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Rep. Carter’s Rebuttal to the Knoxville News Sentinel

Rep. Carter’s Rebuttal to the Knoxville News Sentinel article that:  “Law Makers should move more slowly on annexation”. The Sunday, February 23rd edition of Knoxville News Sentinel included a page length editorial titled;  “Law makers should move more slowly on annexation.”   … Continue reading

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Knox County Commission Resolution on Annexation

Knox County resolution adopted today in favor by a 9-2 vote for Citizen’s right to vote on annexation. Click Here to view resolution.  

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Anderson County Resolution to End Forced Annexation Unanimously

Right2VoteTN.org would like to thank Anderson County Commission for recognizing the Voters in Tennessee. The Anderson County Commission unanimously  (16-0) passed this resolution supporting legislation to End Force Annexation in TN. Click Here to view resolution.

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Legislative Road Map – Fix Forced Annexation

The following is the path the bills & committees the bills must take to end forced annexation by cities. Below are the two paths through the house and senate. HB 2371 – Path to End Forced Annexation SB 2464 – … Continue reading

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CALL TO ACTION: House Local Government Subcommittee

HB 2371 which will end forced annexation and give Tennesseans the right to vote, is scheduled to be heard by the Local Government Subcommittee tomorrow at 12:00 p.m. Please come and show your support and also show your support for the bill … Continue reading

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Letter from County Commissioners Association President

Right2VoteTN.org would like to thank Mr Vallejos for his support for Citizen’s Right to Vote on Annexation. Right2VoteTN.org would like to reach out to the opposing commissioners to support the citizens of Tennessee. Please contact your local county commissioners and … Continue reading

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County Commission Resolution Template Available

Right2VoteTN.org releases resolution template at the request of county commissions across the state to show their support for citizens right to vote on annexation and to abolish annexation by ordinance by cities. Click Here to learn more and download template. … Continue reading

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HB 0590/SB 0869 (Van Huss/Crowe) – Moves on with obstacle

590 move through H F, W&M SUB-Committee with unanimous vote. The bill still carries a Fiscal note which is worrisome because Even if passed through all committees that would put it “behind the budget”. This is how opponents would try to … Continue reading

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Knox County Mayor Tim Burchett supports anti-annexation bill

Source: http://www.knoxnews.com/news/2014/feb/12/knox-county-mayor-tim-burchett-supports-anti/?print=1 By Gerald Witt Wednesday, February 12, 2014 KNOXVILLE — Knox County Mayor Tim Burchett opposes municipal annexations without consent from neighborhoods, and encouraged Tennessee’s county mayors to back proposed legislation that would strip local control of annexations from cities. … Continue reading

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TENNESSEE MUNICIPAL LEAGUE SPENDS MILLIONS OF TAXPAYER DOLLARS TO LOBBY LEGISLATORS AGAINST THE INTERESTS OF …. TAXPAYERS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Brendan Jennings February 10, 2014 423-304-4633 bjennings@friendsofhamilton.org TENNESSEE MUNICIPAL LEAGUE SPENDS MILLIONS OF TAXPAYER DOLLARS TO LOBBY LEGISLATORS AGAINST THE INTERESTS OF …. TAXPAYERS CHATTANOOGA-Tennessee cities send millions of taxpayer dollars to the Tennessee Municipal League, … Continue reading

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