Tag: Jeanne Richardson

Fun in Committee

Rep. Jeanne Richardson is working a bill to allow the state to study Medical Cannabis. The bill recently passed the Finance, Ways and Means Committee, and during the hearing some funny moments transpired. Also, check out the cover story at…

Shutting Down the Scam

The Commercial Appeal reports on a bill that would do just that. A bill to ban the sale of sham documents known as “international driver’s licenses” awaits the signature of Gov. Phil Bredesen to become law. The state Senate approved…

Tennessee Bill Could Deny Contraceptives

From Think Progress. Last night, the Tennessee House of Representatives approved HB 2681, a measure that would prohibit insurers from offering abortion services within the exchange and could possibly deny coverage to common contraceptives. Sponsors of the abortion measure maintained…

License to Nothing

The State Attorney General is going after retailers of fake licenses. The state is concerned that businesses are cheating people who buy the licenses, said Asst. Atty. Gen. Anne Simmons. “The international driver’s license is not a valid form of…