Staffing Shortages Still Affecting Tennessee Small Businesses

“Tourism And Hospitality And Travel Industry Is The No. 2 Industry In Our State And The No. 1 Employer. It Took The Hardest Hit, With Travel, During The Pandemic. But Now We Are Open For Business, And We Are Hiring Aggressively.”

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Court Grants Injunction In Tennessee Restaurant Owner’s Case Over Recovery Money

A Federal Appeals Court Ruled In Favor Of A Tennessee Bar And Restaurant Owner, Granting An Injunction Against The U.S. Small Business Administration From Prioritizing COVID-19 Relief Funds Based Upon The Restaurant Owner’s Race And Sex.

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Tennessee Restaurant Owner Fights Feds Over Recovery Funds

A Nonprofit Conservative Law Firm From Wisconsin Has Appealed The Decision Of A Federal Judge In Tennessee Who Threw Out A Temporary Restraining Order Looking To End The Prioritization Of COVID-19 Pandemic Restaurant Recovery Funds.

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Lee Says Tennessee Doesn’t Need Its Share Of American Rescue Plan Funding

Tennessee Is Set To Receive A Combined $35 Billion In Different Forms Of Relief From The $1.9 Trillion Federal Stimulus Package Signed By President Joe Biden, But Gov. Bill Lee Said The State Doesn’t Need The Money.

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House Democrats $1.9 Trillion Coronavirus Bill Waste of Taxpayer Money, Full Of Pork

The Democrats’ $1.9 Trillion Emergency Relief Bill – Which Is Up For Vote Friday – Includes A Slew Of Bailout Money For State Governments Unrelated To The Pandemic, Opponents Say.

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Congress Must Account For Unused COVID Funds

Congressional Republicans and Biden don’t see eye to eye on Biden’s proposed $1.9 trillion in COVID-19 related relief. Lawmakers are understandably reluctant to saddle each household with nearly $15,000 in added debt during a uniquely difficult time in U.S. history. Perhaps if lawmakers allowed the first allocation of funding to run its course, there wouldn’t be the need for additional funding.

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Republican Senators Propose Alternate Relief Bill: $618 Billion To Counter Biden’s $1.9 Trillion Plan

Ten Republican Senators Are Set To Meet With Biden On Monday To Discuss An Alternative Stimulus Package. Their COVID-19 Relief Package Comes In At $618 Billion, Countering The President’s $1.9 Trillion Plan.

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Majority Of Tennessee Congressional Republicans Oppose $900B COVID Stimulus Bill

Senator Marsha Blackburn Stated That Senate Republicans Were Working On A Relief Bill Since July But Faced Opposition From Democrats Who Wanted To Include “Over 3 Trillion In Special Interest Giveaways” In The Relief Package.

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