Recent Headlines November 2021

The Daily Memphian: State doesn’t pay enough to compete for workers, department leaders say A mental health care worker’s colleagues kept quitting, and patients were becoming disillusioned. More people need mental health care, as the pandemic has increased rates of anxiety and depression. But some simply can’t access it from state-funded providers because of a […]

Data Privacy Review

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The United States enacted one of the first modern data privacy laws in the world with the enactment the Privacy Act of 1974. The proliferation of personal computers in the ensuing decades has propelled data privacy to dominate policy conversations around the world, at all levels of government. Today, data privacy has risen to one […]

Happenings on the Hill – November 2021

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The Tennessee General Assembly members faced a busy October, and November proved to be no different. November began with budget presentations from the leadership of each department and agency to Governor Bill Lee, Chief Operating Officer Brandon Gibson, Finance and Administration Commissioner Butch Eley, and Division of Budget Director David Thurman. Tennessee continues to shatter […]