Month: October 2013

Oh, SNAP! Three squares for the price of a mocha

Chattanooga Mayor Andy Berke today said that he will be taking the SNAP challenge during the week of Nov. 4th—and that he’s bringing his wife and staff along in the challenge. Hunger is a reality for many in our community,

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Junkin debunkin’

Maury County Republican Party chair, Patricia Junkin, writes that the party’s decision to hold primary elections for county offices in 2014 will not cause certain fiscal problems, as apparently has been alleged. Local GOP organizations around the state this year

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Links, what a blog is good for

Here are some additional items of interest in Tennessee politics today: The Senate Judiciary Committee will conduct a confidential investigation of District Attorney General Steve Bebb — TNReport The Washington Post attempts, I think wrongly, to establish Rep. Joe Carr

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Announcing a guide to running for office as a ‘regular person’

Do you wish that the political process involved more regular citizens, and fewer career politicians? Have you reached the point where you look around and conclude that—it may sound crazy—but in order for things to change, you yourself will have

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Terry Adams announces U.S. Senate campaign

The following is a press release from the Terry Adams for U.S. Senate campaign: NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Terry Adams, a Navy veteran, entrepreneur and attorney, announced today that he has filed to run as a Democrat for the U.S. Senate

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