Proposed Legislation Would Prevent Anonymous Child Abuse Reporting

Legislators In Tennessee Are Considering A Change In The Way Reporting Of Child Abuse And Neglect Is Handled In The State By Requiring Reporters To Identify Themselves And Also Allowing Those Who Are Accused To Petition The Court For That Information.

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3rd Arrest From TN Illegal Immigration Center For Sexual Battery Of Minor

On Thursday, September 16, The Chattanooga Police Department Announced A Third Employee Of La Casa De Sidney Was Arrested Under Sexual Battery Charges. The Now-Closed Shelter On Vance Avenue Was Used To House Unaccompanied Immigrant Children.

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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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Workers Who Molested Minors At TN Immigrant Center Get 2022 Court Date

The Two Female Employees Of The Now Shuttered Chattanooga Immigrant Facility That Were Booked For Sexual Assault Of Minors Will Not Return To Court Until Next Year.

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Is Anyone Really Concerned About The Migrant Children?

During Several Live Nashville Hearings On The Joint Study On Refugees, I Listened To A Particular Senator Voice Repeated Concerns About Migrant Children. It Sounded Good. Just As It Always Does When The Appeal Is, “But Think Of The Children!” That’s How We Got The State Lottery. This Claim Is Used To Justify…Well, A Lot. And It Sounds Good. On The Surface, Anyway.

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Illegal Immigration Investigation In TN Continues With Study Committee

During The Third Meeting Of The Joint Study Committee On Refugee Issues, The Committee Continued Its Investigation Into Current Immigration Issues In TN With Presentations By The Department Of Children’s Services, The Office Of Legal Services, Tennessee Office For Refugees/Catholic Charities And Professors Of Law…

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State Expects Chattanooga Illegal Alien Shelter’s License To Be Suspended Into Fall

The Closed Chattanooga Shelter Was The Focus For Much Of The TN Legislature’s Study Committee On Refugee Issues Meeting. TN Suspended The Baptiste Group’s License To Operate The Shelter After A Sexual Battery Arrest…

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Chattanooga Facility for Immigrant Youth Sues, Claims Racial Bias Over License Suspension

The Baptiste Group Is Appealing The Suspension Of The License For Its Chattanooga Home For Immigrant Youth, Claiming That The State Violated Their Right To Due Process.
Their Claim Accuses The State Of Prejudice And Bias Against The Company.

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TN Judge Shuts Down Illegal Immigration Center in Chattanooga

Tennessee Administrative Law Judge Phillip Hilliard Has Ruled In Support Of The State’s Decision To Revoke The License Of The Baptiste Group, Which Was Operating A Shelter Housing Illegal Alien Minors In Chattanooga.

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