Conservative Mayor Andy Ogles Challenges ‘Abuse Of Power’ By TN Governor

Yesterday, August 11th, Maury County Mayor Andy Ogles Released A Proclamation Calling On The Tennessee General Assembly To Convene A Special Session To Address Governor Bill Lee And His “Continued Abuses Of Power”.

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8 States Have Enacted Laws Limiting Governors’ Emergency Powers Since Pandemic Onset

Since March 2020, 10 Bills In Eight States Have Been Signed Into Law That Are Aimed At Increasing Legislative Oversight Of Governors’ Emergency Powers.

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State Lawmakers Propose A Number Of Bills To Change Tennessee’s Response To Pandemic

Legislators Have Filed A Multitude Of Pandemic-Related Proposals, Including Bills That Would Make The State Pay For COVID-19 Victim’s Burials To A Slew Of Bills To Limit Powers Of The Executive Branch During A State Of Emergency.

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Rep. Zachary Pushes Bills That Limit Endless Pandemic Powers in Tennessee

Since the pandemic began, the freedoms and liberties of Tennesseeans have been arbitrarily eroded. Health Boards across the state have leveraged legal statutes in ways that were never intended. Meanwhile, many of our legislators have failed to check the executive branch’s overreach and represent their constituents. In this interview with Tennessee Representative Jason Zachary, we discuss the bills he is championing to put an end to rampant power-grabs.

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Legislative Committee To Limit Executive Emergency Powers In Tennessee

Members of a legislative committee appointed to review emergency powers of the executive branch adopted recommendations Tuesday to limit the executive’s powers.

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Lee Lifts COVID-19 Restrictions On Businesses And Gatherings, Extends State Of Emergency

Gov. Bill Lee lifted COVID-19-related restrictions on businesses and gathering sizes in the 89 Tennessee counties with state-run health departments Tuesday, as he signed an executive order extending the state’s emergency declaration through Oct. 28.

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