State Rep. Linda Elam, R-Mt. Juliet, touted her support among other members of the House Republican Caucus in a speech to the Wilson County GOP Friday night, pointing to the list of sponsors for a fundraiser she will hold Tuesday. … Continue reading →
Ryan Harring, a Republican computer business owner running for the state House of Representatives, said over the weekend that had signed Americans for Tax Reform‘s no-tax pledge. Harring is challenging two-term state Rep. Joe Carr, R-Lascassas, in the 48th House … Continue reading →
By Annie-Rose Strasser Think Progress
Tomorrow, Californians will vote on a ballot measure that would raise the state’s cigarette tax by one dollar a pack.
There has been a contentious fight over the measure, known as Proposition 29 or the California…
By Rana Foroohar
First there was the mancession. Then there was the economic war on women. Over the past four years, the monthly jobs figures have been spun like a roulette wheel to declare which sex is gaining–or losing–from recession and recovery. April’s numbers show that women gained 73% of the 115,000 new jobs added to the U.S. economy. Looks like we have a winner.
Or do we? The figures would seem to be welcome news for the Obama Administration, which has been battling accusations by Republican challenger Mitt Romney that the President’s economic policies have hurt women. Yet since the [....]
Must be a slow news day when the democrats are getting hot and bothered because their candidate was referred to as “pretty”. But before we go any further here is the full quote from the daily review. Freed said he gets asked how he will be able win the election, since there are 1 million more registered [...]
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State Rep. Mark Pody is pledging to fight Gov. Bill Haslam’s veto of his legislation targeting Vanderbilt University’s all-comers policy, and it appears he’ll have plenty of support from Middle Tennessee’s conservative rank-and-file. Pody delivered a scorcher of a speech … Continue reading →
By Judy Dugan Consumer Watchdog
Thursday’s reports that some Californians will get rebates on their health insurance premiums are a little bit of good news–but not nearly as good as it could be.
An L.A. Times story reports that California small busine…