Saturday, January 18, 2020

State/National

Rural health at CMS: what’s been done and what’s to come

By: Seema Verma, Administrator, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services WASHINGTON - For the third time in my tenure at...

Employment rises in Tennessee’s six largest counties

County Employment and Wages in Tennessee - First Quarter 2019 ATLANTA - Employment rose in each of Tennessee’s six...

Tennessee tops national list of highest sales tax

By Amye Anderson UCBJ Managing Editor TENNESSEE – Having the nation’s highest average statewide sales tax rate was a designation previously held by Louisiana. Following a slight...

Groups urge fire safety ahead of winter’s arrival

Tennessee State Fire Marshal’s Office, Nashville Fire and NFSA urge winter fire safety NASHVILLE – With the first day of...

Tennessee offers state employees paid family leave

State investing in attracting and retaining top talent NASHVILLE – Today, Gov. Bill Lee announced that Tennessee will provide paid...

IRS urges families, teens to make online safety a priority

Agency focuses on cybersecurity awareness during National Work and Family Month WASHINGTON –The Internal Revenue Service today urged families...