A measure to expand on-site voting access to elderly and disabled Tennesseans living in certain institutional homes failed Feb. 26 in a Senate committee. Senate Bill 0192, sponsored by Sen. Katrina Robinson, D-Memphis, District 33, would have expanded a popular voting program that facilitates on-site voting at licensed nursing homes to include “institutions designated for…

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Nashville Electric Service wants to make customer power shutoffs easier, according to a lawmaker sponsoring the legislation to eliminate a consumer protection rule. Rep. Pat Marsh, R-Shelbyville, District 62, told members of the House Commerce Committee on Tuesday, Feb. 26 that Nashville Electric Service “asked for this bill” because the utility wants to remove the…

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