Tag: AC Wharton

Optimistic Misery

As was reported widely, Memphis Mayor A C Wharton is taking the Misery fight to Forbes Magazine. From the Mayor’s Blog: Your magazine mentioned “unemployment, taxes (both sales and income), commute times, violent crime and how its pro sports teams…

Mind Your Message

If you don’t define yourself, someone else will define you…and you may not like the results. That was the message Memphis Mayor A C Wharton delivered to the Memphis Rotary Club today according to the Commercial Appeal. From the article:…

Wharton and Bredesen in Talks

The Commercial Appeal reports that Memphis Mayor AC Wharton and Tennessee Governor Phil Bredesen are in talks about the healthcare situation in Memphis and West Tennessee. That may not necessarily be good news for The MED. The governor said he’s…

City Council and The MED

The Memphis City Council is grappling with the prospect of funding The MED. The City Council voted Tuesday to delay a request for $2 million in temporary funding for the Regional Medical Center at Memphis so it can work toward…

AC’s “Antithesis”

Jackson Baker caught up with Memphis Mayor AC Wharton after a panel discussion and this is what he found. Following the panel discussion, Wharton was asked directly what his reaction had been to Herenton’s rhetoric, with its essential appeal to…

Around The Tennessee Blogosphere

In the west side of the state, we are dealing more with slush and ice today from the unexpected snow storm that rocked our faces earlier this week. It’s a mess. But things in the political world continued despite Mother…