Tennessee General Assembly Approves $1 Million for Coal Industry

TN Legislators Passed A Bill That Will Allow The State To Regain Control Of A Coal Industry That Has Been Seriously Lacking In Production In Recent Years. Initial Agreements Showed That Oversight Of The Industry Would Come At No Cost To The State, But The New Bill Will Leave Tennessee Paying Nearly $1 Million Per Year.

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Governor Lee To Consider Bill On LGBTQ Curriculum

Governor Lee Will Soon Be Considering A Tennessee Bill That Would Require Schools To Inform Parents Of Any Curriculum That Includes Instruction On Gender Identity Or Sexual Orientation And Would Allow Parents To Opt Their Student Out Of That Instruction.

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Rape Survivors Protection Act Advances In Tennessee House

Sexual Assault Survivors May Soon Be Able To Track Their Submitted Rape Kits If House Bill 0039 Makes Its Way Through The Legislature. “Memphis had about 12,000 untested kits, The next closest jurisdiction to that was Knoxville with 400 and Nashville with 200.”

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Rep. Robin Smith, Lobbyists & 6 Republicans Kill Religious Objections Bill

House Bill 10, A Law Protecting Religious Objections To Compulsory Vaccination Or Medical Procedures In Employment And Other Situations, Died In A House Subcommittee On Tuesday.

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