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Legislative Update: Week ending 6-5-2020

Legislative Update: Week ending 6-5-2020

TSEA June 8, 2020 Comments Off on Legislative Update: Week ending 6-5-2020

The Tennessee General Assembly was very active this week as they work toward finishing up Legislative Session. TSEA Legislation On Wednesday, under the guidance of our dedicated bill sponsor Chairman Gary Hicks and bill

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House passes 401k match, bill moves to Senate

House passes 401k match, bill moves to Senate

TSEA June 4, 2020 Comments Off on House passes 401k match, bill moves to Senate

Yesterday, under the guidance of our dedicated bill sponsor Chairman Gary Hicks and bill co-sponsor Leader William Lamberth, the Tennessee House of Representatives passed HB2045, our 401(k) bill. This bill, if it were to

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Legislative Update: Week ending 5-29-2020

Legislative Update: Week ending 5-29-2020

TSEA June 1, 2020 Comments Off on Legislative Update: Week ending 5-29-2020

The Tennessee General Assembly returned this week from March’s recess to finish up Legislative Session. During the break, TSEA has been monitoring activity and staying in contact with the administration and legislature to advocate

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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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