Experts Discuss Playbook For Officials Trying To Secure Taxpayer Funds For Sports Stadiums

One Of The Best Ways To Combat Public Sports Stadium Financing Is To Allow Time For Information To Get To The Public And The Opposition To Build, Economists Said During A Roundtable On Sports Stadium Financing.

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Hamblen County Commission Chair Denied Residents Free Speech Rights, Suit Alleges

Hamblen County Commission Chairman Howard Shipley Admitted He Violated The Free Speech Rights Of Citizens, Apologized For It, And Promised Never To Do It Again. But Less Than A Year Later, Court Records Allege, He Did It Again. Now, Hamblen County Taxpayers Are On The Hook For The Cost Of Defending Him In Federal Court.

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What Does Roe v Wade Overturn Mean For Tennessee? – TVA pushes PRIDE – Disenfranchised Constituents And More! – The TennCon Big 7!

BREAKING – What Does Roe V. Wade Overturn Mean for Tennessee?

1) Curcio Disenfranchises Constituents By Abandoning Legislature Post To Become Lobbyist
2) TVA Live Streams Drag Queen Performance During Work Hours In Honor Of Pride Month
3) TN House Leadership Urges Lee To Block Health Department From Distributing, Promoting, Recommending COVID Vaccine For Kids Under 5
4) Tennessee Attorney General Disputes Federal Directive to Withhold Nutrition Assistance For Schools That Don’t Adhere to New ‘Gender Identity’ Policy
5) Tennessee Voters To Decide If ‘Right To Work’ Becomes A Part of State Constitution
6) State Funded Reentry Office Aligns With New Equity Movement Favoring Gay Population
7) Nashville Could Commission $200K Study On Titan’s Stadium Lease Obligations

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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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Federal Judge Rules To Keep Tennessee Judicial Conference Meetings Closed

Following Testimony From An Attorney For The State, U.S. District Court Judge Waverly Crenshaw On Tuesday Ruled That The Tennessee Judicial Conference Meetings Would Remain Closed To The Public And Media.

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Tennessee Courts Administrative Office Sued To Open Judicial Conference Meetings

The Executive Editor Of The Center Square Is Suing The Director Of The Tennessee Administrative Office Of The Courts In An Attempt To Open Meetings At The Upcoming Tennessee Judicial Conference To Members Of The Public And The Press.

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Op-Ed: Why Are Tennesseans Subsidizing Ford Motor Co.?

Since the Blue Oval City project came to light, there have been many questions raised about the wisdom of our state leaders engaging in this project. When leadership is challenged, the public refrain is typically “it’s about the jobs.” The companion refrain involving other public topics is often – “it’s for the children.”

Valid concerns were raised about the Blue Oval City deal that went unanswered. Among them, “Is Ford aligning itself with Tennessee values?” Or, “is Tennessee going to align itself with Ford’s values?” – The latter seems more likely.

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Taxpayer Funded Stadium Proposal For Chattanooga Lookouts Called A Waste Of Money

Hamilton County Mayor Jim Coppinger Is Ready To Tap Into County Reserves Or Use Federal Stimulus Money To Fund A New Stadium For The Chattanooga Lookouts. Beacon Center Of Tennessee Spokesman, Mark Cunningham, Says That The Plan Is A “Handout To Well-Connected Millionaires At The Expense Of Taxpayers.”

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Tax Breaks Total $280 Million Amid Sky-Rocketing Revenues

Considering The State’s Budget Hit $52.8 Billion For Fiscal 2022-23, Starting July 1, And Revenue For This Budget Year Continues To Soar Past Projections, Some Question Exists Whether The State Went Far Enough In Returning Money To Taxpayers.

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