Tennessee General Assembly Set To Reconvene Next Week

With Lots Of Work To Be Done, Tennessee’s 2024 General Session Begins At Noon On Tuesday, January 9th. Representative Scott Cepicky Didn’t Mince Words When He Said He Anticipates The Coming Session To Be “Contentious.”

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Tennessee Gun Reform Group Supported By Some Republicans, Questioned By Others

Even Though The Gun Reform Group Claims To Promote Nonpartisan Efforts “To Make Tennessee Safer” Through Gun Safety Legislation, Some Feel This Group Is Simply A Way To Get Conservative Voters On Board With Left-Wing Policies.

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Governor Lee Abandons His ERPO (Red Flag) Bill Promising More Public Safety For Tennesseans

Reports This Week From Governor Lee’s Office Indicate That He Has Decided To Abandon His Efforts To Pass His Proposal For Any Kind Of ERPO (Extreme Risk Protection Orders) Legislation, Also Known As “Red Flag Laws”.

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Speaker Sexton Says Tennessee Senate’s Rush To Adjourn Special Session Partially To Blame For Shooting Of Belmont Student

The Speaker Of The Tennessee House Is Pointing A Finger At The Tennessee Senate, Expressing That The Senate Had The Opportunity To Pass Legislation During The Special Session That Would Have Kept Shaquille Taylor Off The Streets Of Nashville And, Subsequently, Prevented The Death Of Jillian Ludwig.

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Belmont University Student Shot & Killed by Repeat Offender In Nashville

A Repeat Offender, Who Was Previously Charged With Robbery, Aggravated Burglary, Theft And 3 Counts Of Aggravated Assault With A Deadly Weapon Shot And Killed An 18-Year-Old Belmont University Student.

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Mental Health Funding, TennCare Coverage Waiver Are Special Session Priorities

When A Special Session On Public Safety Begins Aug. 21, Gov. Bill Lee Will Call For Increased Spending To Help Grow And Retain Mental Health Professionals In The State Along With Requesting Matching Federal Funds For Medicaid To Cover Mental Health And Substance Use Disorders.

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Williamson County GOP Leadership, Elected Officials Urge Gov. Lee To Reconsider Special Session (Update 7.26.23)

A Coalition Of Elected Williamson County Officials And Williamson County Republican Party Executive Committee Members Have Sent An Open Letter To Governor Bill Lee Appealing With Him To Reconsider Holding A Special Session And To Instead Wait To Reconvene During The General Session To Discuss Any Legislation Related To Public Safety.

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TN Faith And Freedom Coalition Says Lee’s Special Session Will Be Target Of Leftist “Agitators”

The Tennessee Faith And Freedom Coalition Is Asking Governor Bill Lee To Cancel A Session Planned For August Due To Concerns For Public Safety. The Group Says There Are “Schemes Made By Marxist Agitators Targeting Said Session.”

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Red Flag Proposals At Center Of Tennessee Special Session Debate

As Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee Prepares To Call A Special Session Of The Legislature On Public Safety, The Specifics Of That Special Session Call Have Yet To Be Announced.

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Gun Control Focus Of Special Legislative Session (Op-Ed)

Governor Bill Lee Has Called For A Special Session To, In His Words, “Strengthen Public Safety And Preserve Constitutional Rights”. In This Session, He Will Be Asking The General Assembly To Enact A “Red Flag” Gun Law. If You Have The Slightest Doubt, Read The 13-Page Draft Legislation. Does Tennessee Have Enough Constitutional Conservatives In The Legislature To Reject More Gun Control Initiatives Including Red Flag Laws?

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