Nashville Committee Receives Overview Of Legal Obligations To Tennessee Titans Stadium Repairs

Metro Nashville’s East Bank Stadium Committee Heard An Overview Of Its Obligations For Stadium Repairs, Including The Legal Department’s Definition Of The Key “First-Class Condition” Term At Its Most Recent Meeting.

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Sidewalk Vendors Ban In Downtown Nashville Has Devastating Effect On Small Businesses

Mayor John Cooper Previously Wrote A Letter To The Metro Traffic And Parking Commission In Which He Called Street Vendors A “Blight For Pedestrians.” He Also Addressed Commissioners At A Meeting Where He Asked For A Complete Prohibition On Vendors Between Union Street And Korean Veterans Boulevard, And The Area Spanning From The Cumberland River To 8th Avenue.

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Committee Won’t Seek Independent Review Of Economic Numbers For Tennessee Titans’ New Stadium

Nashville’s East Bank Stadium Committee Plans To Parse Information On A New Projected $2.2 Billion Tennessee Titans Stadium Deal Once It’s Announced, Along With Information On The City’s Current Lease Obligations And A $200,000 Stadium Study The Council Has Planned Along With Land-Use Requirements Around Nissan Stadium. But The Group Will Not Be Producing Its Own Economic Impact And Tax Impact Numbers Related To The Proposed Project.

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Legislature Could Hold Special Session To Go After Republican Convention

Key Republican Legislators Confirmed Friday They Are Considering Holding A Special Session To Bring The Republican Presidential Convention To Nashville And Possibly Penalize The Metro Nashville Council For Rejecting It.

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Nashville Committee To Examine Borrowing For Tennessee Titans Proposed New $2.2B Stadium

Metro Nashville Government Has Formed An East Bank Stadium Committee That Will Be Led By Councilmember Bob Mendes And Will Include Seven Members Of The City Council. The Committee Is Expected To Examine The City’s Involvement In The Potential $1.5 Billion Of Public Funding Planned For A New Estimated $2.2 Billion Tennessee Titans Stadium.

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Nashville Could Commission $200K Study On Titan’s Stadium Lease Obligations

Nashville Will Consider Spending $200,000 On A “Stadium Study” To Evaluate The Tennessee Titans’ Claim That The City Would Owe $1.839 Billion Under The Terms Of The Team’s Current Lease If Nissan Stadium In Nashville Was Renovated Instead Of Having A New Estimated $2.2 Billion Stadium Built.

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Nashville Could Use State Law To Snuff Out 21-And-Up Smoking Bars

The Freedom To Light Up Could Disappear In Metro Nashville Clubs, Even For The 21-And-Up Crowd, After The Legislature Passed A Measure Enabling Local Governments To Outlaw Smoking In Age-Restricted Venues, Even Honky Tonks Where People Have Been Smoking And Jamming For Years.

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Tennessee Supreme Court Denies Nashville’s Request To Reconsider School Voucher Program

Tennessee’s Supreme Court Will Not Reconsider Its Prior Ruling On An Educational Savings Plan In Nashville And Memphis.

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Nashville Group Publicly Shames Mayor Cooper For Refusing To Clean Up Homeless Encampment

A West Nashville Grassroots Organization, Reclaim Brookmeade Park & Greenway, Is Publicly Shaming Nashville Mayor John Cooper With Digital Billboards For Refusing To Clean Up A Large Homeless Encampment That Is Plaguing The City.

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