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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U.S. Congress Considers Omnibus Spending Bill As Deadline Approaches

Lawmakers Are Expected To Pass A Continuing Resolution This Week Ahead Of A Friday Deadline To Give A Few Extra Days To Hammer Out The Details Of A Full-Year Omnibus Spending Bill.

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Federal Appeals Court Rules That K-12 Mask Mandates Are Legal In Tennessee

The United States Court Of Appeal For The Sixth Circuit Has Ruled That Mask Mandates In K-12 Schools In Tennessee Are Legal, Contrary To A State Law Passed In November 2021.

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This Week’s Top Stories For Conservatives In Tennessee – 11.19.21

BREAKING: Kyle Rittenhouse NOT GUILTY on ALL CHARGES!

1) Maury County Mayor Issues State of Emergency, Vows To Protect Freedoms
2) Illegal Immigration Study Committee Confirms Feds Running Resettlement Program With Zero Transparency
3) Lee Signs Sweeping Medical Freedom Bill Into Law
4) New Legislation To Be Filed To Protect TN Election Integrity
5) Williamson County School Board Mutes Parents Reading From Graphic School Library Books
6) Not All Republicans In TN General Assembly On Board With Partisan School Board Elections
7) OSHA Halts Implementation Of Workplace Federal Mandate After Court Order

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Tennessee Healthcare Workers Fear Job Loss Over Federal Mandates

A Number Of Tennessee Healthcare Facilities Have Recently Stated That Vaccine Mandates Will Remain In Effect, Despite Governor Lee’s Signing Of The Sweeping Covid-19 Bill. Many Of Them Say That Federal Funding Requirements Make It Impossible For Them To Change Those Mandates.

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Bill Placing Health Departments Under State Control Passes Without Governor’s Signature

When Governor Bill Lee Signed The Sweeping Covid-19 Legislation Last Week, He Chose Not To Sign A Bill That Would Remove County Health Departments From Local Control. He Returned The Legislation To The General Assembly Without His Approval.

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