NASHVILLE — Senate Republicans approved legislation tonight stripping teacher unions of their collective bargaining rights.
The bill passed in the GOP-controlled chamber on a largely partisan 18-14 vote after lengthy, often contentious debate.
House Finance Committee members are scheduled to consider the same legislation on Tuesday.
For complete details, see tomorrow’s Times Free Press.
Andy Sher is a Nashville-based staff writer covering Tennessee state government and politics for the Times Free Press. A Washington correspondent from 1999-2005 for the Times Free Press, Andy previously headed up state Capitol coverage for The Chattanooga Times, worked as a state Capitol reporter for The Nashville Banner and was a contributor to The Tennessee Journal, among other publications. Andy worked for 17 years at The Chattanooga Times covering police, health care, county government, ...