We Need Legislators To END Employer Mandates In This Special Session

We have heard the argument over and over again from GOP leadership here in Tennessee, “we don’t regulate businesses here in Tennessee.” And that argument is used to try and convince the public that private employers have a liberty right to force and/or coerce their employees into making decisions as a condition of employment.

Yet, EVERY member of that same GOP leadership supports the Right to Work Amendment to our Constitution which will come up for a vote in the general election in 2022. So, the legislature is willing to restrict a private business from requiring their employees to be part of a labor union, but unwilling to restrict a business from forcing medical decisions on their employees? It sounds to me that “restricting business” really has nothing to do with it.

It is time that we put the politics aside here in Tennessee and get this done in the upcoming Special Session!

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Is Tennessee Putting Its Values On The Altar Of Economic Growth?

Have You Heard The Mantra Regurgitated In Almost Every Press Release Of GOP Establishment Leaders? Or Take A Look At Their Twitter Feed Lately?
You’ll Find The Phrase, “We Are Pro-business.” And Honestly, That Sounds Good, Right? I Mean, What Conservative Would Be Against Business Growth Or Want To See Businesses Stifled Under Burdensome Government Regulation? So, In Those Terms, Pro-Business Makes Sense.
But Lately, That Phrase Is Beginning To Take On A Whole New Meaning For Me, And Not In A Good Way. Why? Because We Are Witnessing The Ever-increasing Power Of Large Global Corporations That Influence Policy In Our State That Do Not Necessarily Align With Tennessee Values.

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Nearly 300 TN Businesses Awarded $310M In Shuttered Venue Grants

For 299 Venues And Businesses Across Tennessee, The Federal Shuttered Venue Operators Grant Paid Out As Much As $10 Million Per Business.

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TN Health Commissioner Acknowledges “Unintended Consequences” of Biden’s Federal Mandate

Tennessee’s Commissioner For The Department Of Health Is Concerned About The “Unintended Consequences” That May Occur As A Result Of President Biden’s Recent Order That Forces Bigger Companies To Make Vaccines Mandatory For Their Employees.

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Are You On Biden’s Side Or The Side Of Tennesseans? : Rep Tim Rudd Op-Ed

A Special Session Of The Tennessee General Assembly Needs To Be Called. Joe Biden Drew A Line In The Sand And Has Challenged Us To Cross It. Tennessee’s Leaders And Elected Officials Have A Choice To Make. We Are Either On Joe Biden’s Side Or On The Side Of Tennesseans. We Must Address Biden’s Executive Order, Vaccine And Mask Mandates, Parental Rights, Excessive Quarantining, Stronger Vaccine Passports, And Protections Against Harassment And Coercion.

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Republicans, Business Groups Bash Biden’s Employee Vaccine Mandate

President Joe Biden’s Executive Order Requiring Businesses With 100 Or More Employees To Require Vaccinations Against COVID-19 Received A Strong Response From Tennessee Republicans And Business Organizations.

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Tennessee Chamber Of Commerce Releases COVID-19 Survey for Businesses

The Tennessee Chamber Of Commerce Is Asking Businesses Across The State To Weigh In With Their Take On COVID-19 Restrictions With A Survey Asking Their Opinion On Everything From Mask Mandates To Vaccine Requirements For Both Employees And Customers.

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Tennessee Breaks Records With New Business Filings

New Business Filings In The Second Quarter Of 2021 Grew A Remarkable 61.6 Percent From Second Quarter Filings In 2020. This Marks The Second Quarter In A Row Where Tennessee Broke The Previous Record Of Year-Over-Year Gain In The 28-Year History Of The Data Being Collected.

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Rampant Vagrancy Damages Chattanooga Business & Quality of Life

Chattanooga Residents Are Very Concerned About The People Living Underneath The South End Of The Veterans Bridge (3rd Street Overpass) And The Problems The Homeless Individuals Are Causing Throughout The Area.

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For The Preservation Of Free Enterprise: Greg Vital Op-Ed

President Joe Biden’s July 9, 2021 Executive Order Intends On Playing Chess With The Free Market By Introducing Competition To Penalize Large Corporations For Existing. And While The EO Claims To Alleviate A Reduction In Wages For Small Businesses, Those Who Own And Operate Companies Know The Bleak Reality: Someone Has To Lose.

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