Watson Champions Bill Allowing Unvaccinated Families To Adopt Kids In Tennessee

A Tennessee Bill, Sponsored By Senator Bo Watson And Representative Ron Gant, Would End Current Vaccine Rules For Families Fostering Or Adopting Babies Under 18 Months Old And Kids With Significant Medical Needs, Based On The Families’ Moral Or Religious Objections.

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Tennessee Bill That Increases Criminal Penalty For Indirectly Causing Abuse Or Imminent Harm To A Child Moves To Full Committee

A Tennessee Bill That Increases The Penalty For Those Who Indirectly Cause Harm Or Death To A Child (In That They Aren’t The Actual Person Who Inflicted The Abuse) Moved Directly Through The House Criminal Justice Subcommittee To The Full House Criminal Justice Committee Without Any Questions Being Taken From Its Members, Indicating Total Bi-Partisan Support.

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Bill Mandating Firearm Safety Training For Tennessee Public School Students Passes In Committee, Moves To House Floor

A Bill Mandating Firearm Safety Training For Tennessee Public School Students Passed The House Education Instruction Committee Yesterday 12-3 And Now Moves To The House Floor For A Vote.

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Severe Staffing Shortage May Have Led To Tennessee Inmate’s Murder

A Temporary Unsealing Of Court Documents Has Revealed A Severe Lack Of Staffing At A Hartsville, Tennessee Prison. A Former Corrections Officer At The Facility Describes How The Critical Lack Of Correctional Officers Made It Possible For 4 Inmates To Move About The Prison, Target And Murder Another Inmate.

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Senate Judiciary Chair Todd Gardenhire Comes Down Hard On Bail Bill

Senate Judiciary Chairman Todd Gardenhire Blasted A Proposed Amendment To The Tennessee Constitution Regarding The State’s Bail Law Tuesday, Saying It Will Pack County Jails And Put Local Governments In A Financial Bind.

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Tennessee Bill Would Allow Local Governments To Cut, End Grocery Tax

Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee Did Not Include A Grocery Tax Holiday In This Year’s Budget Proposal, But A Proposed Bill Would Begin Allowing Counties And Municipalities To Cut Or Remove Grocery Tax.

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Alternative Tennessee Sovereignty Bill Undermines Stronger Nullification Bill That Has Grassroots Support

A Bill Scheduled To Be Heard In The Senate State & Local Government Committee Today At 10:30AM May Be A Ploy To Undermine A Stronger Bill That Conservative Tennessee Lawmakers Have Been Attempting To Get Passed For Two Years.

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“Lesser Magistrate Blackmail,” Conservative Group Raises Concerns Over Tennessee Municipal Housing Bill

Under New Tennessee Legislation, Any City Or Metro Government That Does Not Adopt At Least Four Of The Proposed Strategies By July 1st, 2025, Will Be Deemed Ineligible To Receive A Whole Slew Of Grants “So Long As The Local Government Remains Out Of Compliance.”

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