Tennessee Spending $350 Million To Bolster Liberty Bowl & FedEx Forum In Memphis

Head Over Heels For Big-Time Sports, The State Of Tennessee Is Pouring Hundreds Of Millions Into Stadium Projects In An Effort To Lure Big Events And Improve The Game-Day Experience For Fans, Including Those Attending Liberty Bowl And FedEx Forum Games In Memphis.

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State Moves To Secure Elections In Tennessee Enraging Democrats In The Process

Tennessee’s Coordinator Of Elections, Mark Goins, Recently Sent Out 14,000 Letters In A Bid To Secure The State’s Elections But Leaders Of The Democratic Party In The Tennessee General Assembly Are Enraged And Demanding Answers From The Secretary Of State.

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Senate, House Leaders Struggle With Details On Tennessee’s Billion-Dollar Business Tax Break

Tennessee House And Senate Leaders Are Battling Over The Details Of A Franchise Tax Tax Break, With Some Predicting Litigation Is Guaranteed If Lawmakers Approve The House’s Shorter Rebate Time Frame And “Transparency” Provision.

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Tennessee House Select Committee On Rules Kills Rule Change That Would Have Provided More Transparency In Government Operations

Representative Bryan Richey Proposed A Rule Change That Would Require All Votes In House Committee Hearings Be A Roll Call Vote, Instead Of The Current Voice Vote, Which Doesn’t Keep A Record Of How Representatives Vote In A Committee Hearing. Not One Democrat Or Republican On The Committee Voted In Favor.

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Memphis And Shelby County Law Enforcement Appeal To State Legislators For Stricter Penalties On Crime

Memphis Police And The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office Met With State Lawmakers On Tuesday To Talk About Concerns They Want To See Considered In The Upcoming Legislative Session. Officers Seek Harsher Penalties For Crimes To Help Curb The Increasing Crime Rate.

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TN House Rep Ragan Wants The Pentagon To Reverse Abortion Policies, End Wokeness In Military

Ragan’s Letter Backs Elimination Of Military Funding For Travel And Expenses For Military Members To Obtain Abortions Using The Tennessee Constitution As Support, As Well As The U.S. Supreme Court Decision To Let States Decide On Abortion Issues. Ragan Says That Service Members Perceive The Military Policy As Part Of “Woke” Ultimatums, Such As On-Base “Drag Queen” Shows And Story Hours, Accommodations For “Transexuals,” Saying They Are Among The “Onerous Demands That Waste Resources, Cripple Morale And Hurt Readiness.”

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Special Session Draws Anti-Gun Activists To Tennessee Capitol

The Special Legislative Session Called By Governor Bill Lee Was Not The Only Thing Happening In Nashville On Monday As The City Was Abuzz With Activity. As The General Assembly Prepared To Begin Considering Legislation, A Number Of Anti-Gun Activists Took To The Capitol In An Attempt To Push For Stronger Gun Reform.

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TN Rep Jody Barrett Writes To Gov. Lee Opposing Red Flag Laws

Tennessee State Rep. Jody Barrett Wrote Gov. Bill Lee On Thursday In Opposition To Lee Calling A Special Session On Public Safety That Could Include Discussion Of Red Flag Laws In The State Of Tennessee.

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Red Flag Proposals At Center Of Tennessee Special Session Debate

As Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee Prepares To Call A Special Session Of The Legislature On Public Safety, The Specifics Of That Special Session Call Have Yet To Be Announced.

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House Speaker Sexton Indicates Staff, Subcommittee Spent Money In Harassment Case

House Speaker Cameron Sexton Is Pointing At The Office Of Legislative Administration And A House Ethics Subcommittee In The Expense Of Nearly $9,000 In The Case Of A 19-Year-Old Intern Harassed By Former Rep. Scotty Campbell.

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