Bill Limiting Unemployment Compensation Passes Tennessee House

The Tennessee House Passed Legislation Tuesday That Would Limit Unemployment Compensation From The State To 12 Weeks While Increasing The Weekly Pay For The First Time Since 2001.

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Hamilton County Lifts Mask Mandate

As Hamilton County Mayor Jim Coppinger Promised, The County-Wide Mask Mandate Has Lifted As Of Today, April 29th.

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Hamilton County And Chattanooga Unemployment Rates Inch Upward In March

Following A Slight Rise In The Statewide Unemployment Rate In March, Jobless Statistics Experienced Minor Increases In Most Of Tennessee’s 95 Counties, According To Newly Released Data From The Department Of Labor And Workforce Development.

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Biden Lays Out Aggressive Climate Agenda At World Summit

Biden Hosted A Virtual Climate Summit With Dozens Of World Leaders Thursday, The Same Day The White House Released A Set Of Aggressive Climate Goals. Critics Say The Plan Could Jeopardize The Economy At A Time It Is Recovering From Record-breaking Unemployment.

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Tennessee Adds More Than 15,000 Jobs To Economy In March

In March, Tennessee Employers Had The Most People On Their Payrolls Since The Start Of The Pandemic Over A year Ago. Despite The Increase In Job Creation During The Month, The State Did Experience A Slight Increase In Overall Unemployment.

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Gas And Other Consumer Prices Spike In 2021 First Quarter

The Bureau Of Labor Statistics Released Data Tuesday Showing A Sharp Increase In Consumer Prices, Especially Gasoline, As Many Americans Struggle To Make Ends Meet. Critics Of President Biden’s Policies Say More Price Increases Likely To Come.

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Biden’s Tax Increases Would Kill 1 Million Jobs In Two Years

Biden Has Proposed Increasing The Corporate Tax Rate From 21% To 28%, Reinstating The Corporate Alternative Minimum Tax, Increasing The Top Individual Tax Rate, And Amending Several Other Aspects Of The Tax Code.

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Tennessee Offers Free Online Courses To Residents Who Lost Their Jobs Due To COVID

Tennessee Workers Displaced By The Economic Disruption Caused By COVID-19 Can Enroll In Free Online Classes To Advance Their Skill Set. Courses Are Designed To Prepare People With No Degree Or Technology Background For Entry-level Careers In High-growth Fields Such As IT Support, Project Management, UX Design, And Data Analytics.

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