NASHVILLE, Tenn (AP/WMOT) — Senate Speaker Ron Ramsey is chiding the Tennessee Chamber of Commerce for focusing on a bill to guarantee workers the right to store firearms in vehicles parked on company lots.
The Blountville Republican acknowledged Wednesday that the guns-in-parking-lots measure involves prickly property rights issues, but said he expects to reach a compromise on the matter.
In a recent interview with WMOT, Chief Policy Officer Mark Hill was adamant about the chamber’s opposition.
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT) -- Illinois Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. will make an appearance this week here in Middle Tennessee.
The son of Civil Rights icon the Reverend Jesse Jackson, Jess Jackson Jr. is scheduled to speak Friday on the campus of Middle Tennessee State University. He was originally slated to be MTSU’s keynote speaker for Black History Month festivities in February, but had to reschedule the appearance.