Republican Caucus

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 House Republican Caucus, May 18, 2011: House Judiciary Chairman Eric Watson Releases Statement Regarding Amazon (NASHVILLE, May 18, 2011) – House Judiciary Committee Chairman Eric Watson (R—Cleveland) released the following statement after the House Finance Subcommittee voted to take legislation off the calendar that would have forced a top company to pay state sales […]

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Press Release from the Republican Caucus of the Tennessee House of Representatives, April, 5, 2011: Visionary Leader Takes Reins at Department of Education, Will Help Enact Reforms That Lead to Job Growth (April 5, 2011, NASHVILLE) – On Tuesday, Governor Bill Haslam swore in his pick to guide Tennessee’s Department of Education, Kevin Huffman. As the […]

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Statement from House Speaker Beth Harwell, R-Nashville; Feb. 8, 2011: I am pleased to announce two personnel moves to the Leadership Staff that will help ensure our team keeps its promise to restore fiscal discipline in Tennessee government, create an environment for growth, and make Tennessee a better place to live, work and raise a […]

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Meet the New Bosses

by Editorial Staff on December 8, 2010

Tennessee House Republicans spent Wednesday afternoon choosing who’ll lead them into the uncharted waters of undisputed political dominance in the 2011-12 legislative session. Already the caucus selected Rep. Beth Harwell as their nominee for House speaker. Republicans have now assigned Chattanooga Rep. Gerald McCormick to take the reins as House majority leader, with Hendersonville Rep. […]

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Statement from Speaker Pro Tempore Lois DeBerry; Nov. 9, 2010: “No words can truly express the sorrow I feel for the loss of such a loving and caring individual. Ulysses Jones, Jr. was a legislator that everyone liked on both sides of the aisle, and a man that all Tennesseans could love. Too often our […]

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Statement from the House of Representatives Republican Caucus; Nov. 9, 2010: The leadership of the House Republican Caucus today released the following statement regarding the passing of Representative Ulysses Jones: “Today we learned the news of the untimely passing of our colleague, Representative Ulysses Jones, Jr. Our thoughts and prayers today are with the Jones […]

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