Tag: Judd Matheny

Logos, slogans, and no-go’s

As the race to become the next Governor of Tennessee reached the one-year mark from the primary elections, U.S. Rep. Diane Black became the latest Republican to join businessmen Randy Boyd and Bill Lee, Sen. Mae Beavers, and House Speaker

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Matheny may challenge Harwell

House Speaker Pro Tempore Judd Matheny, a Republican lawmaker from Tullahoma, says that he may look to remove the “Pro Tempore” from his title in this AP story. The current Speaker of the House is Rep. Beth Harwell of Nashville.

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A lesson in assumptions

Last week, reports surfaced that Rep. Judd Matheny had asked Capitol security (i.e., state troopers) to remove protesters from his office. Since the protesters were there to register their grievance about a bill that some believe unfairly targets Tennessee’s Muslim

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Sharia Twain

After a first attempt to strengthen state anti-terrorism law was found wanting in its ability to pass constitutional muster, a new effort is making its way through the Legislature. The second version by Sen. Bill Ketron actually does not contain

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