Gov. Bill Lee

Lee To Pitch Sweeping Anti-Abortion Bans In Tennessee

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Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee says he wants to enact some of the strictest abortion laws in the nation, which would include banning women from undergoing the procedure once a fetal heartbeat is detected.

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Tennessee lawmakers are poised to begin the 2020 legislative session, kicking off a busy next couple of months expected to be full of debates on criminal justice reform, abortion and other hot-button issues.

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Tennessee's Capitol Commission has no plans to address a contentious bust of a former Confederate general and early leader of the Ku Klux Klan when it meets next week for the first time in a year.

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Tennesseans are invited to visit the governor's mansion this holiday season for self-guided tours.

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Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee says if residents pray to God to favor the state, God will answer those prayers.

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Gov. Bill Lee has signed an executive order transferring an early education program for infants and toddlers with disabilities to a new state agency.

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 Tennessee Governor Bill Lee endorsed Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin’s reelection bid Friday during a Republican campaign event in west Kentucky.

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Tennessee education officials are distributing almost $5.9 million in grants to aid 117 charter schools in the state.

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Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee has appointed 38 people to a panel that will work with the U.S. Census Bureau on the 2020 Census.

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Tennessee officials have reported the state's first death from a vaping-related respiratory illness.