TBA Law Blog

Posted by: Brittany Sims on Jul 22, 2014

Sen. Lamar Alexander has declared his support for passage of all four amendments to the state constitutions that will be on the November ballot, including Amendment 2 dealing with the gubernatorial appointment of judges to the state Supreme Court and other appellate courts. Amendment 1 would insert into the constitution new provisions giving the Legislature authority to enact abortion restrictions, Amendment 3 would prohibit the Legislature from ever enacting a state income tax and Amendment 4 would allow veterans groups to hold fundraising raffles and the like that involve gambling. Knoxnews has more.