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Representative Mark Green files Bill requiring Supermajority on Tax Hikes

 

U.S. House of RepresentativesWashington, D.C – On Thursday, May 20th, 2021, U.S. Representative Mark Green introduced a Constitutional Amendment that will require a 3/5 majority of Congress to approve any legislation that increases taxes. Green said:

“It’s Tax Week and the Joe Biden Administration is hard at work raising your taxes and driving your jobs overseas. Under the historic reforms passed by Congress in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, we saw a renewal of prosperity for all Americans with significant tax relief for American families and businesses.”

U.S. Representative Mark Green

U.S. Representative Mark Green

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Senator Marsha Blackburn says Joe Biden’s Dependency Agenda Will Hinder Economic Recovery

 

U.S. SenateWashington, D.C. – In less than 100 days, President Joe Biden ushered through 1.9 trillion dollars for blue state bailouts and insisted upon another 2.3 trillion dollars for Green New Deal agenda items dressed up as infrastructure projects.

If you do the math, that’s over four trillion dollars in proposed spending in three months.

The administration marketed these proposals as essential to rebuilding but offered only pocket change in terms of actual recovery funding. 

Senator Marsha Blackburn.

Senator Marsha Blackburn.

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Austin Peay State University College of Business offers free, virtual tax prep to qualifying individuals

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Last spring, the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic disrupted one of the Austin Peay State University (APSU) most popular community projects – the College of Business’s free tax preparation program, Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA).

Dr. Jennifer Thayer with previous (pre-COVID-19) VITA students. (APSU)

Dr. Jennifer Thayer with previous (pre-COVID-19) VITA students. (APSU)

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Tennessee Governor Bill Lee, FSAG Actions Have Protected Tennessee Jobs, Avoided Major Tax Increase

 

Tennessee unemployment continues to decline, more jobs become available

Tennessee State GovernmentNashville, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Lee and the Financial Stimulus Accountability Group (FSAG) proactively invested Coronavirus Relief Fund dollars into the state’s unemployment trust fund, protecting employees and businesses across the state.

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee

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President Donald Trump’s Growing List of Foreign Policy Successes

 

The White HouseWashington, D.C. – “It’s long past time for President Donald Trump’s detractors to admit he has had quite a string of successes when it comes to foreign policy,” Martha Boneta writes in Townhall.
 
“Trump was elected on high-profile domestic issues–cutting taxes, closing the borders, and deregulation. He has addressed all of these. But he also has been perhaps the most consequential president in our lifetimes with regard to foreign policy.”

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Lamar Alexander says “Sweeping Relief” On Its Way to Keep Paychecks Coming For Workers, Relieve Financial Burdens For Americans Hurt by Coronavirus

 

Unprecedented legislation will provide $1,200 checks for individuals, increase unemployment compensation, defer tax and student loan payments, generate trillions in economic support to keep businesses open and billions to help hospitals buy medical supplies and speed development of tests, treatments and vaccines

U.S. SenateWashington, D.C. – United States Senator Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) said legislation he voted for and the Senate passed today by a vote of 96-0 will send “sweeping relief to keep paychecks coming for workers and relieve financial burdens for Americans hurt by coronavirus (COVID-19).”  

The senator said that unprecedented legislation will provide $1,200 checks for individuals, increase unemployment compensation, defer tax and student loan payments, generate trillions in economic support to keep businesses open and billions to help hospitals buy medical supplies and speed development of tests, treatments and vaccines.

U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander

U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander

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Tennessee Governor Bill Lee’s COVID-19 Bulletin #5

 

Tennessee State GovernmentNashville, TN – Today, Tuesday, March 24th, 2020, Tennessee Governor Bill Lee provided an update on Tennessee’s efforts around coronavirus (COVID-19) relief.

Governor Lee’s daily press conferences can be viewed live each day this week at 3:00pm CDT here. Governor Lee has also established a website specific to coronavirus (COVID-19) updates which can be found here.

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee

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Lamar Alexander says New Trade Agreement with Mexico, Canada “Good News” for Tennessee Auto Workers, Farmers

 

U.S. SenateWashington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) today released the following statement on the announced United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA):

“Updating NAFTA makes sense, and the agreement announced today will continue to raise family incomes and create even more good-paying jobs, which is good news for Tennessee auto workers and farmers,” Alexander said.  

U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander

U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander

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Austin Peay State University College of Business offers free tax prep to qualifying individuals

 

Austin Peay State University (APSU)

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University College of Business is working to make tax season a little less stressful this year by providing free tax preparation through its Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program.

Austin Peay State University College of Business offers free tax preparation.

Austin Peay State University College of Business offers free tax preparation.

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Clarksville Weekly Market Snapshot from Frazier Allen for the week of May 29th, 2017

 

F&M Investment Services - Raymond James - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Next week, a number of important economic data reports will arrive, but the focus is expected to be on the May employment figures. Recent labor market data suggest that the tight job market has grown tighter still.

Over the next several months, the pace of job growth is expected to be restrained by a lack of qualified workers. The unemployment rate is likely to remain low (it was 3.9% in April).

Frazier Allen

Frazier Allen

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