Unemployment Fraud Scrutinized Ahead Of Debate Over Renewing Federal Benefits

Republicans In The U.S. House And Senate Are Demanding A Federal Investigation Into Unemployment Benefits Money Lost To Fraudsters, Calling It The “Greatest Theft Of American Tax Dollars In Our Nation’s History.”

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Tennessee Officials Held Private Budget Meeting Over Federal Covid Funds

On Wednesday, September 1, Tennessee Officials Held A Private Budget Hearing Regarding New Federal Covid Aid. Different State Departments Pitched Ideas On How The $3.8 Billion In Funds Should Be Spent. A Second Private Meeting Was Held On Thursday But Neither Was Publicized.

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Biden Administration Plans Unemployment Benefits Beyond Deadline

The Biden Administration Is Working To Ensure That $300 Weekly Unemployment Payments From Federal Taxpayers Continue In Some Form Beyond Their Expiration Date Set By Congress.

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Feds Take Notice Of Lee’s School Mask Mandate Opt-Out Order

Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee’s Executive Order Allowing Parents To Opt Out Of School Or Local Government Mask Mandates Has Gotten The Attention Of The Biden Administration And U.S. Secretary Of Education Miguel Cardona.

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Kelly Unveils County-Wide Vaccine Incentive Program

Yesterday, August 5th, Chattanooga Mayor Tim Kelly Unveiled A New Vaccination Incentive Program For Area Residents. The “Vax 4 Cash Sweepstakes” Is A Weekly $1,000 Drawing That Is Limited To Only Fully Vaccinated Hamilton County Residents.

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Harshbarger’s Request For Vote Against Taxpayer Funded Abortion Blocked

Representative Diana Harshbarger Addressed The Floor Last Week, Asking The U.S. House Of Representatives To Take A Vote On A Bill That Would Prevent Taxpayer Money To Be Used To Fund Abortions. This Request Was Blocked By House Speaker Nancy Pelosi And Her Democrat Counterparts.

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Tennessee Schools Receive Additional $830 Million from U.S. Department of Education

The U.S. Department Of Education Has Approved Tennessee’s Plan For American Rescue Plan Elementary And Secondary School Emergency Relief Money And Distributed The Remainder Of The Funds.

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Biden Pitches Crime Plan As Urban Violence Rises

Biden Met Monday With Attorney General Merrick Garland And Other Law Enforcement And Community Leaders From Around The Nation As A Surge In Violent Crime Continues In The Nation’s Largest Cities.

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