Glen Casada http://wmot.org en Political Tussle Over Election of Tenn. Judges http://wmot.org/post/political-tussle-over-election-tenn-judges <p>NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) &mdash; Tennessee&#39;s top Republicans say they want to keep the current method of choosing judges and will introduce a constitutional amendment that would require voter approval.</p><p>Gov. Bill Haslam, Senate Speaker Ron Ramsey and House Speaker Beth Harwell announced&nbsp;Wednesday in Nashville that they oppose the popular election of Supreme Court justices and appellate court judges.</p> Thu, 26 Jan 2012 13:54:48 +0000 Associated Press 6654 at http://wmot.org Income Tax Ban Amendment Passes http://wmot.org/post/income-tax-ban-amendment-passes <p>NASHVILLE,‭ ‬Tenn.‭ (‬AP‭) &mdash; ‬A constitutional amendment to ban an income tax in Tennessee has passed the House.</p> Fri, 20 Jan 2012 13:22:20 +0000 Associated Press 6426 at http://wmot.org