Lawmakers To Hold Hearings On Bid Process For Community Corrections

Concerned That Longtime Community Corrections Providers Were Pushed Out Of The Bidding Process By Gov. Bill Lee’s Administration, Tennessee Lawmakers Are Set To Hold Hearings To Delve Into Changes That Circumvented The Legislature.

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Following End Of TN Legislature Session, Delta-8 Products Remain In The Gray

Currently, In Tennessee, Hemp Products Containing A Small Amount Of THC Are Legal, And Efforts By Legislators To Ban Or Regulate Certain Hemp Products In The Volunteer State Failed To Move Forward During The Last Legislative Session.

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Social Media Censorship Bill Dead For Lack Of Funding, Half Billion To Be Spent On Titan’s Stadium

Tennessee Legislation That Would Have Stymied Social Media’s Censorship Of Tennessee Elections While Preserving The First Amendment Rights Of All Tennesseans In Today’s Online Public Square Is Dead For The Current Legislative Session.

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TennCare Bill Targeting Centene Faces Rocky Road In Senate

The Senate Sponsor Of TennCare Legislation Has Serious Reservations About Changing The Bill To Give The Nation’s Largest Medicaid Managed-Care Company A Multi-Billion-Dollar Contract After It Failed To Win A Bid.

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Joint Study Committee On Refugee Issues Releases Final Review And Recommendations

The Joint Study Committee On Refugee Issues Met A Final Time To Approve And Adopt A Draft Of Their Review And Recommendations. Sen. Dawn White (Chair) Released The Report Immediately To The Tennessee Conservative.

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Tennessee Expected To Collect $3B More Than Budgeted In Sales Tax, Fees This Fiscal Year

Tennessee Is Expected To See A Continued Increase In Sales Tax And Fees Collections, According To The State’s Fiscal Review Committee.

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Lawmakers Approve $8M More For Education Contract Amid Commissioner’s Potential Conflict

The Tennessee Legislature’s Fiscal Review Committee Extended A Contract Tuesday To $16 Million With New York-Based TNTP Inc. Despite A Potential Conflict Of Interest For The State’s Education Commissioner.

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Lawmakers Delve Into No-Bid Contracts With Eye On McKinsey Deal

State Lawmakers Are Taking A Tougher Stance On Sole-Source Contracts, Asking Hard Questions Of State Agencies And Homing In On Deals The State Signed With Mckinsey & Co.

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State Expects Chattanooga Illegal Alien Shelter’s License To Be Suspended Into Fall

The Closed Chattanooga Shelter Was The Focus For Much Of The TN Legislature’s Study Committee On Refugee Issues Meeting. TN Suspended The Baptiste Group’s License To Operate The Shelter After A Sexual Battery Arrest…

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