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.
By Chris Butler | | Jun 25, 2015 5:00 AM | 141
By Chris Butler | Tennessee Watchdog NASHVILLE — Tennessee Republican Gov. Bill Haslam plans to sweet talk state residents into paying higher fuel taxes to supposedly keep up the roads, but there are 10 important questions he needs to answer before we go along. Officials with the Tennessee Department of Transportation say they’re running out of money and have [...]