Eddie Mannis passes first bill

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News good and bad from Nashville.


Good: State Rep. Eddie Mannis passed his first bill as a member of the Tennessee General Assembly and the House Republican Caucus. House Bill 84 passed unanimously on Monday, March 8, with 94 votes. Bad: It didn’t mean much – just a housekeeping bill from the administration.

Good: Mannis’ election as a vote-counting deputy whip and his selection to carry an administration bill show acceptance from his House colleagues. Bad: Mannis is willing to take a stand on principle, such as his letter of caution on a bill to single out transgender youth, and that’s not a safe place in these hyper-partisan times.

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