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Federal court bars Tennessee parents from withdrawing from school mask warrants – JURIST – News

The West Division of the United States District Court for the Western District of Tennessee issued a preliminary injunction on Friday to block Tennessee Governor Bill Lee. decree allowing Shelby County parents to opt out of school mask requirements, saying plaintiffs have established evidence that Lee’s order prevents children with health problems from going to school safely security during the ...

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Battle continues over class action lawsuit for early termination of federal unemployment benefits | Call to action 4

NASHVILLE, TN (WSMV) – The lawyer representing the unemployed in a class action lawsuit against the governor and the Tennessee Department of Labor is asking the federal government to participate. Meanwhile, the state is reacting to the case. Yet those most affected by the governor’s decision to end federal benefits earlier are not backing down. For many Tennesséens, the loss ...

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Battle continues over class action lawsuit for early termination of federal unemployment benefits | Call to action 4

NASHVILLE, TN (WSMV) – The lawyer representing the unemployed in a class action lawsuit against the governor and the Tennessee Department of Labor is asking the federal government to participate. Meanwhile, the state is reacting to the case. Yet those most affected by the governor’s decision to end federal benefits earlier are not backing down. For many Tennesséens, the loss ...

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Tennessee Attorney General Joins Appeal to Challenge President’s Covid Vaccine Plan

Tennessee Republican lawmakers also call for a special session of the legislature to respond Herbert SlaterieHerbert Slaterie NASHVILLE, Tennessee (WDEF) – Tennessee Attorney General Herbert H. Slatery III is the latest Republican to attack President Biden’s vaccination plan against Covid. He is one of 24 Republican state attorneys general to sign a letter expressing concerns about the president’s plan. This ...

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Republican TN lawmakers renew push for special session to counter President Biden’s vaccine tenure

NASHVILLE, Tennessee (WKRN) – There is new pressure for a special session to ban mask and vaccine warrants in Tennessee after President Joe Biden announced he would demand that around 100 million Americans be vaccinated to fight the outbreak of COVID-19 cases. “They have the right to make their choice and we have to organize a special session to bring ...

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Mask Mandate Hearing Raises “Separate But Equal” Issue for Tennessee Students With Disabilities

Schools can use creative schedules to comply with the Tennessee governor’s order that allows families to opt out of mask warrants in schools while protecting the rights and health of immunocompromised students, the lawyer argued Jim Newsome at a hearing Thursday. Newsome, lawyer for the defendant Gov. Bill lee, was among the parties presenting their cases in a Memphis courtroom ...

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Tennessee National Guard sends aid to Louisiana to rescue hurricanes

Nashville, Tennessee – At the request of Tennessee Governor Bill Lee, more than 300 Tennessee National Guardsmen are in Louisiana to help with recovery operations after Hurricane Ida ravaged the south coast on August 29, 2021. The relief force includes soldiers from the 1176th Transport Company, headquartered in Smyrna with two additional detachments in Dresden and Jacksboro. The 1176th carried ...

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