Amendment To The Tennessee Constitution Aims To Forever Ban A Statewide Property Tax

Since 1949, Tennessee Government Has Relied On Sales Tax As The Primary Source Of Funding. Prior To 1949, The State Also Relied On A Statewide Property Tax. The State Property Tax Went Away But The Empowering Legislation Did Not. A Proposed Amendment To The Tennessee Constitution Will Address This By Forever Banning A Statewide Property Tax In The Volunteer State.

Read more

East TN Lawmakers Address Citizens At Americans For Prosperity Event

The Reignite The American Dream Dinner And Summit Was Held At The Meadowview Conference Center On Thursday. The Americans For Prosperity Group Hosted Community Members To Hear What Lawmakers Are Planning For In The Fight For The American Dream In Tennessee.

Read more

Freedom Fest 2023 Draws Capacity Crowd to Jefferson County, Speakers And Activists From Across Tennessee Participate

Conservative Activists, Organizations, And Presenters From Across Tennessee Gathered To Attend Freedom Fest 2023, Jointly Sponsored By Empowered Jefferson And Empowered Sevier. Both Empowered Groups Were Formed By Citizens In A Grassroots Effort To Improve Public Policy, Government Accountability, And To Support Common Sense Conservatives That Seek Public Office.

Read more

Thousands Of Taxpayer Dollars Spent To “Fix” Legislator’s Alleged Sexual Harassment Violation

Receipts Show That The State Legislature Spent Thousands Of Taxpayer Dollars Trying To Rectify A Sexual Harassment Scandal Involving Now-Former State Representative Scotty Campbell.

Read more

Tennessee House Passes Teacher Pay Raise, Stops TEA Due Collection

The Tennessee House Approved A Bill Wednesday To Increase The Base Teacher Salary To $50,000 In The State By The 2026-27 School Year. The Bill Also Will Remove The Option For Teachers To Have Automatic Payroll Deductions For Professional Employee Organization Dues.

Read more