“This commemorative edition honors the steadfast efforts of Tennessee suffragists and the pivotal role Tennessee played in ratifying the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution,” Secretary of State Tre Hargett said of the 2019-2020 Tennessee Blue Book — which is yellow.
How the money is spent, from personnel and benefits to supplies and materials, and debt service.
The first step in setting a tax rate is determining the countywide assessment, in other words, how much is property worth according to the property assessor?
Local governments are likely beginning the process of developing budgets for the upcoming fiscal year.
The constitutionally mandated presidential message has gone through a few name changes.
The First Amendment provides several rights protections. Do you know what they are?
Martin Luther King Jr. was born on January 15, 1929 in Atlanta. But the King holiday is marked every year on the third Monday in January.
The General Assembly is made up of the Tennessee Senate and the Tennessee House of Representatives
To seek or hold the office of U.S. House of Representative, a person must be at least 25 years of age, a citizen of the United States for seven years and a Tennessee resident.
Does Congress have the authority to declare “national holidays?”
The Constitution might never have been ratified if the framers hadn't promised to add a Bill of Rights. The first ten amendments to the Constitution gave citizens more confidence in the new government and contain many of today's Americans' most valued freedoms.
The county offices, other than school board, for which a primary is held is determined by the Sullivan County Republican and Democratic Party.
Some celebrate Dec. 5 as Repeal Day, because Prohibition — which outlawed alcohol — was ended by a constitutional amendment which repealed an earlier amendment. The 21st Amendment’s repeal of the 18th Amendment is the only time such an instance has occurred in the nation’s history.
Not until 1924 were all Native Americans granted citizenship. Before this juncture, only individuals who were members of federally recognized tribes and “naturalized” individuals were given the rights of a United States citizen.
Armistice Day was first marked in 1919, one year after WWI fighting ceased. It became a national holiday in 1938 and was transformed to Veterans Day in 1954 in order to honor American veterans of all wars.