$200M TNInvestco Program Winds Down, Serving As A Cautionary Tale For Some Tennessee Lawmakers

Among Current State Officials And Lawmakers, Many Of Whom Approved The Program In 2009, Criticism Of TNInvestco Abounds. They Point To Underwhelming Investment Returns, Accountability Issues, Lackluster Job Creation, High Cost To Taxpayers And A Structure That Rewards Participating Investors Regardless Of Outcome.

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Kelly Announces Timeline & Community Meetings To Select Chattanooga’s Next Police Chief

Mayor Tim Kelly Announced On Thursday The Timeline To Select Chattanooga’s Next Police Chief, And Started Gathering Community Input As Part Of A Process That Will Include A Series Of Community Meetings To Drive Accountability And Transparency.

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Harshbarger’s Homeland Security Bill Passes U.S. House

On Wednesday Of Last Week, The U.S. House Of Representatives Passed The Department Of Homeland Security (DHS) Contract And Reporting Act Sponsored By Congresswoman Diana Harshbarger (R-Kingsport).

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Biden’s Poll Numbers Drop; Hearing Called For Afghanistan Withdrawal

After The Withdrawal Of U.S. Troops From Afghanistan Left Dozens Of Casualties, Lawmakers On Both Sides Of The Aisle Want Answers On What Went Wrong. The President’s Approval Rating Has Steadily Dropped As The Difficulties Of The Withdrawal Took Center Stage.

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More Than 30 Members Of Congress Call On Biden To Be Impeached Or Resign

30+ Republican Members Of Congress Have Called On Biden To Be Impeached Or Resign Following Withdrawal From Afghanistan. Others Have Also Called For Resignations From Secretary Of State Antony Blinken And Joint Chiefs Of Staff Gen. Mark Milley, And Some Have Said V.P. Harris Should Invoke The 25th Amendment.

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Senate Republicans Introduce UNRWA Accountability & Transparency Act

New Legislation Aims To Cease U.S. Contributions To United Nations Relief And Works Agency For Palestine Refugees Which Has A History Of Employing Individuals Affiliated With Hamas. UNRWA Schools Have Been Used To Store Hamas Weapons And Promote Anti-Semitic Education In Their Textbooks.

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Outside Donations Outlawed In Tennessee Elections

Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee Recently Signed Into Law A Bill That Ends Allowing Donations To Be Accepted For Use In Elections.

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Chamber Says Chattanooga “Systemically Racist” According to Coercive CEO Pledge

On Thursday, April 22nd, Christy Gillenwater, President And CEO Of The Chattanooga Chamber Of Commerce Sent An Email To Many Ceos And Managing Leaders In Chattanooga Urging Them To Sign The ‘CEO Pledge For Racial Equality.’

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Bill Granting TN School Boards Sole Authority To Close Schools Headed To Gov. Lee

A Bill That Will Give Local School Boards The Sole Authority To Close Schools Was Approved Thursday By The Tennessee House And Is On Its Way To Gov. Bill Lee.

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