Dimming Electric Vehicle Market May Delay Start Of Full Production At Ford’s New West Tennessee Plant

Slowing Demand For Ford’s F-150 Lightning Electric Pickup Truck Is Delaying The Start Of Full Production At The Company’s New West Tennessee Factory And Pushing Vehicle Deliveries To Dealers Until Early 2026, According To The State Senator Representing The Community Home To The New Facility.

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Williamson County Commission Fails To Hold Williamson Inc Accountable For Breaches of Expired Contract; Issue Possibly To Be Revisited Due To Miscalculation From Vacated Seat

This Week, The Williamson County Commission Revived An Issue That Was Addressed And Not Concluded At Last Month’s Meeting: Whether To Renew A Contract With Williamson Inc For Economic Development Services.

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Musk’s xAI Plans Memphis Supercomputer, Taxpayer Incentives Not Yet Announced

Elon Musk’s xAI Will Be Building What It Calls The World’s Largest Supercomputer In Memphis, According To Project Announcements, Calling It The “Largest Capital Investment By A New-To-Market Company In Memphis History” But Not Revealing What, If Any, Taxpayer Incentives The Company Will Receive Related To The Project.

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Chattanooga Receives $3.5M More In Brownfield Reclamation Grants

Chattanooga Is Set To Receive $3.5 Million In Grants To Assist In The Cleanup Of Brownfield Sites. In Total, Tennessee Received $5.6 Million In Federal Grants Through The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Chattanooga Previously Received $5.8 Million In EPA Grants For The City’s Revolving Loan Fund…

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Biden Threatens Veto Of Veteran Funding Over Abortion, LGBT Provisions

U.S. House Republicans Passed Legislation Wednesday To Fund The Department Of Veterans Affairs And Military Construction, But A Battle Over Abortion, Sexuality And Other Issues May Sink The Bill. Along With LGBT Issues, The White House Opposes The Legislation’s Limits On The Use Of Taxpayer Funds For Abortions.

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Tennessee FastTrack Grants Of $27.1M Reach 21 Businesses

Tennessee Has Handed Out $21.7 Million In FastTrack Business Incentive Grants So Far This Year Through April To A Total Of 21 Businesses.

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China Based Company In Clarksville Seeks More Taxpayer Money While Laying Off More Employees, Promising Expansion

More Clarksville Residents Are Without Employment After China Based Electric Vehicle Battery Producer Microvast Announced More Layoffs Last Week, All While Still Affirming Their Intentions Of Bringing Their Engineering And Research-And-Development Departments To The Area.

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Gov. Lee Defends Tennessee Education Commissioner Despite Multiple Complaints, Criticisms

Governor Bill Lee Is Defending Tennessee Commissioner Of Education Lizzette Reynolds As She Faces More Scrutiny After An Ethics Complaint Was Filed Against Her On Tuesday, Following Calls For Her Resignation From Democrats And Republicans Earlier This Year.

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Next Phase Of $337M Neyland Stadium Renovations Approved By Building Commission

The Final Phase Of $337 Million In Renovations On The South Area Of The University Of Tennessee Neyland Stadium Was Approved Recently By Tennessee’s State Building Commission. Funding For The Renovations Come From Public Funds In The State Budget.

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