Gary Humble of Tennessee Stands Talks Background, Owning a Small Business, and Why He’s Challenging 16-Year Republican Incumbent Jack Johnson

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Tuesday morning on The Tennessee Star Report, host Leahy welcomed Tennessee Stands Gary Humble to the newsmaker line to discuss his small business background, time in ministry, and why he’s challenging State Senator Jack Johnson.

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Tennessee Stands Executive Director Gary Humble Announces Run Against Tennessee Senate Republican Leader Jack Johnson in Primary

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Tennessee Stands executive director Gary Humble officially announced his run against Tennessee Senate Republican Leader Jack Johnson (R-Franklin) in a primary for SD27.

Humble told The Tennessee Star that he is challenging Johnson because that he is running because of what he says is a lack of true constituent representation and deferral to special interests. “Leadership – I just don’t feel that, in general in our legislature that we have strong leadership representing the people.” he said. What I see in our legislature is there too many bills that are championed by special interests and lobbyists. What I find is rare are legislators that stand up for the people and champion things that are simply in their interest.”

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Tennessee Stands’ Gary Humble May Be Gearing Up to Challenge State Senate Majority Leader Jack Johnson in a Primary

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Gary Humble of Tennessee Stands may be gearing up to take on Senate Republican Leader Jack Johnson in a primary for SD27.

Humble’s name is listed by the Williamson County Election Commission as collecting petitions for the GOP primary in the Twenty-Seventh district. Tennessee Stands is notable for their opposition to COVID mandates and advocacy for patient’s rights.

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State Senate Majority Leader Jack Johnson Comments on Education Funding and Giving Surpluses Back to the Taxpayers

Friday morning on The Tennessee Star Report, host Leahy welcomed State Senate Majority Leader Jack Johnson to the newsmakers line to discuss education focus and appropriating fiscal surplus back to the taxpayers.

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Senate Majority Leader ‘Fighting Jack Johnson’ Weighs in on Mask Mandate Stay Ruling

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Tuesday morning on the Tennessee Star Report, host Michael Patrick Leahy welcomed State Senate Majority Leader Jack Johnson to the newsmakers line to discuss the recent ruling by Obama appointed Sixth Circuit Court Judge to stay mask mandates after Omnibus Bill passing.

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Tennessee State Senate Majority Leader Jack Johnson Criticizes ‘Judicial Overreach’ Against Ban on Mask Mandates

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Tennessee Senate Majority Leader Jack Johnson (R-Franklin) on Monday criticized a ruling from a Tennessee judge, which halted a new law that prevented mask mandates in schools.

Calling the decision “judicial overreach,” Johnson argued that U.S. District Judge Waverly Crenshaw of the Middle District of Tennessee stepped outside his boundaries.

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State Senate Majority Leader Jack Johnson: ‘Any Provider Who Wants to Prescribe Monoclonal Antibody Treatment to Someone Who Has Been Vaccinated Can Do So’

Thursday morning on the Tennessee Star Report, host Michael Patrick Leahy welcomed Senate Majority Leader Jack Johnson to the newsmakers line to weigh in on the confusion regarding monoclonal antibody treatment in Tennessee.

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Senate Majority Leader Jack Johnson on Age-Inappropriate Wit and Wisdom Curriculum and Parental Engagement at the Local School Board Level

Wednesday morning on the Tennessee Star Report, host Michael Patrick Leahy welcomed Tennessee Senate Majority Leader Jack Jonson to the newsmakers line to outline his concern over the inappropriate wit and wisdom curriculum in Williamson County and the importance of parent involvement with local school boards.

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Tennessee House Majority Leader Senator Jack Johnson Confident Anti-Critical Race Theory Bill Will Pass

Wednesday morning on the Tennessee Star Report, host Michael Patrick Leahy welcomed Tennessee House Majority Leader Senator Jack Johnson to the newsmakers line to explain the expected passing of a caption bill that would put the guardrails on the teaching of critical race theory in K12 public schools.

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Senate Majority Leader Jack Johnson Discusses the Last Few Weeks of the Tennessee General Assembly’s Agenda

Tuesday morning on the Tennessee Star Report, host Michael Patrick Leahy welcomed Tennessee State Senate Majority Leader Jack Johnson to the newsmakers line to weigh in on final General Assembly priorities and revisiting Big Tech legislation.

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Tennessee Senate Republicans Return McNally as Lieutenant Governor, Johnson as Majority Leader

The Tennessee Senate Republican Caucus on Thursday voted unanimously to renominate Lt. Governor Randy McNally to a third term, among other leadership votes.

The caucus also announced that Senator Jack Johnson (R-Franklin) and Senator Ken Yager (R-Kingston) will return to their top leadership roles as Majority Leader and Republican Caucus Chairman, respectively. Others elected to caucus leadership positions include Senator Ferrell Haile (R-Gallatin) as Treasurer, Senator Dawn White (R-Murfreesboro) as Secretary and Senator Shane Reeves (R-Murfreesboro) as Chaplain.

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Tennessee State Senate Majority Leader Jack Johnson Describes His Role in Government and Reflects on 2020 and the Year Ahead

Thursday morning on the Tennessee Star Report, host Michael Patrick Leahy welcomed Tennessee state Senate Majority Leader Jack Johnson to the studio to discuss his role in government and the enthusiasm for Trump.

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Host Leahy and Tennessee State Senator Jack Johnson Discuss Gov. Lee’s State of Emergency Extension

Live from Music Row Thursday morning on The Tennessee Star Report with Michael Patrick Leahy – broadcast on Nashville’s Talk Radio 98.3 and 1510 WLAC weekdays from 5:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m. –  host Leahy welcomed Tennessee Senate Majority Leader Jack Johnson to the studio.

At the end of the third hour, Leahy and Johnson answered calls from concerned parents about Governor Lee’s state of emergency extension that will last until August 29 and touched upon the potentiality of spreading COVID-19 through elementary and high school students.

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Tennessee State Senate Hurriedly Approves Major Abortion Bill Just Before Legislature Adjourns, Gov. Lee Says He Will Sign into Law

Major pro-life legislation was approved by the Tennessee Legislature in Friday’s early morning hours just before legislators wrapped up their year.

Passage — and the end of the session — came as a surprise because Senate leaders had said they would not take the abortion measure up in this condensed year, according to a story by The Tennessee Journal: On the Hill. The publication also reported the Senate did this to persuade the House to back off of making changes to the budget proposal the Senate had approved.

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Republicans in Legislature Introduce Right to Work Constitutional Amendment

Tennessee House and Senate leaders introduced a resolution Wednesday that would add Tennessee’s Right to Work law to the state constitution.

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Civics and School Choice Elements of Governor Bill Lee’s Education Agenda Make Their Way Through the State House

NASHVILLE, Tennessee – Elements of Governor Bill Lee’s focus on education, which he talked about on the campaign trail, his inaugural address and more recently in his first state of the state address, including an emphasis on parents having more school choice as well as civics education and “unapologetic American…

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