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Putting a Curb on Opioid Abuse

Opiate Abuse / TennCare Enrollees / Episodes of Care — Ensures providers are not penalized for the increase in health care costs associated with opioid-prescribing restrictions as it pertains to TennCare payment reform, more commonly referred to as “episodes of care.” • The legislation provides a pathway to address and appeal the episodes of care’s risk-sharing…

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TN Together: Law Enforcement and Treatment

Budget — $16 million was added to the budget to fight the state’s opioid epidemic, including $10 million for treatment and recovery. TN Together: Law enforcement & Treatment – Three-pronged plan to combat the opioid epidemic:  Law enforcement, treatment and prevention.  In the law enforcement and treatment portion, the legislation updates identifications of drugs categorized…

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The Reeves Review

Murfreesboro, TN, June 13, 2018 — Top 7 Accomplishments of the 2018 Legislative Session   Budget A fiscally responsible budget investing in education, employment, economic opportunity and law enforcement. Opioid Abuse Legislation that fights the opioid epidemic through a three-pronged plan which focuses on law enforcement, treatment and prevention. Student Safety The Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security approved the implementation of a…

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Sen. Reeves supports legislation to hold teachers and students harmless in TNReady testing assessments

(NASHVILLE, Tenn.), April 20, 2018  — The State Senate passed legislation Thursday, supported by Senator Shane Reeves (R-Murfreesboro) to hold teachers and students harmless in the TNReady testing assessments conducted for the 2017-2018 school year.   The measure was adopted in an amendment and as part of a Senate/House Conference Committee Report to Senate Bill 1623.…

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Senator Shane Reeves Appointed to Senate Judiciary Committee and the Senate Government Operations Committee

Murfreesboro, TN, March 23, 2018  –– Senator Shane Reeves appointed to serve on the Senate Judiciary Committee and the Senate Government Operations Committee.   The Tennessee General Assembly defines the committees as following:   Senate Judiciary Committee is “responsible for civil laws; criminal laws; judicial proceedings; apportionment of elected officials and governing bodies; executors, administrators, wills…

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State Senate Candidate Shane Reeves Decisively Wins Special Election

Murfreesboro, TN, March 13, 2018  –– Republican businessman, Shane Reeves, decisively won the special general election in state senate district 14 tonight. Even after garnering national media attention questioning Republicans chances of holding the seat, Reeves easily defeated his Democratic opponent with a double-digit victory.   “I am humbled and honored to be elected to…

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Blackburn, DesJarlias to Host Rally for State Senate Candidate Shane Reeves

Murfreesboro, TN, March 6, 2018 –– Republican candidate for the state senate district 14 special election, Shane Reeves, announced today that Congressmen Marsha Blackburn and Scott DesJarlais will be campaigning with him in Murfreesboro this coming Saturday.   Congressman Blackburn, who is running for the Republican nomination for US Senate, said “I know Shane Reeves…

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Small Business Endorses Shane Reeves in Senate District 14 Special Election

NASHVILLE, February 12, 2018 — The National Federation of Independent Business, Tennessee’s leading small-business association, has endorsed Shane Reeves for the open seat in Senate District 14. The endorsement was made today at NFIB member Barb’s Corner Café in Shelbyville by the NFIB Tennessee PAC, which is comprised exclusively of NFIB members.   “The choice…

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