3.1% Of Tennessee Workers Are Quitting Their Jobs

100,000 People In Tennessee Quit Their Jobs In March, The Most Recent Month Of Available Data – A 5.3% Increase From One Year Earlier. This Accounts For 3.1% Of The Total Workforce, Slightly Higher Than The 3.0% Share Of Workers Nationwide Who Quit Their Jobs In March.

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Tennessee Legislation Rejects Divestment Trend Of Fossil Fuel Industry

Legislation That Passed Both The House And Senate Of The Tennessee General Assembly With Votes Along Party Lines Prohibits The State Treasurer From Entering Into Contracts With Banks Or Other Financial Institutions In Tennessee That Have A Policy Of Prohibiting Financing To Companies In The Fossil Fuel Industry Unless The State Was Unable To Obtain The Services Elsewhere.

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Public Policy Expert Says TN Will Need People Moving In To Continue Economic Growth

For Tennessee’s Labor Force To Continue To Grow, It Will Need To Depend On In-Migration From The Rest Of The Country, According To Marianne Wanamaker, Executive Director Of The University Of Tennessee’s Howard Baker Center For Public Policy.

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Education Reform Organization Says TN Should Do More To Prepare Students For Workforce

Economic Expansion In The Past Year Has Opened Up Many More Jobs In Tennessee, Bringing The Discussion Of College And Career Readiness To The Forefront Once Again. However, Some Question Whether Tennessee Graduates Will Actually Have The Skills And Qualifications Needed To Take On Those Jobs.

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November Job Report Falls Short By Half, Unemployment Rate Declines

Republicans Lay The Blame For The Lackluster Job Creation At The Feet Of President Joe Biden And Argued The Economy Cannot Handle The Administration’s Proposed Federal Debt Spending Through The “Build Back Better” Plan.

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Injunction Ordered Against Federal Contractor Mandates In Tennessee, Kentucky & Ohio

A U.S. District Judge In Kentucky Ordered A Preliminary Injunction Tuesday That Prevents The Enforcement Of President Joe Biden’s Federal Contractor Covid-19 Vaccination Mandate In Kentucky, Ohio And Tennessee.

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Experts Tell Tennessee Funding Board To Remain Conservative In Revenue Estimates

The Tennessee State Funding Board Was Told Wednesday Inflation Will Continue To Rise Quickly, Sales Tax Revenue Cannot Continue At Its Current Trend And The State Should Remain Conservative In Its Revenue Estimates.

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More TN Senators Sign On In Support Of Special Session! – TennCon BIG 7 Weekend Digest

1) More TN Senators Sign On In Support Of Special Session
2) Governor Lee Asks For Greater Transparency In Afghan Resettlement
3) Republicans Call On Biden To Fix Border Crisis In Del Rio
4) 3rd Arrest From TN Illegal Immigration Center For Sexual Battery Of Minor
5) V@X Mandates Are Driving Tennesseans Out Of The Workforce
6) U.S. Supreme Court To Reconsider Roe V. Wade
7) Putnam County Football Players Take A Knee To Pray After Complaint From National Watchdog Group

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TN Awards Two $1M-Plus Grants For Economic Development Projects

The Tennessee Department Of Economic And Community Development Revealed It Awarded $1.25 Million To Kaiser Aluminum Investments To Move Its Company Headquarters From California To Franklin. TNECD Also Granted Pet-Supply Online Retailer Chewy $2.1 Million For Its Fulfillment Center In Wilson County.

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