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Legislative Activity

In this section you’ll find communications to members regarding TPA’s current legislative activity on your behalf. If you’re looking for more in-depth information about specific legislation, legislators or the legislative process, stroll on over to TPA’s Legislative Advocacy Center and pick up whatever you need to advocate for your profession and your patients.

Governor Lee Extends Executive Order Provisions to Combat COVID-19

Governor Bill Lee Issues Executive Order #50 to Extend Provisions in Previous Executive Orders in Response to COVID-19 Today, Governor Bill Lee issued Executive Order #50, extending several important provisions of Executive Order … read more


TPA’s 2020 Pharmacy Legislative Priorities

2020 Pharmacy Legislative Priorities Legislation Supported by TPA The bills below are scheduled to be heard as soon as Monday, March 9. TPA urges members to reach out to your legislators and … read more


TPA Priority Legislation: PBM Reform Law

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PBM Reform, Privilege Tax, and Opioids: Pharmacy Advocacy Wins Big in 2019

2019: A BANNER YEAR FOR PHARMACY! On behalf of the TPA Board of Directors and TPA staff, it is with great enthusiasm that I share this exciting news with you. … read more


TPA Priority Legislation: Important Changes to TN Together Opioid Law Became Effective April 9, 2019

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Board of Pharmacy Adopts Policy Statement on Preventive Care

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TPA Unveils 2019 Pharmacy-Related Legislative Priorities

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New Tennessee Laws Effective January 1, 2019

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An Open Letter Supporting the Pharmacy Community

On Monday, Fox News reporter Geraldo Rivera ran a story on the opioid crisis. As part of his story, he accompanied the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) on a “raid” of four community … read more


Advocacy Alert: End of Session Summary

The 110th Tennessee General Assembly adjourned last week. Thanks to the advocacy and engagement of our active members, TPA successfully achieved several very important legislative victories to support our patients … read more