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POSTPOLITICS

By: J.R. Lind
Posted: Thursday, July 2, 2015 - 11:13

Anna Shepherd, in an email to her fellow school boarders and select media, is blasting the decision not to delay the latest interim supe vote while she recovered from surgery.

By: J.R. Lind
Posted: Thursday, July 2, 2015 - 07:15

The state asked a federal judge to dismiss the lawsuit that challenges the way votes are counted for constitutional amendments. The judge refused.

By: J.R. Lind
Posted: Thursday, July 2, 2015 - 07:09

Andrea Zelinski has a rundown of 10 pieces of Jesse Register's legacy (for good or ill).

By: J.R. Lind
Posted: Wednesday, July 1, 2015 - 12:53

The school board, as sort-of expected, rescinded its appointment of Jay Steele as interim superintendent and appointed Chris Henson in his place, and did so with some procedural mess-making.

By: J.R. Lind
Posted: Wednesday, July 1, 2015 - 12:10

Inbox:

President Obama will visit Nashville on Wednesday to pressure state lawmakers to accept Obamacare and expand Medicaid after the legislature voted twice to reject expansion.

By: J.R. Lind
Posted: Wednesday, July 1, 2015 - 10:57
By: J.R. Lind
Posted: Wednesday, July 1, 2015 - 08:20

The governor may perform weddings, but he doesn't do many (to date, it's been his children only). He says he's unlikely to perform a marriage for a gay couple.

By: J.R. Lind
Posted: Wednesday, July 1, 2015 - 08:17

It's July 1, one of the days when new laws typically come into effect in Tennessee. Among them today are the new abortion regulations and a law requiring tigers to be microchipped.

By: J.R. Lind
Posted: Wednesday, July 1, 2015 - 06:55

He has no public events on his calendar, but the governor won't be meeting with the president today.

By: J.R. Lind
Posted: Wednesday, July 1, 2015 - 06:54

A chunk of state House Republicans got together yesterday to talk about just what they are going to do about same-sex marriage. Not much. David Fowler reminded them they passed a religious freedom law and, unless Tennessee wants to get in on a movement to amend the SCOTUS decision out of the constitution, there's little else to do.