Under the Dome: Corrections funding with specific instructions; nullification; 10 Commandments debated

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Any more money for the Department of Corrections will come with specific instructions on its use. Senate Finance and Taxation General Fund chair Arthur Orr, R-Decatur, said Thursday that lawmakers were working on additional funding for the hard-pressed department, which for years has dealt with overcrowding and a lack of staffing. A budget approved by [...]

Rep. Lynn Greer appointed chairman of House Transportation, Utilities & Infrastructure committee

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House Speaker Mike Hubbard has appointed Rep. Lynn Greer, R-Rogersville, as chairman of the House Transportation, Utilities and Infrastructure committee, and has moved several freshman representatives into other committee vice-chairmanships. Greer, owner of Greer Construction in Rogersville, is serving his fourth term in the state House.  He first served from 1974 to 1981, and then [...]