TN Legislature Takes Steps To Lift Restrictions Limiting Access To Quality, Affordable Healthcare

The TN Senate Passed A Bill That Will Reform State Laws Surrounding Certificate Of Need For Healthcare Providers. According To The State Health Department, the CON Program Seeks To Deliver Improvement In Access, Quality And Cost Savings Through Orderly Growth Management Of The State’s Health Care System.

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American Rescue Plan Gives States Money But Ties Their Hands

For State Governments, The Good News Is That The American Rescue Plan Recently Signed By President Joe Biden Will Inject $350 Billion Into Their Budgets. The Bad News Is That It Places Unwise And Possibly Unconstitutional Limitations On How States Can Use The Money.

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Tennessee On The Up And Up

We Should Celebrate The Factors That Have Made Our State Attractive, But We Cannot Just Sit On Our Laurels. We Must Find New Ways To Better Serve The Residents Of Our State And, Thereby, Continue To Attract New Growth Opportunities. While Tennessee Has Plenty Of Geographical, Recreational And Cultural Attractions, The Factors Largely Driving The Migration To The State Are Land-use Regulations, Economic Freedom And Sound Fiscal Policy. There Are Clearly Lots Of Features To Brag About In Tennessee. So, Where Can Tennessee Improve?

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Carrying Handgun Without Permit Approved By Tennessee Senate

The Tennessee Senate Passed Legislation Thursday That Would Allow For The Carrying Of Handguns In The State Without A Permit. The Senate Bill’s Companion, House Bill 786, Still Is Working Its Way Through The Committee Process In The House.

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Constitutional Carry One Step Closer To Becoming Law

Tennessee’s Constitutional Carry Bill, Which Would Allow Eligible Citizens To Carry A Handgun Without A Permit, Is Closer To Becoming Law After Being Advanced By The General Assembly. The Senate Finance, Ways, And Means Committee Recommended The Bill For Passage On Tuesday.

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Tennessee Lawmakers Urging Universities To Put More Restrictions On Student Protests

On Monday, Universities Across Tennessee Were Put On Notice After A Protest At East Tennessee State University. During A Men’s Basketball Game, The Players Chose To Kneel During The National Anthem. This Sparked Republican Lawmakers To Ask Universities To Put Tighter Restrictions On Student Protests.

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Transgender Student Sport Restrictions in TN Supported By GOP House Members & International Associations

Tennessee joined over a dozen states that are considering regulations for youth athletics. In the Tennessee House, legislation is being advanced that could restrict transgender girls from playing middle or high school sports.

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