21 Alerts From the TENNESSEE Tag


How Policing for Profit can lead to a Debtors’ Prisons: NMA E-Newsletter #429

Alexander City, Alabama has agreed to give $680,000 to nearly 200 people who were jailed because they were too poor to pay their court fines. The suit filed in September 2015 by the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) claimed that the town ran “a modern-day debtors prison.” Indigent debtors served time in the municipal jail […]

2015 Second Quarter Legislative Update: NMA E-Newsletter #338

The NMA continues to advocate for motorists’ rights at the national, state and local level. Legislatures across the country took up a broad range of motorists’ issues in the first quarter of 2015. Here’s a brief summary of the driving-related issues we addressed. California Supported Senate Bill 218 which would prevent the Mountains Recreation and […]

NMA Tennessee Alert: Tell Governor Haslam to Veto Fake Camera Ban

The Tennessee Legislature is trying to pull a fast one on you by passing the now-gutted “Tennessee Freedom from Traffic Cameras Act.” The act in its original form was essentially a complete ban on all camera-based enforcement (red-light and speed cameras) throughout the state. But thanks to the vagaries of the legislative and lobbying process […]

NMA E-Newsletter #325: 2015 First Quarter Legislative Update

The NMA continues to advocate for motorists’ rights at the national, state and local level. Legislatures across the country took up a broad range of motorists’ issues in the first quarter of 2015. Here’s a brief summary of the driving-related issues we addressed. Arizona Supported Senate Bill 1167 which would ban red-light and speed cameras […]

NMA Tennessee Alert: Support Bills to Ban Ticket Cameras Statewide

Dear Tennessee Member, Great news! The Tennessee General Assembly is set to take up the Tennessee Freedom From Traffic Cameras Act, which would ban the use of all traffic enforcement cameras throughout the state. The House version is contained in House Bill 1372, and the Senate version is contained in Senate Bill 1128. The bills’ […]