TN Committee Unveils $1.3B In Proposed Federal Spending

Tennessee’s Financial Stimulus Accountability Group Released Its Plan To Spend The Final $1.3 Billion Of Federal American Rescue Plan Act Money Wednesday In What The Committee Called The Tennessee Resiliency Plan.

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State Agencies Make Pitches For Spending Billions In TN ARPA Money

Tennessee’s Financial Stimulus Accountability Group Met With State Agency Heads Last Week Regarding Funding Requests Related To The Second Half Of $3.7 Billion In Federal American Rescue Plan Act Relief.

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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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Chunk Of Tennessee’s Remaining CARES Act Money Going To Small Businesses

Tennessee Is Set To Spend Nearly $45 Million Of Its Remaining Federal CARES Act Money On Additional COVID-19 Pandemic Relief For Small Businesses Before The Spending Deadline Hits This Year.

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Tennessee Tax Revenue Collections Tops $2B In April, Continues At Record Pace

Tennessee Collected $2.5 Billion In Revenue During April, $1.3 Billion More Than In April 2020 And Nearly $600 Million More Than The Budgeted Estimate.

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Breaking Down Lee’s $42B State Budget Proposal

After A Year Of Economic Uncertainty Because Of The COVID-19 Pandemic, Tennessee Governor Bill Lee Proposed a $41.8 Billion Budget In His Annual State Of The State Address.

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Government Schools Again Ask Lee for More Money Despite Failing Record on Basic Academics

On Monday, As Tennessee Gov. Lee Prepared For The State Of The State Address, Teachers Were Putting Pressure On Lee To Give More Funding To Education Despite Low Student Literacy Rates, Test Scores And Overall Poor Educational Rankings.

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