Tennessee Legislature Will Consider Property Tax Increase Cap

A Tennessee Bill Would Cap Property Tax Increases In The State At 2% Plus Inflation Each Year And 6% Plus Inflation Over A Three-Year Span.

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TDOT Audit Shows Lack Of Inflationary Adjustments

An Audit Of Tennessee’s Department Of Transportation Shows The Department Hasn’t Properly Adjusted Estimates Based On Inflation, Hasn’t Done A Proper Information Systems Update Analysis In Six Years And Did Not Have A Consistent Evaluation System For Rest Area Maintenance.

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Beware The Trojan Horse Of California Style Prop 13 Property Tax Caps (Op-Ed)

Property Tax Caps Are A Simplistic Solution To A Complex Problem. They Fail To Address The Underlying Causes Of Rising Property Taxes And Can Have Harmful Consequences For Local Governments And Residents.
Policymakers Should Consider More Comprehensive Solutions To The Problem Of Rising Property Taxes, Such As Abating Property Taxes For Senior Citizens And Providing More Financial Assistance To Local Governments.

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National Debt Surpasses $33 Trillion

The U.S. Gross National Debt Surpassed $33 Trillion, A Troubling Benchmark As Lawmakers Show Little Interest In Reining In Spending, Let Alone A Balanced Budget.

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Unfair Hospital Practices Hurt Tennessee Families (Op-Ed)

Americans Are Feeling The Impact Of Higher Prices Everyday – From Basic Necessities Like Groceries And Gas, To Back-To-School Clothes And Trips To Visit Family.
Unfortunately, Health Care Is Not Excluded From This List. All Too Often, Families Are Being Forced To Make Difficult Financial Decisions, Between Affording Basic Needs Or Attending A Doctor’s Appointment. People Should Never Have To Forgo Health Care Visits Or Treatment Due To Cost. But Unfortunately, A Range Of Factors Keep Health Care Costs High, Straining Both Tennessee Families And Small Businesses.

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East TN Lawmakers Address Citizens At Americans For Prosperity Event

The Reignite The American Dream Dinner And Summit Was Held At The Meadowview Conference Center On Thursday. The Americans For Prosperity Group Hosted Community Members To Hear What Lawmakers Are Planning For In The Fight For The American Dream In Tennessee.

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