Garnering Support For Special Session On Medical Freedom Is Not A Given

Republican Leaders In The House And Senate Are Still Working To Gain Two-Thirds Support And Signatures Among Members To Call A Special Session On COVID-19 Issues.

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Conservatives React To Governor Lee’s Lack Of Empathy On Vaccine Mandates

Governor Bill Lee Has Called A Special Session To Discuss Funding $500 Million In Corporate Welfare, Unveiled A New Tennessee License Plate, Released Recommendation For COVID Relief Funds And Announced Two Key Judicial Appointments. What Lee Has Not Done Is Encourage A Special Session Of The TN Legislature To Protect Tennesseans From The Federal Overreach Of Biden’s Vaccine Mandates.

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Stockard On The Stump: Welcome To The Green New Deal, Tennessee

Lawmakers Across The State Are Cheering The Blue Oval City Plan For The Memphis Regional Megasite, A Ford-SK Innovation Project To Build Electric Trucks And Batteries That Will Transform Southwest Tennessee.

But The $5.6 Billion Project, Which Will Lead To 5,800 Jobs, Comes With Some Teeth Grinding And Eye Rolling As Well.

In Other Words, To Land This Deal For Another Auto Manufacturer, State Leaders Are Having To Play Friendly With A Company Clearly Embracing President Joe Biden’s Green New Deal And The United Auto Workers.

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Is Tennessee Putting Its Values On The Altar Of Economic Growth?

Have You Heard The Mantra Regurgitated In Almost Every Press Release Of GOP Establishment Leaders? Or Take A Look At Their Twitter Feed Lately?
You’ll Find The Phrase, “We Are Pro-business.” And Honestly, That Sounds Good, Right? I Mean, What Conservative Would Be Against Business Growth Or Want To See Businesses Stifled Under Burdensome Government Regulation? So, In Those Terms, Pro-Business Makes Sense.
But Lately, That Phrase Is Beginning To Take On A Whole New Meaning For Me, And Not In A Good Way. Why? Because We Are Witnessing The Ever-increasing Power Of Large Global Corporations That Influence Policy In Our State That Do Not Necessarily Align With Tennessee Values.

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