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Appalachian Regional Commission

Collected by: Tennessee State Library and Archives

Archived since: Aug, 2007

Description:

The Appalachian Regional Commission is a federal-state partnership that works with the people of Appalachia to create opportunities for self-sustaining economic development and improved quality of life.

Subject:   Government - US States Appalachian Region - Tennessee Quality of life - Tennessee Economic development

Economic Council on Women, Tennessee

Collected by: Tennessee State Library and Archives

Archived since: Aug, 2007

Description:

The Economic Council on Women is a State agency created under TCA § 4-50-100, et seq. by the One Hundredth General Assembly in 1998 to address the economic needs of Tennessee women. The Economic Council on Women is attached administratively to the Office of the Secretary of State. Following the legislation in 1998, 21 members of the Council were appointed by the Governor, the Speakers of the House and Senate, the Tennessee Black Legislative Caucus and the Tennessee Women’s Legislative Caucus. Members of the Council represent each of the nine Development Districts of the State, the State’s university system, the Governor’s Cabinet, women’s organizations, the Black Caucus and the Women’s Caucus, along with other members from the Senate and the House. The Council first met in June 1999.

Subject:   Government - US States Women - Economic conditions - Tennessee Women - Employment - Tennessee Women - Statistics - Tennessee

Film, Entertainment and Music Commission, Tennessee

Collected by: Tennessee State Library and Archives

Archived since: Aug, 2007

Description:

The purpose of the Tennessee Film Entertainment & Music Commission is to promote and facilitate economic development of the film/music community through the recruitment of business; promoting Tennessee as a location in feature films, television productions, commercials, and other works, and encouraging and supporting the interactive growth of the film and music communities through a wide range of marketing, networking and advertising efforts.

Subject:   Government - US States Motion picture film Entertaining - Tennessee Tennessee - Music

Foreign Language Institute, Tennessee

Collected by: Tennessee State Library and Archives

Archived since: Aug, 2007

Description:

The Tennessee Foreign Language Institute (TFLI), an agency of the State of Tennessee established in 1986 by the General Assembly and dedicated to responsive public service, strives to facilitate intercultural communication through the provision of quality language instruction, translation and interpretation services, professional development for interpreters, translators and language instructors, and cultural awareness programs, which are designed to meet the needs of the state government and its employees, the business community, foreign language educators, and the public at large.

Subject:   Government - US States Languages, Modern - Study and teaching - Tennessee Languages, Modern - Study and teaching - Tennessee

Tennessee Student Assistance Corporation

Collected by: Tennessee State Library and Archives

Archived since: Aug, 2007

Description:

Provide financial assistance for post-secondary educational opportunities to Tennessee residents and other students who have established eligibility in accordance with program guidelines.

Subject:   Government - US States Student loan funds - Administration - Tennessee Scholarships - Directories - Tennessee Student assistance programs - Tennessee

Tennessee Valley Authority

Collected by: Tennessee State Library and Archives

Archived since: Aug, 2007

Description:

TVA is the nation’s largest public power company, with 33,000 megawatts of dependable generating capacity. Through 158 locally owned distributors, TVA provides power to about 8.7 million residents of the Tennessee Valley.

Subject:   Government - US States Environmental policy - Tennessee Electric power consumption - Tennessee Fuel switching - Tennessee

UT Center for Business and Economic Research

Collected by: Tennessee State Library and Archives

Archived since: Aug, 2007

Description:

CBER, a department within the College of Business Administration at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, conducts research on national and state economic trends for UT Knoxville, state agencies, and public and private organizations.

A significant part of CBER's ongoing research effort is devoted to an exhaustive analysis of Tennessee's welfare program, Families First. Recent work explores the effects of new time limits on benefits and the extent to which those who leave the program eventually return to the rolls. Anyone new to the study of welfare policy in Tennessee should also consult the Case Characteristics Study and other summary reports. Check here for the latest research: Welfare Research by CBER

The inability of state and local governments to collect sales and use taxes on remote sales is one of the most critical budget issues facing policy makers across the nation. CBER researchers have undertaken numerous projects in the area of taxation on e-commerce and Internet usage. Interested readers should check here for the latest research: e-Commerce Research by CBER.

CBER also collects, analyzes, and disseminates data on the demography and economy of Tennessee.

Subject:   Universities & Libraries Welfare recipients - Tennessee Tennessee Economic statistics- Economic conditions Tennessee - Demography

UT County Technical Assistance Service

Collected by: Tennessee State Library and Archives

Archived since: Aug, 2007

Description:

402) which established CTAS as a part of The University of Tennessee's Institute for Public Service (IPS) directs CTAS to ...provide studies and research in county government, publications, educational conferences and attendance thereto, and to furnish technical, consultative and field services to counties of the state in problems relating to fiscal administration, accounting, tax assessment and collection, law enforcement, and public works, and in any and all matters relating to county government.

Subject:   Government - US States Highway research - Tennessee Geographic information systems - Tennessee Salvage (Waste, etc.) - Tennessee

University of Tennesse, Municipal Technical Advisory Service

Collected by: Tennessee State Library and Archives

Archived since: Aug, 2007

Description:

The mission to provide continuing service to Tennessee municipalities in the form of technical assistance is approached independently of academic research and teaching. MTAS consultants provide assistance in city halls throughout the state. MTAS also produces publications on a wide range of municipal topics, houses a technical reference library in Knoxville, and serves as a clearinghouse for information on a broad range of municipal issues. MTAS works in cooperation with the Tennessee Municipal League, an organization providing Tennessee cities with unified representation at the legislative level.

Subject:   Universities & Libraries Law enforcement - Tennessee Local government - Tennessee Municipal government - Tennessee

University of Tennessee Extension Service

Collected by: Tennessee State Library and Archives

Archived since: Aug, 2007

Description:

The University of Tennessee Extension is an off-campus division of the UT Institute of Agriculture. It is a statewide educational organization, funded by federal, state and local governments, that brings research-based information about agriculture, family and consumer sciences, and resource development to the people of Tennessee where they live and work.

Because Extension emphasizes helping people improve their livelihood where they are located, most Tennesseans have contact with UT Extensionthrough their local county Extension agents found in each of the 95 counties. Extension agents are supported by area and state faculty as well as by the educational and research resources and activities of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), 74 land-grant universities, and 3,150 county units throughout the nation. The stated mission of the system is to help people improve their lives through an educational process that uses scientific knowledge to address issues and needs.

Subject:   Universities & Libraries Veterinary colleges - Tennessee agricultural productivity - Tennessee Research - Tennessee

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