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Tennessee House Republicans Silencing Minority Voices During Special Session on Public Safety

Tennessee state Rep. Justin Jones (D) was silenced during a special session on public safety, prompting criticism of the Republican majority's controversial House floor rules. These rules may be adopted permanently, which could significantly impact the ability of minority representatives to participate in the legislative process. Tuesday, House Speaker Cameron Sexton (R) hinted that the rules may be adopted permanently after meeting with Gov. Bill Lee (R).