Tennessee Has Given Out Six FastTrack Incentive Grants of $1Million Or Greater So Far In 2022

Tennessee Allocated Six Incentive Grants Worth At Least $1 Million To Companies This Year Who Are Either Building New Facilities Or Expanding Facilities In The State.

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Tennessee Ranks #38 In U.S. For Transparency Of Economic Development Incentives

Tennessee Ranked 38th In The Country Among The 51 States And District Of Columbia For Economic Development Incentive Transparency In A New Report From Nonprofit Good Jobs First In Its Sixth Report Card On Transparency.

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Presentations Scheduled To Determine $175 Million In Pilot Program Implementation Grants

The Tennessee Department Of Human Services In Partnership With The Families First Community Advisory Board, Will Host A 2-Day Series Of Pilot Program Presentations From 17 Public-Private Partnerships, Vying For $175 Million In Implementation Grants.

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Lee’s Budget Amendment Includes Money For Airports, Memphis Waterfront, Raceway

An $80 Million Grocery Tax Holiday, $78 Million For The State’s Airports, $20 Million For Docks On The Memphis Waterfront, $17 Million For A Racetrack And $500 Million Bonded For A New Tennessee Titans Stadium All Were Part Of Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee’s Fiscal Year 2023 Budget Amendment First Presented On Tuesday Morning.

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Lawmakers Call For Investigation, Criticize Federally-Funded CRT Program

Republican Lawmakers Blasted A Federally Funded Education Program That Trains Researchers And Teachers In Critical Race Theory After An Investigation Broke News Of The Program. Now, One Florida U.S. Congressman Is Calling For An Investigation Into Whether The Program Violates State Law.

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Tennessee Narrows List For Spending Final $600M Of COVID Stimulus

The Tennessee Financial Stimulus Accountability Group Has Categorized And Will Be Reviewing More Than 60 Applications For At Least $275 Million In Grants To Nonprofit Groups Or Public Service Organizations Affected By Covid-19.

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Study Finds TN Reconnect College Grant Increases Degree Attainment But Participation Is Declining

The Tennessee Comptroller’s Office Of Research And Education Accountability (OREA) Has Released A Comprehensive Evaluation Of The Tennessee Reconnect Grant Program. The Report Finds That Program Participants Earned Degrees At Slightly Higher Rates Than Similar Students, But That A Decreasing Amount Of Tennesseans Are Applying For And Participating In The Program.

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$6.5 Million In Grants Awarded In TN To Support Children’s Mental Health

The Tennessee Department Of Mental Health And Substance Abuse Services Has Selected A Total Of Ten Programs Across The State To Receive $6.5 Million In New Funding To Expand Mental Health Services For Children And Youth.

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Taxpayer-Funded Critical Race Theory Training Program Draws Criticism

Critics Are Questioning A Taxpayer-Funded Program That Trains Students In Critical Race Theory. The Backlash Comes After Federal Grant Documents From The Department Of Education Were Uncovered That Showed The Federal Government Has Awarded Millions Of Dollars To A Program That Trains Future Educators In Critical Race Theory.

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Tennessee DHS Begins Pilot Program Process to Spend Excessive Reserve Of Federal Funds

The Tennessee Department Of Human Services Is Beginning The Process Of Giving Out Millions Of Dollars That Have Been Sitting In A Reserve Fund. The Money Will Eventually Go To Seven Different Partnerships Intended To Help Underprivileged Families.

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