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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Purchase Of New Manufacturing Hub Site Raises Concerns For Increased Infrastructure Needs

On Wednesday, The Hamilton County Commission Voted Unanimously To Approve The Purchase Of McDonald Farms At A Price Of 16 million dollars For 2,170 Acres To Be Used Mainly As A Manufacturing Hub. The Rapid Economic Expansion In The County Brought About Concerns For Increased Infrastructure.

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Commission Approves TDOT Litter Prevention And Trash Collection Grant

In Yesterday’s Hamilton County Commission Meeting, The Commission Unanimously Approved A Resolution That Authorizes Mayor Coppinger To Apply To The Tennessee Department Of Transportation And Accept A Litter Prevention And Trash Collection Grant.

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Routine Bridge Inspection Prevents Potential ‘Catastrophic Event’

The Hernando De Soto ‘M’ Bridge That Takes 1-40 Over The Mississippi River From Memphis Has Been Indefinitely Closed After An Inspector Found A “Significant Fracture” On Tuesday.

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State Introduces “Slow Down Tennessee”

The Tennessee Highway Safety Office Has Introduced The “Slow Down Tennessee” Campaign To Prevent Speeding Across The State. The Campaign Started On April 16 And Will Run Through April 30.

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