Tennessee Private Schools Could Get $60 Million In Leftover Pandemic Relief Funds

Tennessee Is Taking Steps To Ensure That Private Schools Get The Opportunity To Receive Nearly $60 Million In Unused Federal Covid Relief Funds Set Aside For Them In 2021.

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Tennessee DCS Budget Continues To Grow While Number Of Children In State Custody Decreases

In Ten Years The Agency Has Dropped Nearly A Thousand Employees While Watching The Payroll Increase By $30,000,000. Over The Same Period The Operational Expenses Of The Agency Increased By $311 Million.

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Legislators Demand Action As Governor Weighs Options For DCS Housing Crisis

As The Department Of Children’s Services Faces A Housing Crisis For Children In State Custody, Governor Bill Lee Claims That He Wants To Find A Solution To The Problem, Although Calling A Special Session Of The State Legislature Is Not Currently An Option.

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Nashville Voters Given Wrong Ballots, Votes Cast For Candidates In Other Districts

Nashville Voters Were Given Incorrect Ballots And Cast Votes For Candidates Not In Their Districts. The Davidson County Election Commission Was Not Aware Of The Issue Until The Associated Press Alerted Them Of The Problem. Early Voting Has Been In Operation For The Last Two Weeks.

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President Trump Urges Tennesseans To Vote For Andy Ogles In 5th Congressional District

In A “Tele-Rally” Held By Phone Yesterday Evening, President Donald Trump Urged Tennesseans To Vote For Andy Ogles In The 5th Congressional District Race.

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TN’s 5th Congressional District Race Between Ogles, Campbell Will Take Spotlight on Nov. 8

Of Tennessee’s Nine Congressional Seats On The Upcoming Nov. 8 Ballot, The One Expected To Get The Most Attention Statewide Is The Newly Drawn 5th Congressional District Including Some Of Nashville. Republican Andy Ogles, The Maury County Mayor, Is Taking On Sen. Heidi Campbell, D-Nashville, In A Contest Of Contrasting Ideologies.

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Nine Republicans Battle For 5th Congressional District Seat In Thursday’s Tennessee Primary

As Tennessee’s Primary Election Approaches On Thursday, One Of The State’s Most Interesting Contested Races Is Likely The 5th Congressional Primary For The Newly Drawn Seat.

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Rutherford County Juvenile Detention Center To Be Given More Oversight By New Board

A New Five-Member Board Will Give A Juvenile Detention Center In Rutherford County Greater Accountability That’s Long Overdue. The Center That Has Illegally Jailed Children For Years Will No Longer Be Overseen By The County’s Juvenile Court Judge, A Change That The County’s Mayor Says Will Bring “More Oversight Or Transparency.”

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Tele-Med Abortion Ban Bill Passes Tennessee Senate

The “Tennessee Abortion-Inducing Drug Risk Protocol Act”, A Bill That Would Penalize Physicians For Prescribing Abortion Inducing Drugs Via Telehealth Appointments, Passed A Senate Floor Vote 26 To 4 On Thursday. All 4 Of The Dissenting Votes Came From Democratic Senators.

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