Month: February 2011

Take this job and Chuck it

From the press office of Tennessee’s Third District Congressman: Congressman Chuck Fleischmann announced today that he will begin his “Chuck on the Job” initiative next Thursday, February 24, during his second Constituent Work Week. Chuck will be working a shift

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I know what your elected officials did last week

Because I clearly hate myself, I am going to try writing a weekly digest that highlights key moments in our elected officials’ public lives. If you have an idea for a catchy series title, provide it below. In the state

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Checking-in with Chuck

U.S. Representative Chuck Fleischmann (R) was elected last November to serve Tennessee’s Third District in the 112th Congress. The congressman took time on Tuesday, February 8 — right before he was due on the House floor — to answer some

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A little (more) conversation

Hamilton County Mayor Jim Coppinger has kicked off his tenure with a series of community meetings, one in each county commission district, to be held over a period of seven weeks. The public is invited, as are local elected officials.

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Busting a CAP in federal spending

U.S. Senators Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) and Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) have introduced a bill that would introduce sweeping cuts to the federal budget over the next decade. From Sen. Corker’s website: The Commitment to American Prosperity Act, the “CAP Act,” would:

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