Tennessee’s Highest Court Hears Arguments On School Choice – June 7, 2021 TTC News Break

1) Tennessee’s Highest Court Hears Arguments On School Choice
2)Tennessee Announces Three Sales Tax Holidays
3) TN Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services Receives $53M In New Federal Funding

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TN Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services Receives $53M In New Federal Funding

The Tennessee Department Of Mental Health And Substance Abuse Services (TDMHSAS) Is Receiving More Than $53 Million In Additional Funding From The Federal Government To Address Post-Covid Mental Health And Substance Use Needs.

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Boyd Blasts Chattanooga Chamber Over Baseless Claims of Systemic Racism

“Why Does It Seem That Over The Last Year And A Half, There Seems To Be A Preoccupation Of The Chamber Getting Into Political And Racial Issues? The Chamber Is Supported By This County To Create Jobs.” – Commissioner Boyd

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Biden Signs $1.9 Trillion Stimulus Bill Into Law

President Joe Biden On Thursday Signed Into Law A $1.9 Trillion Stimulus Bill That Includes Extended Unemployment Benefits, Direct Funding To States And Municipalities, And $1,400 Checks For Most Americans.

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GOP Leaders Push To Defund Tennessee School Districts That Refuse To Offer In-Person Learning

Top Republican Lawmakers In Tennessee Have Filed A Bill That Would Allow State To Withhold Funding From School Districts That Refuse To Provide An In-Person Learning Option For Students.

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TennCare Block Grant Signed By Governor Lee Following Approval By Legislature

Lee Signed Legislation Friday Afternoon That Will Significantly Change The Way Tennessee’s Medicaid Program Receives Federal Funding.

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TennCare Block Grant Authorization Approved By Tennessee Senate

Senators Approve Block Grant Authorization On A Party Line Vote Of 25-6. The House Is Scheduled To Take Up The Authorization Proposal This Morning For A Likely Final Vote.

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Special Legislative Session Called By Governor Lee With Focus On Education Issues

“It is important to get these issues right. Teacher salaries and BEP must be addressed. The literacy bill should have been addressed last session. Some of these issues will take time and input, cookie cutter solutions may not be the best solution.” – JC Bowman, executive director of Professional Educators of Tennessee.

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Lee Announces Bid For City Council Opposing Two Other Candidates

Thomas Lee Has Made The Decision To Run For District 2 Councilman In The Chattanooga City Council But He Faces Some Stiff Competition With Incumbent Jerry Mitchell And Candidate Jenny Hill. In This Article, Find Out What Lee Stands For.

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