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Education, Industry

Tennessee sued over ‘bathroom bill’ for public schools

August 3, 2021

Via: Federal News Network

Tennessee was hit Tuesday with a second legal challenge aimed at overturning a slate of bills targeting transgender people that Gov. Bill Lee signed into law earlier this year. The federal lawsuit filed by the Human Rights Campaign challenges the […]


Health Care, Industry

Tennessee has gone “anti-vaccine,” state vaccine chief says after being fired

July 14, 2021

Via: ArsTechnica

The Tennessee state government on Monday fired its top vaccination official, Dr. Michelle Fiscus, who says that state leaders have “bought into the anti-vaccine misinformation campaign.” In a fiery statement published late Monday by The Tennessean, Fiscus warns that as […]


Tech

White House’s ConnectHome to expand public housing broadband

July 16, 2015

Via: Corinne Lestch

(iStockphoto.com) There’s the modernization of E-Rate, an upgrade to another Federal Communications Commission program called Lifeline, and the Obama administration’s ConnectED plan and Broadband Opportunity Council. These federally driven initiatives aim to get high-speed broadband access into the homes, schools […]