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House Majority Whip Rick Tillis Names State Representative Charlie Baum Deputy Whip
House Majority Whip Rick Tillis Names State Representative Charlie Baum Deputy Whip

House Majority Whip Rick Tillis (R-Lewisburg) today named State Representative Charlie Baum (R-Murfreesboro) to fill one of three Deputy Whip positions within the Tennessee House Republican Caucus.

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State Representative Mike Sparks Welcomes Bill Lee, Marsha Blackburn to Smyrna
State Representative Mike Sparks Welcomes Bill Lee, Marsha Blackburn to Smyrna

Monday, State Representative Mike Sparks (R-Smyrna) hosted Tennessee Republican Gubernatorial candidate Bill Lee and Republican U.S. Senate candidate Marsha Blackburn for a campaign event in District 49.

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Sparks Holds Off Morrell State House GOP Bid
Sparks Holds Off Morrell State House GOP Bid

Incumbent State Representative Mike Sparks held off a challenge from Smyrna Town Councilman Tim Morrell in the Republican primary in State House District 49, winning by just 95 votes.

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Statuate of Limitations could be abolished for those who sexually abuse children in TN
Statuate of Limitations could be abolished for those who sexually abuse children in TN

A bill moved forward by State Representative Mike Sparks and Senator Bill Ketron could eventually abolish the statute of limitations in Tennessee against those who sexually abuse children.

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Rep. Terry Out of Hospital after Pulmonary Embolism
Rep. Terry Out of Hospital after Pulmonary Embolism

State Representative Dr. Bryan Terry is out of the hospital and resting after being admitted with a pulmonary embolism last week.

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Christy Sigler qualifies as a candidate for Rutherford County's 34th State House District
Christy Sigler qualifies as a candidate for Rutherford County's 34th State House District

Rutherford County resident Christy Sigler is honored to announce she is on the August 4 (2016) ballot as a candidate to represent Rutherford County's 34th State House district.

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State Rep. Rick Womick will not run again
State Rep. Rick Womick will not run again

"Six years is enough. It's time for me to step aside and let somebody else serve," Womick said.

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Local state representative recruiting Central Magnet School students to help with legislation
Local state representative recruiting Central Magnet School students to help with legislation

State Representative Bryan Terry, MD, is looking to get more youth involvement in politics. To do so, he has partnered with students at Central Magnet School to co-sponsor legislation this session.

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State House: Terry Elected to 48th District, Sparks Re-Elected to 49th District
State House: Terry Elected to 48th District, Sparks Re-Elected to 49th District

Dr. Bryan Terry will be the new State Representative in District 48, succeeding Joe Carr who ran for U.S. Senate. 49th District State Represenative Mike Sparks will remain in office, defeating Democratic challenger Mike Williams by 3,247 votes.

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Republican State Leadership Committee Names Dr. Bryan Terry as a 14 in '14 Candidate to watch
Republican State Leadership Committee Names Dr. Bryan Terry as a 14 in '14 Candidate to watch

Dr. Bryan Terry is Native American and an enrolled member of the Choctaw Nation.

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Grant approved for Smyrna Parks
Grant approved for Smyrna Parks

The funds will be used for planning and construction of a neighborhood park including playground, walking trails, shelter, restroom facilities, picnic tables, benches and associated parking areas.

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Local politician running for State Representative Seat and County Commission Seat - What happens if he wins both?
Local politician running for State Representative Seat and County Commission Seat - What happens if he wins both?

Have you ever heard of a politician holding two offices in Rutherford County at the same time?

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Did you know the TBI has a citizens academy for you?

State Representative Mike Sparks (R–Smyrna) joined with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation recently to participate in the Bureau's Citizens’ Academy. 

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State Representative Joe Carr signs letter asking TN Education Commissioner to RESIGN
State Representative Joe Carr signs letter asking TN Education Commissioner to RESIGN

State Representative Joe Carr, along with thirteen of his colleagues in the Tennessee General Assembly, released a signed letter and issued a statement calling on Tennessee Education Commissioner Kevin Huffman to resign...

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Politics: County Commissioner Robert Stevens says fundraising going well in his run for State Representative
Politics: County Commissioner Robert Stevens says fundraising going well in his run for State Representative

Rutherford County Commissioner Robert Stevens, candidate in the Republican primary for the Tennessee House of Representatives in the 49th district, announced his total fundraising for the first quarter, collecting $11,800 between the time he entered the race in late February through March 31. 

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Political: Adam Coggin Releases Statement on his Run for Office

We have a political news update for our listeners. Candidate for District 48 of the Tennessee House of Representatives Adam Coggin has released a statement in regards to his run for office...

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State Representative Candidates Coming Out Against Common Core in Schools

Eddie Smotherman, declared candidate for the State Representative seat in the 37th District, has announced his opposition to Common Core.  Smotherman currently serves as a Murfreesboro Council Member.

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Adam Coggin, who is Running for State Representative, Has Confirmed that He Raised Over $109,000
Adam Coggin, who is Running for State Representative, Has Confirmed that He Raised Over $109,000

Adam Coggin, running for Tennessee’s 48th State House District, will report more than $109,000 raised when his 2013 Year-End Supplement is released today.

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POLITICAL UPDATE: Adam Coggin Race for State Representative Running Smoothly
POLITICAL UPDATE: Adam Coggin Race for State Representative Running Smoothly
Adam Coggin’s October 29th inaugural fundraiser supporting his race for State House district 48 was attended by more than 100 Rutherford County residents and raised more than $50,000.
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Politics: City Councilman Eddie Smotherman to Run Against Incumbent Dawn White for State Representative
Politics: City Councilman Eddie Smotherman to Run Against Incumbent Dawn White for State Representative
Murfreesboro City Councilman Eddie Smotherman announced that he will seek the Republican Party’s nomination for the 37th District, State Representative position during the August 7, 2014, primary election.
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UPDATE: County Commissioner Adam Coggin Announces Leadership Team for State Representative Race
UPDATE: County Commissioner Adam Coggin Announces Leadership Team for State Representative Race
Rutherford County Commissioner Adam Coggin announced the leadership team (see below) for his campaign to become the next state representative from the 48th district.
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Adam Coggin to Run for State Representative and to Serve Rutherford County
Adam Coggin to Run for State Representative and to Serve Rutherford County

Coggin serves as director of AdamsPlace Independent Living in Murfreesboro, and he previously served as director of development at Middle Tennessee Christian School.

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Thomsen Smith picked for leading Congressional Exploratory Committee for State Rep. Joe Carr
Thomsen Smith picked for leading Congressional Exploratory Committee for State Rep. Joe Carr
“We are pleased to secure a fundraiser of Thomsen Smith’s caliber to the Joe Carr for Congress Exploratory Committee. Tennesseans want more principled fighters in Washington, and with Thomsen’s experience we have one more piece in place for Joe Carr to answer the clarion call”, said Lee Beaman.
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