Biden’s $6 Trillion Budget Draws Pushback

President Joe Biden’s Latest Budget Proposal Fits The Model Of His Other Plans With Higher Taxes And A Spike In Federal Spending. But The New Plan Has Drawn Opposition Just As His Earlier Spending Proposals Have.

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Public Input Requested For TN Child Care And Development Fund Plan

The Tennessee Department Of Human Services Child Care Services Program Will Conduct Two Virtual Public Hearings To Collect Public Comments On The Proposed Child Care And Development Fund Plan.

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Tennesseans Express Concerns over Essential Workers Bill of Rights

Tennessee’s New Senate Bill Would Provide Essential Workers More Protections And Hazard Pay In The Event Of A Pandemic, But Many Residents Have Expressed Worry Over What Else It Could Do. There Are Concerns That The Bill Could Interfere With Established Small Businesses By Adding More Restrictions.

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The Tennessee Conservative News Break April 7, 2021

1) Governor Lee “Sorta, Kinda” Speaks Out Against Vaccine Passports
2) Tennessee Offering Additional Pandemic Support to Child Care Agencies
3) Gov. Lee Hosting Newt Gingrich And Conservative Policy Leaders
4) Texas Joins Growing List Of States To Ban ‘Vaccine Passports’
5) Arizona Republicans Push Democrat Senator To Hold Filibuster Line
6) Chattanooga Area Schools Receive Over Thirty Thousand In STEM Grants

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U.S. House Passes Controversial $1.9 Trillion Relief Bill, Sending Measure To Biden

The U.S. House Of Representatives Ratified Changes The Senate Made To A Massive $1.9 Trillion Relief Package That Critics Say Contains Hundreds Of Billions Of Dollars In Wasteful Spending Unrelated To The COVID-19 Pandemic. The Measure Now Goes To Biden, Who Said He Will Sign It.

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Everything’s Coming Up COVID For Much Public Spending, Even As Virus Fades

For Some Special Interests, A Fading Coronavirus Pandemic Poses A Problem, But Not Always An Insurmountable One. The Changes Made Due To The Pandemic Have Long Been On The Policy Wish Lists Of Advocates, They Evoke Words Widely Attributed To Winston Churchill: “Never Let A Good Crisis Go To Waste.” Or As A Headline This Week Might Sum Up A New Urgency: “The U.S. Is Edging Toward Normal, Alarming Some Officials.”

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Tennessee Democrats Call For $1B Investment Toward A ‘Path To Recovery’

Tennessee Senate Democrats Are Calling For A $1 Billion Investment In Public Health Clinics, School Renovation, Clean Energy Jobs And Broadband Internet Expansion Ahead Of Gov. Bill Lee’s State Of The State Address Today.

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Hamilton County Schools Update Learning Schedules To Online Only For Next Week

With Covid-19 cases still rising, and the vaccine still in early stages, Hamilton County Schools have had to adopt alternate learning schedules. With the school system in phase one, all schools will be put on an online-only schedule.

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