Tennessee Will Put $180 Million In Public-Private Welfare Program

Tennessee Officials Have Said They Will Be Allocating $180 Million In Grants For Public-Private Partnerships To Create Welfare Programs. The Funds Will Be Given Through 2025 For Programs That Help Low-Income Tennessee Families Become Self-Sufficient.

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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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Tennessee’s TANF Board Looks To Build Sustainability

Tennessee’s Temporary Assistance For Needy Families Advisory Board Is Examining How To Use Some Of The State’s $730 Million In Excess TANF Funds To Create Meaningful Programs For The State’s Neediest Residents.

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The Cost Of Illegal Immigration To Taxpayers

The Costs Of Illegal Immigration To American And Tennessee Taxpayers is clearly Documented – Costing U.S. Taxpayers In The Hundreds Of Millions Of Dollars Every Year. In Fact, The U.S. Economy Loses 150 Billion Per Year From Our Economy Due To Money Made In The U.S. Being Sent Back Home To Foreign Countries. In Addition, Both Legal And Illegal Immigration Has The Effect Of Suppressing Wages And Wage Growth For Americans And Tennesseans And Especially For Those At The Lower End Of The Economic/Wage Scale.

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TN Welfare Reform Aims To Put More Money In Needy Families’ Pockets

The Tennessee Legislature, In Concert With Human Services And Gov. Lee Are Looking At Ways To Distribute $730 Million In Reserves In The State’s Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Program.

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Tennessee’s Coordinated Community Response Protects Seniors

The Tennessee Department Of Human Services (TDHS) Recognized World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD), June 15th, By Highlighting The Impact The State’s Coordinated Community Response (CCR) Has Had Over The Last Five Years.

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DHS Commissioner Navigates Funding to Tennessee’s Most Vulnerable Residents

The New Commissioner For The TN Department Of Human Services, Commissioner Clarence Carter Is In The Process Of Working With Governor Lee And State Legislators To Finalize The Spending Plan For over $700 Million In Temporary Assistance For Needy Families Funds That Have Yet To Be Used.

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