New TN Bill Would Provide 10 Day Virtual Learning Option For Schools

Two Republican Lawmakers Have Filed A New Bill That Would Potentially Allow Schools To Choose Virtual Or Remote Learning In The Case Of Severe Weather Or Outbreaks Of Serious Illness. They Are Aiming To Return Those Powers To Local Districts Instead Of Leaving Them In The Hands Of The State.

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Tennessee House Passes Redistricting Maps

The Tennessee House Passed New State House, State Senate And Congressional Legislative District Maps Monday Evening.

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Right To Work Committee Announces Leadership In All TN Counties

The Yes On 1 Committee Has Announced Its Regional And Local Leadership Team, Naming A County Chairman In All 95 Tennessee Counties. Yes On 1 Will Advocate For Amendment 1 To Place Right-To-Work In The Tennessee Constitution, Which Will Appear On The Ballot On November 8, 2022. Right-To-Work Says That Tennesseans Cannot Be Forced To Join A Union And Pay Dues In Order To Get Or Keep Their Job.

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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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Southern Legislative Conference Begins In Nashville

Officials From 15 States Converged On Nashville Saturday To Kick Off The 75th Southern Legislative Conference, An Annual Conference Where Current And Former State Officials, Legislators, And Industry Leaders Meet To Share Policy Ideas. The Event Runs From July 10-14.

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State Representative Mike Carter Loses Battle With Pancreatic Cancer

Representative Mike Carter, A Republican From Ooltewah, Dies At Age 67 After A Short Battle With Pancreatic Cancer.

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Right-To-Work Constitutional Amendment Goes To Tennessee Voters

The Tennessee House Voted Thursday To Add A Right-To-Work Amendment To The State Constitution, Giving Voters The Chance To Decide Its Fate.

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Missing Elderly Citizens To Be Found Faster Through New TN Law (updated)

Under New Legislation, Law Enforcement Would Be Asked To Immediately Begin An Investigation, After Receiving The Appropriate Information About The Missing Person’s Physical & Mental Status, And Enter The Missing Person Into The National Crime Information Center Within 4 Hours Of Verifying The Incident.

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Governor Lee Speaks Out Against Vaccine Passports

Governor Lee And Other Tennessee Legislators Are Speaking Out Publicly In Opposition Of The Rumored “Vaccine Passports”, A Policy That Would Require Individuals To Provide Proof Of A COVID-19 Vaccination.

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Legislation Filed To Limit Power Of TN’s Metro Health Departments

A bill that would limit the power of Tennessee’s six metropolitan health departments has been filed for consideration by Knoxville Republican Rep. Jason Zachary, and it has gained the support of House leadership.

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