Tennessee General Assembly Overwhelmingly Approves Legislation Banning Local Education Associations or Public Charter Schools from Doing Business with Entities That Perform Abortions

The Tennessee General Assembly overwhelmingly approved legislation banning local education associations or public charter schools from doing business with entities that perform abortions.

The state Senate passed the bill, 27-5, on April 11. The state House approved the legislation on March 7, 70-21. In total, 97 members of the Tennessee General Assembly voted in favor and 26 voted against.

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State Senator Joey Hensley Talks About His Background, Path to Becoming a Physician, and Step Therapy Bill

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Tuesday morning on The Tennessee Star Report, host Leahy welcomed State Senator Joey Hensley to the newsmakers line to talk about his background, his path to becoming a doctor, and his step therapy bill.

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Pro-Life Legislation Prohibiting LEAs or Public Charter Schools from Doing Business with Abortion Providers on House Committee Agenda

Pro-life legislation pending before Tennessee’s General Assembly that would prohibit Local Education Associations (LEA) or public charter schools from doing business with abortion providers continues through the legislative process in the state House, where it has been referred to the Senate Education Committee after passing on second consideration.

State Senator Joey Hensley (R-Hohenwald) originally filed SB2158 in state Senate. State Representative Debra Moody (R-Covington) has sponsored the state House companion version, HB2557 and it is continuing to make headway in the House.

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Pro-Life Legislation Prohibiting Local Education Associations or Public Charter Schools from Doing Business with Abortion Providers Receives House Sponsor

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Pro-life legislation pending before Tennessee’s General Assembly has received a sponsor in the State House.

State Senator Joey Hensley (R-Hohenwald-SD28) originally filed SB2158, a bill prohibiting LEAs or public charter schools from doing business with abortion providers. Representative Debra Moody (R-Covington-HD81) filed HB2557, the state House companion version on February, 3, 2022.

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Bill Filed Prohibiting Local Education Associations or Public Charter Schools from Doing Business with Entities That Perform Abortions

A Tennessee legislator has filed a bill prohibiting LEAs or public charter schools from doing business with entities that perform abortions.

This is the latest Pro-Life bill to be proposed during the current Tennessee General Assembly Session.

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Tennessee House Bill Criminalizing Online Posting of False Business Reviews Receives State Senate Sponsor

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A bill filed in the Tennessee State House criminalizing the online posting of false business reviews has received a sponsor in the state Senate.

Senator Joey Hensley (R-Hohenwald-SD-28) filed the companion bill to HB1664, SB1832, on January 20, 2022.

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City Council Considers Declaring Clarksville a Second Amendment Sanctuary

The Clarksville City Council is considering a Second Amendment sanctuary resolution in a meeting this afternoon.

Councilmember Jason Knight is offering “Resolution 56-2020-21 Declaring the City of Clarksville as a 2nd Amendment Sanctuary City.” The meeting starts at 4:30 p.m.

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State Representative Bruce Griffey Appears Fox News’ ‘Ingraham Angle’ to Discuss Border Wall Funding

Friday night’s episode of Laura Ingraham’s The Ingraham Angle on Fox News Channel featured a segment with Tennessee Representative Bruce Griffey (R-Paris) regarding his bill to fund President Trump’s southern border wall. Laura Ingraham’s television interview with the freshman legislator came two days after she tweeted about the bill, as…

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State Sen. Joey Hensley: In-State Tuition Would Encourage More Illegal Immigrants To Come To Tennessee

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Offering illegal immigrants in-state tuition would encourage more illegal immigration into Tennessee, says state Sen. Joey Hensley. Hensley (R-Hohenwald) was one of only two senators on the Senate Education Committee to vote against the Tuition Opportunity Bill on March 22. In an interview with The Tennessee Star, Hensley said that if…

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