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Tennessee Delegation heads to Balanced Budget Planning Convention

NASHVILLE – The seven Tennessee lawmakers representing the state at a Balanced Budget Amendment Planning Convention in Phoenix, Arizona next Tuesday have filed a resolution to begin the process of preparing for an Article V convention. Senator Mike Bell (R-Riceville), Senator Mark Green (R-Clarksville), Senator Frank Niceley (R-Strawberry Plains), Senator Bill Ketron (R-Murfreesboro),

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Sen. Green, Rep. Matheny and Patray receive awards for efforts to protect Tennesseans from terrorism

 

Center for Security Policy

For Immediate Release
August 25, 2017
Contact: Christopher Holton
(504)234-8857
[email protected]

NASHVILLE — When it comes to suspicious, potentially terrorist activity, Americans are encouraged to, “if you see something, say something.” But before they do so,

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Senator Green receives coveted national award for championing Hall Income Tax repeal

NASHVILLE, Tenn., (February 6, 2017) — State Senator Mark Green (R-Clarksville) has received a coveted national award from the Tax Foundation for championing the passage of legislation last year to phase out of Tennessee’s Hall Income Tax.  Green shared the honors with only 11 other recipients nationwide who have demonstrated outstanding achievements in State Tax Reform.

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SENATE MAJORITY CAUCUS ELECTS LEADERSHIP FOR 110th GENERAL ASSEMBLY

McNally nominated for Lt. Governor, while Norris is re-elected Majority Leader and Ketron as Republican Caucus Chairman

NASHVILLE — Tennessee Senate Republicans met Thursday, November 17 in Nashville to elect leaders for the 110th General Assembly where they voted unanimously to nominate Senator Randy McNally (R-Oak Ridge) to the top leadership post as Lt.

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TN Senator Mark Green Requests Immediate Petition for Tenn Care Opt Out to Solve Health Insurance Debacle

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — TN Senator Mark Green, MD today called upon Governor Bill Haslam to immediately petition the Obama Administration for permission to fund a free market solution to the collapse of the federally-run exchanges in the state. Despite the approval of a 62% premium increase for policy holders in recent weeks,

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TN Senator Mark Green, MD Calls on Dept. of Commerce & Insurance to Halt Bailout

Unsustainable insurance premium increases harm Tennesseans after Failed Business Projections

NASHVILLE — Recalling testimony offered both to a US Congressional subcommittee and the TN Senate Committee on Commerce and Labor, TN Senator Mark Green, MD asks that the financial bailout of a failed government program through the Affordable Care Act,

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Legislation Proposed to Protect Tennessee Law Enforcement Officers

Three bills to elevate charges, punishment, provide personal safety

NASHVILLE, Tenn., (June 27, 2016) – A group of six Republican state lawmakers gathered for a press conference today at the Legislative Plaza to announce proposals designed to protect members of Tennessee’s law enforcement through the enhancement of criminal charges,

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LAWMAKERS ANNOUNCE SPONSORSHIP OF LEGISLATION TO PROTECT LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS

NASHVILLE — June 24, 2016 – State Senators Mark Green (R-Clarksville), Todd Gardenhire (R-Chattanooga), and Mike Bell (R-Riceville) and House Majority Leader Gerald McCormick (R-Chattanooga) and Representatives Mark White (R-Memphis) and Andy Holt (R-Dresden) will hold a press conference regarding proposed legislation to better protect law enforcement officers.

Following the recent and increasing attacks on police and first responders the state lawmakers are introducing three bills to deter assaults on public servants.

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Historical Legislation Becomes Law to Eliminate the Hall Income Tax

Tennessee on Its Way to Be Completely Income Tax Free

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Legislation sponsored by TN Senator Mark Green (R-Clarksville) and TN Rep. Charles Sargent (R-Franklin) to statutorily phase out the Hall Income Tax was signed into law today by Governor Bill Haslam sending Tennessee on its way to an income tax-free status by January 1,

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Senator Mark Green speaks in National Forum on Autonomous Cars, Job Creation

Sponsored Legislation Places Tennessee as Industry Leader in Auto Tech

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. — Clarksville Republican Senator Mark Green joined technology and auto industry leaders at the University of Maryland’s National Transportation Center in its program, “Automated Vehicle Policy and Regulation: A State Perspective Workshop.”

The highly competitive auto industry is actively pursuing innovative technologies that expand on current amenities available in vehicles that will move toward autonomous or self-driving vehicles.

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