$2M in Perkins Reserve Grant Awards To Be Shared With 38 School Districts

On Wednesday, June 9, The Tennessee Department Of Education Announced The Perkins Reserve Grant. The $2 Million Dollar Grant Will Be Spread Out Over 38 School Districts In The State To Support Technical And Career Education.

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Labor Shortage Takes Toll On Tennessee Businesses

Small Businesses In Tennessee Are Having Trouble Hiring Employees Because Of A Nationwide Labor Shortage Sparked By Continued Federal Pandemic Unemployment Benefits.

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Craft Brewer Distribution Bill Signed By Lee

Johnson City Brewing Owner Eric Latham Started The Process Four Years Ago To Get Small Craft Brewers The Right To Self-Distribute Outside Of County Lines In Tennessee. Latham Learned Monday His Efforts And The Efforts Of Many Others Have Led To The Bill Gov. Bill Lee Signed Into Law Last Week.

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TN General Assembly Cuts Unemployment Eligibility Weeks By Over Half, Bumps Up Benefit Amount

The Tennessee General Assembly Passed A Bill That Will Cut The Number Of Weeks Tennesseans Are Eligible For Unemployment From 26 Weeks To 12 Weeks. House Bill 1039 Also Increases The Weekly Benefit Amount.

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Bill Limiting Unemployment Compensation Passes Tennessee House

The Tennessee House Passed Legislation Tuesday That Would Limit Unemployment Compensation From The State To 12 Weeks While Increasing The Weekly Pay For The First Time Since 2001.

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Tennessee Craft Brewer’s Distribution Journey Takes Another Step Forward

Another Win For Tennessee Craft Brewers Who Wish To Expand Their Distribution Network With The Passing Of House Bill 189 In Committee.

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Effort To Help Tennessee’s Craft Brewers Expand Passes Senate

The Tennessee Senate Unanimously Passed A Bill Wednesday That Would Expand Craft Breweries’ Ability To Distribute Their Beer On Their Own. The Legislation Was Aimed To Be A Gateway For Small Brewers To Grow On Their Own Throughout The State, Making Them Then More Attractive To Wholesalers.

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Tennessee Senate Passes Bill To Level Playing Field For Small Businesses

The Tennessee Senate Voted Unanimously Thursday To Approve A Bill Aimed At Levelling The Playing Field Between Small And Large Businesses During Required Closures Such As Those Surrounding The COVID-19 Pandemic.

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Missing Child Legislation Pushes Through to TN House Committee

“Evelyn Boswell’s Law” Passed Through The House Criminal Justice Subcommittee On Wednesday And Will Go Before Full House Committee Next Week.

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