End Of Federal Unemployment Raises Questions About Fraud, Joblessness

Federal Unemployment Benefits Ended Over The Holiday Weekend, Raising Questions About How The Payments’ Expiration Will Affect The Job Market And Whether Congress Will Renew The Benefits.

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Unemployment Fraud Scrutinized Ahead Of Debate Over Renewing Federal Benefits

Republicans In The U.S. House And Senate Are Demanding A Federal Investigation Into Unemployment Benefits Money Lost To Fraudsters, Calling It The “Greatest Theft Of American Tax Dollars In Our Nation’s History.”

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Disaster Unemployment Available For TN Flood Victims In 4 Counties

Residents In Four Tennessee Counties Are Eligible For Federal Disaster-Related Unemployment After Last Weekend’s Deadly Flooding. After Biden Declared Humphreys, Dickson, Hickman And Houston Counties To Be Major Disaster Areas, The Assistance Became Available To Residents Whose Job Was Impacted.

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Biden Administration Plans Unemployment Benefits Beyond Deadline

The Biden Administration Is Working To Ensure That $300 Weekly Unemployment Payments From Federal Taxpayers Continue In Some Form Beyond Their Expiration Date Set By Congress.

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Tennessee’s COVID Policies Limited Damage To Economy

Lee’s Approach To Pandemic Mitigation Efforts Helped Limit The Impact On TN’s Economy Without Having A Negative Effect On The State’s COVID-19 Metrics, A New Report from The Beacon Center Of Tennessee Says.

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TennCon’s BIG 7 Weekend Digest… July 30, 2021

1) Conservatives Will Protest Against Bill Lee At Chattanooga GOP Event
2) Mayor Kelly Orders Chattanooga Community Centers Remain Closed
3) Tennessee Man Dies Of Heart Attack Due To Swatting
4) Hundreds Of Lawmakers Ask SCOTUS To Overturn Roe V Wade
5) Critics Denounce New CDC Guidelines Urging Mask Usage, Vaccine Or Not
6) Lawsuit Seeks To Reinstate Federal Unemployment Benefits In TN
7) New Legislation Introduced To End Govt Collusion With Big Tech

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Lawsuit Seeks To Reinstate Federal Unemployment Benefits In TN

A Lawsuit Filed Friday In The Middle District Of Tennessee Is Asking The Court To Intervene And Allow Tennessee Residents Receiving Unemployment Benefits To Again Take Part In The Federal Supplemental Pandemic Relief Unemployment Program.

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Unemployment Programs Wasted Billions

A Federal Watchdog Says Billions Of Taxpayer Dollars Have Been Wasted Through Unemployment Programs In The Past Year, And That Number Is Likely To Rise.

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