Repealing “Emergency” Powers, Transparency Disappointment, Foreign Nationals As TN Cops, Fight Against Big Tech, Closing Primaries & Much More! – The TennCon Big 7!

• New Bill Would Remove Governor’s Unilateral Ability To Extend Emergency Powers
• Tennesseans Hoping For More Transparency During Legislative Session May Be Disappointed
• Legislation Filed To Limit Foreign Ownership Of Tennessee Property
• TN House GOP Leader Files Bill To Remove Critical Criteria For Local Law Enforcement Applicants
• Tennessee Information Protection Act Would Guard Residents Personal Data From Abuse By Big Tech
• Social Media Common Carrier Bill Reintroduced In Tennessee Senate
• Bills Filed By Freshman Conservative Lawmaker Take Aim at Term Limits And Securing Primary Elections For Tennessee
• Tennessean’s Healthcare Options Limited By Certificate-Of-Need Laws Says New Report

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Tennessee Legislative Preview: Key Education Issues To Watch As Lawmakers Return

Here Are Five Things To Watch For As The General Assembly Convenes: Expect A ‘Quieter Year’ From Lee’s Administration, Lee Pledged More Money For K-12 Education, School Voucher Program Could Expand, Efforts To Attract And Keep Teachers Grow…

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Wining, Dining & Refining Lawmakers, Sneaky Pete Bill Lee, Keeping Outside State Influences Away From Our Elections, Sexton Doesn’t Care & Much More! – The TennCon Big 7!

• $750 Thousand Spent By Lobbyists On Receptions And Other Events For Lawmakers In 2022
• Lee Administration Abuses “Deliberative Process Privilege” To Block Tennessee Government Transparency
• Transparency Win For Taxpayers In The Tennessee Legislature
• “Tennesseans Need To Elect Tennesseans” – Bill Filed To Limit Out-of-state Campaign Contributions
• Proposed Legislation Would Prohibit Local Governments From Funding Out-of-State Abortions
• Lawmakers Hope To Eliminate Mandatory Bias Training For Educators In Tennessee
• House Speaker Sexton Shows Disinterest In Extension Of State School Voucher Program

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3rd Grade Retention, School Choice Expansion, Ignoring Torment Of Kids, More Foreign Labor, & TN Toll Roads? + Much More!- The TennCon Big 7!

• Legislators Set New Rules For Controversial Third Grade Retention Law
• TN GOP Senators Look To Expand Eligibility For Education Savings Accounts
• Loudon County School District Sued For Ignoring Reports Of Sexual Harassment At Middle School
• Lawsuit Claims Hamilton County School Administrators Didn’t Protect Sexual Assault Victim
• TN Republican Pushes For More Foreign Labor To Replace Native Workers
• Sen. Johnson Pushes To Close Public Records Of Investigations Of Deaths Not Resulting From Crime
• Governor’s Transportation Proposals Draw Wide Reactions
• Lee’s ‘Build With Us’ Plan Would Raise Electric Vehicle Registration Fees, Potentially Add Toll Lanes
• Gender Surgeries Only Temporarily Paused Says Memphis Hospital
• TN Rep Calls Out ACLU For Threats Against Hospital Halting Gender Reassignment Surgeries

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Incentives To Keep Kids In State Custody, Combating Big Tech Censorship, Protecting Kids From Mutilation, Keeping Taxpayers In The Dark & Much More! – The TennCon Big 7!

1 – Tennessee Incentivized To Keep Children In State Custody In Order To Keep Federal Funds
2. Rep. Powers To Re-Introduce Bill To Combat Big Tech Censorship Of Tennessee Citizens
3. Senator Bowling Reintroduces ‘Youth Health Protection Act’ To End Child Mutilation In Tennessee
4. Knoxville Mayor And Team Intentionally Kept Taxpayers In The Dark About Next Police Chief
5. Nashville District Attorney Funk Rejects State Funding For DUI Prosecutions
6. TN School Voucher Program Wins Court Approval To Proceed
7. Textbook Commission Members Oppose Conservative’s Push To Define What Is Age-Appropriate

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Climate Ripe For School Voucher Expansion As Controversial Education Practices Causes Shift From Public Schools 

The Stars Are In Alignment For The Expansion Of School Vouchers Across Tennessee. All Obstacles Have Been Removed By The Court System And Broad Public Support For School Vouchers Is Being Driven By A Variety Of Factors. This Article Examines Some Of Those Factors.

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