Gov. Lee Vows to Bring School Choice Legislation Back In 2025, Calls Opposition “Entrenched Thinking”

Gov. Bill Lee’s School Voucher Proposal Failed To Come To Fruition In The Tennessee General Assembly This Year, But The Governor Intends To Bring The School Choice Legislation Back In 2025.

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Tennessee School Voucher Omnibus Bill Passes in House Govt Operations Committee

The House Version Of This Year’s School Choice Legislation, Also Called “The House Public School Omnibus Bill,” Was Passed Out Of The House Government Operations Committee On Monday Via A Voice Vote.

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Tennessee Public School Omnibus Bill Narrowly Passes House Subcommittee, Moves Forward To Full Education Committee

After Over 2 Hours And Much Discussion, HB1183 – The School Voucher Legislation That Has Been Called “The House Public School Omnibus Bill,” Passed Out Of The Tennessee House K-12 Subcommittee With A Roll Call Vote Of 6 Yes, 2 No’s And 2 Present Not Voting.

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Major Differences In Tennessee House & Senate School Choice Bill Proposals With Hearings Beginning This Week

This Week In Their Respective Committees, The Proposal For School Choice That Has Been Dangled By Governor Bill Lee For The Past Few Years Will Be Presented In Both Tennessee House And Senate Hearing Rooms. However, What Is Being Proposed In One Chamber, Is Vastly Different From What Is Being Proposed In The Other.

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We Stood Our Ground, We Changed How Congress Works (By Congressman Andy Ogles)

It Matters How Congress Works. For The Last Several Years, A Few Select Members Of House Leadership – From Both Parties – Have Worked In Secret To Draft Bills And Prevent Most Members Of Congress From Having Any Kind Of Say Over Important Pieces Of Legislation. If Members Want To Introduce An Amendment To Improve A Bill, “Too Bad, So Sad”. Unless House Leadership Likes Your Idea, It Probably Won’t Even Be Debated – Much Less Voted On.

That’s What I Fought Against All Of Last Week. When House Leadership Tries To Deny The Right Of Rank-And-File Members To Influence The Debate, They’re Really Limiting The Right Of The American People To Influence The Debate Of What’s Being Considered In Their Name. That’s Unacceptable, And It’s Why I Was Proud To Join Nineteen Of My Colleagues In Saying Enough Is Enough.

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Omnibus Bill Prioritizes Overseas Border Security Over U.S. Border

The $1.7 Trillion Omnibus Bill That’s Over 4,155 Pages Long Includes Hundreds Of Millions Of Dollars To Fund Border Security Efforts In Other Countries But Would Prohibit Funding New U.S. Border Security Technology And Capabilities.

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