Chattanooga City Council Unanimously Approves Mayor Kelly’s Budget

The Chattanooga City Council On Tuesday Approved Mayor Tim Kelly’s One Chattanooga Budget On Second Reading, With $10 Million In Additional Road Paving, $33 Million Toward Affordable Housing, And $2 Million Toward Homelessness Prevention And Rehousing Efforts — With No Tax Increase.

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Tennessee Bill To Allow Cities To Set Their Own Minimum Wage Fails

A Tennessee Bill That Would Allow Cities And Counties To Set Their Own Minimum Wage Failed In A Senate Committee Tuesday, But A Separate Bill To Require Individuals With Disabilities To Receive The Minimum Wage Throughout The State Passed.

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Chattanooga City Council Passes Mayor Kelly’s First Budget

Last Night, September 28th, The Chattanooga City Council Unanimously Voted To Approve Mayor Tim Kelly’s First Proposed Capital And Operating Budgets For Fiscal Year 2021-2022.

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The Democrat’s Kamala Conundrum

When Harris Was Chosen As Biden’s VP There Was A Panic Media-Blitz To Remake Her. Media Hid Her Companionship With Willie Brown, Her Defiance Of Authority, Non-Compliance With The Courts And Her Support For Radical Left Laws. And No Major Media Outlet Vetted Her Background Or Her Qualifications. Democrats Went To Extremes To Shelter Kamala Harris And Protect Her From Everything That Could Taint Her Image.

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Labor Shortage Takes Toll On Tennessee Businesses

Small Businesses In Tennessee Are Having Trouble Hiring Employees Because Of A Nationwide Labor Shortage Sparked By Continued Federal Pandemic Unemployment Benefits.

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Red States Unite In Rejecting Federal Unemployment Benefits

Red States Around The Nation Are Rejecting Supplemental Federal Unemployment Benefits, Saying The $300 In Additional Weekly Pay On Top Of State Benefits Has Made It Nearly Impossible For Employers To Hire.

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Republicans Push Back As Biden’s Proposed Spending Requests Top $6 Trillion

Republican Lawmakers Pushed Back Wednesday After The White House Unveiled A New $1.8 Trillion Spending Plan That Includes Free College Tuition Provisions And Up To 12 Weeks Of Paid Family Leave.

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What Can Government Do To Help The Poor?

Government Has A Poor Track Record Of Directing Assistance To The Poor. Even Before COVID-19, The Federal Government Spent More Than $4 Trillion Per Year. Only A Small Fraction Of That, However, Was Allocated To Those In Poverty. There Is A Wide Range Of Federal, State And Local Programs That Actively Harm The Poor That Should Be Reformed. Rather Than Asking The Government To Create New Programs To Help The Poor, Something It Has A Rather Poor Track Record Of Achieving, Let’s First Ask It To Stop Doing Things We Know Actively Hurt The Poor. Yes, Government Can Do Something To Help The Poor. It Should Get Out Of The Way.

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