Tennessee Private Schools Could Get $60 Million In Leftover Pandemic Relief Funds

Tennessee Is Taking Steps To Ensure That Private Schools Get The Opportunity To Receive Nearly $60 Million In Unused Federal Covid Relief Funds Set Aside For Them In 2021.

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Rep. Powers To Re-Introduce Bill To Combat Big Tech Censorship Of Tennessee Citizens

Representative Dennis Powers Plans To Reintroduce His Social Media Common Carrier Bill With Hopes That It Will Pass This Time Around. Powers Believes Social Media Is The Town Square Of Our Time And That Social Media Companies Are Common Carriers, Just Like A Phone Company Or Hotel Chain, And They Should Not Discriminate Based Upon Political Ideology.

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We’ve Been Banned On Facebook!

Every Week, Thousands Tune In To Our Tenncon Big 7 News Digest Show, Where I Break Down The 7 Biggest Stories In Tennessee State News From A Conservative Perspective, Via Email, Social Media, Podcasts, And Video.
This Week, We Will Not Be Live-Streaming On Facebook. Instead, I’d Like To Invite You To Join Me On Zoom In The “Live Audience.” I’ll Be Taking Questions At The End… Live!
Now, If You Are Interested, Get There A Little Early. Zoom Can Only Accommodate 100 People. First Come, First Served.
We Will Be Sending Out The Recording After The Fact, So Do Not Despair If You Can’t Make It. But, For Those Of You Who Can, Please Do.
I’d Love To See You. Let’s Stick It To Facebook…
Credentials In Article…

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Analysis: Who Really Pays In Tennessee’s Sports Stadium Sales Tax Zone Funding Scheme?

In Many Of The Cases, Rather Than Using Direct Funding Methods From City Or State Coffers, Tennessee Has Now Opted To Have A Portion Of Funding For The Bonds On Building Stadiums To Come From Sales Tax Zones. Those Funds Are Often Termed By Those Proposing Deals As User Fees. But Economists Say That Doesn’t Show The Full Impact.

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Tennesseans Can’t Rely On “No Surprises” In Medical Billing Due To Loopholes & Legislature Inaction

A Federal Law That Aims To Prevent Individuals From Receiving Unexpected Or Higher Than Expected Medical Bills Has Loopholes Discovered Due To An Experience By A Nashville Woman. Meanwhile, Tennessee’s Version Of The Law Has Been Deferred Since 2020.

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Senator Watson Rallies GOP Base With First Ever “Bo’s All-American Bash”

Sen. Bo Watson Hosted Hundreds Of Guests At Greenway Farms In Hixson On October 23rd For The First-Ever Bo’s All-American Bash, Featuring A Cookout By The Rib & Loin, Live Music From Smith & Wesley, Kids Activities And Special Guest Speakers.

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TN GOP Leadership Announces Additional Step To Support TBI & Accelerate Forensic Testing

On Thursday, Tennessee Governor Bill Lee, Lieutenant Governor Randy McNally And Speaker Cameron Sexton Announced A Decisive Step To Accelerate The Hiring Process For 25 Additional Forensic Lab Positions At The Tennessee Bureau Of Investigation (TBI).

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State Senator Holds Annual Literacy Summit In Hamilton County

State Senator Bo Watson (R-Hixson-District 11) Held His Second Annual Literacy Summit In Collegedale Last Week. He And Several Other State And Education Officials Talked About The New Updates To The Tennessee Literacy Success Act, Including The Third-Grade Retention Law.

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Senator Bo Watson Presents The 2022 Literacy Summit

District 11 Senator Bo Watson (R-Hixson) Will Present The 2022 Literacy Summit As Part Of His Ongoing Efforts To Elevate The Importance Of Literacy In Early Childhood. The Summit Comes At A Pivotal Time – Data Released Earlier This Month Showed Hamilton County Made Far Less Academic Growth In Literacy Than Expected.

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Tennessee Joins State Network Focused On Using Data For Governing

Tennessee Is Joining A Network Of States To Advance State Use Of Evidence-Based Policymaking.

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