Lee Not Considering Mask Mandates, State Of Emergency For Now

During A Visit To Fall Creek Falls On Tuesday To Unveil A New Development, Tennessee Governor Bill Lee Spoke About His Administration’s Current Plans Regarding The Omicron Variant And The Covid-19 Virus In General.

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Metro Nashville Council To Put an End to Unnecessary Emissions Testing

In Their Tuesday Night Meeting, Metro Council Members Voted Unanimously To Put A Stop To Vehicle Emissions Testing In Nashville.

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School Leaders Weigh In On Matching Funds For Education

Local School Leaders Have Begun To Offer Their Input As The State Continues To Review Its Current Public Education Funding Formula.

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Nashville Liberals Angry Medical Freedom Is Partly Restored for Residents

In A Letter Signed By 24 Of The 41 Members Of The Nashville Metro Council, They Write That The Legislation Passed By The Tennessee General Assembly Is “Alarming” And State That While They Are Accustomed To “Attacks On Nashville’s Ability To Govern Itself” That These New Laws Are “Unprecedented And Dangerous.”

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Chattanooga Approved For 20 Afghan Refugees

Chattanooga Has Been Approved To Receive 20 Afghan Refugees Out Of The 415 That Will Be Resettling In Tennessee. Governor Lee’s Office Made The Announcement Shortly After The Biden Administration Informed Him About The Resettlements. The Refugees Will Be Placed In Local Agencies Upon Arriving In The State.

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Governor Lee Asks For Greater Transparency In Afghan Resettlement

Governor Lee Is Asking White House For Transparency As TN Prepares For At Least 415 Refugees From Afghanistan. An Email Sent By The U.S. Department Of State’s Afghan Placement And Assistance Program Provided Lee’s Office With An Estimated Number Of Refugees To Expect But Also Told Them To Anticipate That The Number Would Increase.

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Lee Authorized Afghan Refugee Resettlement Across Tennessee

Although Lee Has Stated That The Federal Government Owes Americans A Plan Before Anything Can Be Considered In Regards To Taking Afghan Refugees, His Previously Stated Open-Door Policy For Welcoming Refugees Appears To Be Alive And Well As They Are Currently Arriving And Being Relocated Within The State.

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House Kicks Off Tennessee Redistricting Process

Nearly 10 Public Commenters Went In Front Of The Tennessee House Select Committee On Redistricting On Wednesday, Calling For Transparency In The Legislative Map-Drawing Process And Not Splitting Up Municipalities.

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