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Marsha Blackburn Report: Why Tennessee is Special

 

U.S. SenateNashville, TN – Tight-knit communities make Tennessee special. Local leaders, business owners and first responders work tirelessly to support one another, and spending time with them helps me figure out how I can make life a little easier for my fellow Tennesseans. 

After the recent hospital closures in Clay County and Fentress County, folks were excited to learn how my Rural Health Agenda will establish or expand medical facilities and bring more providers to rural areas. 

Senator Marsha Blackburn.

Senator Marsha Blackburn.

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Tennessee County Unemployment Rates Increase in July

 

Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce DevelopmentNashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development (TDLWD) released data that shows July 2019 county unemployment increased in counties across the state.

Montgomery County unemployment in July was 4.8 percent up 0.4 percent from June’s 4.4 percent.

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Tennessee Department of Education releases 2019 TNReady Results

 

Tennessee Department of EducationNashville, TN –  The Tennessee Department of Education Commissioner Penny Schwinn has released the TNReady assessment results which indicates that students across the state are performing better in almost all math subjects. 

The TNReady scores also show that more than half the schools in Tennessee – 56 percent – improved their growth scores (TVAAS scores) from the previous year, with 41 percent of all schools earning a level 4 or 5 TVAAS rating which measures year-to-year growth.

TNReady assessment results have been released by the Tennessee Department of Education.

TNReady assessment results have been released by the Tennessee Department of Education.

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Tennessee Agriculture being changed Statewide by Women

 

Tennessee Department of AgricultureNashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Agriculture says women are increasingly changing the face of agriculture, not just in Tennessee, but across the nation.

From 2012 to 2017, the United States Census of Agriculture reported a 1.7% decline in male farmers and a 27% increase of female farmers nationwide.

Rebecca Paschal of Cellar 53 Winery. A majority of the wines produced use Tennessee grown fruit with the majority being grown on the eight acres of grape and blackberry vineyards.

Rebecca Paschal of Cellar 53 Winery. A majority of the wines produced use Tennessee grown fruit with the majority being grown on the eight acres of grape and blackberry vineyards.

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National Weather Service issues Heat Advisory for Clarksville-Montgomery County

 

National Weather ServiceNashville, TN – The National Weather service (NWS) has issued a Heat Advisory for Friday afternoon for Clarksville-Montgomery County and parts of Middle Tennessee.

Dangerously Hot and Humid Conditions are expected across the area.

The combination of heat and high humidity will push heat indicies above 105 tomorrow afternoon for areas west of the Cumberland Plateau.

High temperatures expected Friday afternoon for Clarksville-Montgomery County.

High temperatures expected Friday afternoon for Clarksville-Montgomery County.

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National Weather Service forecasts Rain, Thunderstorms for Clarksville-Montgomery County during Fourth of July Holiday

 

National Weather ServiceNashville, TN – The National Weather Service reports scattered thunderstorms will develop across Clarksville-Montgomery County as well as parts of Middle Tennessee this afternoon and last through this evening. A few could become strong, with wind gusts up to 50 mph and heavy rain.

There is a 40 percent chance of rain and thunderstorms after 1:00pm Wednesday, July 3rd, 2019. Wednesday night, rain chances drop to 30 percent before 9:00pm.

Chance of rain for Clarksville's Fireworks show tonight and tomorrow night for the Fort Campbell Independence Day Concerts and Fireworks.

Chance of rain for Clarksville’s Fireworks show tonight and tomorrow night for the Fort Campbell Independence Day Concerts and Fireworks.

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Most Tennessee Counties continue to see Low Unemployment

 

Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development

Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development (TDLWD) has released unemployment date for May 2019 and it shows unemployment rates for nearly every county in the state are below 5 percent for the month.

The unemployment rate for Montgomery County increased 0.4 percent to 3.4 percent in May from April’s 3.0 percent.

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Tennessee Department of Human Services announces Incentives for Equal Access to Child Care

 

Tennessee Department of Human ServicesNashville, TN –  The second major change this year to help families participating in the Child Care Certificate Program access quality car has been announced by the Tennessee Department of Human Services (TDHS). 

Child Care

Child Care

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Tennessee Unemployment Rates Drop in 94 Counties During April

 

Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce DevelopmentNashville, TN – According to data released Thursday by the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce, unemployment rates for 94 of Tennessee’s 95 counties dropped in April 2019  Development (TDLWD).

Montgomery County unemployment dropped 0.6 percent to 3.0 percent in April from March’s 3.6 percent.

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Tennessee County Unemployment Rates in March 2019 remained Low

 

Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce DevelopmentNashville, TN – Eighty of Tennessee’s 95 counties recorded an unemployment rate in March 2019 that is lower compared to the same time last year according to newly released data from the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development (TDLWD). Also, in the year-to-year comparison, the rates in nine counties held steady, while six counties saw increases.

The Montgomery County unemployment rate was 3.6 percent in March, up 0.2 percent from February.

Nearly Every Tennessee County has the Same Rate or Lower Compared to Previous Year

Nearly Every Tennessee County has the Same Rate or Lower Compared to Previous Year

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