federal funding
Taxpayer dollars are funding the development of a transgender voice training app

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has earmarked more than $200,000 to fund the development of a “transgender voice training” app to help biological men sound more feminine. The initiative,… Read More

February 6, 2024
Public Education
Senate joint committee members file report on federal K-12 education funding

(The Center Square) – Senate members of a joint committee on federal funding for K-12 education in Tennessee filed a separate report stating they could not agree with House members… Read More

January 11, 2024
Exclusive: GOP legislation challenges Biden admin push to use federal funds for abortion

(The Daily Signal) – Rep. Josh Brecheen, R-Okla., is leading Republican lawmakers in introducing two pieces of pro-life legislation challenging President Joe Biden’s efforts to increase the number of abortions. Read More

November 22, 2023
Public Education
U.S. Department of Education declines to meet with Tennessee committee

(The Center Square) – The third day of presentations for Tennessee’s committee to examine rejecting federal funding for its K-12 schools did not include a presentation from the U.S. Department… Read More

November 9, 2023
Public Education
Tennessee committee on federal education funding begins Monday

(The Center Square) – A Tennessee committee is scheduled to begin its review on the state’s use of federal funding for K-12 education at 2 p.m. on Monday with presentations… Read More

November 6, 2023
Public Education
New analysis considers impact of Tennessee rejecting federal K-12 education funding

(The Center Square) – No state has ever rejected federal funding for K-12 education, so when Tennessee looks at potentially doing that in a committee over the next few weeks… Read More

November 1, 2023
Public Education
Tennessee legislators to look into rejecting federal school funding in November

(The Center Square) – With additional COVID-19 federal K-12 school funding winding down, Tennessee continues its look at what school funding would look like without federal dollars, which amounted to… Read More

October 13, 2023
In $11.3M federal fund maneuver, Planned Parenthood services expand

(The Center Square) – Tennessee and Oklahoma will receive a combined $11.3 million in federal Title X money in a workaround after the states were denied that money earlier this… Read More

September 29, 2023