Passage Of Tennessee Grandparents Visitation Bill Is A Mere Tweak Of A 40-Year-Old Law That Remains Constitutionally Questionable

This Year The General Assembly Tweaked Tennessee’s Grandparent Visitation Statute Found In Tennessee Code. This Is Not New Nor Does It Make A Substantial Change To The Prior Law That Was First Passed In 1985 And Amended Nine Times Since. Although There Is Great Empathy, And Likely Social Value, In Children Being Able To Maintain A Relationship With Their Grandparents, The Question Remains When Should Grandparents Rights Trump The Inalienable Constitutional Right To Parent?

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Tennessee Legislature Passes Bill To Criminalize Abortion Trafficking Of Minors

Following The Tennessee Senate’s Passage Of A Bill That Would Make It A Criminal Offense To Assist Minors In Obtaining An Abortion By Transporting Them Across State Lines, The House Passed The Bill In A 74-24 Vote.

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Tennessee Franchise Tax Repeal, Refund Appears To Be Headed To Conference Committee

Tennessee’s Franchise Tax Repeal And Rebate Appears Headed To Conference Committee After The Senate Refused To Concur With House Amendments Thursday.

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School Voucher Omnibus Bill Passes In House Education Committee Following 4 Hours Of Discussion

After Over Four Hours Of Deliberation On Wednesday, The House Version Of This Year’s School Choice Legislation Was Passed Out Of The House Education Committee By A Vote Of 12-7. However, School Choice Is Not The Only Thing Legislators Are Considering Here.

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Tennessee House Passes Bill To Enforce Inferior Court Boundaries

A Bill To Prevent The Lower Courts From Taking Up Cases Concerning Or Interfering With Tennessee House And Senate Rules Was Passed In The Tennessee House Of Representatives On Monday By A 59-30 Vote.

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Bill To Exclude Certain Types Of Flags From Tennessee Classrooms One Step Closer To Becoming Law (Update 2.12.24)

This Week In The House K-12 Education Subcommittee, A Bill That If Passed Into Law, Would Allow For Only Specific Types Of Flags To Be Displayed In Classrooms Across Tennessee, Navigated Through Its First Hurdle.

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Tennessee Republicans Secretive About Plans For School Choice Vouchers

Republican Tennessee Lawmakers Are Seemingly Being Secretive About Their Plans For School Choice Vouchers. So Far, Majority Leaders For The House And Senate Have Filed “Caption Bills” Which Give Only A General Description That Is Related To The Intent Of The Legislation.

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TN Senate Delays Special Session Adjournment Due To Potential House Amendments Costing Taxpayers Even More Money

On Thursday, August 24th, Tennessee Senate Leadership Made The Decision To Delay The Official Close Of The Special Session In Anticipation Of House Amendments To Senate-Passed Bills, Thereby Adding At Least One Additional Day To The Session And Costing Tennessee Taxpayers Thousands More Dollars.

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Sexton’s Residency, Sexual Scandal & Transparency In Government – Interview With Judd Legum

Judd Legum Is On The Opposite Side Of The Political Tracks, Yet We Agree On Something: Political Leaders And Their Families Should Work, Live & Be Educated In The Districts They Represent. Otherwise, Anyone Could Rent A Broom Closet In Any District And Claim Residency Without Living Life With Their Constituents.
Legum’s Recent Reporting, Complete With Proper Sourcing, Raises Serious Questions About GOP House Leader Cameron Sexton’s Residency. We Also Discuss The Legal Machinations Of Scotty Campbell’s Recent Resignation, Sexton’s Handling Of The Situation And What It Says About The Working Environment In The Cordell Hull Building.

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Sneaky Caption Bills Could Endanger 2nd Amendment Rights In Tennessee

According To Tennessee Capitol Insiders, A Couple Of Unrelated Caption Bills Are Set To Be Heard Today In House Subcommittees With Amendments Added To Quietly Push Gun Legislation.

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