Tennessee Expected To Collect $3B More Than Budgeted In Sales Tax, Fees This Fiscal Year

Tennessee Is Expected To See A Continued Increase In Sales Tax And Fees Collections, According To The State’s Fiscal Review Committee.

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Legislature Passes Late Night COVID Omnibus Bill; Allows Ford To Require Masks

The Legislature Backpedaled On Covid-19 Bills Just Enough Early Saturday To Pass A Comprehensive Measure And Still Placate Companies Such As Ford, Which Is To Receive A $900 Million Incentive Package To Build An Electric Truck And Battery Plant In West Tennessee.

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Lee Calls Special Session For Ford Plant, Will Not Discuss Mask Mandates

Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee Announced Thursday He Is Calling A Special Session Oct. 18 For Legislators To Discuss Planning For Ford’s Blue Oval City At The Memphis Regional Megasite. The Special Session, Lee Said, Will Not Discuss Mask Mandates In The State’s Schools.

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Tennessee Pays More Than $46K Per Job In Incentives For New Facility In Spring Hill

Tennessee Offered Ultium Cells An Incentive Grant Of $60 Million To Build Its $2.3 Billion Vehicle Battery Cell Manufacturing Plant In Spring Hill, Representing The Largest Incentive Grant Awarded Since The State’s Fasttrack Economic Incentive Program Was Established.

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Bill Limiting Unemployment Compensation Passes Tennessee House

The Tennessee House Passed Legislation Tuesday That Would Limit Unemployment Compensation From The State To 12 Weeks While Increasing The Weekly Pay For The First Time Since 2001.

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Proposed Legislation To Provide Financial Benefits For Tennessee Health Care Workers

Tennessee Lawmakers Are Considering Ways To Provide Financial Incentives For Nurses And Health Care Staff To Stay In The Profession After Medical Staff Shortages Highlighted By The COVID-19 Pandemic.

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Council Unveils 2022 Chattanooga City Budget Recommendations

The Chattanooga City Council Has Presented Their Recommendations For The Focus Of 2022 City Budgeting. Some Of The Main Action Items For Almost Every District Included Road Maintenance, Speed Calming Efforts, Litter Pickup, Homelessness, Business Recruitment, More Jobs, Workforce Development, And Equity.

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