Bill Protecting Teachers From Being Forced to Use Students’ Preferred Pronouns Passes House

Although Deferred Again In The Senate, A Bill That Would Protect Tennessee School Employees From Backlash For Choosing Not To Use Students’ Preferred Pronouns Has Passed In The House.

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TN Criminal Justice Committee Discusses Hemp-Based Cannabinoids

Members Of The House Criminal Justice Committee Held A Hearing Last Week Regarding Hemp-Based Cannabinoids In Tennessee. Among Those Who Testified During The More Than Two-Hour Hearing Included Officials From The Public Safety And Business Communities.

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House Passes Resolution Seeking To Make The Bible Tennessee’s Official State Book

On Monday, March 28th, The Tennessee House Of Representatives Passed A Joint Resolution That Seeks To Designate The Holy Bible As The Official State Book Of Tennessee.

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Bill To Remove Obscene Materials From School Libraries Slated For Senate Committee Hearing (Update 3/25/22)

A House Bill That Aims To Prohibit Educational Institutions From Making Materials That Are Considered “Obscene” Or “Harmful To Minors” Available To Students Will Soon Head To The House Floor For A Vote. The Senate Version Of The Bill Will Be Heard By The Senate Education Committee Next Week.

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TN House Passes Bill To Create More Sentencing Transparency For Crime Victims

The Tennessee House Passed A Bill Thursday That Would Require Judges In The State To Give An Approximate Time Of Sentence To Victims Of A Crime When The Offender Is Sentenced.

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How Lobbyists Buy Votes In Nashville With PAC Contributions

An Investigation Has Revealed How Special Interest Groups Distribute Campaign Contributions Among Lawmakers Before Securing Their Votes And How Lobbyists Are Using Their Influence To Get Tennessee Representatives To Sponsor Legislation That Benefits Their Clients, Often To The Detriment Of Tennessee Citizens.

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Expansion Of School Choice Program Bill Fails In House K-12 Subcommittee

A Bill That Would Further The Opportunity For Tennessee Parents To Exercise Choice In The Way Their Children Are Educated By Allowing Them To Use State Funds To Pay For Their Preferred Schooling Option Failed In The House K-12 Subcommittee On Tuesday.

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Bill To Lower TN’s Concealed Carry Age To 18 Could Put Permit Reciprocity In Jeopardy

A Tennessee Bill That Would Lower The Age For A Concealed Handgun Permit Or Lawful Permitless Carry From 21 Years Old To 18 Years Old Was Approved Tuesday By A House Subcommittee. The Legislative Director For The Tennessee Department Of Safety, Said The Bill Could Cost Tennessee Residents Reciprocity On Firearm Permits With Up To 21 States.

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TN School Voucher Bill Draws Chilly Reception In House

The Latest School Voucher Bill Is Barely Out Of Pandora’s Box And Already Tennessee House Members Are Dissing It.

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States Rebel Against Failing Unionized Education

When Covid Shut Down America’s Classrooms, This Impacted SAT Scores, Exams, College Entrance Requirements, And Scholarships. It Negatively Skewed Standardized Tests. And Those Who Needed Extra Help Fell Further Behind. It Also Made Graduating A Challenge For Those Who Needed Required Classes. And This Forced Many States To Take Action Against Federally Unionized State Education.

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