Ford Plant Squeaking Through Legislative Committees

Tennessee Lawmakers Treated A Proposed $5.6 Billion Ford Electric Truck Plant As If It Were Too Big To Fail, Passing Legislation Tuesday In Committees Through Gritted Teeth Before One Piece Stalled In The House Finance, Ways And Means Committee.

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Stockard On The Stump: Welcome To The Green New Deal, Tennessee

Lawmakers Across The State Are Cheering The Blue Oval City Plan For The Memphis Regional Megasite, A Ford-SK Innovation Project To Build Electric Trucks And Batteries That Will Transform Southwest Tennessee.

But The $5.6 Billion Project, Which Will Lead To 5,800 Jobs, Comes With Some Teeth Grinding And Eye Rolling As Well.

In Other Words, To Land This Deal For Another Auto Manufacturer, State Leaders Are Having To Play Friendly With A Company Clearly Embracing President Joe Biden’s Green New Deal And The United Auto Workers.

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Tennessee Doles Out $4 Million In Historic Development Grants

The Tennessee Department Of Economic And Community Development (TNECD) Announced On September 17th The Recipients Of Tennessee Historic Development Grants.

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TN Awards Two $1M-Plus Grants For Economic Development Projects

The Tennessee Department Of Economic And Community Development Revealed It Awarded $1.25 Million To Kaiser Aluminum Investments To Move Its Company Headquarters From California To Franklin. TNECD Also Granted Pet-Supply Online Retailer Chewy $2.1 Million For Its Fulfillment Center In Wilson County.

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TN Doles Out $108.5M In Economic Development Grants First Half Of 2021

The Tennessee Department Of Economic And Community Development Awarded More Than $108.5 Million In Fasttrack Economic Development Grants Between 51 Businesses In The First Half Of 2021.

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Biometric Technology Company To Locate Headquarters In TN

Integrated Biometric Technology LLC Announced They Will Be Establishing A New Corporate Headquarters In Franklin, Tennessee. The Headquarters Will Lead To Over One Hundred Jobs In The Region.

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NOVONIX Plans $160 Million Expansion In Chattanooga Adding 290 Jobs

NOVONIX, A Battery Materials And Technology Company Headquartered In Brisbane, Australia, Announced A $160 Million Expansion That Is Expected To Create 290 New Jobs At Its Chattanooga Manufacturing Facility.

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New Jobs Coming To Fayette County Tennessee

Governor Bill Lee And Department Of Economic And Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe Announced New Jobs Coming To Tennessee Through Helen Of Troy Limited’s New Distribution Center.

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