Vance Dennis

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 […]

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A Capitol Hill lobbyist challenging state Rep. Joshua Evans has a 2010 DUI arrest record. But Evans and the state lawmaker who released the information both avoided likening the situation to that of Rep. Curry Todd.

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A judicial ethics panel would still be controlled by judges under a plan brought forward by Rep. Vance Dennis. But Sen. Mae Beavers, who has been at the forefront of the movement to reform the Court of the Judiciary, declined to comment on the supposed compromise.

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Even though the current system has been ruled constitutional, many lawmakers have trouble getting over the nagging feeling that it really doesn’t gel with Tennessee’s governing document. And they doubt voters approve either.

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The GOP-drawn maps for state House districts were approved Thursday, with some Democratic support.

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Press Release from the Republican Caucus of the Tennessee House of Representatives, Nov. 9, 2011: State Legislators announce Hunters for the Hungry Legislative Challenge (November 9, 2011, NASHVILLE) – Several members of the Tennessee House of Representatives have partnered with the Tennessee Wildlife Federation (TWF) to promote their Hunters for the Hungry program by establishing […]

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Press Release from the Tennessee Firearms Association; June 6, 2011: Tennessee Firearms Association, Inc. Legislative Action Committee 2011 TFALAC Legislative Summary Summarized below are the bills which were enacted in 2011 from those that we tracked. None of them address any meaningful changes in the law that are significant to those who promote the 2nd Amendment, […]

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Press Release from the Office of Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam, May 20, 2011: Legislation will help bring predictability and certainty to businesses in state NASHVILLE – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam today applauded the state House of Representative’s final approval of his Tennessee Civil Justice Act of 2011, sending it to his desk for signature. The […]

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