TOP PHOTO: Dennis Powers, in a photo from last week, had a bill he sponsored pass the House and the Senate.

NASHVILLE, TN (SPECIAL TO WLAF) – The Tennessee Star reports this morning that a bill sponsored by State Representative Dennis Powers has passed the Senate.  

The bill, SB2728/HB2742, “requires that high school students be taught about the virtues of capitalism and the constitutional republic form of government in the United States and Tennessee, as compared to other political and economic systems such as communism and socialism, as part of the social studies curriculum” passed the House back in March.

The Senate passed the bill 25-6 on Tuesday.  On March 28, the bill was passed 68-21 in the House. (WLAF NEWS PUBLISHED – 04/13/2022-7AM)