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Speaker Pro Tempore Bill Dunn not seeking re-election

Speaker Pro Tempore Bill Dunn not seeking re-election

TSEA September 13, 2019 Comments Off on Speaker Pro Tempore Bill Dunn not seeking re-election

Speaker Pro Tempore Bill Dunn has announced that after 26 years of service to the residents of House District 16 in the Knoxville area, he will not seek reelection in 2020. “For almost 30

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Legislative Update: 5-3-19

Legislative Update: 5-3-19

TSEA May 3, 2019 Comments Off on Legislative Update: 5-3-19

This week the state budget passed and the legislative session adjourned for the year. This was a great week for state employees, as more than $100M was included in the budget for various salary

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Legislative Update: 4-26-19

Legislative Update: 4-26-19

TSEA April 26, 2019 Comments Off on Legislative Update: 4-26-19

Session is almost finished for the year. This week the House passed their budget bill. Once the Senate passes their budget bill (most likely Monday), both houses will negotiate to resolve any differences between

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Legislative Update: 4-18-19

Legislative Update: 4-18-19

TSEA April 18, 2019 Comments Off on Legislative Update: 4-18-19

Burden of Proof Update: This week the Senate State and Local Government committee voted to send the Burden of Proof bill to a Summer Study committee, despite our efforts to move the bill forward.

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Legislative Update: 4-12-19

Legislative Update: 4-12-19

TSEA April 12, 2019 Comments Off on Legislative Update: 4-12-19

We are very close to the end of the legislative session, and many committees have already wrapped up their business for the year. Burden of Proof Update: Next Tuesday, April 16, 2019, is the

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Legislative Update: 4-5-19

Legislative Update: 4-5-19

TSEA April 5, 2019 Comments Off on Legislative Update: 4-5-19

As the general assembly begins working toward winding down legislative session for the year, this coming week will see the last scheduled meetings for many of the legislative committees. This big news of this

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Legislative Update – Lobby Day ’19

Legislative Update – Lobby Day ’19

TSEA March 29, 2019 Comments Off on Legislative Update – Lobby Day ’19

“I am going to do everything I can in leadership to make certain that you know how much you are appreciated for what you do and can live in a culture of work that

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Legislative Update 3-22-19

Legislative Update 3-22-19

TSEA March 22, 2019 Comments Off on Legislative Update 3-22-19

After weeks of working with our sponsors and following the leadership of House Children’s committee chairman Mary Littleton, an agreement has been reached to address the caseload issue for all DCS employees. In a

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Legislative Update – 3-15-19

Legislative Update – 3-15-19

TSEA March 15, 2019 Comments Off on Legislative Update – 3-15-19

The voices of state employees were heard loud and clear this week in two important committees on the Longevity Pay bill and the DCS Caseload bill, two major bills in our 2019 Legislative Agenda.

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Legislative Update – 3-8-19

Legislative Update – 3-8-19

TSEA March 8, 2019 Comments Off on Legislative Update – 3-8-19

It was a busy week for TSEA and state employees. On Monday, Governor Bill Lee gave his first state of the state address outlining the priorities of his proposed state budget. Here are a

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