Leaked Resolution Reveals Shelby County GOP CEC Plans To Eliminate Partisan School Board Elections

A Leaked Resolution Had Uncovered The Shelby County Republican Party County Executive Committee’s Intention To Remove Partisan Elections For Shelby County School Boards.

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Tempers Flare As Special Session On Public Safety Is Adjourned In Tennessee House

After The Senate Concurred With Changes That The House Made To Four Bills On Monday Afternoon, There Was No Further Business For The Lower Chamber To Consider As The Senate Refused To Reopen Committees To Consider Any Other Bills That The House Had Passed. Tempers Of Lawmakers In The House Flared At The Special Session’s Conclusion.

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Tennessee House Continues To Pass Bills As Disruptive Protestors Are Escorted Out

Amid Several Calls From The Speaker Of The House To Remove Disruptive Protestors From The Balconies, The Tennessee House Of Representatives Continued To Pass Bills Monday Afternoon And Will Reconvene On Tuesday At 11 AM.

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Threats Of Legal Action May Have Lead To Committee Assignments For Reps Jones & Pearson

As Lawmakers Settled Into Their Second Day Of Governor Lee’s Called Special Session, Two Democratic Legislators Who Were Previously Expelled Found Themselves Assigned To Committee Positions.

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Tennessee Special Session Begins With Rules Debate

Tennessee Began Its Much-Anticipated Special Session Monday Afternoon Amid Debate On Decorum In The House. This Comes After Two Lawmakers, Who Have Since Returned, Were Expelled From The House Following A Protest Deemed To Have Interrupted The Body As Reps. Justin Jones, D-Nashville, And Justin Pearson, D-Memphis, Were Joined By Rep. Gloria Johnson In Front Of The Body Using Megaphones To Be Heard.

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Tennessee Reps Jones & Pearson Regain Seats In Special Elections

Tennessee State Reps. Justin Jones, D-Nashville, And Justin Pearson, D-Memphis, Each Won Special Elections To Regain The Seats In The Tennessee Legislature They Were Ousted From In Elections That Cost State Taxpayers Roughly $500,000.

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Nashville Covenant School Parents Push For New Gun Laws

Families From Nashville’s Covenant School Have Begun A Pair Of Nonprofits And Are Pushing Tennessee For Gun Prevention Laws Such As Expanded Background Checks, Secure Storage And Red Flag Laws Heading Into August’s Expected Special Session Of The Tennessee Legislature.

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Reps Jones & Pearson Brought In Nearly $2 Million During Week They Were Expelled

State Representatives Justin Jones (D-Nashville-District 52) And Justin Pearson (D-Memphis-District 86) Brought In $1.8 Million Between The Two Of Them During The Week That They Were Expelled For Their Role In A Protest On The Tennessee House Floor.

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