Tag: Phil Bredesen

Afternoonisms

It hasn’t actually been that slow of a day, but we’ve been busy doing all sorts of stuff here and there and well, there’s a lot to cover. So, without further ado, here goes. — Congrats to the ole US…

Sen. Lowe Finney On The Milan Arsenal

From the presser: GOV. BREDESEN EXPRESSES SUPPORT FOR SEN. FINNEY’S EFFORTS TO SAVE MILAN ARSENAL MILAN, Tenn. – Gov. Phil Bredesen said Tuesday that he would work with State Sen. Lowe Finney (D-Jackson) and other federal and state lawmakers to…

The Budget Punt

It’s been 18 days since Republicans in the State Senate finally got around to introducing an alternative to the budget proposed by Governor Bredesen in February. The original Republican plan offered draconian cuts to just about everything from economic development…

Morning Coffee – BBQ Fest Edition

It’s day two of the Memphis in May’s World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest. If you like the ‘Cue this is the place to be. Seriously, Downtown Memphis smells like a slow smoked pork palace, a veritable Valhalla of meats cooked…

Morning Coffee – Budget Pie

Tennessee has to have a balanced budget. Pesky rules and constitutional amendments and such but it has to be done. Gov. Phil Bredesen and democrats are going to battle this week with the GOP. It’s like a big chess game…

Morning Coffee – Coon Supper Edition

Tonight, with the good Lord willing and if the creek don’t rise as they say, we will see a Tennessee annual political tradition take place in west Tennessee with Jimmy Naifeh’s very famous coon supper in Covington. Apparently, they take…

‘What’s Your Solution?’

That’s what Gov. Phil Bredesen is asking in this morning’s piece from Jeff Woods at the City Paper. That makes the budget hole as high as $150 million by Ramsey’s own estimation. The governor clearly is frustrated by all the…