Sen. Todd Gardenhire Faces Backlash Over Left-Leaning Stance On Illegal Immigration

State Senator Todd Gardenhire Of Chattanooga Published An Op-ed In State Newspapers Over The Weekend, Denouncing Fellow Republicans For Their Stance On Illegal Immigration Using Language That Sounds To Many Conservatives More Like A Moderate Democrat Than The Conservative Republican He Claims To Be.

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TN General Assembly Passes Measure To Expand Access To Quality, Affordable Healthcare

Before Leaving Nashville Last Week, Tennessee Lawmakers Passed Certificate-Of-Need (CON) Reform, Which Would Reduce The Requirements And Costs Associated With Opening, Reopening Or Expanding A Hospital.

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Mental Health Trust Fund For Tennessee Students Advances

Legislation Aimed At Addressing The Mental Health Needs Of Tennessee’s K-12 Students Is Advancing Through House Committees. The Bill Has Found Support With Many Mental Health Advocacy Groups, Despite Opposition From Some Lawmakers.

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Tennesseans Express Concerns over Essential Workers Bill of Rights

Tennessee’s New Senate Bill Would Provide Essential Workers More Protections And Hazard Pay In The Event Of A Pandemic, But Many Residents Have Expressed Worry Over What Else It Could Do. There Are Concerns That The Bill Could Interfere With Established Small Businesses By Adding More Restrictions.

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Tennessee Bill Would Eliminate Privilege Tax For More Professions

The Tennessee Legislature Is Considering The Removal Of A $400 Annual “Privilege Tax” On Individuals Licensed Or Registered To Practice In Any Of Seven Professions: Attorneys, Securities Agents, Broker-dealers, Investment Advisers, Lobbyists, Doctors And Osteopathic Physicians.

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The Tennessee Conservative News Break March 25, 2021

1) Tennessee House Bill Seeks Exclusion Of LGBTQ Lifestyle Textbooks From Curriculum
2) House Republicans Push Legislation Forward to Protect First Responders
3) Tennessee Titans To Keep 50% Of East Bank Sales Tax Revenue Under Proposed Bill Amendment
4) Biden Touts American Rescue Plan & Affordable Care Act At Ohio State University
5) Chattanooga Tax Payers Could Get $690,000 Bill for Juneteenth “Day Off” For City Workers

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Tennessee Titans To Keep 50% Of East Bank Sales Tax Revenue Under Proposed Bill Amendment

A Tennessee Senate Subcommittee Has Thrown Its Support Behind Allowing The Tennessee Titans To Keep The Sales Tax On Purchases In Nissan Stadium And To Retain 50% Of Sales Tax Revenue From A Proposed East Bank Development On Its 130-Acre Plot.

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The Tennessee Conservative News Break March 24, 2021

1)Another Chance For Religious Exemptions To Vaccines In Tennessee
2)Tennessee Bill Seeks Increased Accountability For Local Governments Considering Tax Hikes
3) Tennessee Senate Subcommittee Gives Thumbs Down To Grocery Sales Tax Holiday
4) Legislation Seeks to Better Equip Tennessee’s Volunteer Firefighters
5) Biden Administration Eyes Three To Four Trillion Dollar Spending Plan
6) 7 Hamilton County Elementary Schools Receive New eLabs

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Tennessee Senate Subcommittee Gives Thumbs Down To Grocery Sales Tax Holiday

A Bill That Would Eliminate Tennessee Sales Tax On Grocery Store Food Purchases For Six Months Received A Negative Recommendation Tuesday By The Senate Finance, Ways & Means Revenue Subcommittee.

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