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Getting Set: Shelby County Commission Sets Tax Rate

On Monday, June 21st, the longest day of the year, starting at 3 p.m., the Shelby County Commission, confronting a...

‘Just a Park’

In the wake of a previous circumstance of tenseness and hostility at Health Sciences Park involving the disinterment...

Saying No to Medicaid Expansion State’s “Greatest Mistake...

Craig Fitzhugh, who these days serves as  mayor of nearby Ripley, Tennessee,  is better known for his many years of...

Campaign 2022 Has Begun: Pollsters and Polls Signal That...

As Campaign Season 2021-22 beckons, the annual Vanderbilt University poll on social and political issues statewide...

A Blogger’s End: Remembering Mike Hollihan

Mike Hollihan or Michael Roy Hollihan, as he normally signed himself, has passed. And that means that two other...

Pinching the Penny: County Commission Considers the Tax...

How well would most of us be doing if, say, we were lucky enough to have an annual salary of $229,000? Pretty dang...

Two Bills From Freshman Legislator Gillespie, Rally for...

Last week’s Flyer cover story on the closing out of the 2021 legislative session in Nashville referred to several...

Legislative “Power Grabs” Watered Down

NASHVILLE — As the Tennessee General Assembly entered into its last week, two bills that, if passed in their original...

Key Legislation is Postponed; Public Figures are Appraised

Monday was a day of deferred judgment in two legislative tribunals. The state Senate in Nashville deadlocked 14 to 14...

TN General Assembly Keeps Big Brother Alive

Meanwhile, life goes on and so does the Tennessee General Assembly, which has reached what could be called the...