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Representative Clark Boyd Addresses TNReady Issues

In recent days, The TNReady assessment process has been plagued by yet another round of issues. Like many of you, I am extremely disappointed in the continuous flaws associated with current testing methods.  You have expressed your concerns to me about TNReady, and I want you to know that I hear you loud and clear, and I share those very same concerns. This…

Measure Sponsored By Representative Boyd Overhauling State’s Welfare System Passes In House

(NASHVILLE) — This week Republican lawmakers passed an initiative sponsored by State Representative Clark Boyd (R-Lebanon) designed to overhaul Tennessee’s welfare system. House Bill 1822 — which passed by an 88-7 vote tally — requires able-bodied adults who receive cash benefits through the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program to meet reasonable work requirements in…

Representative Boyd’s Resolution Confirming Karen King’s Appointment To State Textbook Commission Passes

(NASHVILLE) — Monday evening, House members voted unanimously to support passage of  House Joint Resolution 716 sponsored by State Representative Clark Boyd (R-Lebanon). The measure confirms Cannon County resident Karen King’s appointment to the State Textbook & Instructional Materials Quality Commission. It is comprised of one member from each of the state’s grand divisions — usually…

State Representative Clark Boyd Hosts Wilson County Constituents In House Chamber

NASHVILLE—Last week, State Representative Clark Boyd (R-Lebanon) hosted constituents from Wilson County in the House chamber. Representative Boyd welcomed Senior Pastor John F. Hunn of Immanuel Baptist Church to serve as Pastor of the Day in the House chamber on Monday, March 26. Pastor Hunn is Boyd’s family pastor and is also a graduate of Cumberland…

Representative Boyd, House Republicans Advance Welfare Reform

NASHVILLE—Recently, Tennessee House Republicans passed House Bill 1551 — sponsored by State Representative Clark Boyd (R-Lebanon) — which reinstates work requirements for certain able-bodied citizens receiving benefits through the state’s Medicaid program, TennCare. House Bill 1551 instructs the commissioner of the Tennessee Department of Finance and Administration to file a new waiver that allows Tennessee to…

State Representative Clark Boyd’s Capitol Hill Review: 03/16/18

House Passes Bill Outlawing TennCare Reimbursements To State’s Abortion Providers Republican-led measure aimed at protecting sanctity of life awaits passage in Senate Monday evening, House Republicans passed legislation co-sponsored by State Representative Clark Boyd (R-Lebanon) outlawing TennCare reimbursements to the state’s abortion providers. House Bill 2251 aims at protecting the sanctity of life by eliminating taxpayer…

State Representatives Susan Lynn & Clark Boyd, Department of Education Announce Critical Growth Funds

(NASHVILLE) — State Representative Susan Lynn (R-Mount Juliet), State Representative Clark Boyd (R-Lebanon), and the Tennessee Department of Education today announced that Wilson County Schools and Lebanon Special School District have both received district growth funding to support education initiatives in Wilson County. Specifically, Wilson County Schools received $746,000 and Lebanon Special School District received $176,500. This…

State Representatives Clark Boyd & Terri Lynn Weaver, Department of Education Announce Critical Growth Funds

(NASHVILLE) — State Representative Clark Boyd (R-Lebanon), State Representative Terri Lynn Weaver (R-Lancaster), and the Tennessee Department of Education today announced that DeKalb County Schools have received district growth funding to support education initiatives in the county. Specifically, DeKalb County Schools received $120,500. This funding is a direct result of a Republican-led effort by Tennessee General Assembly…

State Representative Clark Boyd’s Capitol Hill Review: 02/16/17

House Republicans Continue Work On Key Budget Initiatives This week in Nashville, State Representative Clark Boyd and his House Republican colleagues continued their work on several key budget initiatives, including moving forward with bills on the education, juvenile justice, and opioid fronts. Recently, Tennessee became the first state in the nation to give all Tennesseans access…

State Representative Clark Boyd’s Capitol Hill Review: 02/09/18

  Boyd Signs On To Sponsor Key Republican-led Initiatives This week, State Representative Clark Boyd (R-Lebanon) signed on as a sponsor of several critical Republican-led initiatives. They strengthen the state’s TennCare and SNAP programs by instituting work requirements for these programs. House Bill 1551 directs the commissioner of the Tennessee Department of Finance and Administration…

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