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State planners jobs eliminated in Jobs4TN plan

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By Damon Lawrence

Local governments that relied on the assistance of state planners will have to seek help elsewhere.

The Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development is eliminating the positions, much to the chagrin of the woman who has served Roane County for many years.   

“Our ECD local planning division included 70 positions statewide, and 60 of those positions were filled,” said Yvette Martinez, a spokeswoman for Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam. “After a top-to-bottom review, ECD found not many local governments used the service.”


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