Recent Headlines – October 2021

The Tennessean: Lee administration unveils proposal to spend $3.9B in federal stimulus funds Following months of budget hearings and funding pitches from departments and organizations, Gov. Bill Lee’s administration unveiled a series of recommendations Wednesday to spend $3.9 billion in federal stimulus funds. A draft of the Tennessee Resiliency Plan, released during a Financial Stimulus […]

Tennessee Economic Investments

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For months, Governor Lee and the Financial Stimulus Accountability Group (FSAG) have heard from various state departments and agencies on how they could utilize federal funds produced by the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA). In early October, the “Tennessee Resiliency Plan (TRP)” was published by the FSAG outlining their proposal for expending Tennessee’s […]

Happenings Around The Hill – October 2021

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October proved to be a busy month for the Tennessee General Assembly. The legislature convened for a special session on October 18th to address funding, buildout, and oversight of the Memphis Regional Megasite after Ford Motor Company and SK Innovation jointly committed to investing $5.6 billion at the site. During the special session, legislators approved […]