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Bill Requiring Racial Profiling Ban Passes Tennessee Senate

Legislation that would require all of Tennessee’s law enforcement agencies to adopt written policies to ban racial profiling has passed the Senate. The measure sponsored by Republican Sen. Brian Kelsey of Germantown was approved 28-0 Monday evening. Previous efforts to … Continue reading

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Tennessee School Voucher Bill Advancing in Senate

A proposal to create a school voucher program in Tennessee is advancing in the Senate. The measure sponsored by Republican Sen. Brian Kelsey of Germantown passed the Senate Education Committee 5-1 Wednesday evening. The legislation that would give parents the … Continue reading

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Shelby County to Outlaw Racial Profiling by Police

In the wake of controversial deaths in Missouri and New York, a pair of Shelby County lawmakers say they will introduce bipartisan legislation next month that would outlaw so called “racial profiling” by police. Germantown Republican state Senator Brian Kelsey … Continue reading

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State Senator Plans to Phase Out Hall Income Tax

Fresh from a victorious effort to install a constitutional ban against any form of income or payroll tax in Tennessee, a Shelby County Republican State Senator says he will file legislation in January that will gradually phase out the hall … Continue reading

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Bill to Allow AG to Investigate Public Corruption Likely to Fail

Legislation that would allow the state’s attorney general to investigate public corruption has likely failed this session. The measure sponsored by Republican Sen. Brian Kelsey of Germantown was defeated 13-12 on Monday when it failed to get the 17 votes … Continue reading

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Lawmakers debate School Voucher Program

(Chattanooga Times Free Press) Lawmakers trying to decide on a limited school voucher program in Tennessee or a broader one say they’re close to reaching an agreement on legislation. Republican Senate Majority Leader Mark Norris of Collierville is carrying a … Continue reading

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“Stop Obamacare Bill” Moves through Assembly

During today’s Senate Commerce and Labor Committee meeting, Sen. Brian Kelsey (R-Germantown) successfully argued for passage of the Stop Obamacare Act. The bill will now make its way to the Senate floor for a vote as early as next Monday, … Continue reading

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