Republicans, Business Groups Bash Biden’s Employee Vaccine Mandate

President Joe Biden’s Executive Order Requiring Businesses With 100 Or More Employees To Require Vaccinations Against COVID-19 Received A Strong Response From Tennessee Republicans And Business Organizations.

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Feds Take Notice Of Lee’s School Mask Mandate Opt-Out Order

Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee’s Executive Order Allowing Parents To Opt Out Of School Or Local Government Mask Mandates Has Gotten The Attention Of The Biden Administration And U.S. Secretary Of Education Miguel Cardona.

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Republicans, Democrats Gear Up For Tennessee Redistricting Process

Local Census Information Set To Be Today In What Will Begin The Process Of Redistricting In Tennessee. The Boundaries For The U.S. House Of Representatives And Statewide Legislative Districts Will Be Redrawn And Republicans And Democrats Are Preparing Their Arguments On The Mapping Process.

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Tennessee Department of Health Releases Reasons For Vaccine Chief’s Termination

A Letter Released Thursday By The Tennessee Department Of Health Indicates the Head Of The State’s Vaccine Program, Dr. Michelle Fiscus, Was Fired Over A Lack Of Leadership, Poor Working Relationships With The Members Of Her Team And An Unwillingness To Consult With Superiors.

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TN Dept Of Health’s Immunization Program For Children Continues

The Tennessee Department Of Health Said Wednesday It Has “In No Way Halted The Immunizations For Children Program” On The Heels Of The State Firing Its Top Vaccine Official And Discontinuing Adolescent Vaccine Outreach For Other Vaccines.

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Tennessee’s Jobless Claims Tick Up During Last Week Of Federal Benefits

Nearly 6,500 New Unemployment Claims Were Filed In Tennessee Last Week, The Final Week The State Participated In The Federal Supplemental Pandemic Relief Unemployment Program. 

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Nashville Approves Sales Tax Increase For Downtown District

Visitors To Downtown Nashville’s Business District Will Be Paying More In Sales Tax, Starting July 1.

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Governor Lee Signs Off On Unemployment, Certificate-Of-Need Reform

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee Has Signed Bills To Lower The Number Of Weeks Residents Can Accept Unemployment Benefits And To Reform Hospital Certificates Of Need.

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Lee’s Signature Makes Tennessee A Second Amendment Sanctuary State

Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee Signed A Bill Wednesday That Makes The State A Second Amendment Sanctuary.

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Strip Club Tax In Tennessee Sunsets July 1st

During The Nearly Three Years Since It Came Into Law, Tennessee’s Adult Performance Tax Has Brought The State’s General Fund More Than $750,000. The Tax Is Set To End On July 1 And Some Of The Clubs Affected By The Tax Are Happy To See It Sunset.

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