State Agencies Make Pitches For Spending Billions In TN ARPA Money

Tennessee’s Financial Stimulus Accountability Group Met With State Agency Heads Last Week Regarding Funding Requests Related To The Second Half Of $3.7 Billion In Federal American Rescue Plan Act Relief.

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Tennessee Officials Held Private Budget Meeting Over Federal Covid Funds

On Wednesday, September 1, Tennessee Officials Held A Private Budget Hearing Regarding New Federal Covid Aid. Different State Departments Pitched Ideas On How The $3.8 Billion In Funds Should Be Spent. A Second Private Meeting Was Held On Thursday But Neither Was Publicized.

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11 Arrested in West Tennessee Sex Trafficking Investigation

A West Tennessee Undercover Operation Resulted In The Arrest Of 11 Men In Jackson For Participating In A Human Trafficking Operation, According To An Announcement From The Tennessee Bureau Of Investigation On Monday.

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Nine Indicted In Scheme To Profit From Confidential Memphis Police Info

Nine People Have Been Indicted, Including A Former Shelby County Assistant District Attorney General, After An Investigation Found They Were “Were Responsible For An Elaborate Scheme To Profit From The Use Of Confidential Information In Memphis Police Reports,” The Tennessee Bureau Of Investigation Said Friday.

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Lee Convenes Law Enforcement Training Advisory Council

Governor Bill Lee Convened The Law Enforcement Training Advisory Council On Thursday, July 22. Lee Did This To Discuss Progress Made During A Surge In Violent Crime Across The Nation. 

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TennCon’s BIG 7 Weekend Digest… July 16, 2021

1) TN Judge Shuts Down Illegal Immigration Center in Chattanooga
2) TN Spends Nearly $4M Per Year To Educate Unaccompanied Alien Minors
3) TBI Arrests 18 Men, Including Pastor & National Guardsman, In Human Trafficking Operation
4) Top Vaccine Official Fired After Health Department Pushes Vaccines On Minors
5) TN Dept Of Health’s Immunization Program For Children Continues
6) Tennessee Farmer Wins Injunction Against USDA In Loan Forgiveness Dispute
7) Federal Judge Blocks Tennessee Transgender Bathroom Law Temporarily

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TBI Arrests 18 Men, Including Pastor & National Guardsman, In Human Trafficking Operation

The Tennessee Bureau Of Investigation Has Arrested And Charged 18 Men As Part Of A Human Trafficking Investigation In Spring Hill. The Group Includes A Man Listed As Youth Pastor Of A Church In Centerville And As A Tennessee National Guardsman.

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More Reasons Not To Rely On Tennessee’s Permitless Carry Law

Effective Yesterday, July 1st, A New Law Allows Some Individuals To Carry A Handgun In TN Without The Need For A Handgun Permit. However, The Tennessee Firearms Association Has Uncovered More Reasons Why Tennesseans Should Not Rely On The Law To Keep Them Out Of Trouble When Carrying A Firearm.

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