Bill That Will Terminate Tennessee Parents Rights After “Substantial Non-Compliance” Passes Senate Judiciary With Amendments

A Bill That Proposes The Ability For The Tennessee Department Of Children’s Services (DCS) To Terminate Parental Rights Within 10 Business Days After A Court Has Found The Parents Of The Child/Children To Be “Substantially Non-Compliant,” Has Passed Through The Senate Judiciary Committee With Amendments Added.

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Tennessee Bill That Increases Criminal Penalty For Indirectly Causing Abuse Or Imminent Harm To A Child Moves To Full Committee

A Tennessee Bill That Increases The Penalty For Those Who Indirectly Cause Harm Or Death To A Child (In That They Aren’t The Actual Person Who Inflicted The Abuse) Moved Directly Through The House Criminal Justice Subcommittee To The Full House Criminal Justice Committee Without Any Questions Being Taken From Its Members, Indicating Total Bi-Partisan Support.

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Were These 16 GOP State Senators Wrong On The Covid-19 Vaccine?

Two And Half Years Ago, 16 Out Of 27 Tennessee GOP Senators Signed A Letter Endorsing And Pushing An “Emergency Use Authorized” Covid-19 Vaccine That Never Provided What Federal And State Officials Were Pitching At The Time – Immunity To The Virus.

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McNally To Miss Opening Weeks Of Session After Ankle Surgery

Tennessee Lt. Gov. Randy McNally Will Not Be Presiding Over The Senate When The Legislature Returns To Session Jan. 9. Speaker Pro Tempore Ferrell Haile, Along With Deputy Speakers Dawn White, Shane Reeves And John Stevens Will Preside Over The Floor Session.

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McNally, Sexton Announce Task Force To Determine If Tennessee Can Refuse Federal Dollars For Education

This Week Speaker Of The House For The General Assembly Of The State Of Tennessee, Cameron Sexton, And Lt. Governor Randy McNally, Announced The Creation Of A “Task Force” Or “Joint Working Group” To Study What Kind Of Impact The Rejection Of Federal Dollars Might Have On Education In The State.

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Gov. Lee Meets With Democrat Lawmakers Behind Closed Doors to Discuss Gun Control Legislation

As Tennessee’s Special Legislative Session To Address Gun Laws Quickly Approaches, It Has Been Discovered That Governor Bill Lee (R-TN) Has Been Discreetly Meeting With A Group Of State Lawmakers Throughout The Summer.

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Bipartisan Legislation Leads To New Law Allowing Private Universities In Tennessee To Open Public Schools

A New Law In Tennessee Sets Up Both Public And Private Colleges To Partner With Public School Districts To Create “Lab Schools” Within Their Local Communities.

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Newly Signed Legislation Means More Changes For Tennessee Schools

Over The Last Few Weeks, Governor Lee Has Signed A Number Of Laws Recently Passed By The Tennessee Legislature Regarding Schools And Education. With Issues Such As The Third-Grade Retention Law And School Vouchers Being Widely Discussed Recently, Other Bills Have Slipped Through Without Much Notice. Here Is A Run-Down Of Some Legislation Affecting Education That May Not Be As Well-Known

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TN Senate Education Committee Amends Maximum Class Size Bill And Sends To Calendar Committee

The Tennessee Senate Education Committee Considered A Bill That Would Potentially Allow School Districts To Increase Maximum Class Sizes In Tennessee Public Schools. An Amendment To The Bill Was Passed, And The Bill Was Referred To The Senate Calendar Committee.

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