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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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Is Forced Annexation Good for Cities?

By:  Brendan Jennings The debate over Tennessee’s policy of forced annexation will reach a climax during the next two weeks in the state legislature. Rep. Mike Carter’s House Bill 475 will be up for consideration on Tuesday, April 9 during … Continue reading

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Article in Today’s Tennesseean About Yesterday’s Senate Action

Here is an article in today’s Nashville Tennesseean about yesterday’s (April 2) Senate vote on Sen. Bo Watson’s SB 279 to require future annexations to be approved by voters. Here is the link: http://www.tennessean.com/article/20130403/NEWS0201/304030139/TN-bill-would-halt-municipal-annexation-possible-changes-system

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Bill Would Give Property Owners Vote Before Annexation

Source: http://www.newschannel5.com/story/21789693/bill-would-give-property-owners-vote-before-annexation by Adam Ghassemi NASHVILLE, Tenn. – A Mt. Juliet man has started a push to give property owners more rights over being annexed. William Haupt retired to Wilson County years ago from California, but quickly found himself in … Continue reading

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Right2Vote Supports Rep. Mike Carter’s HB 475 in the Tennessee House

There is an air of change in Tennessee. Perhaps it’s the fact that we’re entering spring. Or that the Tennessee Legislature is in session. Or that we’re about to crown another NCAA basketball champion. Of course, change occurs all the … Continue reading

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