This Week at the Capitol

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School Protection Act Stalls in Senate

May 3, 2019

The last week of the legislative session started with great promise, but its promise was muted by the Senate. It began strong Tuesday when the House overwhelmingly passed the School Protection Act, HB 1274, by a vote of 72-23. The bill would provide ...

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Let Legislators Know Your Position on the School Protection Act

Apr 26, 2019

The School Protection Act, SB 1499 by Sen. Joey Hensley (R-Hohenwald) and HB 1274 by Rep. Andy Holt (R-Dresden), continued to make progress through the legislature this week. The bill would provide local schools with a legal defense from the state if...

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