Small Business Owners Struggling To Find Workers

Small Business Owners Are Continuing To Have Problems Attracting New Workers In The Wake Of The Coronavirus Pandemic And Are Trying To Entice Them With New Incentives, A New Report From The U.S. Chamber Of Commerce Shows.

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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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The Cost Of Illegal Immigration To Taxpayers

The Costs Of Illegal Immigration To American And Tennessee Taxpayers is clearly Documented – Costing U.S. Taxpayers In The Hundreds Of Millions Of Dollars Every Year. In Fact, The U.S. Economy Loses 150 Billion Per Year From Our Economy Due To Money Made In The U.S. Being Sent Back Home To Foreign Countries. In Addition, Both Legal And Illegal Immigration Has The Effect Of Suppressing Wages And Wage Growth For Americans And Tennesseans And Especially For Those At The Lower End Of The Economic/Wage Scale.

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Tennessee Businesses Find Relief In COVID Tax Deductions

As Tennessee Prepares To Send Out An Additional $45 Million In Federal Coronavirus Relief To Small Businesses Before The End Of The Year, Those Businesses Should Know They Won’t Be Taxed On Any Relief That Comes As Part Of The State’s Supplemental Employer Recovery Grant (SERG) Program.

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Lawsuit Seeks To Subject Google To Government Regulation

The Lawsuit Wants Google Declared As A Public Utility And Be Subject To Govt Regulation. It Also Says The California-Based Company Has A Duty To Offer Sources Or Competitors Rights Equal To Its Own, Claiming It Should Not Prioritize…

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Labor Shortage Takes Toll On Tennessee Businesses

Small Businesses In Tennessee Are Having Trouble Hiring Employees Because Of A Nationwide Labor Shortage Sparked By Continued Federal Pandemic Unemployment Benefits.

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Chunk Of Tennessee’s Remaining CARES Act Money Going To Small Businesses

Tennessee Is Set To Spend Nearly $45 Million Of Its Remaining Federal CARES Act Money On Additional COVID-19 Pandemic Relief For Small Businesses Before The Spending Deadline Hits This Year.

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Craft Brewer Distribution Bill Signed By Lee

Johnson City Brewing Owner Eric Latham Started The Process Four Years Ago To Get Small Craft Brewers The Right To Self-Distribute Outside Of County Lines In Tennessee. Latham Learned Monday His Efforts And The Efforts Of Many Others Have Led To The Bill Gov. Bill Lee Signed Into Law Last Week.

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Boyd Blasts Chattanooga Chamber Over Baseless Claims of Systemic Racism

“Why Does It Seem That Over The Last Year And A Half, There Seems To Be A Preoccupation Of The Chamber Getting Into Political And Racial Issues? The Chamber Is Supported By This County To Create Jobs.” – Commissioner Boyd

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General Assembly Endorses ‘Big Step In Right Direction’ For Tennessee Small Brewers

Senate Bill 177 Aims To Change The Game For Small Craft Breweries. Current Tennessee Law Prevents Breweries From Self-Distributing Beyond County Lines.

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