Month: July 2011

Chattanooga Mayor Urges County Government to Seek Home Rule

Mayor Ron Littlefield on Thursday spoke to a crowd of city leaders about his 12-month challenge to pursue a unified government in Hamilton County. Earlier, county leaders expressed their discontent at having the city government assume the lead on consolidation

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Fleischmann seeks citizen input on debt ceiling debate

U.S. Rep. Chuck Fleischmann on Tuesday sent an email to constituents asking for their input, via an automated survey, on the federal debt ceiling debate. The introductory paragraph: The vote on raising the debt ceiling is drawing near. As I

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In which only a tiny fraction of the new laws is evaluated

My latest column is up, and it names the “Tenn best” and “Tenn worst” new laws that went into effect on July 1, 2011. Head on over to read it.

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