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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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Call to County Commissioners – Right2VoteTN.org

Right2VoteTN.org request county commissioners across the state to support citizen’s Right to Vote on Annexation. Please contact your local county commissioner about their support. Thank You, CALL TO ACTION Letter Request! “Like Us” on Facebook & “Follow-Us” on Twitter to … Continue reading

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New House Bill Introduced; Repeal Annex By Ordinance

New Bill Introduced will process to allow citizen’s right to vote on annexation by removing 1998 provision from law where cities can annex by ordinance. Fast track bill though process with no financial note. Read More Click Here

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Wood: Time to end forced annexation

Soruce: Times Freepress By Bobby Wood Tennessee is one of only three states in America that permits cities to annex property by ordinance, without a vote or any other statutory protection of its citizens. Our primary opposition to ending forced … Continue reading

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Tennessee Republican Party Letter on Annexation

Tennessee Republican Party sends letter to officials on the annexation issue and Right to Vote on annexation. Click Here to View Letter

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HB 2026 Released Today

The new 2014 House Annexation Bill was assigned a number today and ready for review. Please click the link below to review the new bill. We need everyone’s support to ensure this bill makes it through the process. View House … Continue reading

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