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Legislative Update: 3-20-2020

Legislative Update: 3-20-2020

TSEA March 20, 2020 Comments Off on Legislative Update: 3-20-2020

Governor Bill Lee stated today in his budget and COVID-19 update “history remembers fondly when leaders do the right thing.” Earlier this week, Lt. Governor Randy McNally and Speaker Cameron Sexton announced the legislature

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Legislative Update: 3-13-2020

Legislative Update: 3-13-2020

TSEA March 13, 2020 Comments Off on Legislative Update: 3-13-2020

Update on TSEA OfficePower was restored Monday 3/9 to the TSEA office, but we continue to be without phones due to damage sustained during last week’s tornado in Downtown Nashville. In the meantime, calls

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Legislative Update:  3-6-2020

Legislative Update: 3-6-2020

TSEA March 6, 2020 Comments Off on Legislative Update: 3-6-2020

TSEA Lobby Day disrupted by Nashville tornado State employees in town for TSEA’s 2020 Lobby Day had their plans disrupted when a major tornado passed through downtown Nashville in the early hours of March

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Legislative Update: 2-28-2020

Legislative Update: 2-28-2020

TSEA February 28, 2020 Comments Off on Legislative Update: 2-28-2020

Lobby Day TSEA’s 2020 Lobby Day is next week on Tuesday, March 3, 2020.  TSEA’s annual Lobby Day on the Hill is an opportunity for our members to meet with their district legislators and

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Legislative Update: 2-21-2020

Legislative Update: 2-21-2020

TSEA February 21, 2020 Comments Off on Legislative Update: 2-21-2020

The most significant news from the week was Governor Bill Lee’s announcement on Wednesday to work toward paid family leave for state employees through the legislative process instead of an executive order.  “After consultation

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Legislative Update: 2-14-2020

Legislative Update: 2-14-2020

TSEA February 14, 2020 Comments Off on Legislative Update: 2-14-2020

Highlights from the week: TSEA met this week with House Speaker Cameron Sexton to discuss TSEA legislative agenda items and important state employee issues and concerns. We are encouraged by the conversation and look

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Legislative Update: 2-7-2020

Legislative Update: 2-7-2020

TSEA February 7, 2020 Comments Off on Legislative Update: 2-7-2020

The legislative bill filing deadline has now passed (Wednesday, Feb. 5), so we can begin looking over the hundreds of bills filed to determine those that would impact state employees.  As we identify bills

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Legislative Update: 1-31-2020

Legislative Update: 1-31-2020

TSEA February 4, 2020 Comments Off on Legislative Update: 1-31-2020

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Legislative Update: 1-24-2020

Legislative Update: 1-24-2020

TSEA January 24, 2020 Comments Off on Legislative Update: 1-24-2020

Health Insurance Premium HolidayThe State Group Insurance Committee today approved an insurance premium holiday for May 2020 for active state and higher education employees. What this means for State Employees: Active state and higher

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Legislative Update: 1-17-2020

Legislative Update: 1-17-2020

TSEA January 17, 2020 Comments Off on Legislative Update: 1-17-2020

The first week of the 2020 Legislative Session was action-packed! We started the week with hearings affecting both the Department of Correction and the Department of Human Services. As the week unfolded, there were

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