The East Tennessee Libertarian Party (ETNLP) will host its 8th monthly meeting on Thursday, February 23rd at Puleo’s Grille on Cedar Lane in Knoxville. The event will begin at 6:30 and feature several speakers on a range of topics, including:

  • Jeremy Faison, Eleventh District State Representative and Chair of the Government Operations Committee, will be speaking about several pieces of proposed legislation including the controversial medical marijuana bill, HB 830.
  • Andrew Ogles, state director for Americans for Prosperity (AFP), will update the battle against the gas tax and call our attention to other big issues facing the state this year.
  • Cole Ebel, Smith County Chairman, will announce his candidacy for Vice Chair of the Libertarian Party of Tennessee.
  • Joshua Eakle, Knox County Chairman, will be discussing a bill gaining momentum in the legislature, HB 662, which would make Tennessee’s ballot access laws fall more in line with the rest of the country.

Members and non-members alike are encouraged to attend.