Bob Ramsey

Even outgoing legislators are permitted to let taxpayers foot the bill for out-of-state legislative trips, complete with a per diem, travel and lodging expenses.


Press Release from the National Federation of Independent Business, Tennessee Chapter; July 6, 2012:  NFIB Endorses Candidates in 5 Senate, 20 House Primaries NASHVILLE, July 6, 2012 – The National Federation of Independent Business, Tennessee’s leading small business association, today said it has endorsed candidates in 25 state legislative primary races. The endorsements were made […]


A subcommittee in the House passed a bill to repeal the state’s law requiring voters to show a photo ID, but House Majority Leader Gerald McCormick expressed doubt the effort would go forward.


Press Release from Speaker Beth Harwell; Nov. 14, 2011: Harwell appoints Rep. Bob Ramsey as Chair of House State and Local Government Committee (November 14, 2011, NASHVILLE) – House Speaker Beth Harwell (R-Nashville) today announced the appointment of Representative Bob Ramsey (R-Maryville) as Chairman of the House State and Local Government Committee. Ramsey previously served […]


But the chamber’s most powerful lawmaker, Speaker Beth Harwell, ultimately anticipates an outright repeal of laws requiring local school boards to negotiate contracts exclusively with a single union or employee organization.