Amid all of the recent news surrounding a shaky economy, we should all be particularly grateful for the invaluable contribution that the Tennessee Valley Authority brings to East Tennessee.
President Franklin D. Roosevelt has referred to TVA as “one of the great social and economic achievements of the United States”. TVA’s long and proud history of providing reliable, affordable electricity, supporting a thriving river system, and stimulating economic growth began when President Roosevelt decided to fight against the struggles of the Great Depression. At the time, the creation of the TVA brought new jobs and economic security to the Tennessee valley.
Since then, TVA and the unions have been working together to continually create jobs and to offer world-class training programs that allow residents to make a good living right here in our own backyard.... read the rest of the story by Subscribing now.