We’re gearing up here at the Metro Courthouse for the public hearing on Mayor Karl Dean’s $1.71 billion budget proposal and – perhaps more to the point – the 53-cent property tax increase that would support it. The gallery here … Continue reading →
A third Friend of Bill has been identified in the person of state Rep. Debra Maggart, the House Republican Caucus chairman. Haslam confirmed to reporters Tuesday that he will appear at a fundraiser next week for Maggart, who faces tea … Continue reading →
The Tennessee Department of Transportation is putting together an app for Android and Apple phones that would give real-time traffic information, Gov. Bill Haslam said at a tech conference Tuesday. Haslam and an aide said TDOT hopes to release an … Continue reading →
While not the number one campaign issue, Gay marriage may make the difference is the upcoming November election. President Obama’s recent position change, evolution, flip-flop, has had some Pennsylvanians rethinking their party affiliation. The Altoona Mirror reports. One of Blair County’s prominent Democrats, Jo Ann Nardelli, said Wednesday she has switched her voter registration to [...]
The Beacon Center of Tennessee, a libertarian-leaning Nashville think tank, says that a survey it sponsored shows that Tennesseans support school vouchers. The survey, which likely kicks off a push for vouchers in the state legislature next year, put support … Continue reading →
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