43 min ago
18-year Advocacy Campaign Reaches Milestone; U.S. Senate to Consider...
ARLINGTON, Va., March 11, 2014 -- The Senate will begin debate on S.1086, the Child Care and Development Block Grant Act of 2014, the primary federal grant program that provides child care assistance for families and funds child care quality initiatives.
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4 hrs ago
Maintaining Quality and Reauthorizing the Higher Education Act | Commentary
The reauthorization of the Higher Education Act provides Congress with an ideal opportunity to streamline and clarify the relationship between the federal government and accreditation, higher education's primary means of assuring and improving quality.
9 hrs ago
3 Men Involved In Gift Card Scheme Must Serve 2 Years In Federal Prison
Prosecutors said last July 13, the trio entered Walmarts at Kimball and Manchester and a CVS Pharmacy in Monteagle.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
Southern Sqweeze Opening In North Chattanooga
Southern Sqweeze, a cold-pressed juice and raw food cafA©, will be opening in North Chattanooga this spring.
More Tennesseans E-Filing Their Own Tax Returns
With five weeks left before the April 15 tax filing deadline, the Internal Revenue Service reports that Tennesseans are e-filing tax returns in record numbers.
Firefighters Put Out 2nd Grass Fire At National Cemetery
Chattanooga fire investigators are trying to determine what caused another grass fire at Chattanooga National Cemetery.
The Washington Post
Chuck Schumer, Lamar Alexander might have solution to fixing Senate
Stephen Kerrigan, chief executive officer of the Presidential Inaugural Committee, left to right, Sen. Charles Schumer , and Sen. Lamar Alexander hold a news conference next to construction of the platform being built on the west front of the U.S. Capitol in preparation for the inauguration ceremony of President Obama in Washington, D.C., on ... (more)
Sun Mar 09, 2014
The Jackson Sun
State briefs: Man drowns at Nashville marina; GOP fundraiser Ted...
WSMV-TV in Nashville reported that Mark Sherill, 56, was last seen alive Friday night.
Keel Hunt: Talk of selling TVA shows changing times
When I read on Wednesday that the Obama administration may want to sell the Tennessee Valley Authority, I was struck by how much difference a few decades can make.
Whitfield's walking horse legislation would end soring; Blackburn's would enable it
After the latest maneuver by the "Big Lick" faction of the show-horse industry, we can see there is a special brand of inhumanity that thrives among us in Tennessee.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
Carr for Senate Launches Major Statewide Radio Buy: Hits Lamar on Amnesty, Obamacare, and the Debt
Today, the Joe Carr for Senate Campaign began a statewide radio buy that continues the campaign's effort to draw sharp contrasts between Senator Alexander's liberal record and the strong conservative leadership offered by State Representative Joe Carr.
National Review Online
Tenn. Primary Challenger Shares Why Shea s Ready for Washington
Brenda Lenard has a tall task taking on two-term Tennessee Republican senator Lamar Alexander, but she's up for it.
Obama noiminee for Surgeon General another radical
After being burned by his nomination of Debo Adegbile to head up the civil rights division at the Department of Justice, President Obama has jumped right back into the fray with another radical nominee, this time for Surgeon General .
Fri Mar 07, 2014
TN-SEN: Meet Terry Adams, Democratic Challenger to Sen. Lamar Alexander - Mar 12 Fundraiser
I'm sorry. Did I miss something? Fundraiser for Terry Adams? I've been conservative all these years and that's what Tennessians want.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Alexander, Feinstein Urge Department Of Transportation To Block Airplane Cell Phone Conversations
U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander Thursday sent a letter with Senator Dianne Feinstein to the U.S. Department of Transportation in favor of prohibiting cell phone conversations on commercial airline flights, preserving what they called the "last vestige of quiet in our busy skies."
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Bureau County Republican
As of this year, U.S. Congress has yet to extend Wind Productive Tax Credits . It is the first time in 20 years the PTC didn't get a January extension.
Work on Smokies archive to begin this summer
Federal officials have announced that construction will begin this summer on a $4.3 million archive of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
The Washington Post
Education gets budget love
President Obama wants to increase discretionary spending for the Department of Education in 2015 by about 2 percent, from $67.3 billion to $68.6 billion, the largest increase of any agency besides the Department of Defense.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Obama still wants to cut federal ties to TVA
President Barack Obama signaled Tuesday he still wants the federal government to end its ownership of the Tennessee Valley Authority.
Mark S. Mellman: Max support for minimum wage
A year ago, every single Republican member of the House voted against increasing the minimum wage.