TN Republican Pushes For More Foreign Labor To Replace Native Workers

While It Has Been The Hope Of Most Conservatives That The Tennessee Legislature Would Work In The Next General Assembly To Turn Off The Magnets For Illegal Immigration Into Tennessee, It Appears That One Republican Lawmaker Is Working, Instead, To Make It Easier For Employers To Replace Lower-Income Earners With Foreign Labor.

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Rep. Powers To Re-Introduce Bill To Combat Big Tech Censorship Of Tennessee Citizens

Representative Dennis Powers Plans To Reintroduce His Social Media Common Carrier Bill With Hopes That It Will Pass This Time Around. Powers Believes Social Media Is The Town Square Of Our Time And That Social Media Companies Are Common Carriers, Just Like A Phone Company Or Hotel Chain, And They Should Not Discriminate Based Upon Political Ideology.

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Tennessee DCS Budget Continues To Grow While Number Of Children In State Custody Decreases

In Ten Years The Agency Has Dropped Nearly A Thousand Employees While Watching The Payroll Increase By $30,000,000. Over The Same Period The Operational Expenses Of The Agency Increased By $311 Million.

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Legislators Demand Action As Governor Weighs Options For DCS Housing Crisis

As The Department Of Children’s Services Faces A Housing Crisis For Children In State Custody, Governor Bill Lee Claims That He Wants To Find A Solution To The Problem, Although Calling A Special Session Of The State Legislature Is Not Currently An Option.

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Senator Bowling Reintroduces ‘Youth Health Protection Act’ To End Child Mutilation In Tennessee

Senator Janice Bowling Has Reintroduced Legislation For The 113th General Assembly That Aims To Put An End To Child Mutilations In Tennessee.

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Landmark TN Supreme Court Decision Finds Mandatory Life Sentences For Juveniles Unconstitutional

In A Landmark Decision, A Majority Panel Of The Tennessee Supreme Court On Friday Struck Down As Unconstitutional Mandatory Life Sentences For Juveniles.

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Tennessee Advisory Committee Recommends Measures That Could Compromise Election Integrity

The Tennessee Advisory Committee To The U.S. Commission On Civil Rights Issued An Interim Memorandum This Week With Guidance For Overcoming What The Committee Says Are “Barriers” To Voting Within The State.

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State Legislators Seem Poised To Extend Protections From Covid Mandates, But There Is A Catch. (Gary Humble Op-Ed)

Bills Have Begun To Be Filed For The Upcoming Legislative Session Here In Tennessee Due To Commence On January 11, 2023, Which Will Begin Our 113th General Assembly. One Of The First, SB 2 (Sen. Jack Johnson) And HB 2 (Rep. Jason Zachary) Will Remove The Termination Date On Protections From Covid Mandates, Currently Set To Expire On July 1, 2023. Many Tennesseans May Not Realize That Current Laws Restricting Employers From Mandating The Shot As A Condition Of Employment And Restricting Schools From Requiring Masks Are Due To Sunset. Your Legislature Passed Laws To Secure Your Liberties, With An Expiration Date. Go Figure. The Passage Of SB 2 And HB 2 Would Make These Protections Permanent. And That Is A Good Thing. However, There Is A Catch. With The Passage Of Title 14 In The Special Session Of October 2021, The Legislature Did More Than Protect Employees. They Also Protected Themselves.

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Tennessee Bill To Limit “Gender Mutilation” Introduced By Republican Lawmakers 

A New Public Health Bill That Has Been Drafted By Two Republican Lawmakers Aims To Ban Gender Transition Procedures On Children. The “Protecting Children From Gender Mutilation Act” Prohibits Any Medical Treatment That “Alters A Child’s Hormonal Balance” And Procedures “That Remove Their Organs To Enable The Minor To Identify As A Gender Different From Their Biological Sex.”

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Tennesseans Can’t Rely On “No Surprises” In Medical Billing Due To Loopholes & Legislature Inaction

A Federal Law That Aims To Prevent Individuals From Receiving Unexpected Or Higher Than Expected Medical Bills Has Loopholes Discovered Due To An Experience By A Nashville Woman. Meanwhile, Tennessee’s Version Of The Law Has Been Deferred Since 2020.

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