Hamilton County Commission Appropriates $70K For “Restorative Justice” In Hamilton County Schools

Last Week, Hamilton County Commissioners Voted To Appropriate $70 Thousand To “Address Discipline Disparities And Aid Implementation Of Restorative Practices In Local Schools.”

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Conservative Group Sounds Alarm About Hamilton County’s Plan To Fund Regional Pseudo-Governmental Boards

Legislation That Aimed To Greatly Increase The Bureaucratic Administrative State In West Tennessee Was Soundly Defeated In The Legislature This March. However, The Hamilton County Board Of Commissioners Now Intends To Pass A Like Resolution That Would Fund Multiple Nonprofits, Including Not One But Two Regional Pseudo-Governmental Boards.

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Hamilton County Commission To Vote On Elected Officials’ Hiring Family Members With County Funding

The Intention Of The Proposed Resolution Is Not To Keep Elected Officials From Being Able To Hire Family Members. However, It Does Prohibit Those Officials From Being Able To Use County Funds To Pay For Those Individuals. Any Family Member Hired Would Have To…

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Beacon Center’s 2021 Pork Report Highlights Hundreds Of Millions Of Dollars Of Waste, Fraud & Abuse In TN

The Beacon Center Of Tennessee Has Released This Year’s “Pork Report” In An Appropriately-Themed “Recipe Book” Entitled 12 Recipes For Government Waste, Fraud And Abuse. The Tongue-In-Cheek Recipes Lay Out The Problems And Offer Up Workable Conservative Solutions.

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Public Policy Experts Call Out Hamilton County For $16 Million McDonald Farm Deal

In The 2021 Pork Report By The Beacon Center Of Tennessee, The Organization Calls Out Hamilton County Government For Spending $16 Million In Taxpayer Dollars For 2,170 Acres Of The McDonald Farm With The Hope Of Converting It Into A Center Of Economic Development.

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Senator Gardenhire Pushes For Higher Salaries For School Board Members

State Senator Todd Gardenhire Of Chattanooga Says He Plans To Introduce A “Pay Equity” Bill That Would Stipulate That Local School Board Members Receive The Same Salaries And Benefits As Members Of The County Commission And Other Local Government Entities.

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