Tennessee Redistricting Plan To Split Up Nashville District

Tennessee Republicans Revealed Their Redistricting Plan On Wednesday. To The Dismay Of Those In The Democratic Party, The Plan Will Split Nashville, Previously One Seat, Into Three.

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IRS Extends Tax-Filing Deadline For Tennessee Tornado Victims

Victims Of The Recent Tornadoes In Parts Of Tennessee, As Well As Kentucky And Illinois, Will Have Until May 16th, 2022 To File Individual And Business Tax Returns And To Make Any Tax-Related Payments.

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Biden Approves Lee’s Request For TN State Of Emergency In Response To Tornadoes

Biden Declared A State Of Emergency In Tennessee On Tuesday After Tornadoes That Hit The State Overnight Friday Left Four Residents Dead. Gov. Bill Lee Asked Biden On Monday For The Declaration To Provide Assistance For Residents Of Cheatham, Decatur, Dickson, Dyer, Gibson, Lake, Obion, Stewart, And Weakley Counties.

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Governor Lee Seeks FEMA Assistance For Tennessee Counties Hit By Tornadoes

Yesterday, Governor Bill Lee Requested Aid From The Federal Emergency Management Agency For Nine Counties That Were Impacted By Tornadoes The Evening Of Friday, December 10th And Into Early Saturday, December 11th.

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21 Tennessee School Districts Win Grants For Innovative High School Models

The Tennessee Department Of Education Announced That 21 School Districts Are To Be Awarded Grants For The Innovative High School Models Program. The Initiative Is Meant To Help Prepare High School Students For Jobs And Careers In Their Own Communities.

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Blackburn Leads Delegation In Support Of TN Disaster Declaration

U.S. Senator Marsha Blackburn Led The Tennessee Delegation In A Letter To The White House Supporting Governor Bill Lee’s Request For A Major Disaster Declaration To Address The Deadly Storms That Occurred From March 25 Through April 3, 2021.

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TennCare Fraud Cases On The Rise

In March Alone, There Were Six Separate Cases Of Tenncare Fraud Reported In Tennessee. This Number Is Up From Only One Case In February And Another Single Case In January. The March Cases Involve Offenders All Across Tennessee And From Other States Including New Hampshire And Georgia.

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Unemployment Rates Dropping In Most Tennessee Counties

Most Of Tennessee’s 95 Counties Started 2021 With Lower Unemployment Numbers. 78 Counties Began The New Year With A Decrease In Unemployment. The Jobless Rate Remained The Same In 7 Counties And Increased In 10 Counties.

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State Reps Propose Bill Aiming To Exempt Tennessee From Biden Executive Orders

Proposed Law Would Give Local Governments Authority To Review Presidential Executive Orders, Consider If The EO Is Outside Scope Of Federal Authority And Seek Remedy In Form Of Exemption.

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