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WDEF Chattanooga News Coverage – Annexation Bill HB475/SB279

Source: http://www.wdef.com/news/story/Annexation-Bill-Moves-Closer-To-Vote/RD68Q_S1PkKrBiM8L–9gA.cspx  (Click to Watch Video) Reported by: Webb Wright “I thought this would be the simplest, easiest bill that I’ve every filed.” That’s House Bill 475, which state representative Mike Carter says is not against annexation, but for the … Continue reading

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General Assembly looks at limiting forced annexations

Source: http://www.murfreesboropost.com/general-assembly-looks-at-limiting-forced-annexations-cms-35056 By: AMELIA MORRISON HIPPS, TN Report Posted: Wednesday, April 3, 2013 3:00 pm Property owners across the state will have a two-year reprieve from forced annexation – and the tax increases that come with it — if a … Continue reading

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Senate Bill 279 Clears Committee Moves to House Finance Subcommittee

The committee representatives cleared SB 279 (the companion bill to Rep. Mike Carter’s HB 475 in the House) 9-0 in favor to move the bill to a TACIR summer study program with a two-year freeze on all annexations starting April … Continue reading

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