Bills For Tennessee Conservatives To Watch In The General Assembly

With The Tennessee General Assembly Back In Session In Nashville, Many Bills Have Been Unveiled That Will Be Discussed Over The Next Few Months. Following Are Some Of The Bills That Have Been Made Public That Conservatives In Tennessee May Want To Keep An Eye On.

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Senator Gardenhire Pushes For Higher Salaries For School Board Members

State Senator Todd Gardenhire Of Chattanooga Says He Plans To Introduce A “Pay Equity” Bill That Would Stipulate That Local School Board Members Receive The Same Salaries And Benefits As Members Of The County Commission And Other Local Government Entities.

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Lawmakers Approve $8M More For Education Contract Amid Commissioner’s Potential Conflict

The Tennessee Legislature’s Fiscal Review Committee Extended A Contract Tuesday To $16 Million With New York-Based TNTP Inc. Despite A Potential Conflict Of Interest For The State’s Education Commissioner.

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Legislators Question State’s $75 Million Contact Tracing Expense With Inexperienced Company

Without Full Legislative Consideration – And Without Public Disclosure – Tennessee Health Officials Have Spent $75 Million To Date, Paying A Hendersonville Medical Company To Handle Contact Tracing.

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TN Illegal Immigration Study Committee: Who’s On First?

How Does The Tennessee Illegal Immigration Study Committee Intend To Hit The Ball When It’s Not Clear What Or Which (Or Who) They Are To Aim At?

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Not All Republicans In TN General Assembly On Board With Partisan School Board Elections

Some Republicans And School Board Advocates Are Questioning A New State Law That Will Allow Local Tennessee School Board Elections To Become Partisan.

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Lawmakers Delve Into No-Bid Contracts With Eye On McKinsey Deal

State Lawmakers Are Taking A Tougher Stance On Sole-Source Contracts, Asking Hard Questions Of State Agencies And Homing In On Deals The State Signed With Mckinsey & Co.

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Workers Who Molested Minors At TN Immigrant Center Get 2022 Court Date

The Two Female Employees Of The Now Shuttered Chattanooga Immigrant Facility That Were Booked For Sexual Assault Of Minors Will Not Return To Court Until Next Year.

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Illegal Immigration Investigation In TN Continues With Study Committee

During The Third Meeting Of The Joint Study Committee On Refugee Issues, The Committee Continued Its Investigation Into Current Immigration Issues In TN With Presentations By The Department Of Children’s Services, The Office Of Legal Services, Tennessee Office For Refugees/Catholic Charities And Professors Of Law…

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State Expects Chattanooga Illegal Alien Shelter’s License To Be Suspended Into Fall

The Closed Chattanooga Shelter Was The Focus For Much Of The TN Legislature’s Study Committee On Refugee Issues Meeting. TN Suspended The Baptiste Group’s License To Operate The Shelter After A Sexual Battery Arrest…

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