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Legislative Update: Week Ending 2-26-2021

Legislative Update: Week Ending 2-26-2021

TSEA February 26, 2021 Comments Off on Legislative Update: Week Ending 2-26-2021

This week legislators remained focused on the departmental budget presentations moving through the committee system; therefore, none of our TSEA legislation or bills to watch were heard in committees this week. TSEA continues to

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Legislative Update: Week Ending 2-19-2021

Legislative Update: Week Ending 2-19-2021

TSEA February 19, 2021 Comments Off on Legislative Update: Week Ending 2-19-2021

Hazardous weather and travel conditions in Middle and West Tennessee, including freezing rain, ice and snowfall, shut down the Tennessee General Assembly this week. The legislature will reconvene next week. Committees and Bills we are watching next

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Legislative Update: Week Ending 2-12-2021

Legislative Update: Week Ending 2-12-2021

TSEA February 12, 2021 Comments Off on Legislative Update: Week Ending 2-12-2021

“I said at the start how proud I am of my staff and cabinet, and I am just as proud of all of our fellow co-workers, the best state employees in all of America,”

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Raises and other recommendations included in proposed budget from Gov. Lee

Raises and other recommendations included in proposed budget from Gov. Lee

TSEA February 10, 2021 Comments Off on Raises and other recommendations included in proposed budget from Gov. Lee

Governor Lee during his Feb. 8, 2021 State of the State address recommended a 4-percent raise for State Employees. “I said at the start how proud I am of my staff and cabinet, and

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Gov. Lee proposes 4 percent raise for state employees

Gov. Lee proposes 4 percent raise for state employees

TSEA February 8, 2021 Comments Off on Gov. Lee proposes 4 percent raise for state employees

Governor Lee during his Feb. 8, 2021 State of the State address recommended a 4-percent raise for State Employees. “I said at the start how proud I am of my staff and cabinet, and

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Legislative Update: Week Ending 1-29-2021

Legislative Update: Week Ending 1-29-2021

TSEA January 29, 2021 Comments Off on Legislative Update: Week Ending 1-29-2021

The 112th Tennessee General Assembly convened on January 12, 2021. The top priority of the TSEA over the next two years of the 112th General Assembly is to secure the proper monetary reward, whether by salary

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TSEA urges Governor Lee and Legislature to prioritize state employee pay

TSEA urges Governor Lee and Legislature to prioritize state employee pay

TSEA January 20, 2021 Comments Off on TSEA urges Governor Lee and Legislature to prioritize state employee pay

This week, the Tennessee General Assembly convened for a special legislative session on education to address urgent issues facing Tennessee students and schools in the 2021-22 school year, including learning loss, funding, accountability, literacy,

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Legislative Update: Week ending 6-19-2020

Legislative Update: Week ending 6-19-2020

TSEA June 19, 2020 Comments Off on Legislative Update: Week ending 6-19-2020

The Tennessee Legislature Thursday night passed a $39 billion state budget, which includes over $1 billion in cuts, including the elimination of FY20/21 raises for state employees. Earlier in the week, the House passed

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House passes amended state budget; Senate and House to negotiate differences

House passes amended state budget; Senate and House to negotiate differences

TSEA June 17, 2020 Comments Off on House passes amended state budget; Senate and House to negotiate differences

Today the Tennessee House passed an amended version of the state budget. The House version of the budget differs significantly from the Senate’s budget, which means the two legislative bodies must now negotiate and

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Legislative Update: Week ending 6-12-2020

Legislative Update: Week ending 6-12-2020

TSEA June 12, 2020 Comments Off on Legislative Update: Week ending 6-12-2020

The Senate yesterday passed a reduced state budget, which incorporates a multitude of cuts, including eliminating raises for state and higher education employees in the coming year.  We expect the House of Representatives will

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