Tag Archives: John Ragan

TN Lawmakers Approve Snitch Line For Professors

Knoxville’s NBC affiliate reports: A bill that made its way through the Tennessee legislature aims to strengthen rules passed last year that can change how schools approach teaching many kinds of lessons in social justice, racial inequity, political science, social work, psychology and many other fields. The bill, HB 1376, was introduced by Representative John Ragan (R – Oak Ridge). …

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TN Medical Board Deletes Policy On COVID Disinfo

The Tennessean reports: Tennessee’s medical licensing board voted Tuesday to delete a policy opposing coronavirus misinformation from its website due to fears a powerful conservative lawmaker would otherwise dissolve the board and replace its members. The deletion was spurred by Rep. John Ragan, R-Oak Ridge, a co-chair of the Joint Government Operations Committee, who insisted board members don’t have the …

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