Debra Maggart

The Franklin Republican is mulling a run for his old House Republican Caucus chairman’s seat at a time when party conservatives and gun rights advocates say they’re less than satisfied with the current regime.

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Press release from the Tennessee Firearms Association; August 23, 2012:  “What Can I do?” We frequently receive the question from people who want to get involved in protecting their rights “What can I do?” There is much everyone can do – even if you have limits or are even restricted to home. For example, TFA […]

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Leading House Republican Rep. Debra Maggart hasn’t decided whether she’ll make another go if it in 2014 following her recent GOP primary defeat in Sumner County. The Hendersonville Republican blamed her loss on the National Rifle Federation and the Tennessee Firearms Association which “dumped over $150,000” worth of political ads into the race, she said. […]

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Incumbent Tennessee Democrats evaded the kind of thrashing administered by legislative primary voters to their Republican counterparts. But they didn’t come away entirely unbloodied either. Five incumbent Democrats were voted out of office Thursday. Among them were four who lost against fellow lawmakers who they were pitted against as a part of redistricting, and one […]

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Statement from State Rep. Debra Maggart, R-Hendersonville; August 3, 2012:   Serving Sumner County in the Tennessee House of Representatives for the past eight years has been a true honor. I am proud to have been the first female Majority House Caucus Chair. I would like to thank Gov. Haslam, Lt. Gov. Ramsey, Speaker Harwell, […]

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Courting Conflicts

by Editorial Staff on August 2, 2012

The governor has chosen the members of a special court to determine a lawsuit in which he himself is named as a defendant. The case on appeal is John Jay Hooker’s challenge to the “Tennessee Plan” for selecting judges.

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Press release from the Tennessee Firearms Association; August 1, 2012:  Debra Maggart’s “right” to be re-election in serious doubt A few weeks ago, Debra Maggart told the Tennessean (that story appears to be off line now but is referenced on other news sites) that Lt. Col. Courtney Rogers was not a “legitimate challenger”. Regardless of […]

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Press release from the Courtney Rogers Campaign for District 45; July 30, 2012:  Goodlettsville, TN—State House District 45 candidate Lt. Col. Courtney Rogers (Ret.) expressed her appreciation for the endorsement of State Senator Kerry Roberts (R-Springfield). Senator Roberts is the outgoing Senator from District 18. “I am so appreciative of the confidence placed in me […]

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Press release from the Courtney Rogers Campaign for District 45; July 30, 2012:  Goodlettsville, TN—State House District 45 candidate Lt. Col. Courtney Rogers (Ret.) asked Speaker Beth Harwell today whether Debra Maggart’s use of her State House office phone number, taxpayer-paid employees and office space as a campaign headquarters. Maggart released her official state number […]

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Press release from the Tennessee Firearms Association; July 25, 2012:  Debra Maggart has been running a radio ad claiming that Courtney Rogers has used a “loophole” to avoid disclosing on her campaign disclosures whether she had a bankruptcy discharge within 5 years of the disclosure report. The fact is that Courtney Rogers had a business […]

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Press release from Rep. Debra Maggart, R-Hendersonville; July 26, 2012:  HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn.–With election day fast approaching in Sumner County, Representative Debra Maggart (R–Hendersonville), the conservative candidate for Tennessee House of Represenatives, was pleased to receive the endorsement of a leading figure in the conservative movement. Dr. Art Laffer, the father of supply-side economics and founder […]

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Press release from Rep. Debra Maggart, R-Hendersonville; July 26, 2012:  Courtney Rogers is going around Sumner County saying Representative Debra Maggart has the same record on gun rights as President Obama. Why is Courtney Rogers lying to you? Let’s examine the facts: Debra Maggart has consistently been given an A+ rating by the NRA—the highest […]

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