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Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Gov. Bill Haslam says he will allow a proposal to prohibit sanctuary cities in Tennessee to become law without his signature. The measure would also require local law enforcement officials to comply with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement requests to hold immigrants for purposes of deportation. A number of cities opposed the legislation saying the measure requires them to do the work for federal agencies who are responsible for immigration laws. The action does not take effect until January 2019, if then. "I am going to start looking into what legal recourse we have as a city to stop this unfunded mandate that is unsafe, immoral and fiscally irresponsible," said Fabian Bedne, a Nashville councilman, A number of organizations and individuals had said the legislation is constitutionally suspect. Proponents of the measure, including U.S. Rep. Diane Black, who is seeking the Republican nomination for governor, tried to pressure the governor. They argued the legislation is necessary in order to ensure there are no sanctuary cities in Tennessee.

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Monday, June 18, 2018

  • FSA Committee
  • U Haul fire on I-40
  • Suicide is up in Tennessee
  • Whiskey tarriffs
  • TVA cutting rebates aimed at energy conservation
  • Gas prices are dropping slowly

    Sunday, June 17, 2018

  • Affordable housing rents to increase

    Saturday, June 16, 2018

  • Funds remain to assist in downtown beautification
  • Norwood lawsuit is settled
  • Cryptocurrency scans
  • Tennessee jobless rate remains low
  • Walters State is recognized

    Friday, June 15, 2018

  • School safety evaluation is complete
  • Public Safety hears concerns
  • Centerview Ruritans celebration
  • Cryptocurrency alert
  • Tennessee jobless rate
  • Opiod treatment

    Thursday, June 14, 2018

  • Cosby motorhome fire
  • Domestic violence is down in Tennessee
  • Corker blasts fellow Republicans
  • Complete Tennessee

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