By Chris Butler | | Jul 30, 2015 5:00 AM | 35
The Tennessee comptroller alleges an Overton County volunteer fire chief stole $37,000, but a new law will place volunteer firefighters and how they spend taxpayer money under greater scrutiny.
By Chris Butler | | Jul 27, 2015 5:00 AM | 156
The Obama administration has made Memphis’ medical device manufacturers eligible for a federal program to train thousands of new employees, but, nationwide, the industry is laying people off because of a steep Obamacare tax.
By Chris Butler | | Jul 22, 2015 5:00 AM | 61
Shelby County has a little money left in its budget, and commissioners are in a giving mood.
By Chris Butler | | Jul 14, 2015 5:45 AM | 254
Tennessee taxpayers lost $763 million to government waste last year, according to the 2015 Tennessee Pork Report, unveiled at a press conference in Nashville on Tuesday by the Beacon Center of Tennessee.
By Chris Butler | | Jul 13, 2015 5:29 PM | 541
Tennessee’s new taxpayer-subsidized campaign to preach the dangers of drunk driving is, according to one city bartender, “rude and offensive.”
By Chris Butler | | Jul 09, 2015 5:00 AM | 550
In Morristown, Tennessee, police seized cars and demanded cash, which a police sergeant allegedly kept for himself — $6,000 in all, a state Comptroller’s report says
By Chris Butler | | Jul 07, 2015 5:00 AM
The chairman of the Tennessee Senate’s Transportation Committee says state fuel taxes won’t go up next near until lawmakers study how the move would affect the economy.
By Chris Butler | | Jul 03, 2015 5:00 AM | 272
One higher fuel tax evidently isn’t enough for Tennessee’s drivers.
By Chris Butler | | Jul 01, 2015 3:03 PM | 34
An unreleased documentary by the firm behind Tennessee’s logo suggests developing the $46,000 design was a complicated blend of science, art and hard work.
By Chris Butler | | Jun 30, 2015 5:00 AM | 333
Tennessee Republican Gov. Bill Haslam spends too much gas tax revenue on things besides roads, and he might not get a gas tax increase for that reason, two state legislators suggest.