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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 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...

 

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

PBMs / Prescription Drugs – The Patient Access Choice and Transparency Act was passed during the 2019 legislative session prioritizing patient-centered care by making certain reforms to how...

 

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

Crime / Good Samaritan – State lawmakers approved legislation that I sponsored this year which enhances penalties for murder against a person who was acting as a “Good Samaritan.” This refers...

 
 By Sen. Joey Hensley    News    July 8, 2021

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

Children / Severe Child Abuse / Exposure to Dangerous Drugs – A new law was passed this year to protect children from being exposed to dangerous illegal drugs. It expands the definition of...

 
 By Sen. Joey Hensley    News    July 1, 2021

Tennessee 28th District Capitol Hill Week in Review: Independence Day

As families across the state gather on this Independence Day to observe the founding of our nation’s freedom with family picnics, fireworks, and other special events, may we all remember those who...

 

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

Education Budget – The new 2021-2022 state budget includes over $730 million in new spending for education, including money allocated during the special session in January. This includes over $480...

 

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