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Legislative Update: Week Ending 4-30-2021

Legislative Update: Week Ending 4-30-2021

TSEA April 30, 2021 0

Yesterday, the Tennessee General Assembly passed the FY2021/2022 state budget, including funding for state employee performance raises, bonuses, benefit increases, and various salary adjustments. They will return for a few days next week to

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State Budget passes including significant funding for state employees

State Budget passes including significant funding for state employees

TSEA April 29, 2021 0

The Tennessee General Assembly has passed the FY2021/2022 state budget, including funding for state employee performance raises, bonuses, benefit increases, and various salary adjustments. “It has been an incredibly challenging year, but today is

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Legislative Update: Week Ending 4-23-2021

Legislative Update: Week Ending 4-23-2021

TSEA April 23, 2021 0

Senator Thelma Harper  The TSEA family is saddened by the news of the passing of former State Senator Thelma Harper, who died unexpectedly on Thursday. Thelma Harper is a historic figure in Tennessee. She

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Legislative Update: Week Ending  4-16-2021

Legislative Update: Week Ending 4-16-2021

TSEA April 16, 2021 0

We have begun the legislative session’s final stretch as the general assembly begins to focus on the state budget.  Some good news for state employees happened this week when the childcare bill unanimously passed

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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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U of M President Rudd to step down in 2022

U of M President Rudd to step down in 2022

TSEA March 10, 2021 0

The University of Memphis today announced President M. David Rudd will step down in May 2022. TSEA has enjoyed a positive working relationship with President Rudd since he became President of the University in

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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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