Republican Rep Aims To Ban Firearm Purchases For Certain Tennessee “Delinquents” Under Age 25

Representative Ryan Williams Has Filed Two Bills For The 2024 Session Of The Tennessee General Assembly That Aim To Limit The Purchase Of Firearms For Individuals 25 And Under Who Committed “Delinquent Acts” As Minors.

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Gov. Lee Allocated $140M To Put An Armed Guard In Every School, But There Aren’t Enough Officers To Go Around

This Past Session, The State Legislature Approved Governor Lee’s $230 Million Dollar Inclusion For School-Related Safety In His Budget. $140 Million Dollars Of That Is Allocated To Place A Full Time School Resource Officer In Every One Of The 1,863 Public Schools Statewide. The Issue Is That There Are Police Shortages In City, County And State Agencies Alike.

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Bill To Allow Teachers & Staff To Conceal Carry Passes House Committee Process, But Is Deferred In Senate To 2024

A Bill That Will Allow For School Teachers And Staff To Conceal Carry Will Be Sent To The House Floor For A Vote. However, In The Senate Judiciary Committee, The Bill Was Deferred Until January 23, 2024 Meaning The Legislation Will Not Be Allowed To Pass The Committee Process In The Senate Until Next Year.

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Tennessee House Education Committee To Hear Bill Allowing Teachers to Be Armed

The Tennessee House Education Administration Is Scheduled To Consider A Bill That Would Allow Teachers And Staff Members At Tennessee Public Schools To Carry Guns To Provide Greater Protection For Students.

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Bill To Shift Nashville Airport, Sports Authority Power From City To State Proceeds

A Pair Of Bills To Change The Way Two Nashville Boards Are Chosen Advanced In Committee Wednesday.

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TN Bill Would Let Local Governments Set Up Homeless Camps, Order Mental Health Treatment

Legislation Set To Be Heard In The Tennessee General Assembly Would Enable Local Governments To Establish Homeless Camps And Order Residents To Mental Health Treatment.

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TN Rep Responds To Claims That Legislators Refused To Take Action On “Gender Affirming” Surgeries At Vanderbilt

In An Interview With Forge And Anvil, Representative Ryan Williams (R-District 42-Cookeville) Said That Members Of The Tennessee General Assembly Were Not Aware That Vanderbilt Was Doing ‘Gender Affirming’ Procedures Prior To Matt Walsh’s Exposé.

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Changes In TN’s Film & TV Incentive Program Could Result In More Subsidies

A New Tennessee Film Tax Credit Program Will Change The Way That Entertainment Companies Receive Subsidies From The State, But It Won’t Reduce The Amount That Those Companies Receive.

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Tennessee Legislators Send Campaign Finance Bill to Conference Committees

Tennessee State Senators Refused To Concur On Amendments That The House Made To A Controversial Campaign Finance Bill, Leading Both Chambers To Appoint Conference Committees In An Attempt To Work Out A Compromise.

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Amended Campaign Finance Reporting Bill Could Be Headed To Conference Committee

A Campaign Finance Reporting Bill Passed The Tennessee House With Several Changes From A Version That Previously Passed The Senate.

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