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Haslam's anti-meth bill advancing in Senate

Posted: 03/12/2014 - Gov. Bill Haslam's anti-meth proposal is advancing in the Senate, but it's unclear whether his administration will be able to muster the votes to have it clear a House subcommittee.

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Common Core bill passes House 81-9

Posted: 03/10/2014 - Legislation that would require any data collected under Tennessee's Common Core standards only be used to track the academic progress and needs of students has passed the House.

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Guns-in-parks proposal clears 1st House panel

Posted: 03/06/2014 - A proposal to strip local government control over whether to allow people with handgun carry permits to be armed at parks, playgrounds and sports fields has cleared its first legislative hurdle in the House.

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UofM leaders backing immigrant tuition program

Posted: 03/06/2014 - The top two officials at the University of Memphis are backing a plan to allow people without legal U.S. residency to pay in-state tuition rates at the school.

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Senate leaders threaten UT funding over Sex Week

Posted: 03/05/2014 - Republican leaders in the state Senate are warning that new funding for the University of Tennessee could be threatened over the use of student fees for a week-long program about sex.

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Haslam stands by own anti-meth proposal in House

Posted: 03/05/2014 - Gov. Bill Haslam says the long-term prospects for his anti-meth proposal remain strong despite the bill being sidetracked in a House subcommittee this week.

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House panel sidetracks Haslam's anti-meth proposal

Posted: 03/05/2014 - A House subcommittee has sidetracked Gov. Bill Haslam's anti-meth proposal while advancing a rival measure that would place lesser restrictions on buying cold and allergy medicines used to make the illegal drug.

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Lawmakers to take up 'Tuition Equality' bill

Posted: 03/04/2014 - Supporters of legislation to make children of people living in the country illegally eligible for in-state tuition say it would benefit the state's economy.

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