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Gov. Lee, AG Skrmetti move to dismiss gun rights lawsuit

Governor, AG Skrmetti move to dismiss gun rights lawsuit By Logan Watson An attorney representing Governor Bill Lee and Tennessee Attorney General Jonathan Skrmetti asked a panel of judges presiding over a gun rights lawsuit dismiss the case against his clients last Thursday. The lawsuit, filed by Milan attorney Stephen L. Hughes, Duncan O’Mara, Elaine…

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Gov. Bill Lee lifts restrictions on spectator sports

By Caleb Revill Gov. Bill Lee issued a statement on “Executive Order No. 75” Thursday lifting restrictions on who can participate in or attend indoor school sporting events starting Feb. 1. On Dec. 20, 2020, Lee signed “Executive Order No. 70” as Tennessee COVID-19 cases skyrocketed to record high numbers. The order limited high school…

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Local, state courts closed through Jan. 29

Tennessee Supreme Court orders provisions to suspend most in-person proceedings at local and state courts By Caleb Revill With regards to Gov. Bill Lee’s Executive Order No. 70, the Supreme Court of Tennessee has adopted provisions that will suspend almost all in-person proceedings at both local and state courts from December 28, 2020 to January…

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