Lewis County Herald - Serving Hohenwald, Lewis County Tennessee Since 1898

Representative David Byrd; District 71 Capitol Hill Update

 


The 112th General Assembly concluded on April 29, 2022. Below is highlights from this year’s session in funding from the $52 billion budget for the upcoming fiscal year.

Infrastructure and economic development:

• $519 million in new road funding ($77 million for ECD projects included)

• $100 million to complete IMPROVE Act projects

• $82 million to reimburse public hospitals for uncompensated care, primarily in rural communities

• $7.8 million for Rural Opportunity Grants to help communities prepare for ECD investments

• $3.5 million to support the...



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