Tag: Tennessee Legislature

$24,400 A Day

Every single day that the Tennessee Legislature stays in session, it’s costing you and I over $24,400. That’s daily, campers, for per diem and hotel accommodations. Let us take a look at this, shall we. One thing that has 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…

Honoring Arizona, Oy Vey

For nearly an hour last night, the State House of Representatives debated a resolution to commend the state of Arizona for a centennial that doesn’t happen for two years, or that’s what the sponsor would have you believe. In reality,…

Fun in Committee

Rep. Jeanne Richardson is working a bill to allow the state to study Medical Cannabis. The bill recently passed the Finance, Ways and Means Committee, and during the hearing some funny moments transpired. Also, check out the cover story at…