Guest column: Leadership from states could curb federal regulatory abuse
October 20, 2105 More and more state legislators, as well as members of Congress, will have to take a stand: Should federal regulators keep their power to dictate from Washington, or is it time to make them more accountable? more…

Sen. Norris: Memphis now model for assault kit handling
October 19, 2105 Following his address at the second annual Sexual Assault Kit Summit for Cities at the Cook Convention Center, Norris said the more than 12,000 untested sexual assault kits Memphis had at its peak were a “prologue, not a backlog.” more…

LEAP grants aim to fill void in Tennessee workforce
October 12, 2105 State Sen. Mark Norris, R-Collierville, who sponsored the LEAP legislation in 2013, said he was motivated by similar complaints in West Tennessee. more...

Sen. Norris: Workforce more ready
September 9, 2015 “If you tell [companies] that you get it intuitively and you understand the importance of a ready and skilled workforce, that’s an incentive of a different kind,” Norris said. more…

Guest column: Tennessee has work to do to improve well-being of its children
July 29, 2015 Annie E. Casey reminds me of the canary in the coal mine. Our children’s well-being and our ability to nurture it is a harbinger. We can rise to this challenge just as we’ve done in other ways in the past. We are doing better in Tennessee, but we must do better still. more…

Norris says state’s Kids Count ranking of 36th is “unacceptable”
July 24, 2015 State Senate Majority Leader Mark Norris said Friday that Tennessee’s ranking of 36th among the states in the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s new annual report on children’s well-being is “unacceptable” and that the state should focus more effectively on the needs of its children and youth. more…

Mark Norris, Al Harvey Invited to Runnymede for 800th Anniversary of Magna Carta Signing
June 12, 2015 Norris was invited under the auspices of his being the immediate past national chairman of the Council of State Governments. more…

Norris helps cut backlog in securing headstones for veterans’ graves
May 24, 2015 Oakman remains especially grateful to Norris. “I can’t tell you how refreshing it was to finally meet a politician that cared,” he said. more…

PATIENT ADVOCATES TESTIFY IN SUPPORT OF BIOSIMILAR LEGISLATION
April 21, 2015 While at the Capitol testifying their support, patient advocates also met with several legislators including bill sponsors Senate Majority Leader Mark Norris and House Health Committee Chairman Cameron Sexton to share their stories and thank them for their leadership on this legislation. more…

Tennessee Chamber of Commerce and Industry and Farm Bureau endorse Regulation Freedom Amendment
March 13, 2015 A resolution sponsored by Senate Majority Leader Mark Norris (R-Collierville) that aims to force Congress to pass a “Regulation Freedom” Amendment to the U.S. Constitution has gained key endorsements from the Tennessee Chamber of Commerce and Farm Bureau. more…

 

Comments are closed.