee [...]
The Jackson Sun reported Saturday that state Senator Jim Kyle (D-Memphis) is proposing an interesting change to Tennessee’s statutes. Since 1796, the state has functioned without the need to grant temporary legislative authority to someone other than a dutifully elected representative to wield in the Tennessee legislature in the event an elected official is unable [...]