Tennessee Lawmaker Introduces Legislation to Require Parental Consent for Vaccinations of Minors

Terri Lynn Weaver

Tennessee Representative Terri Lynn Weaver (R-Lancaster) introduced legislation to mandate parental consent for minors to receive vaccines.

The measure, House Bill 2451, requires written consent for a child to receive a vaccine from a healthcare provider and in order for a student to participate in a mental health screening.

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State Senate Ignores Millions of Dollars Disability Fraud in Tennessee

A bill that would make it a requirement for the state to cooperate in investigations of millions of dollars of disability fraud occurring within Tennessee was ignored this week by the Senate Judiciary Committee.

Disability fraud can involve exaggerating or faking an illness or disabilities, filing multiple applications, concealing work or other activities, all of which cost the state and the federal government millions of dollars every year.

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A Proclamation In Support of Israel, Initiated by Senator Mark Pody, Signed by Governor Bill Lee

NASHVILLE, Tennessee – In a ceremony held in the former Supreme Court chambers of the State Capitol, Governor Bill Lee signed a Proclamation honoring and commending the Nation of Israel, which was initiated by Senator Mark Pody. The Proclamation was originated by Senator Mark Pody (R-Lebanon) through Senate Resolution SJR…

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