Chattanooga City Council Unanimously Approves Mayor Kelly’s Budget

The Chattanooga City Council On Tuesday Approved Mayor Tim Kelly’s One Chattanooga Budget On Second Reading, With $10 Million In Additional Road Paving, $33 Million Toward Affordable Housing, And $2 Million Toward Homelessness Prevention And Rehousing Efforts — With No Tax Increase.

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Rising Gas Prices Impact First Responders, Schools Across the State

The High Cost Of Gas Proves To Be A Problem Across Tennessee As Pumps Continue To Show Record Rising Prices. First Responders, Schools, And Other Community Groups Are Trying To Maintain Services While Still Surviving Within Their Allotted Budgets.

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Tax Breaks Total $280 Million Amid Sky-Rocketing Revenues

Considering The State’s Budget Hit $52.8 Billion For Fiscal 2022-23, Starting July 1, And Revenue For This Budget Year Continues To Soar Past Projections, Some Question Exists Whether The State Went Far Enough In Returning Money To Taxpayers.

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Lee Signs Budget Appropriations Bill That Includes $500M For New Tennessee Titans Stadium

Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee Signed An Appropriations Bill That Includes $500 Million Toward A New Tennessee Titans Stadium On Wednesday.

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Lee Faces Deadline To Sign State Budget, HOPE Scholarship Expansion Bills

Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee Will Decide On Whether Or Not To Sign The State Budget Appropriations Bill, A Bill Expanding The State’s HOPE Scholarship Program And A Bill That Will Establish A One-Year Moratorium On State Personal Vehicle And Motorcycle Registration Fees This Week.

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Local Tax Dollars Fund Majority Of Tennessee K-12 School Capital Projects

During Legislative Budget Negotiations Earlier This Year, The Tennessee Senate Finance Committee Chairman Was Asked About The Legislature Removing $200 Million From Gov. Bill Lee’s Proposed Budget Amendment That Was Intended To Relocate School Buildings From Flood-Prone Areas. The Funding Was Not Approved But A New Report Shows That The Policy Is Consistent With Tennessee’s Recent Past.

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HUGE TN Supreme Court Ruling for School Choice, Down Enrollment, Starbuck, NFL Welfare, Drugs in Nashvegas – Big 7 Weekend Digest!

1) TN Supreme Court Says Governor Lee’s Voucher Program Not a Violation of Home Rule Protections
2) Sullivan County Schools Advertising To Try and Sway Students to Enroll
3) TN Law To Protect Students From Digital Obscenity & Pornography To Go Into Effect For Fall Semester
4) Federal Judge Denies Starbuck’s Request To Get Back On The Ballot In Tennessee Congressional Race
5) New Tennessee Titans Stadium Listed As $2.2B Expense In Nashville Budget Document
6) Semantics Allows Youth In Juvenile Detention Facilities To Endure Solitary Confinement Despite New Law
7) Three Nashvillians Plead Guilty To Smuggling Drugs For Mexican Cartel

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New Tennessee Titans Stadium Listed As $2.2B Expense In Nashville Budget Document

A New Metro Nashville Budget Request Includes $2.2 Billion For A New Tennessee Titans Stadium.

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Tennessee Collected $3.4B More In Taxes & Fees Than Previously Estimated

Tennessee Has Collected $3.4 Billion More In Taxes And Fees This Fiscal Year Than Budgeted. But Many Of Those Funds Were Allocated As An Updated Projection For The Year And Was Recently Approved By The Tennessee Legislature Along With The State’s Budget. That Updated Projection Increased The Annual Estimate By $2.94 Billion.

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