TN Kids Now Can Transfer School Districts Easier With New Law! – May 5, 2021 TCN News Break

1) TN Kids Now Can Transfer School Districts Easier With New Law!
2) Medical Marijuana Moves Forward in TN After Compromise
3) Battle Lines Drawn Over Taxpayer Funding Of Critical Race Theory
4) Bill Limiting Unemployment Compensation Passes Tennessee House

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Battle Lines Drawn Over Taxpayer Funding Of Critical Race Theory

A Grassroots Group Of Conservatives And Republican State Leaders Is Pushing Back After The Biden Administration Tied Federal Education Funding To Adopting Controversial Critical Race Theory Teachings In Schools’ Curriculum.

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TennCare Fraud Cases Decline In April, But Still Higher Than Average

The Number Of Reported Tenncare Fraud Cases Declined In April Down To Just Three For The Month From A Recent High Number Of 6 Cases In March. Despite The Drop By Half For April, The Number Is Still High Considering The Average.

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Republicans Push Back As Biden’s Proposed Spending Requests Top $6 Trillion

Republican Lawmakers Pushed Back Wednesday After The White House Unveiled A New $1.8 Trillion Spending Plan That Includes Free College Tuition Provisions And Up To 12 Weeks Of Paid Family Leave.

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Chamber Says Chattanooga “Systemically Racist” According to Coercive CEO Pledge

On Thursday, April 22nd, Christy Gillenwater, President And CEO Of The Chattanooga Chamber Of Commerce Sent An Email To Many Ceos And Managing Leaders In Chattanooga Urging Them To Sign The ‘CEO Pledge For Racial Equality.’

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American Rescue Plan Allocates $2B To Counties That Don’t Exist Or Don’t Have Fiscal Problems

The Washington, D.C.-Based Tax Foundation Has Calculated That About $2 Billion Worth Of Taxpayer Money From The Democratic-passed American Rescue Plan Act Is Allocated To Local Governments That Don’t Exist Or Aren’t In Financial Distress.

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Grassroots Organization Calls For Elimination of Stadium Funding in Lee’s Budget Amendment

Following Reports That Governor Bill Lee’s Budget Amendment Includes A $13.5 Million Dollar Grant For A Minor League Stadium Americans For Prosperity-Tennessee (AFP-TN) Urged Legislators To Eliminate Politically-Driven Handouts.

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Governor Lee Hosting Newt Gingrich And Conservative Policy Leaders

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee Is Kicking Off Second Chance Month By Hosting A Roundtable Conversation On Criminal Justice Policy With Conservative Thought Leaders, Including Former Speaker Of The U.S. House Of Representatives Newt Gingrich, Former Governor Rick Perry, Pat Nolan, Brooke Rollins And Josh Smith.

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Chattanooga Tax Payers Could Get $690,000 Bill for Juneteenth “Day Off” For City Workers

In The Strategic Planning Meeting On Tuesday, March 23rd, The Chattanooga City Council Discussed Adding Juneteenth As A Holiday For City Employees And The Budgetary Implications Thereof.

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