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Senator Joey Hensley, MD: Tennessee 28th District Capitol Hill Week in Review

Preview of the 2022 Legislative Session of the 112th General Assembly Redistricting maps The Senate Ad Hoc Committee on Redistricting voted on Thursday to recommend both State Senate and...

 

Senator Joey Hensley, MD:Tennessee 28th District Capitol Hill Week in Review

PREVIEW OF THE 2022 SESSION The General Assembly will convene on January 11, 2022, and one of the primary issues of the 112th General Assembly will be dealing with the state budget. The budget is...

 

Senator Joey Hensley, MD: Tennessee 28th District Capitol Hill Week in Review

Preview of the 2022 Legislative session BUDGET - The budget is always a top issue but it will be especially important due to strong tax collections, excess revenues and the flow of federal stimulus...

 

Senator Joey Hensley, MD: Tennessee 28th District Capitol Hill Week in Review

New Year rings in enactment of several important new laws December 22, 2021 -- It is just days before we usher in 2021. January 1 often marks a time of new beginnings. This is true in state government...

 

Senator Joey Hensley, MD: Tennessee 28th District Capitol Hill Week in Review

The Essence of Christmas is Captured in the Spirit of Giving Christmas is a most joyful time of year. It means gatherings with friends, beautiful lights, holiday food, and spending time with loved...

 

Senator Joey Hensley, MD: Tennessee 28th District Capitol Hill Week in Review

The U.S. Supreme Court is considering one of the most important decisions on abortion made in decades – what does that mean for Tennessee? U.S. Supreme Court justices are preparing to make one of...

 

Senator Joey Hensley, MD: Tennessee 28th District Capitol Hill Week in Review

Two significant federal court decisions are delivered this week regarding the Biden Administration’s unconstitutional COVID-19 vaccine mandates There were two significant federal court rulings this...

 

Senator Joey Hensley, MD: Tennessee 28th District Capitol Hill Week in Review

Tennessee continues efforts to combat human trafficking For the past decade, the Tennessee General Assembly has worked diligently to combat human trafficking. This includes enactment of the new laws...

 

Senator Joey Hensley, MD: Tennessee 28th District Capitol Hill Week in Review

Senator Hensley encourages citizens to shop local as November 27th marks Small Business Saturday Thanksgiving is truly a special holiday. Although it did not become official until declared by...

 

Senator Joey Hensley, MD: Tennessee 28th District Capitol Hill Week in Review

General Assembly stands up to condemn Biden Administration’s federal overreach during Special Session on COVID-19 issues The Tennessee General Assembly adjourned the Third Extraordinary (Special)...

 

Senator Joey Hensley, MD: Tennessee 28th District Capitol Hill Week in Review

General Assembly passes legislation protecting the constitutional rights of Tennesseans regarding COVID-19 mandates. The General Assembly passed significant legislation during the recent Special...

 

Senator Joey Hensley, MD: Tennessee 28th District Capitol Hill Week in Review

General Assembly passes transformational legislation cementing Tennessee’s place as a leader in electric vehicle production A special session of the Tennessee General Assembly closed on Wednesday af...

 

Review of State's Education Funding Formula is important to local students, teachers, parents and schools

Governor Bill Lee announced last week that he is tackling one of the most important issues affecting education in Tennessee - our state’s funding formula for K-12 schools. The current formula is...

 

Senator Joey Hensley, MD: Tennessee 28th District Capitol Hill Week in Review

Scammers prey on unsuspecting or vulnerable victims Too many people in Tennessee have fallen prey to scammers And with the increasing sophistication of digital technology, scammers are more devious th...

 

Senator Joey Hensley, MD: Tennessee 28th District Capitol Hill Week in Review

Join me in saying “YES ON 1” to enshrine Tennessee’s Right-to-Work Law in our State Constitution Despite obstacles presented by COVID-19, Tennessee has found much success over the past year in...

 

Reapportionment of state's congressional and state legislative districts to be top issue in 2022

When the General Assembly meets in January, one of the top issues on the agenda will be reapportionment of the state’s House, Senate and congressional districts. It is an arduous task done every 10...

 

Senator Joey Hensley, MD: Tennessee 28th District Capitol Hill Week in Review

The strength of the American workforce compares to no other. For generations, the American worker has been a strong force driving innovation and progress. The Labor Day holiday recognizes our labor...

 

Senator Joey Hensley, MD: Tennessee 28th District Capitol Hill Week in Review

In 2022, there will be two initiatives put before Tennessee voters to enshrine new amendments to the Tennessee Constitution. Both ballot initiatives have passed the Tennessee General Assembly with a...

 

Senator Joey Hensley, MD: Tennessee 28th District Capitol Hill Week in Review

We are off to a new school year! It is always an exciting time for students to get back into the classroom as the new academic year starts. Recently, Governor Lee announced the results of our...

 

Senator Joey Hensley, MD Tennessee 28th District Capitol Hill Week in Review

Re-employment protections to Tennessee National Guard – Legislation protecting civilian reemployment rights for Tennessee National Guard members upon completion of service in a State Active Duty was...

 

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