Stimulus Accountability Group Eyes 2 New TN Public Health Labs For Combined $285M

As Tennessee’s Financial Stimulus Accountability Group Looks To Approve Its Plan To Approve $3.1 Billion In Federal Stimulus Spending, One Lawmaker Has Questions About Two Proposed Statewide Laboratory Projects.

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Report Highlights Mental Health Issues, Available Funds In Tennessee

A New Sycamore Institute Report Shows Mental Health Issues And Drug Overdoses Had Increased In Tennessee Before The Covid-19 Pandemic, And Those Issues Have Multiplied Over The Past 20 Months.

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TN Committee Unveils $1.3B In Proposed Federal Spending

Tennessee’s Financial Stimulus Accountability Group Released Its Plan To Spend The Final $1.3 Billion Of Federal American Rescue Plan Act Money Wednesday In What The Committee Called The Tennessee Resiliency Plan.

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Federal Court Rules In Favor Of Tennessee In ARPA Tax Mandate Lawsuit

A Federal Court Has Granted Tennessee And Kentucky Freedom On How To Distribute Funds From The American Rescue Plan Act.

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TN Health Agencies Offer Public Health Spending Proposals For Upcoming Fed Relief

Tennessee Agencies Made Their Pitches Last Week For Public Health Capital Projects That Would Qualify For Funding From Federal American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) Relief.

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End Of Federal Unemployment Raises Questions About Fraud, Joblessness

Federal Unemployment Benefits Ended Over The Holiday Weekend, Raising Questions About How The Payments’ Expiration Will Affect The Job Market And Whether Congress Will Renew The Benefits.

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State Agencies Make Pitches For Spending Billions In TN ARPA Money

Tennessee’s Financial Stimulus Accountability Group Met With State Agency Heads Last Week Regarding Funding Requests Related To The Second Half Of $3.7 Billion In Federal American Rescue Plan Act Relief.

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Biden Administration Opens Investigation Into TN Policy On Student Masking

The U.S. Department Of Education Informed The Tennessee Department Of Education On Monday It Would Be Investigating Whether The State’s Stance On Masks In Schools Is Violating The Rights Of Disabled Students.

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Tennessee Farmer Gets Another Win In Lawsuit Against USDA

A Federal Judge Has Ruled Union City Farmer Robert Holman’s Lawsuit Against The USDA Over COVID-19 Relief Funds Directed Toward “Non-White” Farmers Will Be Heard Instead Of Being Delayed Until There Is A Result In A Similar Case In Texas.

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Unemployment Programs Wasted Billions

A Federal Watchdog Says Billions Of Taxpayer Dollars Have Been Wasted Through Unemployment Programs In The Past Year, And That Number Is Likely To Rise.

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