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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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Former State Rep Bobby Wood: Don’t let lobbyists prevent vote on forced-annexation bill

Source: Knoxnews Link: http://www.knoxnews.com/news/2014/jan/18/bobby-wood-dont-let-lobbyists-prevent-vote-on/ Tennessee is one of only three states in America that permits cities to annex property by ordinance, without a vote or other statutory protection of its citizens. The primary opposition to ending forced annexation in Tennessee … Continue reading

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