TennCon’s BIG 7 Weekend Digest… July 16, 2021

1) TN Judge Shuts Down Illegal Immigration Center in Chattanooga
2) TN Spends Nearly $4M Per Year To Educate Unaccompanied Alien Minors
3) TBI Arrests 18 Men, Including Pastor & National Guardsman, In Human Trafficking Operation
4) Top Vaccine Official Fired After Health Department Pushes Vaccines On Minors
5) TN Dept Of Health’s Immunization Program For Children Continues
6) Tennessee Farmer Wins Injunction Against USDA In Loan Forgiveness Dispute
7) Federal Judge Blocks Tennessee Transgender Bathroom Law Temporarily

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TN Refugee Study Committee Outlines Mission Statement & Agenda – TTC News Break 6.21.21

1) TN Refugee Study Committee Outlines Mission Statement & Agenda
2) GOP Leaders Warn TN Health Dept For Pushing Vaccines On Minors
3) IRS Denies Christian Nonprofit Tax Exemption, Saying Biblical Values Are Republican

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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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Tennessee Health Commissioner Is ‘Fairly Certain’ Covid Will Get Worse

Tennessee’s Health Commissioner, Lisa Piercey, Has Said There Are Signs That The Covid-19 Pandemic Could Begin To Get Worse Soon. Piercey Said Tennessee Specifically Could See Things Worsening, Given It Is One Of The Most Infectious States At The Moment.

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Tennessee Teacher Vaccinations For COVID-19 Open Statewide Next Week

Tennessee K-12 Teachers Statewide Can Schedule Appointments Beginning Monday To Get Their COVID-19 Vaccinations. A New Phase Of Vaccinations Was Announced Tuesday By The State Health Department, Including Teachers, Child Care Staff And Tennesseans 65 And Older.

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