Nashville Could Commission $200K Study On Titan’s Stadium Lease Obligations

Nashville Will Consider Spending $200,000 On A “Stadium Study” To Evaluate The Tennessee Titans’ Claim That The City Would Owe $1.839 Billion Under The Terms Of The Team’s Current Lease If Nissan Stadium In Nashville Was Renovated Instead Of Having A New Estimated $2.2 Billion Stadium Built.

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Study Shows Antitrust Legislation Could Cost U.S. Economy $319B

Proposed Legislation In Congress That Would Strengthen Antitrust Enforcement Could Cost The U.S. Economy More Than $319 Billion If Enacted, According To A Recent Economic Study.

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State Pre-K Detrimental To Kids Says Vanderbilt Study

Researchers At Vanderbilt University’s Peabody College Collected Data On Almost 3 Thousand Low-Income Children In Tennessee For More Than A Decade Only To Find That Attending The State’s Voluntary Pre-K Program Resulted In Negative Effects By Third Grade That Continued To Get Worse Over The Following Three Years.

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Bill Looks To Divert Money To TN Pre-K Program, But Lawmakers Question Effectiveness

A Bill To Redirect Some Of The Taxes Collected From Sports Betting In Tennessee To Fund The State’s Voluntary Pre-K Education Program Narrowly Passed A Senate Committee This Week After Its Companion Bill Passed A House Committee.

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Study Finds TN Reconnect College Grant Increases Degree Attainment But Participation Is Declining

The Tennessee Comptroller’s Office Of Research And Education Accountability (OREA) Has Released A Comprehensive Evaluation Of The Tennessee Reconnect Grant Program. The Report Finds That Program Participants Earned Degrees At Slightly Higher Rates Than Similar Students, But That A Decreasing Amount Of Tennesseans Are Applying For And Participating In The Program.

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New Study Confirms That Federal Unemployment Benefits Kept Millions From Returning To Work

Increased Federal Benefits Last Year Perpetuated Unemployment And Kept Millions Of Americans From Returning To The Workforce, A New Study Released Wednesday Reports.

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Study Highlights High Costs, Limited Benefits Of Government Pandemic Restrictions

An Analysis From Johns Hopkins University Found Government Restrictions Intended To Slow The Spread Of Covid-19 Came With High Economic And Social Costs And Limited Public Health Benefits.

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