Robert E. Cooper

Press Release from the Office of Tennessee Attorney General Robert E. Cooper, Aug. 31, 2011: Tennessee Attorney General Bob Cooper and 45 other attorneys general are urging Backpage.com to do more to stop online classified ads promoting human sex trafficking, particularly those that could involve minors. In a letter to the online classified site’s lawyers, […]

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Gov. Bill Haslam is among 16 Republican governors to sign a letter to the National Labor Relations Board asking it to dismiss its complaint against aircraft maker Boeing, which plans to operate a plant in South Carolina. Like Tennessee, South Carolina is a right-to-work state. The NLRB claims Boeing chose to establish an assembly plant […]

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The resolution, sponsored by Sen. Mae Beavers, won 5-4 approval. One Republican and all three of the Senate committee’s Democrats voted no, saying they support Tennessee’s current system of having the state Supreme Court select the attorney general.

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