TN General Assembly Cuts Unemployment Eligibility Weeks By Over Half, Bumps Up Benefit Amount

The Tennessee General Assembly Passed A Bill That Will Cut The Number Of Weeks Tennesseans Are Eligible For Unemployment From 26 Weeks To 12 Weeks. House Bill 1039 Also Increases The Weekly Benefit Amount.

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The Net-Zero Shell Game And Biden’s Deceptions

If Republicans Hold Their Nerve, Net-zero Will Shape Politics Over The Next Two Election Cycles. Anger At Democrats’ Indifference To The Loss Of Blue-collar Jobs Helped Donald Trump Win The White House In 2016. Biden’s Double Deception Won’t Change The Reality That Will Become Increasingly Apparent As Net-zero’s Effects Begin To Be Felt. As For Democrats, Biden’s Net-zero Plan Has All The Makings Of Being History’s Most Expensive Suicide Note.

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Made In China? Biden’s Climate Plan Raises Questions About U.S. Energy Independence

The White House Hosted A Virtual Climate Summit Last Week With Leaders From Around The World, But President Joe Biden Is Already Taking Heat For How His Climate Actions May Be Too Generous To The Nation’s Rivals.

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Hamilton County And Chattanooga Unemployment Rates Inch Upward In March

Following A Slight Rise In The Statewide Unemployment Rate In March, Jobless Statistics Experienced Minor Increases In Most Of Tennessee’s 95 Counties, According To Newly Released Data From The Department Of Labor And Workforce Development.

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Biden’s Emissions Pledge Comes With Economic Consequences, Experts Warn

President Joe Biden Announced A Pledge Thursday To Cut U.S. Greenhouse Gas Emissions In Half Within Less Than A Decade. The Pledge Would Commit The U.S. To Lower Its Emissions By 50% From 2005 Levels By The Year 2030. But Critics Were Quick To Point Out Flaws With The Plan.

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Former Jack Daniel’s Distiller To Invest $20M In 2 New Tennessee Facilities

Company Distilling Will Invest $20.2 Million To Establish Facilities In Townsend And Alcoa For Bourbon-Whiskey Manufacturing, Tasting Rooms And Outdoor Activities, Tennessee Officials Announced. The Investment Will Create 60 Jobs In Blount County.

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$2.3B Electric Vehicle Battery Plant To Be Built In Spring Hill, TN

In What Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee Called The “Largest Single Investment Of Economic Activity In The State’s History,” Ultium Cells Announced A $2.3 Billion Plan Friday To Build A 2.8-million-square-foot Plant In Spring Hill To Build Vehicle Battery Cells.

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$48M Fayette County Manufacturer Expansion Creates 261 New Jobs

On Monday, Plans Were Announced For Memphis Contract Packaging To Expand In Fayette County. The Beauty Product Contract Manufacturer Will Be Investing $48 Million Into Their New Facility And Product Lines, And Create 261 New Jobs.

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Tennessee Adds More Than 15,000 Jobs To Economy In March

In March, Tennessee Employers Had The Most People On Their Payrolls Since The Start Of The Pandemic Over A year Ago. Despite The Increase In Job Creation During The Month, The State Did Experience A Slight Increase In Overall Unemployment.

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Biden’s Tax Increases Would Kill 1 Million Jobs In Two Years

Biden Has Proposed Increasing The Corporate Tax Rate From 21% To 28%, Reinstating The Corporate Alternative Minimum Tax, Increasing The Top Individual Tax Rate, And Amending Several Other Aspects Of The Tax Code.

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