Tag: Antonio Parkinson

The peace on Christmas?

An exchange of tweets spanning Wednesday night and Thursday morning seem to indicate upcoming bipartisan and bicameral cooperation on a measure that would address the backlog of untested rape kits from investigations in Memphis and across the state. As reported

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House Democrats assess redistricting damage

The Republican-led committee in charge of new district maps for the state House of Representatives on Tuesday gave their Democratic counterparts a preview of the maps that will be discussed today. The House Democratic Caucus held a meeting to go

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After Ulysses, Kerry on

Kerry Roberts, of Tennessee’s Springfield (there’s one in every state), won the Senate District 18 election with 8,827 votes to Portland Mayor Ken Wilber’s 4,316, according to unofficial results posted on the Secretary of State’s website. Lt. Gov. Ron Ramsey,

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Roberts, Wilber face off; Memphis votes on school system transfer

Today voters in Robertson and Sumner Counties who reside in the 18th Senate District will choose a replacement for now-U.S. Rep. Diane Black. One of Black’s rivals in last year’s GOP congressional primary, Kerry Roberts, faces Portland Mayor Ken Wilber,

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