Repealing “Emergency” Powers, Transparency Disappointment, Foreign Nationals As TN Cops, Fight Against Big Tech, Closing Primaries & Much More! – The TennCon Big 7!

• New Bill Would Remove Governor’s Unilateral Ability To Extend Emergency Powers
• Tennesseans Hoping For More Transparency During Legislative Session May Be Disappointed
• Legislation Filed To Limit Foreign Ownership Of Tennessee Property
• TN House GOP Leader Files Bill To Remove Critical Criteria For Local Law Enforcement Applicants
• Tennessee Information Protection Act Would Guard Residents Personal Data From Abuse By Big Tech
• Social Media Common Carrier Bill Reintroduced In Tennessee Senate
• Bills Filed By Freshman Conservative Lawmaker Take Aim at Term Limits And Securing Primary Elections For Tennessee
• Tennessean’s Healthcare Options Limited By Certificate-Of-Need Laws Says New Report

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Tennesseans Hoping For More Transparency During Legislative Session May Be Disappointed

The Tennessee Legislature Appears To Have Taken On Step Forward And Three Steps Back In Providing More Transparency For Tennessee Taxpayers.

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Bill Filed In TN Legislature For More Transparency On Food Labels About “Vaccine Materials”

Although Reading Food Product Labels Will Likely Still Require A Few Google Searches From The Average Consumer, Proposed Legislation Does Bring Attention To An Issue That Many Tennessee Residents May Not Previously Have Been Aware Of.

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Wining, Dining & Refining Lawmakers, Sneaky Pete Bill Lee, Keeping Outside State Influences Away From Our Elections, Sexton Doesn’t Care & Much More! – The TennCon Big 7!

• $750 Thousand Spent By Lobbyists On Receptions And Other Events For Lawmakers In 2022
• Lee Administration Abuses “Deliberative Process Privilege” To Block Tennessee Government Transparency
• Transparency Win For Taxpayers In The Tennessee Legislature
• “Tennesseans Need To Elect Tennesseans” – Bill Filed To Limit Out-of-state Campaign Contributions
• Proposed Legislation Would Prohibit Local Governments From Funding Out-of-State Abortions
• Lawmakers Hope To Eliminate Mandatory Bias Training For Educators In Tennessee
• House Speaker Sexton Shows Disinterest In Extension Of State School Voucher Program

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New Dashboard Tool Gives Tennesseans “Same Access To The Legislative Process As Their Elected Officials”

An Innovative Tool That Will Enhance Public Transparency In The Legislative Process Within The Tennessee House Of Representatives Has Been Unveiled And Is Ready For Use By Tennessee Taxpayers.

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Transparency Win For Taxpayers In The Tennessee Legislature

Yesterday, January 11, 2023 Americans For Prosperity – Tennessee, In Cooperation With Representative Chris Todd, Helped Secure New Transparency Measures In The Legislative Process For Taxpayers.

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We Stood Our Ground, We Changed How Congress Works (By Congressman Andy Ogles)

It Matters How Congress Works. For The Last Several Years, A Few Select Members Of House Leadership – From Both Parties – Have Worked In Secret To Draft Bills And Prevent Most Members Of Congress From Having Any Kind Of Say Over Important Pieces Of Legislation. If Members Want To Introduce An Amendment To Improve A Bill, “Too Bad, So Sad”. Unless House Leadership Likes Your Idea, It Probably Won’t Even Be Debated – Much Less Voted On.

That’s What I Fought Against All Of Last Week. When House Leadership Tries To Deny The Right Of Rank-And-File Members To Influence The Debate, They’re Really Limiting The Right Of The American People To Influence The Debate Of What’s Being Considered In Their Name. That’s Unacceptable, And It’s Why I Was Proud To Join Nineteen Of My Colleagues In Saying Enough Is Enough.

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