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RIGHT2VOTETN INVESTIGATING TAXPAYER FUNDING OF TML LOBBYING ACTIVITIES

  RIGHT2VOTETN INVESTIGATING TAXPAYER FUNDING OF TML LOBBYING ACTIVITIES   Requests Submitted to 10 Cities   OOLTEWAH, Tenn. (Nov. 12)-Right2VoteTN, a coalition of 18 grassroots citizens groups across Tennessee, has submitted Tennessee Freedom of Information Act requests to 10 cities … Continue reading

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TACIR Study Released

As part of the this years annexation moratorium bill  there was a requirement for study on annexation by TACIR. The draft of the study has been released. The study highlights Tennessee’s backwards liberal policies introduced in 1998 are out of … Continue reading

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Lack of Visibility & Abuse in Municipal Leagues Across US

There is gross abuse of tax payer dollars in city financed municipal leagues across the country. These organizations provide insurance to city government (shared pool of money to cover lawsuits). However these groups are not transparent or accountable to insurance … Continue reading

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Is Forced Annexation Good for Cities?

By:  Brendan Jennings The debate over Tennessee’s policy of forced annexation will reach a climax during the next two weeks in the state legislature. Rep. Mike Carter’s House Bill 475 will be up for consideration on Tuesday, April 9 during … Continue reading

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WDEF Chattanooga News Coverage – Annexation Bill HB475/SB279

Source: http://www.wdef.com/news/story/Annexation-Bill-Moves-Closer-To-Vote/RD68Q_S1PkKrBiM8L–9gA.cspx  (Click to Watch Video) Reported by: Webb Wright “I thought this would be the simplest, easiest bill that I’ve every filed.” That’s House Bill 475, which state representative Mike Carter says is not against annexation, but for the … Continue reading

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Senate Bill 279 Clears Committee Moves to House Finance Subcommittee

The committee representatives cleared SB 279 (the companion bill to Rep. Mike Carter’s HB 475 in the House) 9-0 in favor to move the bill to a TACIR summer study program with a two-year freeze on all annexations starting April … Continue reading

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