Rep. Yusuf Hakeem, Sen. Jeff Yarbro and Rep. Vincent Dixie gathering information to keep communities whole through community districting


Memphis lawmaker says she will oppose any effort to minimize the influence of underserved communities

MEMPHIS — Sen. Raumesh Akbari (D-Memphis) was named co-vice chair of a special Senate committee tasked with drawing new political boundaries in Tennessee.


Reps. Johnson, McKenzie to host community districting meeting with Sens. Akbari, Yarbro


Federal education officials launch civil rights inquiry into Gov. Lee’s executive action making all school mask rules optional


Voting rights group expanding fellowship to Tennessee, South Carolina, Alabama, Mississippi and Louisiana


Census data for drawing new political boundaries arrives this week

Left to right: Sen. Jeff Yarbro, Senate Minority Leader; Rep. Karen Camper, House Minority Leader; Sen. Raumesh Akbari, Senate Democratic Caucus Chairwoman; Rep. Vincent Dixie, House Democratic Caucus Chairman

‘Frightening,’ ‘Emotionally exhausting,’ ‘Set up for failure’: Children Services workers sound off about toxic work environment, unmanageable caseloads in alarming workplace survey

Sen. Heidi Campbell (D-Nashville); Rep. Gloria Johnson (D-Knoxville)

Lawmakers from more than 20 states join Texas legislators to pressure Senate to pass the For the People Act before August recess

Sen. Brenda Gilmore (D-Nashville) and Rep. London Lamar (D-Memphis) are in Washington, D.C. to push for voter rights legislation.

Sen. Heidi Campbell (D-Nashville) is a member of the legislature’s Fiscal Review Committee, which oversees state spending and tax collections.

Senator Raumesh Akbari (D-Memphis)

Tennessee Senate Democrats

Fighting for everyday people in the Tennessee General Assembly

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