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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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State Revenues for December

State Revenues for December

TSEA January 19, 2018 Comments Off on State Revenues for December

The state has announced total tax revenues for December 2017 were $1.4 billion, which is $171.6 million more than this year’s budgeted estimate and $139.9 million more than December 2016. The FY18 year-to-date revenues for

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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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State Revenues for November

State Revenues for November

TSEA December 15, 2017 Comments Off on State Revenues for November

The state has announced total tax revenues for November 2017 were $957.3 million, which exceeded revenues from the same month last year (5.55 percent higher) but is $4.1 million less than this year’s budgeted

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Lawmakers reauthorize Department of Correction for one year

Lawmakers reauthorize Department of Correction for one year

TSEA December 12, 2017 Comments Off on Lawmakers reauthorize Department of Correction for one year

Today the members of the Judiciary and Government Joint Subcommittee of Government Operations reauthorized the Tennessee Department of Correction for a period of one year. The committee’s decision came after TDOC Commissioner Tony Parker

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Knoxville legislators urge UT to opt out of outsourcing

Knoxville legislators urge UT to opt out of outsourcing

TSEA September 18, 2017 Comments Off on Knoxville legislators urge UT to opt out of outsourcing

Sen. Richard Briggs and Rep. Rick Staples coauthored a guest column for the Knoxville News Sentinel Friday urging University of Tennessee Chancellor Beverly Davenport and President Joseph DiPietro to opt out of Gov. Haslam’s

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July Tax Revenues

July Tax Revenues

TSEA September 1, 2017 Comments Off on July Tax Revenues

The state has announced total tax revenues for July were more than budgeted expectations. This marks the fourth straight month and 11 of the last 12 months where total tax revenue in TN has

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Press release – Stop the growth of private prisons in Tennessee

Press release – Stop the growth of private prisons in Tennessee

TSEA August 22, 2016 0

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 22, 2016 Contact: Chris Dauphin Phone: (615) 256-4533, 800-251-8732 chris.dauphin@tseaonline.org                                                             Stop the growth of private prisons in Tennessee NASHVILLE – In light of the concerns outlined last week by the Deputy

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