Tennessee Senate passes four bills, special session likely to end Thursday

‘You’ve done nothing,’ women in the Senate gallery chanted

By , Daily Memphian Published: August 23, 2023 6:39 PM CT

The bills seek to improve background checks, create an awareness campaign about free gun locks and require a report on human trafficking; they mostly continue things the state government already does.


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Ian Round

Ian Round

Ian Round is The Daily Memphian’s state government reporter based in Nashville. He came to Tennessee from Maryland, where he reported on local politics for Baltimore Brew. He earned a master’s degree in journalism from the University of Maryland in December 2019.


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