Lee Proposes $626M In Transportation Spending In TN Budget

Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee’s Proposed Fiscal Year 2023 Budget Includes $626.5 Million In Road Projects For The Tennessee Department Of Transportation.

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The Tennessee Conservative’s Big 7 Weekend Update 12.23.21

1) Tennessee Sued Over Secretive Pandemic Report
2) Sullivan County Educator Fired for Teaching CRT Pushes for Reinstatement
3) Potential Saudi Terrorist Captured By Border Patrol
4) Record Amount Of Fentanyl Seized, Now Cited As #1 Killer Of Americans Ages 18-45
5) SCOTUS To Hear Challenges To Biden Mandates In Early January
6) Tennessee Joins Lawsuit Against Head Start Mandates
7) Judges Rule Masks Still Required In Knox County Schools

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Sullivan County Educator Fired for Teaching CRT Pushes for Reinstatement

Former Sullivan County Teacher Matthew Hawn Says He Plans To Continue To Push For His Reinstatement, Even Though The School Board Upheld His Firing With A 5-1 Vote Last Week.

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Bill Placing Health Departments Under State Control Passes Without Governor’s Signature

When Governor Bill Lee Signed The Sweeping Covid-19 Legislation Last Week, He Chose Not To Sign A Bill That Would Remove County Health Departments From Local Control. He Returned The Legislation To The General Assembly Without His Approval.

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Craft Brewer Distribution Bill Signed By Lee

Johnson City Brewing Owner Eric Latham Started The Process Four Years Ago To Get Small Craft Brewers The Right To Self-Distribute Outside Of County Lines In Tennessee. Latham Learned Monday His Efforts And The Efforts Of Many Others Have Led To The Bill Gov. Bill Lee Signed Into Law Last Week.

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Mayor Kelly Updates Chattanooga’s COVID Executive Order, Still Requires Masks In City Buildings

With The Expiration Of State And County Pandemic Restrictions, Mayor Tim Kelly Issued An Updated Executive Order On Friday To Modify The City’s Guidance On COVID-19 Precautions And Procedures.

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Governor Lee Signs Executive Order To End Public Health Orders

Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee Announced Tuesday He Will End Statewide Public Health Orders Regarding The COVID-19 Pandemic And Shift The State Toward “Recovery.”

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