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Press release from State Senator Tim Barnes, D-Adams; October 4, 2012:  CLARKSVILLE – State Sen. Tim Barnes has secured two major endorsements from groups dedicated to protecting our natural resources. Barnes announced the endorsements of both the TN Conservation Voters and the Tennessee Chapter of the Sierra Club on Tuesday. “In addition to his proven […]

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Press Release from the State of Tennessee, February 14, 2012: Barnes to meet with U.S. Defense Secretary Panetta Regarding Military Spouse Benefits   CLARKSVILLE – State Senator Tim Barnes will travel to the Pentagon on Wednesday at the invitation of Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta for his work in securing unemployment benefits for military spouses. “It’s […]

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Supporters of a bill to stem “homegrown terrorism” say their bill is not targeted at Muslims and have broadened language in the legislation to target any group or individual suspected of supporting terrorism. Opponents packed Legislative Plaza Tuesday, and one lawmaker called the bill “un-American.”

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The Senate Judiciary Committee kept Gov. Bill Haslam’s tort reform bill on track Tuesday, passing the controversial bill 6-3 along party lines. The committee considered several amendments and adopted those that were considered friendly by Sen. Mark Norris, R-Collierville, the bill’s sponsor. Norris is carrying the bill for the administration as majority leader in the […]

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Press Release from Sen. Tim Barnes, D-Clarksville, April 20, 2011: Bill would provide unemployment benefits to military spouses NASHVILLE – A Senate committee unanimously passed a bill by State Senator Tim Barnes Tuesday to help Tennessee military families by extending unemployment benefits to individuals who leave their jobs to accompany their spouses on a military […]

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Press Release from Senate Democratic Caucus; March 9, 2011: Republicans Vote to Give Themselves Power to Appoint Teachers to State Pension Board NASHVILLE – Senate Democrats voiced their concern Wednesday over a Republican bill to ban teachers from voting members onto the state pension board, in the first of many efforts to target Tennessee educators […]

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Press Release from Sen. Tim Barnes, D-Adams, Jan 13, 2011: Former Clarksville mayor takes $140,000 job as utility superintendent NASHVILLE – State lawmakers representing Montgomery County have requested an opinion from Attorney General Bob Cooper concerning former Clarksville mayor Johnny Piper’s hiring as superintendent of CDE Lightband, a $140,000 job that he accepted while still […]

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Press release from state Sen. Tim Barnes, D-Adams, Feb. 26, 2010: Bill aims to avoid Montgomery County confusion NASHVILLE – Sen. Tim Barnes, D-Adams, is sponsoring a bill requiring utility districts to notify customers if they stop adding fluoride to their water supply, in hopes of avoiding future concerns like those that arose in Montgomery […]

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