Here are the Blogs in the Government
The growing U.S. economy and improving business environment is bringing black workers back into the labor force, BET founder Robert Johnson told CNBC on Friday.
Johnson, the nation's first black billionaire, spoke before Friday's jobs report, which showed nonfarm payrolls rose 103,000 in March, falling ...Read More...
Posted on 11/16/2018 9:02 AM by Bobbie Patray
On Friday’s Tennessee Star Report with Steve Gill and Michael Patrick Leahy – broadcast on Nashville’s Talk Radio 98.3 and 1510 WLAC weekdays from 5:00 am to 8:00 am – the morning duo spoke to “soon to be” Speaker of the Tennessee House Glen Casada about the mid-term elections here in the state of Tennessee, ...Read More...
Posted on 11/14/2018 5:39 PM by Bobbie Patray
On the November 9 deadline for Republican members to declare an intention to run for a State House leadership position, the Majority Leader selection just turned from a two-way into a three-way race.
As The Tennessee Star reported, the Tennessee House leadership selections will be held this year ...Read More...
Posted on 11/14/2018 5:36 PM by Bobbie Patray
Now that the public voting is over and Tennessee state representatives and senators have been elected for the next two or four years, respectively, each legislative body goes about their own nomination process to select their leaders. The outcome of the selection process will be a strong indication ...Read More...
Posted on 11/14/2018 5:35 PM by Bobbie Patray
Washington (CNN)As Republicans absorb losing the House of Representatives, the GOP leadership race in the chamber is ramping up to determine who will take over the position of No. 1 House Republican after outgoing House Speaker Paul Ryan leaves.
Rep. Kevin McCarthy, the current No. 2 Republican and ...Read More...
Posted on 11/12/2018 6:48 PM by Bobbie Patray
In the last 48 hours, there’s been a lot of speculation about what motivated voters to give back control of the House to Democrats. But based on exit polling, we can tell you one thing: it isn’t their radical social policy. Some Americans may be frustrated by GOP leaders or at odds with Donald Trump, ...Read More...
Posted on 11/12/2018 7:30 AM by Bobbie Patray
This is not good news for Christine Blasey Ford.
After raking in a million dollars in donations from a GoFundMe campaign, and as she shops offers for a book detailing allegations of an assault she can not remember, things just got worse for her.
On Saturday Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman ...Read More...
Posted on 11/12/2018 7:00 AM by Bobbie Patray
State Legislative Websites
Tennessee State Government
Tennessee Blue Book - This is a great resource for Tennessee history, pictures of state legislators, commissioners, the State and Federal Constitutions, etc.
Tennessee Encyclopedia of History and Culture
Governor Bill Haslam
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Posted on 05/10/2018 2:22 PM by Bobbie Patray