Measure to authorize child care as a candidate campaign expense fails in House subcommittee A measure to make it easier for Tennesseans with young children to run for public office died Wednesday, March 13 in a House subcommittee. House Bill 0007, sponsored by Rep. Jason Powell, D-Nashville, District 53, would have authorized a candidate to…

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Republican members of the General Assembly struggled vocally to comprehend legislation that legally undermines companies paying higher wages, offering better benefits and fostering more inclusive workplaces than business peers. House Bill 0563, sponsored by Rep. Jason Zachary, R-Knoxville, District 14, eliminates “internal business policies” as factors that can be considered by local governments seeking to…

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