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Chattanooga Times Free Press
More Tennessee lawmakers come out against gas tax hike in 2016NASHVILLE -- Add the chairman of the state Senate transportation committee to t
More Tennessee lawmakers come out against gas tax hike in 2016
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 3 days ago
NASHVILLE -- Add the chairman of the state Senate transportation committee to the list of opponents of raising Tennessee's gas tax in 2016. Republican Sen. Jim Tracy of Shelbyville, who heads the transportation panel in the upper chamber, said... Read more
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WAFF 48 News Huntsville
More Tenn. lawmakers come out against gas tax hike in 2016NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Add the chairman of the state Senate transportation com
More Tenn. lawmakers come out against gas tax hike in 2016
WAFF 48 News Huntsville / Posted 3 days ago
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Add the chairman of the state Senate transportation committee to the list of opponents of raising Tennessee's gas tax in 2016. Republican Sen. Jim Tracy of Shelbyville, who heads the transportation panel in the upper chamber,... Read more
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WRCB Chattanooga
More Tenn. lawmakers come out against gas tax hike in 2016NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Add the chairman of the state Senate transportation com
More Tenn. lawmakers come out against gas tax hike in 2016
WRCB Chattanooga / Posted 3 days ago
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Add the chairman of the state Senate transportation committee to the list of opponents of raising Tennessee's gas tax in 2016. Republican Sen. Jim Tracy of Shelbyville, who heads the transportation panel in the upper chamber,... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
More Tenn. lawmakers come out against gas tax hike in 2016Add the chairman of the state Senate transportation committee to the list of op
More Tenn. lawmakers come out against gas tax hike in 2016
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 3 days ago
Add the chairman of the state Senate transportation committee to the list of opponents of raising Tennessee's gas tax in 2016. Republican Sen. Jim Tracy of Shelbyville, who heads the transportation panel in the upper chamber, said Tuesday that there... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Gov. Haslam spreads wealth among Senate candidatesNASHVILLE — Gov. Bill Haslam has made contributions to the re-election campaign
Gov. Haslam spreads wealth among Senate candidates
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 5 days ago
NASHVILLE — Gov. Bill Haslam has made contributions to the re-election campaigns of 10 Republican U.S. senators so far this year, building on a longtime lead over former Democratic Gov. Phil Bredesen in political donations to candidates for federal... Read more
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South Maryland News
Clements Cuties takes on Over 30 Women’s League All-Stars in softball game, fundraiserMark Norris high-fives Over 30 Women’s League All-Star players Saturday before
Clements Cuties takes on Over 30 Women’s League All-Stars in softball game, fundraiser
South Maryland News / Posted 8 days ago
Mark Norris high-fives Over 30 Women’s League All-Star players Saturday before the Clements Cuties took on the all-star team at Cryer’s Back Road Inn field in Compton. The fundraising event benefited the children of Joy Bowling Murphy, a former... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
Gov. Bill Haslam still not taking stance on solution to fund transportation projectsMEMPHIS, Tenn. — Could you have to pay more when gassing up to help fund road c
Gov. Bill Haslam still not taking stance on solution to fund transportation projects
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 10 days ago
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Could you have to pay more when gassing up to help fund road construction? It is one of the options state leaders are considering. Gov. Bill Haslam is halfway through with meetings being held across the state to discuss ways to... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Tennessee's highway funding problems caused by both federal and state inactionTennessee last increased its gasoline tax in 1989, by 4 cents per gallon. In th
Tennessee's highway funding problems caused by both federal and state inaction
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 12 days ago
Tennessee last increased its gasoline tax in 1989, by 4 cents per gallon. In the 26 years since, the U.S. consumer price index has risen 92 percent, leaving the 21.4 cents per gallon tax worth about half what it was in 1989. Meanwhile, the average... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Federal, state inaction create highway funding bottleneckTennessee's highway funding problems caused by federal,state inaction NASHVILL
Federal, state inaction create highway funding bottleneck
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 12 days ago
Tennessee's highway funding problems caused by federal,state inaction NASHVILLE — Tennessee last increased its gasoline tax in 1989, by 4 cents per gallon. In the 26 years since, the U.S. consumer price index has risen 92 percent, leaving the 21.4... Read more
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The Memphis Daily News
Poor PerformanceOUR POOR KIDS ARE GETTING THE BIRD. During political seasons – that’s pretty m
Poor Performance
The Memphis Daily News / Posted 15 days ago
OUR POOR KIDS ARE GETTING THE BIRD. During political seasons – that’s pretty much all the time – I’m often reminded of what my first boss once told me, “You know that beautiful, almost iridescent, blue-gray dot in the middle of chicken (crap)?... Read more
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WRCB Chattanooga
Haslam: State needs to spend more on roadsNASHVILLE (AP) - Gov. Bill Haslam sees widespread agreement about Tennessee's n
Haslam: State needs to spend more on roads
WRCB Chattanooga / Posted 17 days ago
NASHVILLE (AP) - Gov. Bill Haslam sees widespread agreement about Tennessee's need to spend more on transportation projects. But there's little consensus on what to do about it, said the Republican governor who has been traveling the state to hold... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Haslam: Road funding needs widely accepted, but not gas taxNASHVILLE — Gov. Bill Haslam sees widespread agreement about Tennessee's need t
Haslam: Road funding needs widely accepted, but not gas tax
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 17 days ago
NASHVILLE — Gov. Bill Haslam sees widespread agreement about Tennessee's need to spend more on transportation projects. But there's little consensus on what to do about it, said the Republican governor who has been traveling the state to hold... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Haslam: No consensus on Tennessee road fundingNASHVILLE -- Gov. Bill Haslam sees widespread agreement about Tennessee's need
Haslam: No consensus on Tennessee road funding
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 18 days ago
NASHVILLE -- Gov. Bill Haslam sees widespread agreement about Tennessee's need to spend more on transportation projects. But there's little consensus on what to do about it, said the Republican governor who has been traveling the state to hold... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Haslam: Road funding needs widely accepted, but not gas taxNASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Gov. Bill Haslam sees widespread agreement about Tennes
Haslam: Road funding needs widely accepted, but not gas tax
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 18 days ago
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Gov. Bill Haslam sees widespread agreement about Tennessee's need to spend more on transportation projects. But there's little consensus on what to do about it, said the Republican governor who has been traveling the state to... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Ramsey questions whether colleagues' gubernatorial ambitions pose road block to transportation fundingNASHVILLE — As Republican Gov. Bill Haslam works to build public momentum for n
Ramsey questions whether colleagues' gubernatorial ambitions pose road block to transportation funding
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 22 days ago
NASHVILLE — As Republican Gov. Bill Haslam works to build public momentum for new transportation funding, some GOP leaders are divided on whether now is the time to put the pedal to the metal on a gas tax increase. Haslam said Thursday that a... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
State Senate majority leader weighs in on search for transportation fundingMEMPHIS, Tenn. — State Senate Majority Leader Mark Norris said Thursday that wh
State Senate majority leader weighs in on search for transportation funding
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 22 days ago
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — State Senate Majority Leader Mark Norris said Thursday that while he is not in favor of an imminent tax increase on gas, Gov. Bill Haslam has not called for that. Norris said some believe there is a conflict when there is not... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Fuel tax hike divides state GOPNASHVILLE — With Republican legislative leaders taking different stands on new
Fuel tax hike divides state GOP
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 22 days ago
NASHVILLE — With Republican legislative leaders taking different stands on new revenue for highways and transportation, Gov. Bill Haslam must decide whether to propose a fuel tax hike in the 2016 legislative session or wait another year. The... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
As Haslam promotes TN road needs, House Speaker Harwell not interested in 2016 tax discussionHouse Speaker Beth Harwell, R-Nashville, speaks at a joint conference of the st
As Haslam promotes TN road needs, House Speaker Harwell not interested in 2016 tax discussion
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 22 days ago
House Speaker Beth Harwell, R-Nashville, speaks at a joint conference of the state chapter of the National Federation of Independent Business and the Tennessee Grocers & Convenience Store Association in Nashville on Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2015. NASHVILLE... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
A gas tax increase: will they or won't they?NASHVILLE — With Republican legislative leaders taking different stands on new
A gas tax increase: will they or won't they?
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 22 days ago
NASHVILLE — With Republican legislative leaders taking different stands on new revenue for highways and transportation, the question facing Gov. Bill Haslam is whether to propose a fuel tax hike in the 2016 legislative session or wait another... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
TN lawmakers speak out against gas tax amid Haslam tourBy ERIK SCHELZIG Associated Press NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Gov. Bill Haslam is
TN lawmakers speak out against gas tax amid Haslam tour
WSMV Nashville / Posted 22 days ago
By ERIK SCHELZIG Associated Press NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Gov. Bill Haslam is bringing his transportation funding road show to Nashville on Thursday amid increasing skepticism among fellow Republicans in the Legislature about the need to raise... Read more
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WRCB Chattanooga
TN. lawmakers speak out against gas tax on Haslam tourBy ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press NASHVILLE (AP) - Gov. Bill Haslam is bringi
TN. lawmakers speak out against gas tax on Haslam tour
WRCB Chattanooga / Posted 22 days ago
By ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press NASHVILLE (AP) - Gov. Bill Haslam is bringing his transportation funding road show to Nashville on Thursday amid increasing skepticism among fellow Republicans in the Legislature about the need to raise Tennessee's... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Grim prognosis for gas tax hike, Williams on CLERB, Cohen to HavanaGood morning from Memphis, where we’re 55 days from polls opening in the Oct. 8
Grim prognosis for gas tax hike, Williams on CLERB, Cohen to Havana
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 22 days ago
Good morning from Memphis, where we’re 55 days from polls opening in the Oct. 8 city election… He was talking about needed road projects in Memphis and Shelby County, and while he avoided the talk of a possible remedy -- a gas tax increase -- that... Read more
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WAFF 48 News Huntsville
Tenn. lawmakers speak out against gas tax amid Haslam tourNASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Gov. Bill Haslam is bringing his transportation funding
Tenn. lawmakers speak out against gas tax amid Haslam tour
WAFF 48 News Huntsville / Posted 23 days ago
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Gov. Bill Haslam is bringing his transportation funding road show to Nashville on Thursday amid increasing skepticism among fellow Republicans in the Legislature about the need to raise Tennessee's gas tax. The governor... Read more
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WRCB Chattanooga
Tenn. lawmakers speak out against gas tax amid Haslam tourNASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Gov. Bill Haslam is bringing his transportation funding
Tenn. lawmakers speak out against gas tax amid Haslam tour
WRCB Chattanooga / Posted 23 days ago
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Gov. Bill Haslam is bringing his transportation funding road show to Nashville on Thursday amid increasing skepticism among fellow Republicans in the Legislature about the need to raise Tennessee's gas tax. The governor... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Norris: No traction for gas tax hikeNASHVILLE — If the goal of Gov. Bill Haslam's cross-state bus tour discussing T
Norris: No traction for gas tax hike
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 23 days ago
NASHVILLE — If the goal of Gov. Bill Haslam's cross-state bus tour discussing Tennessee's highway funding needs is to lay the groundwork for raising fuel taxes or some new revenue source, that goal might be stalled before the tour is half... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Norris says no on gas tax hike in 2016NASHVILLE — If the goal of Gov. Bill Haslam’s cross-state tour discussing Tenne
Norris says no on gas tax hike in 2016
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 23 days ago
NASHVILLE — If the goal of Gov. Bill Haslam’s cross-state tour discussing Tennessee’s highway funding needs is to lay the groundwork for raising fuel taxes or some new revenue source, it may be torpedoed before the tour is half over. State Senate... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Mayor Rowland Reappointed Commissioner On Tennessee Advisory Commission On Intergovernmental RelationsCleveland Mayor Tom Rowland has been reappointed to a four term as a commission
Mayor Rowland Reappointed Commissioner On Tennessee Advisory Commission On Intergovernmental Relations
The Chattanoogan / Posted 23 days ago
Cleveland Mayor Tom Rowland has been reappointed to a four term as a commissioner on the Tennessee Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations. The appointment was made by Lt. Governor Ron Ramsey. Appointments to the commission rotate between... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Haslam launches listening tour on road fundingTennessee Gov. Bill Haslam came to Memphis Wednesday to talk about the impact o
Haslam launches listening tour on road funding
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 29 days ago
Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam came to Memphis Wednesday to talk about the impact of inadequate transportation funding, but not the readily identifiable solution, a gas tax increase. In a roundtable at the Greater Memphis Chamber, Haslam said he was... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Strickland on TV Monday, Knox safe in new plan, debate/forum scheduleGood morning from Memphis, where we’re at 68 days until the polls open on Oct.
Strickland on TV Monday, Knox safe in new plan, debate/forum schedule
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 1 months ago
Good morning from Memphis, where we’re at 68 days until the polls open on Oct. 8… On the air: Mayoral candidate Jim Strickland will air his first television ads Monday, appearing to become the first Memphis mayoral television spots to hit the... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Norris hits back at Harris, CLERB movement, TCAP resultsGood morning from Tennessee, where we’re at 165 days until the General Assembly
Norris hits back at Harris, CLERB movement, TCAP results
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 1 months ago
Good morning from Tennessee, where we’re at 165 days until the General Assembly reconvenes on Jan. 12, 2016… Forgive our foray away from the Memphis elections today; we have something worth sharing from the Tennessee General Assembly. It involves... Read more

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