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Letter to the Editor: Protesters Crossed the Line

Dear Tennessee Star, February 15, two lawmakers, Sen. Mae Beavers and Rep. Pody, attempted to conduct a press conference about two bills they are sponsoring, the Traditional Marriage Bill and the Bathroom Bill. Protesters disrupted the conference. It was abruptly halted. Protesters crossed the line for peaceful protesting. Not only…

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Commentary: Another Federal Judge Seizes Presidential Power

by George Rasley, CHQ Editor February 15, 2017 Reprinted with permission from ConservativeHQ.com Emboldened by Judge James L. Robart’s anti-constitutional power grab and the refusal of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals to vacate his order temporarily restraining President Trump’s Executive Order 13,769 temporarily pausing immigration from seven terrorist hotspots Judge Leonie Brinkema, of the U.S….

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Tennessee Legislators First in Nation to Help Home Health Care Providers Get Paid

A bill filed by Rep. Judd Matheny (R-Tullahoma) and Sen. Janice Bowling (R-Tullahoma), “The HMO Transparency in Claims Processing Act of 2017,” makes Tennessee the first state to address problems home health care companies encounter in getting paid for their services. HB51/SB133 will establish processes to facilitate prompt payment of…

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Tennessee Bill Proposes Immunity for Drivers Who Hit Protesters by Accident

Protesters block traffic

TN Bill Proposes Immunity for Drivers Who Hit Protesters by Accident Nothing better to do with your day except block average, everyday people from getting to work? Protesting in the middle of a busy street or highway might be for you! That is, unless you plan to live in Tennessee…

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Diane Black (TN-06) Set to Replace Tom Price as Budget Chairman

Diane Black (TN-06)

The Republican Steering Committee recommended interim Budget Chairman Diane Black of Tennessee to officially head the panel in the wake of former House Budget Chairman Tom Price being confirmed as the secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services. The House Republican Conference is slated to confirm the vote…

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Commentary: Facing Racism in Public Education

The color of our skin has no bearing on our intellectual potential, moral character or behavior. Every child deserves a champion, an adult who will never give up on them, who understands the power of connection, and insists that they become the best that they can possibly be.

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Trump Moves to Fill Two Judicial Vacancies in 5th Circuit Court of Appeals

The Trump administration is vetting candidates to fill two vacancies on the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, the New Orleans based appeals court that includes Mississippi, Louisiana, and Texas. John Council of the National Law Journal reports the candidates under consideration include Texas Supreme Court Justice Don Willett, U.S….

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Army Depicted Hillary Clinton As Insider Threat in Cyber Security Training

The U.S. Army depicted former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton as an insider threat in a Powerpoint presentation to soldiers on cyber security. A photograph of Mrs. Clinton, who lost the Nov. 8 presidential race, is depicted along with two murderers, two leakers of classified information and one who mishandled…

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