Monthly Archives: April 2009

Legislation strengthens Tennessee’s Public Charter School Law

Capitol Hill Week

Contact:  Darlene Schlicher (615) 741-6336 or email:
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Legislation strengthens Tennessee’s Public
Charter School Law

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General Welfare, Health and Human Services Committee briefed on Novel “Swine” Flu

April 30, 2009

General Welfare, Health and Human Services Committee
briefed on Novel “Swine” Flu

(NASHVILLE, TN), April 30, 2009 — Tennessee Health Commissioner Susan Cooper briefed the Senate General Welfare, Health and Human Services Committee on Wednesday about the worldwide Novel “swine” flu pandemic.

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Posted in News, Sen. Jack Johnson
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Updated Statement on Reported Swine Flu in Shelby County

April 30, 2009

Updated Statement on Reported Swine Flu in Shelby
County

NASHVILLE, TN — From Tennessee Senate Majority Leader Mark Norris (R-Collierville):

“Earlier this morning I was informed that a probable second case of the H1N1 virus,

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Yager to meet with Rhea City and County Officials

April 30, 2009

Subject:  Yager to meet with Rhea City and County Officials

(NASHVILLE, TN), April 30, 2009  — Local State Senator Ken Yager will meet with Rhea County’s city and county officials on Friday,

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Overbey legislation helps ensure crisis care services are available to mentally ill

April 29, 2009

Overbey legislation helps ensure crisis care services
are available to mentally ill

(NASHVILLE, TN) — The full Senate has approved legislation that seeks to ensure that crisis services continue to be available for mentally ill citizens. 

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Posted in News, Sen. Doug Overbey
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General Assembly approves Megasite bill to enhance prospects of bringing new industry and jobs to West Tennessee

April 27, 2009

General Assembly approves Megasite bill to enhance
prospects of bringing new industry and jobs to West Tennessee

(NASHVILLE, TN), April 27, 2009 — Legislation that enhances the prospects of bringing new industry to West Tennessee is on its way to the governor after approval in the House of Representatives today. 

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Posted in News, Sen. Dolores Gresham, Sen. Mark Norris
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Sen. Southerland wins approval of legislation to allow Volunteer Fire Departments to sell fireworks in Unicoi County

Contact: Darlene
Schlicher

April 24, 2009

Phone:  (615) 741-6336

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Posted in News, Sen. Steve Southerland
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Van Huss recognized by Tennessee General Assembly before third deployment to Iraq

April 23, 2009

Van Huss recognized by Tennessee General Assembly before
third deployment to Iraq

(NASHVILLE, TN), April 23, 2009 — State Senator Rusty Crowe (R-Johnson City) introduced Maine Corporal James Van Huss from Gray,

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Texting while Driving bill receives final Senate approval

April 23, 2009

Texting while Driving bill receives final Senate
approval

(NASHVILLE, TN), April 23, 2009 — The full Senate voted 22 to 6 today to approve legislation that would ban “texting while driving.”  The bill, SB 393 sponsored by Senator Jim Tracy (R-Shelbyville),

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Senate Finance Committee approves legislation to maintain Tennessee’s dedicated road fund

Capitol Hill Week

Contact:  Darlene Schlicher (615) 741-6336 or email:
[email protected]

Senate Finance Committee approves legislation to maintain Tennessee’s dedicated road fund

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