Bill Limiting Unemployment Compensation Passes Tennessee House

The Tennessee House Passed Legislation Tuesday That Would Limit Unemployment Compensation From The State To 12 Weeks While Increasing The Weekly Pay For The First Time Since 2001.

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Second Amendment Sanctuary Bill Passes Tennessee House

The Tennessee House Adopted A Bill To Make The State A Second Amendment Sanctuary. It “Affirms That Any Law, Treaty, Executive Order, Rule, Or Regulation Of The United States Government” That Violates The Second Amendment Is Unenforceable. The Bill Now Will Head To Gov. Bill Lee’s Desk.

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Protecting Kids from Critical Race Theory in Tennessee Schools

Tennessee House Republicans Are Using The Last Few Days Of This Legislative Session To Take Another Look At A Measure That Would Provide Guidelines On What Public Schools Can Teach Regarding Racism And Inequality.

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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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Legislation Requiring Watermarks On Absentee Ballots Heads To Lee’s Desk

The Tennessee Legislature Nearly Unanimously Approved A Bill That Requires The Addition Of A Watermark On All Absentee Ballots.

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Lee’s Imprisonment Alternatives And Prisoner Re-entry Bills Pass Tennessee House

Two Bills Touted By Gov. Bill Lee As The Key To His Criminal Justice Reform Package Passed The Tennessee House On Thursday.

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Hagerty And Blackburn Urge Small Business Association To Properly Implement Relief Funds

Senators Bill Hagerty And Marsha Blackburn Have Joined A Bipartisan, Bicameral Group Of Lawmakers In A Letter To Small Business Administrator Isabella Guzman Urging Her To Ensure The Shuttered Venue Operators Grant Emergency Relief Program Is Implemented And Funding Is Distributed To Eligible Recipients As Congress Intended.

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A Year Of Missed Opportunities – Good Tennessee Bills Being Rejected Again

Legislative Committees Are Closing Down. Soon, We Will Know What 2nd Amendment Related Issues Are Going To Be Enacted By The Republican Super Majority And Which Are Not. Never, Never Forget That With The Super Majority, The Failure To Enact Any Legislation Or The Enactment Of Legislation. Good Or Bad, Is Solely The Act Of The Legislature’s Republican Caucuses. Incrementalism And Half-steps May Seem Like Progress But The Fact That It Is A Half- Step By A Super Majority Is Significant And Must Be Noted For The 2022 Election Cycle.

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Lee’s Criminal Justice Reform Focuses On Re-Entry, Imprisonment Alternatives

Gov. Bill Lee Has Promised Criminal Justice Reform In Tennessee, And Several Of His Proposed Bills That Are Set To Move Forward In Coming Weeks Could Have A Significant Effect On Those In The State’s Prison System.

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School District Takeover Proposal Stalls – For Now – In Tennessee Legislature

A Tennessee Lawmaker Has Quietly Postponed A Bill That Details A Process For The State To Take Over School Districts Falling Short Of Their Academic Goals.

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