How Tennessee Schools Are Spending Federal Funds & Why There Is Opposition To Rejecting Federal Money

Democrat Lawmakers And Many Of Tennessee’s School Districts Are Not In Favor Of Sexton And McNally’s Task Force That Aims To Study The Impact That Rejecting Federal Funding Might Have On The State’s Education System. Why The Opposition? Get Ready To Follow The Money.

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Nashville Mayor Approves License Plate Readers And Limits Party Buses Amid Signing of New Legislation

Nashville Mayor John Cooper Signed Several Pieces Of Legislation On Monday That Will Bring Changes To Music City. New Laws Include The Installation Of New License Plate Readers, As Well As Ordinances Regarding Downtown Noise Levels And Entertainment Vehicles.

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How Tennessee Has Assigned Its $3.7B In Federal Pandemic Recovery Funds

Tennessee Has Now Assigned All $3.7 Billion In Federal American Rescue Plan Funds Across The State, With The Largest Portion Going To The State’s Most Populous County, Davidson.

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Tennessee Commits Final $30.6M Of ARPA Funds

Tennessee Committed Its Final $30.6 Million In Federal Pandemic Relief Funding To A Housing Program And A Rural Health Program.

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Washington County And The State Of Tennessee Misappropriate $2M In Federal ARPA Funds (Op-Ed)

Washington County Tennessee Voted In January 2023 To Provide $2.0 Million Of American Rescue Plan Act Funds To A Meat Packing Plant To Be Built In Washington County Named Appalachian Producers Cooperative. In Reviewing The ARPA Guidelines, Washington County’s Usage Of The $2 Million In ARPA Funds Is Not Allowed. Washington County Decided To Utilize The ‘Revenue Loss’ Section Of ARPA Regulations As Justification For Providing The Funds. ARPA Regulations Detail That ‘Revenue Loss’ Funding Must Be Used For Government Services. Providing Meat Packing Services Is Not A Normal Government Service.

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Tennessee Residents Have Received $81.9M In FEMA Pandemic Funeral Assistance

Tennessee Residents Have Received $81.9 Million In Funeral Expense Assistance Through Covid-19 Funeral Reimbursements From The Federal Emergency Management Agency. Just Short Of Half Of Those Payments Were Made This Year. As Of January, FEMA Had Sent Tennessee $47 Million In Assistance.

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Mob Rule: How School Boards Undermine Parents And Are Arguably A Means For Implementation Vs Representation [Op-Ed]

Reports Of School Boards Neglecting To Represent The Interests And Address The Concerns Of Families Have Been Emerging. Not Only Have Countless Videos Been Uploaded To Social Media Accounts Of Parents Pleading With Board Members Only To Be Buzzed Out Of Time And Overlooked, But Board Members Began To Report Parents As Terrorists Who Expressed Opposition To What Boards Were Mandating To Students. Evidence Is Accumulating That Show School Boards Have Become A Tool Of Teachers Unions.

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