Category: Governing

Gov. Haslam visits Woodmore Elementary, meets with school officials

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Does your member of Congress listen when you tweet at them?

This has been making the rounds, but in case you haven’t seen it elsewhere, I’ll share this Twitter thread by a former congressional staffer, on the subject of contacting your U.S. Representative or U.S. Senator. There’s some good advice in

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Your government on Twitter

I remember a recent municipal controversy having to do with the city manager spending too much time on Facebook. But some level of social media engagement by government officials arguably is beneficial to the public.’s David Morton walks you

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We’re just some bills on Capitol Hill

David Morton has a snapshot of some legislation to watch in this 2014 General Assembly session. Oddly, he doesn’t mention the “Merry Christmas” bill.

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General forebodings

Every Tennessean should consider finding an opportunity to be in the Capitol gallery when the General Assembly is called into session. The experience of hearing the voices rise among the stunning stonework evokes reverence for our history and pride at

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