The Tri-Star State
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What’s happening in Tennessee politics this week? Nashville Public Radio statehouse reporter Chas Sisk breaks down what you need to know at the state capitol and beyond — in just a few minutes. Episodes released each Sunday.
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Monument, Testing Controversies Rock Tennessee Lawmakers In Session's Final Days
2 days ago
The big debates appeared to be behind the Tennessee Legislature, which has been in a wrap-up phase for the last week or two. Then a move to "punish" Memphis and a cyberattack on standardized tests injected high drama into the final days of the session. In this week's edition of The Tri-Star State , WPLN's Jason Moon Wilkins and statehouse reporter Chas Sisk look at why a budget decision stirred a national debate on race and how lawmakers addressed more trouble with TNReady.