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Tuesday, December 04, 2018

Senate Republicans
Senate Republicans on Monday picked a longtime Williamson County lawmaker to serve as majority leader. Sen. Jack Johnson, R-Franklin, has been in the Tennessee Senate since 2006. Lt. Gov. Randy McNally will remain in his position, when the 111th General Assembly convenes next month. Johnson's election is a rejection of any concerns about having so many lawmakers from the wealthy Williamson County. State Senator Steve Southerland (R-Morristown) was re-elected to the Joint Fiscal Review Committee, which serves as the state’s “watchdog” on all state budgetary matters. The General Assembly is scheduled to open the 2019 organization session on January 8.

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Monday, June 24, 2019

  • NU power outage
  • Judge Duane Slone honored
  • Opioid deaths decrease in Tennessee
  • Congress blocks Saudi arms sales
  • Baby milk formula is recalled
  • Newport Street Department

    Sunday, June 23, 2019

  • Housing starts in Tennessee
  • Retirement costs
  • Suicide increases in Tennessee

    Friday, June 21, 2019

  • Roe representative to be in Newport

    Thursday, June 20, 2019

  • McCord visits Newport
  • Alexander sponsors legislation to reduce out of pocket medical costs
  • Messer arrest
  • Special session of CLB

    Wednesday, June 19, 2019

  • Cocke County budget discussions continue
  • Phillips charged in double murder
  • ETSU tuition to increase
  • Small business job growth
  • Library is closed

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