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1. Metro Council axes GOP convention bid; Milwaukee in line -

NASHVILLE (AP) — Nashville's metro council has dealt a likely final blow to proponents of bringing the 2024 Republican National Convention to the city, leaving Milwaukee as the almost-certain winner to host the GOP's biggest party.

2. Lawmakers eye exemptions to Tennessee's trigger law -

NASHVILLE (AP) — Tennessee's attorney general's office on Monday said it's still unknown when the state's anti-abortion "trigger ban" will go into effect, but some state lawmakers are raising alarm that the ban has no exceptions for victims of rape or incest.

3. Governor in hot seat after charter leader lambasts teachers -

NASHVILLE (AP) — Gov. Bill Lee on Wednesday refused to rebut recently revealed remarks made by a charter school president who claimed that teachers "are trained in the dumbest parts of the dumbest colleges" during a reception the Republican attended.

4. Gov. Lee signs campaign finance and ethics bill -

NASHVILLE (AP) — Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee has signed off on a new campaign finance and ethics face-lift, bucking objections from some of the state's most influential advocacy groups who opposed the measure.

5. TN GOP leaders say they're not planning to ban contraception -

NASHVILLE (AP) — Top Republican leaders in Tennessee say they don't have plans to ban contraceptives as they await a ruling from the U.S. Supreme Court on whether the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade case will be overturned.

6. Tennessee lawmakers pass K-12 library oversight, end session -

NASHVILLE (AP) — Tennessee lawmakers closed out their annual legislative session Thursday, striking a deal that would let a politically appointed panel remove books from public school libraries statewide through a new veto power over local school board decisions.

7. Tennessee high court reinstates new state Senate districts -

NASHVILLE (AP) — The Tennessee Supreme Court on Wednesday reinstated the new state Senate map drawn up by Republicans this year in redistricting, ruling that a lower panel of judges didn't properly consider how blocking the map and extending the candidate filing deadline would harm elections officials and cause voter confusion.

8. Tennessee anti-LGBTQ marriage bill dead for this session -

NASHVILLE (AP) — A Tennessee Republican lawmaker's push to create a new marriage contract specifically designed to exclude same-sex couples is dead for this year's annual legislative session amid concerns from both Republicans and Democrats.

9. Tennessee's anti-LGBTQ marriage bill sparks criticism -

NASHVILLE (AP) — Amid several bills introduced in Tennessee that have attracted national attention this year, none has sparked as much alarm among both Republicans and Democrats as a proposal that would create a new marriage contract specifically designed to exclude same-sex couples.

10. Senate redistricting map blocked by Tennessee court -

NASHVILLE (AP) — A three-judge panel on Wednesday blocked a new redistricting map for the Tennessee Senate from going into effect, saying the GOP-controlled General Assembly violated the state's constitution by improperly numbering the new districts.

11. Tennessee House advances school book scrutiny bill -

NASHVILLE (AP) — The Tennessee House on Monday passed a bill that lets school boards deem books "obscene" and threatens to withhold education funding and slap school librarians with criminal penalties if orders to remove them aren't followed.

12. Lee proposes suspension of state, local grocery sales tax -

NASHVILLE (AP) — Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee has proposed a 30-day suspension of state and local grocery sales tax.

The move would provide some financial relief to state residents amid rising inflation nationwide, Lee said in a statement Thursday.

13. Senate GOP leader won't support Texas-styled abortion bill -

NASHVILLE (AP) — Tennessee's Senate Speaker Randy McNally on Thursday said he does not support legislation that would ban abortions and allow almost anyone to file civil lawsuits against violators and collect damages.

14. Tennessee GOP leaders shy from attacks on librarians -

NASHVILLE (AP) — GOP legislative leaders on Thursday maintained that parents need more transparency on what students are being exposed to inside Tennessee's public schools, but a handful conceded the arguments recently used to condemn teachers and libraries had crossed a line.

15. Tennessee lawmakers throw support behind Ukraine -

NASHVILLE (AP) — Gov. Bill Lee's office on Monday said Tennessee does not have state investments with Russian companies after previously asking treasurer officials to investigate.

Lee put in the request as governors and lawmakers across the U.S. are seeking to tighten the financial squeeze on Russia over its war against Ukraine.

16. Tennessee unveils new K-12 funding plan to lawmakers -

NASHVILLE (AP) — Gov. Bill Lee and Education Commissioner Penny Schwinn unveiled a sweeping new rewrite of how the state funds its multibillion-dollar K-12 education system Thursday, saying it provides for more money per student and valuable services.

17. Tennessee sued over state House, Senate redistricting maps -

NASHVILLE (AP) — A lawsuit backed by the Tennessee Democratic Party seeks to block new redistricting maps for the state House and Senate, arguing Republican lawmakers who drew the maps violated the state Constitution to keep a firm grip on their partisan advantages.

18. Tennessee lawmakers confirm AG's office lawyer to high court -

NASHVILLE (AP) — Tennessee lawmakers on Thursday confirmed one of the top lawyers from the attorney general's office to the state Supreme Court, solidifying what will likely be a shift even further right for the court.

19. GOP-led Tennessee Senate expels Democrat convicted of fraud -

NASHVILLE (AP) — The Republican-led Tennessee Senate voted Wednesday to remove Democratic Sen. Katrina Robinson from office because of her recent wire fraud conviction, the first time the chamber has removed a senator since at least the Civil War. She angrily denounced her expulsion as a "procedural lynching."

20. Tennessee ethics panel advances ouster of convicted senator -

NASHVILLE (AP) — The Republican-led Tennessee Senate's ethics committee on Thursday recommended removing a Democratic senator from office because of her recent wire fraud conviction, pressing ahead over her objections that she had short notice of the hearing and is still awaiting sentencing.

21. US House map splitting Nashville advances in state Senate -

NASHVILLE (AP) — A proposed U.S. House map that carves up fast-growing, Democratic-leaning Nashville into three different congressional districts advanced another step Thursday over strenuous objections from Democrats that it unfairly dilutes Black representation in Tennessee.

22. Tennessee GOP release new US House map; Dems promise to sue -

NASHVILLE (AP) — Tennessee Republicans on Wednesday released their plan to split fast-growing Nashville into multiple congressional seats, sparking alarm among Democratic leaders who warned that the new map unfairly affects Black voters and will face legal challenges.

23. Redistricting, schools cash formula anchor Tennessee session -

NASHVILLE (AP) — Tennessee lawmakers kicked off their annual session Tuesday in Nashville with a focus on addressing how the state funds public schools, redrawing state legislative and congressional maps, and finalizing a new spending plan for the upcoming year.

24. Public health v. freedom of choice -

When the sun came up on the last Saturday in October, the Tennessee legislature had voted overwhelmingly along party lines to say that the state – not the federal government – will call the shots in dealing with COVID-19.

25. Two added to board overseeing Ford plant site -

NASHVILLE (AP) — Tennessee Lt. Gov. Randy McNally has selected two people for a new government panel that oversees the site where Ford plans to establish a massive electric vehicle and battery complex.

26. Gov. Lee's aide warned legislators new COVID law is illegal -

NASHVILLE (AP) — Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee's office warned lawmakers that their sprawling bill limiting COVID-19 restrictions would violate federal law that protects people with disabilities and put the state at risk of losing federal funds, according to records obtained by The Associated Press.

27. TN business groups want some COVID legislation reversed in '22 -

NASHVILLE (AP) — Tennessee business leaders unhappy with recent efforts by the Republican-led Legislature to unravel COVID-19 prevention requirements hope to convince lawmakers to revisit some changes when they reconvene in January.

28. Indicted senator steps aside as education chairman -

NASHVILLE (AP) — A Tennessee senator who was recently indicted on charges that he violated federal campaign finance laws announced Wednesday that he will step aside as chairman of the Senate Education Committee.

29. DAs to school boards, Tennessee COVID session takes wide aim -

NASHVILLE (AP) — Republican lawmakers in Tennessee are gearing up to take a broad swipe at officials who have had a role in maintaining COVID-19 pandemic protections, from school boards that passed mask mandates to a prosecutor who has pledged not to enforce the governor's order letting parents exempt their students from classroom mask wearing.

30. Tennessee senator indicted on campaign cash scheme charges -

NASHVILLE (AP) — A Tennessee state senator and a Nashville social club owner were indicted on charges that they violated campaign finance laws by illegally concealing the transfer of $91,000 during the Republican lawmaker's 2016 failed congressional campaign, federal investigators announced Monday.

31. Tennessee considering $900M Ford incentive package -

NASHVILLE (AP) — Tennessee is poised to spend approximately $900 million of its tax revenues on incentives, infrastructure projects and more under an agreement with Ford Motor Co., which has announced plans to build an electric vehicle and battery plant near Memphis.

32. Legislative leaders want COVID addressed at special session -

NASHVILLE (AP) — The top two leaders of Tennessee's General Assembly announced Friday that they are working to address legislation regarding COVID-19 topics during the upcoming legislative session that will be held later this month.

33. Tennessee state senator found guilty of 4 wire fraud counts -

MEMPHIS (AP) — A jury on Thursday convicted a Tennessee state senator charged with using federal grant money awarded to a health care school she operated on her wedding, a political campaign event and other personal expenses.

34. Tennessee redistricting starts; focus on Nashville-area boom -

NASHVILLE (AP) — Tennessee's Republican supermajority Legislature began work Wednesday on the once-a-decade task of carving up new legislative and congressional districts based on population shifts, a task that a Democratic congressman testified should not divide fast-growing Nashville into different U.S. House seats.

35. Nashville DA won't prosecute for governor's student mask opt-out order -

NASHVILLE (AP) — An order by the Tennessee governor letting parents opt their children out of following mask rules at school has drawn defiance from officials in Memphis and Nashville, including a pledge Tuesday from Nashville's district attorney not to prosecute teachers and school officials for flouting the carveout during the COVID-19 pandemic.

36. Gov. Lee allows opt-out of student mask requirements -

NASHVILLE (AP) — Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee signed an executive order Monday letting parents opt their children out of coronavirus-related mask mandates in K-12 schools, after a few school districts issued mask requirements for students and others.

37. Census: Tennessee sees big growth in, 20.9% in Nashville area -

NASHVILLE (AP) — Areas in and around Nashville saw a population boom over the last decade, while the greater Memphis region saw low or no growth, or lost people, according to detailed national population data from the U.S. Census Bureau released Thursday that lawmakers in Tennessee will use to redraw state and congressional districts currently dominated by Republicans.

38. Tennessee House GOP urges session to curb local COVID powers -

NASHVILLE (AP) — All 73 Tennessee House Republicans signaled their support on Wednesday for a special session to limit the authority of local officials to make rules aimed at preventing the spread of COVID-19, as lawmakers fumed over mask requirements in a handful of school districts.

39. Nashville school officials agree to implement mask mandate -

Nashville's top school officials on Thursday agreed to enforce an universal mask mandate for the upcoming school year as part of an effort to protect children too young to receive the COVID-19 vaccine while the pandemic resurges across the state.

40. Confederate bust to be removed from Tennessee Capitol -

NASHVILLE (AP) — A decadeslong effort to remove a bust of a Confederate general and early Ku Klux Klan leader from the Tennessee Capitol cleared its final hurdle Thursday, with state leaders approving the final vote needed to allow the statue to be relocated to a museum.

41. Tennessee's transgender bathroom sign law challenged again -

Tennessee's first-of-its-kind law that requires businesses and government facilities to post signs if they let transgender people use multiperson public bathrooms of their choice has been hit with another legal challenge.

42. Tennessee sued over new transgender bathroom sign law -

NASHVILLE (AP) — The American Civil Liberties Union filed a federal lawsuit Friday challenging Tennessee's first-of-its-kind law that requires businesses and government facilities to post signs if they let transgender people use multiperson public bathrooms of their choice, seeking to block the requirement from taking effect on July 1.

43. Tennessee lawmakers seek answers on shelter for migrant kids -

NASHVILLE (AP) — Tennessee lawmakers are calling for more scrutiny of a Chattanooga shelter for immigrant children after state officials confirmed that an unaccompanied migrant child reported being abused there.

44. Teacher training bill enacted but gov won't sign; cost cited -

NASHVILLE (AP) — Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee has let legislation expanding school district training program options for current teachers become law without his signature, saying it's only due to cost discrepancies.

45. The good, the bad and the ugly of 2020 legislative session -

Legislators have again decamped, signaling halftime of the 112th General Assembly, so it’s time to assess the damage they did before leaving. And, sure, the good.

Which I’ll start with: The bill calling for a statue of David Crockett on the Capitol grounds passed and was signed by the governor. I suggested in a column last year that Crockett might well have been the greatest Tennessean ever, so: Go, Davy!

46. Bill passes to stop executions of intellectually disabled -

NASHVILLE (AP) — Tennessee lawmakers on Monday passed legislation designed to prevent death row inmates with an intellectual disability from being executed.

The action sends the bill to Republican Gov. Bill Lee's desk, with implications for the case of a current death row inmate. Pervis Payne's attorneys have argued he is intellectually disabled as they fight to prevent the state from executing him. He received a temporary reprieve from the governor last November due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but that relief has since expired.

47. "Transformative" Tennessee legislator Thelma Harper dies -

NASHVILLE (AP) — Former Tennessee Sen. Thelma Harper, who became the first African-American woman elected to the state Senate, died Thursday. She was 80.

48. Tennessee closer to banning executions of intellectually disabled -

NASHVILLE (AP) — Tennessee lawmakers are inching closer to advancing legislation designed to prevent death row inmates with an intellectual disability from being executed.

The proposal has gained a groundswell of support from disability advocates, legal experts and death penalty critics who argue Tennessee is long overdue in addressing the matter.

49. New State Library and Archives hosts opening ceremony -

NASHVILLE (AP) — The Tennessee State Library and Archives celebrated the opening of its new 165,000-square-foot building Monday in Nashville, with several Tennessee governors and other top figures in state government on hand for a ribbon cutting.

50. New State Library and Archives to host opening ceremony -

NASHVILLE (AP) — The Tennessee State Library and Archives will host a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of its new 165,000 square foot building.

According to a news release, former U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander, Gov. Bill Lee, former Gov. Bill Haslam, Senate Speaker Randy McNally, House Speaker Cameron Sexton, Secretary of State Tre Hargett, State Librarian and Archivist Chuck Sherrill and others will take part in the event Monday.

51. Tennessee panel votes to move Confederate bust from Capitol -

NASHVILLE (AP) — A Tennessee panel on Tuesday overwhelming voted to remove the state Capitol's bust of a Confederate general and early Ku Klux Klan leader.

However, while the decision marks a key win in a decades-long effort to oust the Nathan Bedford Bust from the second floor of the Capitol building, it remains unclear how soon that will actually happen.

52. Push to oust Nashville judge over absentee vote ruling sparks outcry -

NASHVILLE (AP) — The Republican-dominated Tennessee House is sparking fears of an unprecedented breach of judicial independence by moving forward with a proposal to remove a judge for expanding absentee voting in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

53. Tennessee Senate OKs anti-trans athlete bill -

NASHVILLE (AP) — Tennessee's GOP-dominant Senate advanced legislation Monday that would ban transgender athletes from participating in girls' sports.

The bill has been heavily criticized by Democrats and civil rights advocates, who have warned that Tennessee will likely face costly legal challenges if signed into law, pointing to a similar measure in Idaho that's currently blocked from being enacted as opponents argue it's unconstitutional in court.

54. Tennessee moves vote on Confederate bust in Capitol to March -

NASHVILLE (AP) — Due to severe winter weather, a Tennessee panel won't vote until next month on whether to remove the bust of a Confederal general and early Ku Klux Klan leader from the state Capitol.

55. After Gov. Lee blasts trans athletes, Senate GOP tepid on ban -

NASHVILLE (AP) — A day after the governor said transgender athletes would "destroy women's sports," Tennessee's Senate GOP leaders on Thursday offered tepid support for legislation that would ban them from participating in girls' sports.

56. McNally announces Senate committee appointments -

Lt. Governor Randy McNally (R-Oak Ridge) today announced state Senate committee assignments for the 112th General Assembly. McNally was re-elected Speaker of the Senate on Tuesday.

"This Senate is made up of some of the smartest and strongest leaders with whom I have had the privilege to serve,” Lt. Governor McNally stated. “Each of our Senators could serve on any number of our committees and do well. I am grateful to have such a strong membership. I am confident we have assembled the best team to do the people’s business.”

57. Abelow named president of Nashville Bar Association -

Mike Abelow, member at Sherrard Roe Voigt and Harbison, has been named 2021 president of the Nashville Bar Association.

Abelow litigates complex business disputes, with a focus on business disputes that involve either party threatening to or filing for bankruptcy. He was a litigator with the Federal Trade Commission before moving to Nashville in 2007.

58. At the ‘breaking point’ -

The end of 2020 can’t come soon enough for most people, but some aren’t quite ready to say goodbye. For them, a federal eviction moratorium that expires Dec. 31 is all that’s keeping them in their apartments. The moratorium, which doesn’t cover all renters and doesn’t stop all evictions, doesn’t erase back rent and fees, but it means there are roofs over people’s heads, at least till Dec. 31.

59. Senate GOP reelects legislative leadership team -

NASHVILLE (AP) — Senate Republicans unanimously voted on Thursday to renominate Senate Speaker Randy McNally to a third term in the top legislative leadership position.

60. Tennessee Senate Republicans question Biden's win in letter -

NASHVILLE (AP) — Tennessee's Senate Republicans declared Tuesday that the presidential election was "far from over" and announced their support of President Donald Trump's baseless accusations of fraud and voting irregularities that he says caused him to lose his reelection bid.

61. State Sen. Gardenhire under fire after interview comments -

CHATTANOOGA (AP) — A Republican lawmaker from Chattanooga is under fire for comments made during a local TV interview in which he blamed "inner city" obesity partly on people eating fried chicken and criticized the local police department's hiring practices.

62. Tennessee state senator resting at hospital after aneurysm -

NASHVILLE (AP) — A Tennessee state senator is resting comfortably at the hospital after suffering an aneurysm last week, a Senate GOP spokesperson said Monday.

Tennessee Senate Republican Caucus spokesperson Darlene Schlicher said Sen. Kerry Roberts was feeling better and getting a lot of rest as of Sunday evening.

63. Lawmakers: Extra step to move state Capitol Confederate bust -

NASHVILLE (AP) — Tennessee's top Republican lawmakers contend efforts to remove the bust of an early Ku Klux Klan leader and Confederate general from the Capitol require a third level of approval.

64. Tennesseans receive Amerigroup support -

Amerigroup and its Foundation are donating $125,000 to nonprofit organizations in Tennessee to support ongoing efforts related to COVID-19.

The funding is part of the Foundation’s $50 million commitment for COVID-19 response and recovery efforts to help areas of greatest need, including Tennessee nonprofit organizations on the front lines of the pandemic, who have mobilized in response to the crises impacting the local community.

65. Grand jury indicts Tennessee state senator on theft charges -

MEMPHIS (AP) — A Tennessee state senator was indicted Thursday on dozens of counts of stealing more than $600,000 in federal funds received by a health care school she directed and using the money to pay for personal items and expenses.

66. Gibson offering $59K for pieces of history -

Gibson is launching a global search this summer for missing shipping ledgers from 1959-1960. The ledgers contain the shipping records of all the Gibson guitars created during that year, and documents the “Golden Era” of the company’s 126-year old history.

67. COVID-19 immunity proposal flounders in Tennessee -

NASHVILLE (AP) — Just a few weeks ago, Tennessee looked like a sure bet to become the latest state to protect businesses and other organizations from lawsuits by people impacted by the coronavirus in the push to reopen the economy. Republican Gov. Bill Lee had talked up the change and touted his advocacy on tort reform as a businessman, and he had GOP lawmakers in supermajorities lined up to seal the deal.

68. Trading racism claims, Tennessee House stays in tense divide -

NASHVILLE (AP) — The Tennessee House continued to simmer Wednesday after Republicans spiked a resolution the night before for a young black woman shot and killed this year. Speaker Cameron Sexton even kicked off the morning session by telling leaders of both parties to meet with him afterward.

69. Trading racism claims, Tennessee House stays in tense divide -

NASHVILLE (AP) — The Tennessee House continued to simmer Wednesday after Republicans spiked a resolution the night before for a young black woman shot and killed this year. Speaker Cameron Sexton even kicked off the morning session by telling leaders of both parties to meet with him afterward.

70. Tennessee rep: Loud protests near chamber may warrant arrest -

NASHVILLE (AP) — Tennessee Rep. Bruce Griffey's hearing is iffy and getting worse with age.

Seated in the back of the echo-prone House, the 57-year-old Republican said he struggles to hear proceedings when protests get loud outside the chamber. He said he's had particular trouble hearing over a protester out there who loudly calls for removal of the Capitol's bust of a former Confederate general and early Ku Klux Klan leader.

71. Tennessee OKs sports betting rules -

NASHVILLE (AP) — Tennessee has ended months of work setting up its rules for an online-only sports betting law that passed last year and has yet to see its first wager.

The Tennessee Lottery board's vote Wednesday via teleconference due to the coronavirus pandemic highlights a bigger question: Will there be any games to bet on once sportsbooks are ready to go?

72. Delay of game: Still no rules for online sports betting -

What were the odds it would take more than a year to implement online betting in Tennessee?

The Tennessee Education Lottery Corporation has hit a standstill in the adoption of rules for online sports betting. Nevertheless, hope remains that sports fans in Tennessee will be able to legally bet online in time for the 2020 football season.

73. Tennessee lawmakers won't 'revisit' voucher contract -

NASHVILLE (AP) — Legislative leaders say they have concerns over how the Department of Education selected its vendor to administer Gov. Bill Lee's school voucher program, but they have no plans to halt the contract from moving forward.

74. Lee backpeddling on offering 12 weeks of paid family leave -

NASHVILLE (AP) — Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee is backpedaling on a promise to offer up to 12 weeks of annual paid family leave for state workers through an executive order.

Instead, the Republican announced Wednesday he will pursue the idea through legislation inside a skeptical GOP-dominated Statehouse.

75. Client Choice Award honors Bradley’s Trent -

J. Thomas Trent Jr., a partner in Bradley Arant Boult Cummings’ Nashville office, is one of two attorneys in Tennessee and the only one in Nashville to win a 2020 Client Choice Award.

Produced by Lexology, Client Choice annually recognizes lawyers worldwide for excellent client service.

76. Lee to pitch sweeping anti-abortion bans in Tennessee -

NASHVILLE (AP) — Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee says he wants to enact some of the strictest abortion laws in the nation, which would include banning women from undergoing the procedure once a fetal heartbeat is detected.

77. Tennessee lawmakers kickoff 2020 legislative session -

NASHVILLE (AP) — Tennessee lawmakers begin the 2020 legislative session on Tuesday, kicking off a busy next couple of months expected to be full of debates on criminal justice reform, abortion and other hot-button issues.

78. Faith, service drive Tennessee gov to keep taking refugees -

NASHVILLE (AP) — Fartun Abdi last saw her father face-to-face when she was about 1 year old living in Somalia, just before her family separated to flee fighting in the country.

For most of her life, she wasn't sure her father was alive.

79. Gov. Lee says state will keep resettling refugees -

NASHVILLE (AP) — Tennessee won't stop resettling refugees, Republican Gov. Bill Lee said Wednesday, rejecting the option offered to states by President Donald Trump's administration.

The issue forced Lee, who campaigned on his Christian beliefs, to consider his own experience helping refugees and weigh it against the will of fellow Republicans in the Legislature. GOP lawmakers had sued the federal government over its refugee resettlement program and legislative leaders hoped Lee would accept Trump's offer.

80. Democratic leaders call for review of $4M grant fund -

NASHVILLE (AP) — Democratic lawmakers are calling on top Tennessee agency heads to address questions surrounding a contentious $4 million grant fund.

Glen Casada helped push the grant fund through as House Speaker before he resigned from the top leadership post in August amid a scandal over explicit text messages.

81. Lee taps 38 to serve on census panel -

NASHVILLE (AP) — Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee has appointed 38 people to a panel that will work with the U.S. Census Bureau on the 2020 Census.

Lee's office announced a wide variety of appointees to the Tennessee Complete Count Committee on Wednesday.

82. Lee taps 38 to serve on census panel -

NASHVILLE (AP) — Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee has appointed 38 people to a panel that will work with the U.S. Census Bureau on the 2020 Census.

Lee's office announced a wide variety of appointees to the Tennessee Complete Count Committee on Wednesday.

83. Embattled former speaker Casada defends grant fund -

NASHVILLE (AP) — Disgraced former Tennessee House Speaker Glen Casada says a $4 million state grant fund should not be frozen despite questions raised by legislative leaders surrounding the intention of the taxpayer dollars.

84. Senate leader: Tennessee sports bets might not start by fall -

NASHVILLE (AP) — Tennessee's Senate leader says a slow start means the country's first online-only sports betting law might not see its first wager until after the fall.

Republican Senate Speaker Randy McNally told reporters Thursday that he prefers waiting until all nine members of a new regulatory board are appointed before it establishes parameters for Tennessee sports betting. The law officially took effect July 1.

85. Tennessee House GOP nominates new speaker after scandal -

NASHVILLE (AP) — Tennessee House Republicans nominated a new leader Wednesday as part of their latest attempt to calm the mounting controversies surrounding the GOP-controlled chamber, which has been plagued by scandals involving its outgoing speaker.

86. Tennessee senator faces unethical medical conduct charges -

NASHVILLE (AP) — Health officials are accusing a Tennessee Republican lawmaker of engaging in unethical conduct as a physician and are urging the state to take disciplinary actions.

In June, the Department of Health submitted the charges against Sen. Joey Hensley of Hohenwald to the Board of Medical Examiners. The case will now go to a hearing in September.

87. Top Middle Tennessee residential sales for second quarter 2019 -

Top residential real estate sales, second quarter 2019, for Davidson, Williamson, Rutherford, Wilson and Sumner counties, as compiled by Chandler Reports.

88. Top Middle Tennessee residential sales for May 2019 -

Top residential real estate sales, May 2019, for Davidson, Williamson, Rutherford, Wilson and Sumner counties, as compiled by Chandler Reports.

89. Casada to resign amid text message scandal -

NASHVILLE (AP) — Tennessee's embattled House Speaker Glen Casada announced Tuesday he plans to resign from his leadership post following a vote of no confidence by his Republican caucus amid a scandal over explicit text messages.

90. Top Middle Tennessee residential sales for April 2019 -

Top residential real estate sales, April 2019, for Davidson, Williamson, Rutherford, Wilson and Sumner counties, as compiled by Chandler Reports.

91. Tennessee Senate leader says House speaker should leave post -

NASHVILLE (AP) — Toughening his position, Tennessee Republican Senate Speaker Randy McNally now says embattled GOP House Speaker Glen Casada should resign his leadership post.

92. Senate leader won't call for TN House speaker's resignation -

NASHVILLE (AP) — Tennessee's top state Senate leader says he won't ask for embattled House Speaker Glen Casada to resign from his leadership position amid mounting scandals surrounding Casada's office.

93. Tennessee speaker calls lewd texts 'locker room talk' -

NASHVILLE (AP) — Tennessee's House speaker on Tuesday said he was wrong to participate in lewd conversations about women with his former chief of staff and described the language as "locker room talk" between adult men.

94. Casada chief of staff resigns amid allegations -

NASHVILLE (AP) — The Republican Tennessee House speaker's chief of staff resigned Monday amid allegations that he sent sexually explicit and racist text messages, and after admitting he used cocaine inside a legislative office building when he held a previous job.

95. Lee to allow sports betting without signature -

NASHVILLE (AP) — Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee plans to let legislation to allow sports betting become law without his signature, putting a state that has largely shied from expanding gambling in position to become the first to offer an online-only sportsbook.

96. ESA bill written to thwart legal challenge -

Tucked away on the very last page of a recent House version of the Education Savings Account (ESA) bill are 28 words: “A local board of education does not have authority to assert a cause of action, or intervene in any cause of action, challenging the legality of this part.”

97. 11 big firms say Tennessee bills discriminate against LGBTQ -

NASHVILLE (AP) — Eleven large companies are urging Tennessee's Republican legislative leaders to oppose bills they say discriminate against LGBTQ people.

The Human Rights Campaign announced Tuesday's letter from Hilton; IKEA North America Services; InterContinental Hotels Group; Lyft; Marriott International; MassMutual; Nike; Replacements Ltd.; Salesforce; Unilever; and Warby Parker. They wrote that bills targeting LGBTQ people are bad for employees and their families, customers and business.

98. Tennessee AG declines to weigh in on voucher bill -

NASHVILLE (AP) — A top Tennessee lawmaker says Attorney General Herbert H. Slatery III's decision to not issue a legal opinion on a contentious voucher-like proposal signals it's likely unconstitutional.

99. Fetal heartbeat bill stalls in Tennessee Senate committee -

NASHVILLE (AP) — Legislation banning abortion once a fetal heartbeat is detected stalled in Tennessee on Tuesday amid concerns that passing the measure would result in the state losing costly court battles.

100. Accused Tennessee lawmaker resigns as education chairman -

NASHVILLE (AP) — A Tennessee lawmaker accused of sexual misconduct has stepped down as chairman of an education subcommittee after facing months of protests from victim advocates calling for his resignation.