Governor Lee Signs Executive Order To End Public Health Orders

Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee Announced Tuesday He Will End Statewide Public Health Orders Regarding The COVID-19 Pandemic And Shift The State Toward “Recovery.”

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Chamber Says Chattanooga “Systemically Racist” According to Coercive CEO Pledge

On Thursday, April 22nd, Christy Gillenwater, President And CEO Of The Chattanooga Chamber Of Commerce Sent An Email To Many Ceos And Managing Leaders In Chattanooga Urging Them To Sign The ‘CEO Pledge For Racial Equality.’

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Tennessee Adds More Than 15,000 Jobs To Economy In March

In March, Tennessee Employers Had The Most People On Their Payrolls Since The Start Of The Pandemic Over A year Ago. Despite The Increase In Job Creation During The Month, The State Did Experience A Slight Increase In Overall Unemployment.

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TN Rep Proposes Extension Of Business Tax Break Incentives For Low-Income Communities

Part Of A New Economic Policy Initiative By Tim Burchett Is The Opportunity Zone Extension Act Of 2021, Which Would Add Two Years To The Current Opportunity Zones Program, Giving More Time For Investment In Communities Impacted By The Coronavirus Pandemic.

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Tennessee House Passes Measure To Make COVID Relief Tax Deductible For Businesses

Some Tennessee Businesses Could Receive More COVID-19 Pandemic Assistance After A Bill That Would Exempt Relief Funds From State Taxes Unanimously Passed The House On Monday Night.

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Tennessee Counties Updating Mask Mandates

With The Start Of Spring, The Continuation Of Vaccinations, And The Approach Of Lee’s Executive Order’s End, Many Counties Are Clarifying Their Plans For Local Mask Mandates.

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Congressional Democrats Have No Business Dictating State Tax Policy

Democrats Are The Party Of Higher Taxes. President Joe Biden Has Proposed Trillions Of Dollars In Tax Hikes On American Families And Businesses While Far-left Politicians Like Elizabeth Warren And Bernie Sanders Are Pushing For Biden To Go Even Further And Enact Trillions More. Now, With Passage Of Biden’s $1.9 Trillion Spending Plan, Democrats Are Not Just Trying To Enact Higher Taxes At The Federal Level – They Are Also Trying To Stop States From Cutting Their Own Taxes.

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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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The Real Minimum Wage Is Zero

The U.S. Economy Was Fragile When Biden Took Office And The CBO Told Him Not To Anticipate Much Improvement Throughout 2021. Our Nation Needs More Business Income, Not Less. We Need More Jobs, Not More Unemployment. We Do Not Need Anything To Slow Our Economic Growth; We Need To Stimulate Growth. Biden’s Desire To Raise The Minimum Wage To Mirror The Median Wage Would Price Many Workers Out Of The Market And Force Businesses To Shut Down. This Massive Unemployment Would Over-tax Our Social Service Network.

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Lee Says Tennessee Doesn’t Need Its Share Of American Rescue Plan Funding

Tennessee Is Set To Receive A Combined $35 Billion In Different Forms Of Relief From The $1.9 Trillion Federal Stimulus Package Signed By President Joe Biden, But Gov. Bill Lee Said The State Doesn’t Need The Money.

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