Tennessee Approves $884M in Funding, Creates Board for $6B Ford Project

The Tennessee Legislature finished its special session on Ford’s $5.6 billion electric truck project Wednesday by approving $884 million in spending and creating a Megasite Authority of West Tennessee board to oversee operations.

“This is the largest single economic investment in rural Tennessee’s history,” Gov. Bill Lee said. “… It is, most importantly, a win for western Tennessee’s workforce.”

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Tennessee Residents Ask for Prayers as They Travel to Washington, D.C. Wednesday for Donald Trump

By bus, by car, or by plane, hundreds of Tennesseans will travel nearly 700 miles to Washington, D.C. Tuesday and Wednesday to rally at the Capitol Mall to support U.S. President Donald Trump. Some of the people making this journey told The Tennessee Star Monday that they likely can’t access certain basic luxuries while there — not even restaurants or hotels.

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