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TSEA Legislative Update – week ending 2-9-18

TSEA Legislative Update – week ending 2-9-18

TSEA February 9, 2018 Comments Off on TSEA Legislative Update – week ending 2-9-18

The fourth and fifth weeks of the 2nd session of the 110th General Assembly provided positive movement for our association. TSEA was able to secure sponsors for all of our legislation, plus, four bills

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Senate State and Local Gov Committee passes Contract Accountability Bill

Senate State and Local Gov Committee passes Contract Accountability Bill

TSEA February 8, 2018 Comments Off on Senate State and Local Gov Committee passes Contract Accountability Bill

Earlier this week (2/6/18) the Senate State and Local Government Committee passed an amended version of SB1047, now known as the Contract Accountability and Responsible Employment (CARE) Act. To view Tuesday’s discussion on this

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Bill limiting DCS caseloads passes House

Bill limiting DCS caseloads passes House

TSEA February 7, 2018 Comments Off on Bill limiting DCS caseloads passes House

The House during this morning’s floor session (2/7/2018), after substituting and conforming to the Senate version of the bill, unanimously passed an amended version of SB1168. This bill as amended today would require the

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TSEA Legislative Update – week ending 1-26-18

TSEA Legislative Update – week ending 1-26-18

TSEA January 26, 2018 Comments Off on TSEA Legislative Update – week ending 1-26-18

Just shy of three weeks into the legislative session, activity is still relatively quiet concerning issues by the administration or others which affect active and retired state employees. TSEA has hit the ground running

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Contract accountability bill on calendar for Jan 31

Contract accountability bill on calendar for Jan 31

TSEA January 24, 2018 Comments Off on Contract accountability bill on calendar for Jan 31

UPDATE: HB944 was rolled one week, It is now scheduled to be heard on Jan. 31.  — After a year of debate and discussion, including two summer study sessions, our contract accountability bill HB944/SB1047

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TSEA Legislative Update – week ending 1/19/18

TSEA Legislative Update – week ending 1/19/18

TSEA January 22, 2018 Comments Off on TSEA Legislative Update – week ending 1/19/18

TSEA Legislative Update – week ending 1-19-18 The General Assembly reconvened on Tuesday, January 9th, 2018 and got down to business assigning committee chairpersons in the Senate and appointing new legislators to committees in

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Outsourcing transparency bill on calendar for Wednesday (1/17/18)

Outsourcing transparency bill on calendar for Wednesday (1/17/18)

TSEA January 16, 2018 Comments Off on Outsourcing transparency bill on calendar for Wednesday (1/17/18)

NASHVILLE – The House State Government Subcommittee is scheduled this week to hear legislation intended to improve oversight, legislative involvement, and transparency over the state’s outsourcing process. HB944, introduced last year and studied extensively

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TSEA’s 5-point legislative agenda for 2018

TSEA’s 5-point legislative agenda for 2018

TSEA January 8, 2018 Comments Off on TSEA’s 5-point legislative agenda for 2018

Tomorrow (Tuesday, January 9, 2018) the 110th General Assembly reconvenes in Nashville for the 2018 legislative session. This year, TSEA is gearing up for a major grassroots campaign to help shape the debate for

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Van Buren County seeks to block Inn closure, pushes relocation of new Inn

Van Buren County seeks to block Inn closure, pushes relocation of new Inn

TSEA December 15, 2017 Comments Off on Van Buren County seeks to block Inn closure, pushes relocation of new Inn

The Van Buren County Commission and other local elected leaders during a meeting Thursday night announced they are investigating possible legal action to halt the Haslam administration’s plans to demolish and rebuild the Fall

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IMPORTANT – Van Buren Co. Commission MTG 6 p.m. Tomorrow 12/14 @ Fall Creek Falls

IMPORTANT – Van Buren Co. Commission MTG 6 p.m. Tomorrow 12/14 @ Fall Creek Falls

TSEA December 13, 2017 Comments Off on IMPORTANT – Van Buren Co. Commission MTG 6 p.m. Tomorrow 12/14 @ Fall Creek Falls

There will be a special meeting of the Van Buren County Commission 6 p.m. tomorrow 12/14 at Fall Creek Falls Inn to discuss the impending April 2 closure and demolition of the Fall Creek Falls Inn

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