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Speaker Ramsey says the General Assembly should schedule a veto override session at the conclusion of every two-year meeting of the legislature; this is the second year of the 108th Tennessee General Assembly.
If scheduled, it would be the first veto override session held in 13 years.
Officials with the Internal Revenue Service say more than $12.8 million are due to more than 16,000 Tennesseans who did not file tax returns for 2010.
They have until April 15th to file a tax return for 2010 in order to collect the money. Taxpayers have three years to file a return to claim a refund. If it’s not claimed, that money becomes property of the US Treasury.
The Tennessee Senate will once again take up legislation that it passed in February.
Last week, the Tennessee House of Representatives passed a measure that allows teachers and students to exchange winter holiday greetings and allows schools to display scenes and symbols of those holidays, religious and secular, without any fear of litigation.
The Senate passed the so-called “Merry Christmas” bill in February, but the House version adds language saying that holiday greetings would not be limited to Christmas and Hanukkah and would include other holidays.