monkey law http://wmot.org en ACLU to Challenge "Monkey" Law http://wmot.org/post/aclu-challenge-monkey-law <p>MURFREESBORO, Tenn (WMOT)&nbsp; --&nbsp; The Tennessee chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union says it&rsquo;s already talking to potential plaintiffs about challenging Tennessee&rsquo;s so-called &quot;monkey law.&quot;</p><p>The measure became law Tuesday without Governor Haslam&rsquo;s signature. The governor complained that the bill would likely cause confusion, but also noted that it passed with comfortable margins in both chambers of the Tennessee legislature.</p> Thu, 12 Apr 2012 11:58:20 +0000 Mike Osborne 9719 at http://wmot.org AARP Holding Town Meetings Statewide http://wmot.org/post/aarp-holding-town-meetings-statewide <p>NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) &mdash; The AARP will host town hall meetings across the state to give Tennesseans&nbsp;a chance to provide input on the future of Medicare and Social Security.</p><p>Meetings are planned for Johnson City, Knoxville, Nashville and Jackson on April 4, and in Memphis on April 5.</p><p>According to AARP, a new survey finds that most Americans believe lawmakers in Washington are making too many decisions about Medicare and Social Security behind closed doors and not listening to the public.</p><p>Karin Miller is an AARP spokesperson.</p> Tue, 20 Mar 2012 21:46:59 +0000 AP/WMOT 8740 at http://wmot.org AARP Holding Town Meetings Statewide