Tag: Tennessee Legislature

English Mostly Dies in House Sub

Yesterday we told you about the “English Mostly” passing the State Senate. Thankfully it died in the House. Tom Humphrey with the coverage: The House Budget Subcommittee voted 12-3 on Wednesday to defer the measure sponsored by Republican Rep. Eric…

A Suggestion For Ron Ramsey – Quit

When Republican Lt. Gov. Ron Ramsey announced his bid for Governor of Tennessee there were immediate concerns about his ability to raise funds due to his duties in the State Legislature. His announcement led to some immediate attacks on fellow…

The Whole Per Diem Flap

In this morning’s Tennessean, Gail Kerr is talking per diem reimbursement for legislators. Tennessee legislators get a flat rate of $185 to cover their expenses no matter what they spend, and no matter how far from Nashville they live. That’s…