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LEGISLATIVE UPDATE: WEEK ENDING 4- 9-2021

LEGISLATIVE UPDATE: WEEK ENDING 4- 9-2021

TSEA April 9, 2021 0

The legislative session continues with another busy week on the hill. A brief update on the bills in our legislative agenda: We anticipate the Childcare authorization bill, HB1114, sponsored by Rep. Leatherwood and co-sponsored

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Legislative Update: Week Ending 4-1-2021

Legislative Update: Week Ending 4-1-2021

TSEA April 1, 2021 0

There was more positive news from the hill this week as some of the bills in our legislative agenda moved through important committees.  HB1114, the Childcare authorization bill, passed the House Finance subcommittee and is

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Legislative Update: Week Ending 3-26-2021

Legislative Update: Week Ending 3-26-2021

TSEA March 26, 2021 0

There was considerable activity this week at the legislature on bills in our legislative agenda.    The 401(k) bill (which puts into law the $50 match on your 401(k) benefit) passed the House State Committee and will

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Legislative Update Week Ending 3-19-2021

Legislative Update Week Ending 3-19-2021

TSEA March 19, 2021 0

This week forward movement continued for TSEA initiated bills affecting state employees. House Sponsor Rep. Gary Hicks moved HB1016, 401(k)-match bill unanimously out of the House Public Service and Employees Subcommittee on Tuesday. This bill

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Legislative Update Week Ending 3-12-2021

Legislative Update Week Ending 3-12-2021

TSEA March 12, 2021 0

This week saw movement on some important legislation for state employees. The big news was the Senate State & Local Government Committee’s passing of SB0361, the Burden of Proof bill. This is a critical

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Legislative Update Week Ending 3-5-2021

Legislative Update Week Ending 3-5-2021

TSEA March 5, 2021 Comments Off on Legislative Update Week Ending 3-5-2021

Our Burden of Proof bill (SB0361/HB0954) is on calendar Tuesday morning in the Senate State and Local Government committee. This is a very important development for state employees. What is our Burden of Proof bill

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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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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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