Tennessee General Assembly Approves $1 Million for Coal Industry

TN Legislators Passed A Bill That Will Allow The State To Regain Control Of A Coal Industry That Has Been Seriously Lacking In Production In Recent Years. Initial Agreements Showed That Oversight Of The Industry Would Come At No Cost To The State, But The New Bill Will Leave Tennessee Paying Nearly $1 Million Per Year.

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Proposed TN Constitutional Amendment Allows Prisoner Labor Without It Being Considered Slavery

The Tennessee House Has Approved A Proposed Constitutional Amendment That Would Change The State Constitution’s Wording To Allow For Prisoners To Work Without It Being Considered Slavery.

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Dem Mayors Launch Pilot Program To Provide Universal Basic Income For Low-Income Residents

A Group Of 43 Democratic Mayors From Across The Country Is Backing Plans To Provide Certain Low-income Residents With A Universal Basic Income. They Argue That The Way To End Or Reduce Poverty Is To Guarantee A Certain Level Of Income To Low-income Residents With No Strings Attached.

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