The Political Year 2013 for Dummies 

Education matters loomed large, especially at state and local levels.

So what happened in 2013, a year that began with the federal government dangling perilously off a "fiscal cliff," local politics still absorbed with the apparently insoluble Shelby County Schools (SCS) dilemma, and state politics handily under the control of a monolithic…

full article »

Comments (79)

Showing 1-22 of 79

Add a comment

 
Subscribe to this thread:
Showing 1-22 of 79

Add a comment

ADVERTISEMENT

Readers also liked…

  • Filling the Space

    For all the in-fighting, we’re all looking for the same thing, and sometimes we can realize it.
    • Jul 14, 2016
  • Cohen Tells It!

    In which Memphis’ Democratic congressman Steve Cohen, addressing an apparent GOP effort to muddy the waters on the Russian inquiry, not only takes no crap but gives it back where it came from. This is worth watching from beginning to end -- even for those who might disagree on the politics of the matter.
    • Jul 26, 2017
  • Jill Stein in Memphis

    An impressive turnout for Green Party presidential nominee at Amurica.
    • Oct 6, 2016

From the Archives

  • Beginning of the End?

    At Monday night’s SCS board meeting, Superintendent Dorsey Hopson’s transformational school plan was approved.
    • Oct 31, 2013
  • Jeff Sullivan’s Return

    All’s well that ends well (or has a chance to, anyhow) in the realm of politics.
    • Nov 14, 2013
  • More »

More by Jackson Baker

  • Harold Ford Jr. Latest Figure Cited for Sexual Harassment

    Former Memphis congressman loses job at Wall St. firm of Morgan Stanley; denies woman's accusation.
    • Dec 7, 2017
  • Bredesen Enters U.S. Senate Race

    The former Governor, last Democrat to win a major statewide race in Tennessee, brings name recognition and the likelihood of serious support into a political arena dominated since his tenure by Republicans,
    • Dec 7, 2017
  • Busting Some Moves

    Democrats work the suburbs; Reginald Tate withdraws from ALEC; Commission hires Allan Wade to combat Luttrell suit.
    • Dec 7, 2017
  • More »

Most Commented On

Top Viewed Stories

ADVERTISEMENT
© 1996-2017

Contemporary Media
460 Tennessee Street, 2nd Floor | Memphis, TN 38103
Visit our other sites: Memphis Magazine | Memphis Parent | Inside Memphis Business
Powered by Foundation