U.S. Senate Report Says Tennessee Economy Will Suffer From End Of Federal Unemployment Benefits

Critics Question A New Report From The U.S. Senate Joint Economic Committee That Says Tennessee Will Miss Out On $486 Million Going Into Its Local Economy When Gov. Bill Lee Ends The State’s Participation In The Federal Unemployment Pandemic Relief Program.

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Tennessee Farmer Sues USDA Over Loan Forgiveness Program

A New Federal Lawsuit Claims a Tennessee Farmer Is Being Discriminated Against Because He Is Not Eligible For Federal Loan Forgiveness Available To Only “Non-Whites.”

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Tennessee Businesses Find Relief In COVID Tax Deductions

As Tennessee Prepares To Send Out An Additional $45 Million In Federal Coronavirus Relief To Small Businesses Before The End Of The Year, Those Businesses Should Know They Won’t Be Taxed On Any Relief That Comes As Part Of The State’s Supplemental Employer Recovery Grant (SERG) Program.

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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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Court Grants Injunction In Tennessee Restaurant Owner’s Case Over Recovery Money

A Federal Appeals Court Ruled In Favor Of A Tennessee Bar And Restaurant Owner, Granting An Injunction Against The U.S. Small Business Administration From Prioritizing COVID-19 Relief Funds Based Upon The Restaurant Owner’s Race And Sex.

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Feds To Pay Hundreds Per Child To American Families; Critics Fear Economic Fallout

Americans With Children Will Begin Receiving Checks From The Internal Revenue Service In A Few Weeks, But Economists Worry The Payments Could Have Long-Term Economic Consequences.

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Governor Lee Signs Off On Unemployment, Certificate-Of-Need Reform

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee Has Signed Bills To Lower The Number Of Weeks Residents Can Accept Unemployment Benefits And To Reform Hospital Certificates Of Need.

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Tennessee Restaurant Owner Fights Feds Over Recovery Funds

A Nonprofit Conservative Law Firm From Wisconsin Has Appealed The Decision Of A Federal Judge In Tennessee Who Threw Out A Temporary Restraining Order Looking To End The Prioritization Of COVID-19 Pandemic Restaurant Recovery Funds.

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Red States Unite In Rejecting Federal Unemployment Benefits

Red States Around The Nation Are Rejecting Supplemental Federal Unemployment Benefits, Saying The $300 In Additional Weekly Pay On Top Of State Benefits Has Made It Nearly Impossible For Employers To Hire.

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Group Sues SBA, Allege American Rescue Plan Institutes Racial, Gender Discrimination

The Texas Public Policy Foundation And America First Policy Institute Have Sued The U.S. Small Business Administration, Alleging A Provision In The America Rescue Act Requires The SBA To Prioritize Businesses Owned By Women And Minorities To Receive Nearly $30 Billion In Covid-19-Designated Relief Money Above Other Applicants.

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