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Montgomery County Circuit Court Conducts Hybrid In-person/Virtual Trial

 

Montgomery County Government TennesseeMontgomery County, TN – On February 11th, 2021, Montgomery County Circuit Court Judge Katy Olita, with permission from the Tennessee Supreme Court, hosted the first 19th Judicial District circuit court civil trial using a virtual/in-person hybrid process.

The new technology used for the trial was recently obtained in Montgomery County through funds from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.

Montgomery County Circuit Court Judge Katy Olita holds 19th Judicial District circuit court civil trial using a virtual/in-person hybrid process

Montgomery County Circuit Court Judge Katy Olita holds 19th Judicial District circuit court civil trial using a virtual/in-person hybrid process

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President Joe Biden’s Remarks on American Rescue Plan, Signing of Executive Orders

 

The White HouseWashington, D.C. – PRESIDENT JOE BIDEN:  Good afternoon, folks.  Vice President Harris and I just received a briefing from our economic team, and we remain in a once-in-a-century public health crisis that’s led to the most unequal job and economic crisis in modern history.  And the crisis is only deepening.  It’s not getting better; it’s deepening. 

Yesterday, we learned that 900,000 more Americans filed for unemployment — 900,000.  They join millions of Americans who, through no fault of their own, have lost the dignity and respect that comes with a job and a paycheck. 

United States President Joe Biden.

United States President Joe Biden.

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Tennessee examines CARES Act Unemployment Extension

 

Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce DevelopmentNashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development (TDLWD) is currently reviewing details of the CARES Act Unemployment Extension (H.R. 133) Congress recently passed and President Donald Trump signed into law.

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Montgomery County Allocates Federal CARES Act Funding towards Technology, Payroll

 

Montgomery County Government TennesseeMontgomery County, TN – Montgomery County Government designated how available funds through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act, also known as the CARES Act, would be spent on technology and payroll.

When news of the funding was made available, Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett and Chief of Staff Kyle Johnson worked with IT Director Skip Burchett on a plan to extend the number of employees who could work remotely and more efficiently as the options for serving County residents continued to evolve during the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic.

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Tennessee Governor Bill Lee announces Reemployment Push to Address Historic Year for Job Loss

 

Tennessee State GovernmentNashville, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Lee and Labor and Workforce Development Commissioner Jeff McCord today announced a new campaign, “Let’s Get to Work Tennessee,” to help Tennesseans find and obtain meaningful employment.

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Tennessee Governor Bill Lee announces Reconnect to Workforce Partnership

 

Tennessee State GovernmentNashville, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Lee has announced Reconnect to Workforce, a partnership between the Tennessee Higher Education Commission’s Tennessee Reconnect program and the Department of Labor and Workforce Development that will assist up to 500,000 Tennesseans claiming unemployment benefits to earn a college degree while fulfilling work search requirements.

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee

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Tennessee Governor Bill Lee, Department of Education announce $5 Million in Charter School Support Grants

 

Tennessee Department of EducationNashville, TN – Governor Bill Lee and the Tennessee Department of Education announced $5 million in grants to be distributed to charter schools across the state, with a focus on supporting charter schools that demonstrate sustained and significant academic growth. 

This charter school support grant is funded through the Governor’s Emergency Education Relief Fund (GEER). 

Grants Support Family Choice and Charter Schools Demonstrating Academic Growth

\ Grants Support Family Choice and Charter Schools Demonstrating Academic Growth

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United States Extended Benefits Program Ends November 7th

 

Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce DevelopmentNashville, TN – The United States Department of Labor (USDOL) informed the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development (TDLWD) late Thursday afternoon the Extended Benefits (EB) program will end in the state on Saturday, November 7th, 2020.

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Economic comeback under President Donald Trump breaks 70-year record

 

The White HouseWashington, D.C. – News broke this morning that real GDP grew at an annualized rate of 33.1% in the third quarter of 2020—beating expectations and setting an all-time record.
 
This jump in GDP is nearly double the previous record set 70 years ago.
 
Thanks to President Donald Trump’s policies, the American economy is weathering the global pandemic better than any other major Western country, including those of Europe.

President Donald Trump departs Goodyear, Arizona. (White House)

President Donald Trump departs Goodyear, Arizona. (White House)

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Tennessee Department of Labor announces Federal Extended Benefits Program ends Saturday

 

Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce DevelopmentNashville, TN – The United States Department of Labor (USDOL) informed the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development (TDLWD) late Thursday afternoon the Extended Benefits (EB) program will end in the state on Saturday, October 31st.

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