‘Appalling’: Abortion Advocacy Groups Received Nearly $2B In Taxpayer Money

U.S. Sen. Marsha Blackburn From Tennessee, Alleges That Planned Parenthood, Which Received $90.4 Million From The Paycheck Protection Program During The Pandemic, Received That Money Illegally, Saying It Was Intended For Struggling Small Businesses.

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Memphis Pastors And Business Owners Indicted For Covid-19 Relief Fraud

According To A Press Release From The U.S. Attorney’s Office, A Federal Grand Jury In The Western District Of Tennessee Has Officially Indicted Three Memphis Pastors And Four Other Tennessee Business Owners For Alleged Misuse Of COVID-19 Relief Funds.

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Experts Estimate $25B Of Fraud Annually In Federal Food Stamp Program

A Security Expert Says Congress Should Reduce Food Stamp Fraud As It Faces A Saturday Deadline To Renew The Farm Bill. He Says About 20% Of The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program’s $127 Billion Annual Budget, Or $25 Billion Annually, Is Likely Lost To Criminals.

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‘Crisis:’ Small Businesses Struggle With Inflation, Labor Market

Small Business Week Came And Went Last Week, And Small Businesses Took The Opportunity To Raise A Range Of Concerns About The Economy And Their Future.

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Questionable COVID-Relief Spending Allegations Pile Up

Lawmakers Are Outraged After Reports That Federal Covid-Relief Tax Dollars May Have Gone To Wealthy Hospitals While Avoiding Helping Out Poor Hospitals In Recovering From The Pandemic.

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Watchdogs Say Some Pandemic Fraud Was Preventable

Watchdogs Told A U.S. House Committee That Government Agencies Failed In Some Cases To Take Steps To Prevent Fraud Before Sending Out Trillions Of Dollars In Pandemic Relief Aid.

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East Tennesseans Accused Of Fraud In Paycheck Protection Loans

An East Tennessee Woman Who Was Already On Probation In A Federal Fraud Case And A Chattanooga Drug Dealer Are Both Accused Of Duping The Small Business Administration Into Awarding Them Paycheck Protection Program Loans.

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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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