Chattanooga Facility for Immigrant Youth Sues, Claims Racial Bias Over License Suspension

The Baptiste Group Is Appealing The Suspension Of The License For Its Chattanooga Home For Immigrant Youth, Claiming That The State Violated Their Right To Due Process.
Their Claim Accuses The State Of Prejudice And Bias Against The Company.

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Chattanooga Mayor Shuts Down Two Community Centers After Confirmed COVID Cases

On Wednesday, July 21st, Chattanooga Mayor Tim Kelly Temporarily Closed Two Community Centers After A Single Confirmed Case Of COVID Was Discovered At Each Facility.

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River City Company Will Unveil ONE Riverfront Plan At Community Reveal Sessions

River City Company In Chattanooga Has Been Leading ONE Riverfront Redevelopment For The Past Eighteen Months. The Community Planning Group Has Been Spending That Time Coming Up With A New District Master Plan.

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Hamilton County Superintendent Bryan Johnson Will Join U.S. Xpress

Earlier In The Month, Hamilton County Schools Superintendent Dr. Bryan Johnson Announced His Plans To Retire From His Position In August. At The Time Of The Announcement, Dr. Johnson Did Not Know Where His Career Would Go Next, But He Is Now Set To Start…

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TNCONN’s BIG 7 Weekend Digest… July 16, 2021

1) TN Judge Shuts Down Illegal Immigration Center in Chattanooga
2) TN Spends Nearly $4M Per Year To Educate Unaccompanied Alien Minors
3) TBI Arrests 18 Men, Including Pastor & National Guardsman, In Human Trafficking Operation
4) Top Vaccine Official Fired After Health Department Pushes Vaccines On Minors
5) TN Dept Of Health’s Immunization Program For Children Continues
6) Tennessee Farmer Wins Injunction Against USDA In Loan Forgiveness Dispute
7) Federal Judge Blocks Tennessee Transgender Bathroom Law Temporarily

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TN Judge Shuts Down Illegal Immigration Center in Chattanooga

Tennessee Administrative Law Judge Phillip Hilliard Has Ruled In Support Of The State’s Decision To Revoke The License Of The Baptiste Group, Which Was Operating A Shelter Housing Illegal Alien Minors In Chattanooga.

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Projected Infrastructure Budget Raises Concerns Of Increased Taxes

Brent Goldberg, Mayor Kelly’s Chief Of Staff, Shared A Presentation With The Chattanooga City Council Outlining Projected Budgetary Alterations To Maintain And/Or Improve On The City’s Perceived Infrastructure Needs. The Projected Budget Increase Is Leaving Many Residents Concerned That A Tax Hike Is On The Horizon.

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Study Committee Seeks Answers To Illegal Immigration In TN

On Tuesday July 15, 10AM CST, The Joint Study Committee On Refugee Issues Met Live For The Second Time In The Cordell Hull Building In Nashville, TN. They Heard Presentations From The Governor’s Office, Department Of Children’s Services And The Fiscal Review Committee.

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