TennCon’s BIG 7 Weekend Digest!… August 6, 2021

1) House Speaker Threatens Legislation Against School Closures & Masks
2) Conservative Protestors Claim Threats Of Expulsion From Future GOP Events
3) TN School Choice Support Surges as Govt Test Scores Hit New Lows
4) TN Dept of Education Releases Critical Race Theory Guidelines
5) UTC, Hancock County Schools & Metro Nashville To Require Masks For All, Regardless Of Vaccination Status
6) Tennessee Farmer Gets Another Win In Lawsuit Against USDA
7) U.S. Court of Appeals Upholds Tennessee’s Abortion Waiting Period

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Tennessee Farmer Gets Another Win In Lawsuit Against USDA

A Federal Judge Has Ruled Union City Farmer Robert Holman’s Lawsuit Against The USDA Over COVID-19 Relief Funds Directed Toward “Non-White” Farmers Will Be Heard Instead Of Being Delayed Until There Is A Result In A Similar Case In Texas.

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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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Tennessee Farmer Wins Injunction Against USDA In Loan Forgiveness Dispute

A Federal Judge In Tennessee Has Ruled In Favor Of A Tennessee Farmer, Granting An Injunction Against The U.S. Department Of Agriculture In Its Effort To Grant Federal Loan Forgiveness To Only “Non-Whites.”

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15 Governors Oppose Biden’s Executive Order On Conservation

Governors From 15 States Are Sounding The Alarm Over An Executive Order Issued By President Joe Biden Tasking His Administration To “Conserve” 30% Of All Land And Water In The U.S. By 2030.

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Hundreds of Hamilton County Residents At Risk of Foreclosure

According To The Hamilton County Mayor’s Office, Nearly Five Hundred Residents Risk Losing Their Homes Over Delinquent Mortgage Payments. These 447 Homeowners Have Missed Three Or More Payments. However, There Is Relief Still Available For A Short Amount Of Time.

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Higher Ed Commission Tasked With Developing TN State Funding Plan

A Joint Legislative Committee Looking Into The State’s Historic Funding Of Tennessee State University Tabbed The Tennessee Higher Education Commission To Plot Out A Plan To Help The Institution Makeup For State Funding Issues Throughout The Years.

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