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Tennessee can make strides on domestic violence

January 25, 2016

This year our General Assembly has a chance to take a major step forward in protecting victims of domestic violence from repeated abuse. Protecting victims is just one part of ending domestic violence, but an important part. Domestic violence is a scourge in our community. On average, every 20 minutes, an act of domestic violence […]

Senator wants Tennessee to have over-the-counter birth control – WKRN

January 13, 2016

http://wkrn.com/2016/01/12/tenn-senator-wants-state-to-have-over-the-counter-birth-control/ NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – Over-the-counter birth control doesn’t exist in Tennessee yet, but it’s already law in Oregon and California. However, one of the people who helps make Tennessee’s laws wants our state to be next. “This is as close to an official announcement as there is,” Senator Steve Dickerson told News 2. Dickerson […]

Tenn. Republican marijuana bill: Eat it or rub it on, but no smoking

March 24, 2015

http://wkrn.com/2015/03/23/tn-republican-marijuana-bill-eat-it-or-rub-it-on-but-no-smoking/

Republican lawmakers to pitch medical marijuana plan

March 24, 2015

https://www.nashvillepost.com/blogs/postpolitics/2015/3/19/republican_lawmakers_to_pitch_medical_marijuana_plan

Nashville GOP senator to propose medical marijuana bill

March 24, 2015

http://www.tennessean.com/story/news/politics/2015/03/19/nashville-gop-senator-to-propose-medical-marijuana-bill/25018625/

Nashville Today: Bill would mandate 12-hour hold in domestic violence cases

March 6, 2015

Tennessee has the ominous distinction of being in the top 10 worst states for domestic violence. In Davidson County, someone is the victim of domestic violence every 20 minutes. State law currently requires a 12-hour “cooling off” period for those accused of perpetrating a crime against a domestic partner or spouse but judicial discretion means […]

Tennessean Op-Ed: Tennessee can make strides on domestic violence

February 22, 2015

This year our General Assembly has a chance to take a major step forward in protecting victims of domestic violence from repeated abuse. Protecting victims is just one part of ending domestic violence, but an important part. Domestic violence is a scourge in our community. On average, every 20 minutes, an act of domestic violence […]

Dickerson appointed to three key Senate Committees

January 26, 2015

(NASHVILLE, TN), January 26, 2015 —  State Senator Steven Dickerson (R-Nashville) has been appointed to three key committees in the Tennessee State Senate, including the powerful Senate Finance, Ways and Means Committee which holds the purse strings for all of state government.  Lt. Governor Ron Ramsey made the appointment recently during the organizational session of […]

Join Senator Dickerson for the 2nd Annual Jammin’ & Biscuits!

September 30, 2014

Join Senator Dickerson for his 1st Annual Jammin’ & Biscuits!

August 21, 2013