Serving Hohenwald, Lewis County Tennessee Since 1898

Representative David Byrd; District 71 Capitol Hill Update

Second Amendment rights: The Tennessee House of Representatives approved Republican legislation that removes short-barrel rifles and shotguns from the list of prohibited weapons in the state. Current state law prohibits Tennesseans from possessing, manufacturing, transporting, repairing or selling the firearms. House Bill 2509 went to Gov. Bill Lee to be signed into law.

Banning dangerous drugs— The General Assembly passed legislation this week banning the sale of tianeptine. Sponsored by State Rep. Mark Cochran, House Bill 2043 is marketed as a diet drug or sometimes marketed as an antidepres...


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