Tennessee Certificate Of Need Reform Bill Passes House, Senate Committees

A Bill Set To Begin The Process Of Unwinding And Removing Many Of Tennessee’s Certificate Of Need Restrictions For Health Care Services Passed Both The Senate Health And Welfare Committee And House Health Committee This Week.

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Legislative Group Recommends More Tennessee Certificate Of Need Reform

A Joint Working Group On Tennessee Certificate Of Need Reform Has Recommended A Continued Rollback Or Restrictions And Changes To The Process Of Approving New And Expanded Health Care Facilities And Services In The State.

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Bill Addressing Social Media Censorship In Tennessee Deferred While Sponsor Works On Funding

Representative Dennis Powers Requested That A Bill Addressing Social Media Censorship Be Deferred After It Was Scheduled To Be Heard In The House Business & Utilities Subcommittee On Tuesday.

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Legislation To Prohibit Social Media Platforms From Censoring Tennesseans Delayed To 2024

Representative Dennis Powers’ Legislation To Help Stymie Social Media’s Censorship Of Tennessee Elections While Preserving The First Amendment Rights Of All Tennesseans In Today’s Online Public Square Was Deferred Yesterday In The House Business & Utilities Subcommittee To Their First Calendar Meeting Of 2024.

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Weak E-Verify Bill Amended To Only Apply To Companies With 35 Or More Employees

SB1780 Originally Sought To Lower The Threshold For Employers Having To Verify Work Authorization Status Of New Hires Through E-Verify From Those With 50 Or More Employees To Those With 25 Or More But An Amendment Was Added That Changed The Threshold To 35 Employees.

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How Lobbyists Buy Votes In Nashville With PAC Contributions

An Investigation Has Revealed How Special Interest Groups Distribute Campaign Contributions Among Lawmakers Before Securing Their Votes And How Lobbyists Are Using Their Influence To Get Tennessee Representatives To Sponsor Legislation That Benefits Their Clients, Often To The Detriment Of Tennessee Citizens.

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Action Alert! Senate Committee To Vote On E-Verify Expansion (Update 3/16/22)

The Senate Commerce And Labor Committee Will Vote On A Bill Today That Seeks To Lower The Threshold For Employers Having To Verify Work Authorization Status Of New Hires Through E-Verify From Those With 50 Or More Employees To Those With 25 Or More Employees.

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House Subcommittee Kicks The Can On Griffey’s E-Verify Bill To Stop Illegal Immigration

Yesterday, February 23rd, The House Banking And Consumer Affairs Subcommittee Kicked The Can Down The Road To A Summer Study For An E-Verify Bill That Would Make It Harder, If Not Impossible, For Illegal Immigrants To Get Work In Tennessee.

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