Tennessee’s Registry Of Election Finance Refers Campaign Finance Complaint To Attorney General

Tennessee Bureau Of Ethics’ Registry Of Election Finance Recently Voted To Send A Campaign Finance Complaint, Made By Sen. Ken Yager, Against The Tennessee Senate Campaign Of Bobby Harshbarger To The Tennessee Attorney General For Further Investigation.

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Hawkins County Board Of Education Refuses Responsibility For Alleged Racial Bullying

The Hawkins County Board Of Education Is Still Denying Any Responsibility In The Way Alleged Racial Harassment And Bullying Was Handled By District Employees, Despite The Fact That The System’s Insurance Carrier Has Settled The Federal Lawsuit Brought Against The District.

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Tennessee Senate Education Chair Balks At Rejecting Federal Funds

The Tennessee Senate’s Education Committee Chairman Opposes Turning Down At Least $1.3 Billion In Federal Education Funds But Says The State Could Seek Some Sort Of Waiver On Federal School Requirements.

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Tennessee School Leaders Advocate For Additional Funding, Not Replacing Federal

Three Tennessee K-12 School Superintendents Spoke To A Committee Looking At Rejecting Federal Funding To The State’s Schools With One School Director Suggesting The State Continue To Accept The Federal Funds And Use Extra Funds To Help Pay For Infrastructure Needs In The Schools.

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Tennessee Assigns $63M In Federal Funding For Water Infrastructure Grants

Tennessee Will Be Sending $63 Million In Federal Funds To 20 Different Water Infrastructure Projects. The Funds Are Part Of $3.7 Billion In American Rescue Plan Funds Sent To The State.

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Low-Performing Tennessee School Districts Speak Out Against New Accountability Model

With Many Tennessee Public School Districts Having A Very Low Percentage Of Their Students Testing At Grade Level Proficiency, It Is Highly Unlikely The Districts Would Want The Public To Gain An Even Clearer Picture Of The Subpar Education That Is Being Provided.

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Tennessee House District 3 Special Election Favors Former Representative

On Thursday, Republican Voters Across Four Upper East Tennessee Counties Will Choose Their Party’s Nominee In The House District 3 Special Primary Election Necessitated By The Resignation Of Republican Rep. Scotty Campbell Of Mountain City After An Investigation Found Campbell Had Sexually Harassed A Female Intern.

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Tennessee Voter Experience At The Polls Vary Across The State

On Election Day, Voters In Several Tennessee Counties Were Reporting That Some Polling Stations Were Having Trouble Printing Ballots. While Many Reported That All Seemed Well, Some Voters Reported Issues With Not Only Paper Ballots, But Also With Voting Machines, Open WIFI Connections At Polling Places And More.

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