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Foreign Fuels Reduction Act - Good for Biofuels?
Mixed emotions are emanating from the introduction of the " Foreign Fuels Reduction Act, " introduced by U.S. Senators Joe Manchin and Bob Corker .
Mon May 20, 2013
Help NLRB protect workers' rights
Most people in Tennessee don't even know what the National Labor Relations Board is.
Clarksville Residents Assistance needed for FEMA Appeal
Clarksville Citizens, you may have read recently that the costs to customers of Clarksville Gas and Water are going up to cover the debt that was taken out to rebuild the Waste Water Treatment Plant after the 2010 Flood.
Sun May 19, 2013
Knoxville News Sentinel
Tennessee Congressmen struggling with internet sales tax decision
U.S. Rep. John J. Duncan Jr. is getting a lot of opinions from a lot of people as he weighs the pros and cons of taxing items purchased over the Internet.
Sat May 18, 2013
On CNN, Sen. Bob Corker calls for "public explanation" of cash payouts to Afghan president
Appearing on CNN Friday, Sen. Bob Corker continued to push for a public explanation regarding secret suitcases full of cash paid out by the U.S. to Afghan President Hamid Karzai.
Street Closings Announced For The Weekend
ML King Boulevard between Market Street and Georgia Avenue and Market Street between East 8th Street and ML King Boulevard will be closed from 5:30 p.m.-midnight on Friday, for the Nightfall Concert Series.
PHOTOS: Annual Police Memorial Rites
Local events planned for the 40th anniversary with National Emergency Medical Services Week.
Fri May 17, 2013
National Public Radio
Reports: Russia Sends More Missiles, Has Ships Near Syria
According to The New York Times , "Russia has sent advanced antiship cruise missiles to Syria, a move that illustrates the depth of its support for the Syrian government led by President Bashar al-Assad, American officials said Thursday." The Wall Street Journal reports that "Russia has sent a dozen or more warships to patrol waters near its naval ... (more)
Immigration reform round-table to be held Monday
Latino Memphis is hosting an immigration reform round-table discussion Monday. It is a topic that has fired up a national debate.
Tennessee Chamber Chorus Concerts To Be Performed June 3 And 4
The Tennessee Chamber Chorus will perform Atlantic Crossings, a concert of choral music from both the United Kingdom and the United States on Monday, June 3, at 7:30 p.m. at St.
Special Olympics In Cleveland Cancelled Due To Projected Weather
Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security Commissioner Bill Gibbons and Tennessee Highway Patrol Colonel Tracy Trott led a special memorial service Friday to honor Tennessee state troopers and other law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty.
Sen. Bob Corker says decaying barge mars Riverfront, asks community...
Sen. Bob Corker, a former Chattanooga mayor, is weighing in on an increasingly controversial tumbledown barge moored along the city's Riverfront.
Student From Chattanooga Wins Geoscience Award At Tennessee Tech
On April 22, more than 200 students, parents, family, and friends assembled in the Tech Pride Room at the university, to acknowledge many of the outstanding students, including five geosciences students.
Knoxville News Sentinel
Greg Johnson: Tennessee senators keep pushing president
In a June 6, 1973, photograph, Sen. Howard H. Baker Jr., vice chairman of the Senate Watergate investigating committee, right, listens to testimony during the Watergate hearings in Washington, D.C. At left is Fred Thompson, the committee's minority counsel.
Thu May 16, 2013
Senators Corker And Manchin Introduce Bill To Fix Unintended Consequence Of Renewable Fuels Mandate
Senators Bob Corker and Joe Manchin on Thursday introduced the "Foreign Fuels Reduction Act," legislation that would help ensure only domestically-sourced fuels are used to meet the Renewable Fuel Standard .
Senate approves 2-year moratorium on dam barriers
A U.S. Army Corps of Engineers plan to put controversial fishing restrictions near Cumberland River dams in Kentucky and Tennessee would be held off under a two-year moratorium that's been passed by the U.S. Senate.
National Review Online
It's Not the Deficit, Stupid
Keith Hennessey points out that two of the main drivers of the federal government's improved fiscal position are the tax increases under the post-cliff ATRA legislation and, as Economics 21 recently noted , surging dividends from Fannie and Freddie, which reflect the effective nationalization of mortgage finance.
Corker, Colleagues Demand Complete Cooperation Into IRS Investigation
In a letter on Wednesday to President Barack Obama, Senate Republicans, including Senator Bob Corker, R-Tn., "demanded that the administration" fully comply with congressional investigation requests on how the Internal Revenue Service targeted conservative groups.
Wed May 15, 2013
Corker Does Not Get Answer From Under Secretary On Cash To President Of Afghanistan
At a Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing today, Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Wendy Sherman was asked by Senator Bob Corker, ranking member of the committee, whether allegations of secret U.S. cash payments to Afghan President Hamid Karzai help prevent corruption in Afghanistan.
Police Blotter: Purse Full At The Mall; Mira Petty Charged
An alert sales associate at Dillard's at Hamilton Place Mall flagged down a police officer after she saw a woman put a pair of $89 Miss Me blue jean shorts in her purse, then leave without paying.