Juvenile Justice Recommendations From Legislature Lean Heavily On Institutions

A Legislative Committee Charged With Reviewing The State’s Troubled Juvenile Justice System Made More Than A Dozen Recommendations On Wednesday That Are Expected To Serve As A Blueprint For General Assembly Action This Year.

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Proposed Legislation Offers No Relief For Tennessee Children In State Custody

Proposed Legislation From The Tennessee General Assembly In This Year’s Legislative Session Offers No Relief For Children Says A Source That Spoke Confidentially With The Tennessee Conservative.

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Legislators Set New Rules For Controversial Third Grade Retention Law

Tennessee’s Controversial Third-Grade Retention Law Had New Rules Go Into Effect This Week. Some Parents And Local School Boards Have Spoken Out Against The Law, Saying Retention Is A Local Matter And Should Be Based On More Factors Than One Test.

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On The Tennessee Ballot In November: Constitutional Amendment To Address Governor’s Line Of Succession

Tennessee Is The Only State In The Union That Doesn’t Provide For A Temporary Acting Governor In Their State Constitution. A Constitutional Amendment Is Looking To Change That And Voters Will Get To Decide On The Issue On November 8th.

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Legislation Seeks To Greatly Increase Administrative State In West Tennessee (Update 3.9.22)

A Set Of Bills Is Now Pending In The Tennessee Legislature To Greatly Increase The Bureaucratic Administrative State In West Tennessee. The Bill Would Essentially Delegate Many Traditional Powers Of Government To An Appointed Board. Those Powers Include Eminent Domain.

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Scramble To House Ford Megasite Workers Begins

Celebrations For The $5.6 Billion Ford Motor Electric Truck And Battery Plant Are Over As State And Local Officials Run Headlong Into The Reality Of A Massive Construction Project.

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TN Bill That Would Disqualify Congressional Candidates Ortagus & Starbuck Raises Constitutional Questions

A Bill That Would Put An Additional Residency Requirement On Candidates Seeking Congressional Seats In Tennessee Advanced Tuesday From A Senate Committee, But Its Constitutionality Was Questioned.

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Partisan School Board Elections Could Be Debated In Medical Freedom Special Session

Requiring Partisan School Board Elections In Counties Statewide Could Become A Fringe Topic This Week As The General Assembly Tries To Assert Its Authority Over Local Entities And Even Business In A Covid-19 Special Session.

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Right To Work Committee Announces Leadership In All TN Counties

The Yes On 1 Committee Has Announced Its Regional And Local Leadership Team, Naming A County Chairman In All 95 Tennessee Counties. Yes On 1 Will Advocate For Amendment 1 To Place Right-To-Work In The Tennessee Constitution, Which Will Appear On The Ballot On November 8, 2022. Right-To-Work Says That Tennesseans Cannot Be Forced To Join A Union And Pay Dues In Order To Get Or Keep Their Job.

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New Jobs Coming To Fayette County Tennessee

Governor Bill Lee And Department Of Economic And Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe Announced New Jobs Coming To Tennessee Through Helen Of Troy Limited’s New Distribution Center.

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