Hamilton County Mayor Withdraws Requests To Use Excess Pandemic Funds For County Projects

County Mayor Weston Wamp Halted His Effort To Get $3 Million In Covid Funds Previously Allotted To The Hamilton County Wastewater Treatment Authority Reallocated For Other County Projects.

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Rep. Carr Withdraws Bill That Prioritized Foreign Labor Over Native Tennessee Workers

Republican Representative Dale Carr Has Withdrawn A Piece Of Legislation That Would Have Made Tennessee More Appealing To Illegal Immigrants By Making It Easier For Employers To Replace Tennessee Workers With Foreign Labor.

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Gardenhire Joins With Democrats To Give Illegal Aliens Taxpayer-Funded College Perks

Sen. Todd Gardenhire (R-Chattanooga-District 10) Is Sponsoring A Bill That Would Give Illegal Aliens Free College Tuition In Exchange For Teaching In A Tennessee Public School For At Least Five Years.

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Tennessee Senators Advance Bill To Outlaw Child Mutilation

Yesterday, Senate Bill 0001 Was Presented To A Crowded Hearing Room, With Several From Both Sides Of The Argument In Attendance And Was Eventually Passed On To The Next Stage Of The Committee Process.

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Republican Bills Seek To Add Exceptions To Tennessee Abortion Ban

Two New Bills Recently Filed By Republican Legislators Would Allow For Exceptions To The State’s Current Abortion Ban.

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Tennessee Senate Committee Hears Testimony On Mileage-Based Vehicle Tax Options

A Tennessee Senate Committee Heard Testimony On Wednesday On A Potential Mileage-Based User Fee To Replace The State’s Gas Tax.

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TennCare To Spend $500M Because Of Enrollment From Pandemic

TennCare Currently Has $1.1 Billion In Its Reserves And Expects It To Cost $500 Million Of Those Reserves Over The Next Year As It Re-determines Medicaid Eligibility For Those Additional 500,000 Members Who Joined The Plan Over The Past Three Years.

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Lee And 24 GOP Governors Ask Biden To Hit Pause On Broader Clean Water Rule

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee Along With 24 Other Republican Governors Oppose A Revised Federal Rule Regulating U.S. Waterways, Citing Uncertainty From An Undecided U.S. Supreme Court Case Related To The Rule.

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